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Harold's Chicken Shack - CLOSED

2111 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1710
+1 773-224-3314
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
14 Nov 2016
“Always a must stop when in chicago”
2 Aug 2015
“Fried Chicken Nirvana”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fast food
2111 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1710
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is my must stop place every time I am in Chicago! The location is close to the Red Line Harrison stop. Always good eats. Cash only but you can get a great meal for under $10.

Thank D T
Reviewed 3 August 2015

So much more than I expected! Amazing fried chicken, freshly prepared and not greasy at all! This was a great spot for a quick and affordable lunch. My companions also enjoyed the catfish nuggets and the catfish sandwich.

Thank Foodlover0324
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Although the outside of this establishment isn't much to look at the food is quite good. You order at the counter and each item is cooked to order. There are plenty of options and there is a steady stream of customers. I eat fried chicken...More

Thank Univax
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Short wait for some of the best, if not the best chicken I have ever had! GREAT GREAT GREAT! Location was nice and clean, as well as safe and relatively close to downtown. Lots of shopping and colleges, universities nearby. Awesome! Love their mild sauce,...More

Thank amrag44
Reviewed 18 August 2014

My doctor, of all people, recommended I try this place. Hardened arteries be darned, this place serves up some delicious fried chicken.

Thank Bububear
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I go to Chicago a number of times a year and usually make it to Harold's for fried chicken. Fried chicken is one of my favorite foods and Harold's is good enough to go back repeatedly. The restaurant itself is very run down, however, the...More

Thank Leslie E
Reviewed 28 September 2013

It was okay, but I didn't see what was so special about it. I ordered the 7 wings, mild, with salt and pepper (comes with 7 whole wings fried, french fries a slice of white bread, and a medicine cup serving of cole slaw). I...More

Thank yayatraveldiva
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We needed a light meal after getting into Chicago and heard this was a pretty good place. YES IT IS. Good fried chicken and fries. They have an extensive menu of chicken, fish, and many iconic Chicago items, but their chicken is what most everyone...More

Thank MoBiker
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Not the healthiest meal, but after a long day, I was starving and it hit the spot. It was only about a 4 block walk from the Hyatt, so working off the calories was a plus!

Thank AJBell1001
Reviewed 20 October 2012

An independent chain of fast food restaurants serving excellent fried Chicken with hot sauce - I prefer my sauce on the side. With food this good why would anyone want to frequent the nearby KFC ?? Not really a destination place to eat rather a...More

Thank cdab
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flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and
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aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1710
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > South Loop
  • Neighbourhood: South Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 773-224-3314
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