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Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack

1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
+1 828-575-2260
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot chicken” (104 reviews)
“corn pudding” (57 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (55 reviews)
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1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just what we were looking for. Good ole soul food, with service to match!! We were visiting from out of state, and felt very welcomed! Great prices and excellent food! We pulled into a full parking lot, and half were the North Carolina Highway Patrol....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank James7764
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic fried chicken in Asheville. It tends to your spicy, even the mildest is slightly so. Overall a lot of food for the amount of money and overall a really good value. Kid friendly, super casual. but they thankfully offer beer and wine and other...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jendiasan
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much! We're so glad you enjoyed it and really appreciate you taking the time to give us some feedback. In addition to fried chicken, we also offer grilled chicken, wraps and chicken pot pie. A little something for everyone's tastebuds. :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this on the top 5 of the list of best casual restaurants in Asheville. As a big fan of fried chicken, naturally we had to go on our recent visit to the area. The place is very casual, much like a regular fast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelover79
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you gave us and shot and hope you'll be back on your next visit to Asheville! Thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard about this place and we finally made it for lunch. The chicken is juicy and hot. We had rotisserie chicken and the spicy breast. We also had the chicken pie which was wonderful and our favorite

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank luvtatravelwithu
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So HOT indeed! :) Thanks so much for stopping in and hope to see ya back in soon!

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went here based on the reviews and were not disappointed. We had the tenders, no spice. The chicken was cooked perfectly, jucy and tender with a very light crust with a great flavor. Mac&cheese was wonderful. It had a unique flavor that had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bob H
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi Bob, we appreciate your feedback. We're so glad you enjoyed the tenders, mac and cheese and corn pudding. I'm sorry you felt the other side were not up to speed with the rest of the sides. We hope you'll be back so we can...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We heard so many people speak highly of this place, only to be a little disappointed. The food was tasty, the chicken portions are big, and the sides are fine. The atmosphere is a little noisy, but unique. We did go on a Friday night,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RoyMc1967
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi Roy, we're sorry you didn't have the experience you expected. When you have the time, we'd love to know more. info@rockyshotchickenshack.com

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Was in Asheville for just a couple of days for a conference. Stopped at Rocky's tonight for a quick meal. Wasn't disappointed. Had an order of wings with the mac & cheese and a biscuit. The wings were fantastic - had them with mild buffalo...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BGouker
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We love to hear you want to come back to us! We do get long lines during peak hours, but it goes quickly and you have that delicious hot chicken on your plate in no time! Thanks!

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The food here was amazing! Best fried chicken that both my husband and I have ever had. He can handle more heat than I can and the medium was a bit fiery for him. Awesome flavor and good beer selection.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank prettynpink0119
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks so much! The 'medium' is a great place to start for folks that love heat.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

There was a bit of a wait outside the door but the line moves fairly quickly. You need the time to decide what to get, anyway. The location we went to does have a dog friendly patio and it's heated. There are large portions, good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank xcirce
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback! We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Love this place. This is the best fried chicken we have ever enjoyed! Add to it this place is highly documented and enjoy rave reviews from TV, magazines and web sites. You cannot go wrong by making this a stop when in Asheville. We ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thanks so much for your thorough feedback! We hope you'll be back soon!

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There is a sign on the door to the patio that says that well behaved dogs are allowed out there. Hope this helps!
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HI. Tripadvisor asked me to answer your question so I called Rocky's West(828 575-2260 Patton Ave) and and they said Layla does catering and they do deliver through a third party - used to be Valent Gourmet name change... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-2260
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Description
Serving deliriously good fried chicken and southern soul food, Rocky's prepares "hot" chicken with the spice level any way you like it from plain to extra hot. Using natural birds and quality ingredients in our made-from-scratch recipes, we offer delicious American classics like mac and cheese, corn pudding, and collard greens among many more. Mouthwatering desserts include banana pudding and coca cola cake. We make everything fresh, in small batches, for a difference you can taste! Nashville style hot chicken voted Mountain Xpress Best Fried Chicken 4 years in a row!
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