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Ezell's Famous Chicken

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501 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6026
+1 206-324-4141
14:30 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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287 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hankering for your fried fix? Well Ezell's can fill the bill. The chicken is what they are known for and they do it good. Check it out.

Thank Edmund1020
Seattle, Washington
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1,276 reviews
917 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you are craving fried chicken, Ezell's is the place to go! Terrific chicken and reasonable prices. Sides are good too! You will have to take it to go since there aren't any tables inside. Highly recommend!

Thank misopiso88
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This place has my favorite chicken. You get your food quickly and it is delicious. Friendly service too.

Thank Dbeggin
Kirkland, WA
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The chicken and the sides live up to the high reports. Mashed potatoes and gravy like your Mom made. Plan to eat in the car-no seats indoor or out.

Thank BobbieMac421
Seattle, Washington
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

By far, the best cut here are the Chicken Wings, When they cut up their chickens, they take about a 1/4 of the adjacent breast meat off with the wing. That makes these the largest chicken wings you will ever eat, and it's not as dry as just the breast meat. I like to have my order mixed, between the... More 

Thank goamazon
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

For a little "hole in the wall" chicken place this is surprisingly good. The original recipe was crisp on the outside and moist on the inside just the way fried chicken is supposed to be. You'll want to include a side of bbq baked beans.

Thank Allen B
Kennewick, Washington
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were in Seattle for a basketball tournament and Ezell's is just across the street from Garfield High School. Walked over between games, waited maybe 10 minutes for our food. We had the chicken tenders and rolls. The chicken was delicious and the rolls were to die for! Just like homemade!

Thank Robsmom99
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had the chicken tenders both original and spicy. I liked the original better. Also had a few sides and I thought they were all really good. Large portions for a reasonable amount of money. We will go back!

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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

So I'm from Texas, love me some Popeye's chicken,even some Churches chicken. Let's face it, I love chicken!!! Very happy that this store is on my way home, my wait line is paying the price, but that's another story. I would recommend the tenders. It doesn't matter the size, it's going to be great. And the rolls, yes please!!! Oh... More 

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Kent, Washington
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151 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

The way that they batter their chicken here is unlike any other chicken that I've eaten. It's almost tempura style and that makes it come out super crispy. I always order mine spicy but I have yet to actually get any that actually has a kick to it. They should just say plain or seasoned. I do not like the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-324-4141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?