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Homemade crispy fried chicken in a wire basket on a white background | Chicken in Albuquerque

Check out These Joints for the Best Chicken in Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM is home to some of the best chicken joints in the country. It's time to take your chicken eating to the next level. We've selected the three best chicken joints so you can enjoy some of the most delicious fried chicken around with your family and friends near our Olympus Encantada apartments.

Frank's Famous Chicken & Waffles

This spot is located on Washington Street, a few minutes from our apartments in Albuquerque, NM. Frank's Famous chicken & waffles is a must-visit for anyone who loves fried chicken. The menu has different options, including a salad bar with all sides, an ice cream bar, and even dessert. The chicken is grilled to perfection and smothered in their famous waffle batter. Be sure to check out their special favorite temptation platter.

Happy Chickenzz

If you're looking for a place that serves up some tasty chicken and waffles, look no further than this restaurant. It is inspired by chef Tony's love for specialty chicken. The chicken at Happy Chickenzz is always cooked to perfection and comes with your choice of side: fries or toast. They also have various delicious sides, such as macaroni and cheese, cornbread muffins and more. If you're not a fan of waffles, they also serve with a side of seasoned fries, which are unique.

Golden Pride East

Golden Pride East is a family-owned restaurant that has served Albuquerque with chicken since 1972. Their menu includes mouthwatering chicken wings, sandwiches and salads, burgers and other dishes (some even vegan!), all made from scratch onsite daily. This family has won the best in the city for 5 years straight.

Finding the best chicken Albuquerque is easy as done. If you're craving a sweet treat after chowing down, grab a slice of pie at one of these local bakeries! And if you're looking for a fantastic place to call home, please take this opportunity to have a glance at our Olympus Encantada apartments. Contact us to schedule a tour.