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Chicken Hut


3019 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 682-5697
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Photo of malie mal malie mal
Aug 21, 2020 5

Good customer service! Food was excellent. Chicken Hut has never let me down! Best fried chicken in Durham, and the oxtails are fall off the bone tender!

Photo of Sara Upchurch Sara Upchurch
Aug 20, 2020 5

People can be a little close together in there sometimes but it's worth the wait. Just wear your mask and stay in your own zone. Get that fresh hot Soul Food.

Photo of Michael Pendergraft Michael Pendergraft
Nov 20, 2017 4

The portions were good. The price is fair. The mac n cheese was good but not great. Interesting twist on the black eyed peas with sweet corn mixed in. But the chicken was excellent! Great taste, nice and crispy, and not overly greasy. As the name implies, the fried chicken is their specialty. Well worth the stop and multiple visits.

Photo of Martin Walston Martin Walston
Sep 4, 2020 5

Great food, expertly prepared. This is a Durham culinary gem.

Photo of Amber Jones Amber Jones
Sep 21, 2020 5

Chicken Hut has delicious food. The oxtail are amazing and my favorite dish there. But everything is good. The lemonade is tasty as well.. 😍

Photo of Ernest McIver Jr. Ernest McIver Jr.
Aug 4, 2020 5

No complaints! Food good, hospitality good! Please visit of you're wanting some good southern Cuisine!

Photo of Erika Hayes Erika Hayes
Jul 14, 2020 5

Chicken Hut is amazing! I’ve had several dishes and I don’t believe I’ve had anything I didn’t like. The customer service is top notch and they really make you feel welcomed. If I didn’t live 40 minutes away, I’d eat there everyday!

Photo of moderness89 moderness89
Jul 26, 2020 5

Just delicious. I had the fried chicken & mac n cheese & greens!

Photo of Lexi Love Lexi Love
Apr 2, 2019 3

I decided to try this place after reading about all the good reviews. So I’m going to give my honest opinion. First, the location is definitely sketchy. It’s smack down in the hood. I had two people ask me for money within a two minute span. There’s bars on the window and the door. So the location definitely isn’t the best. The set up is also weird. They need signage because it’s super confusing. The staff is also not the friendliest. They’re not necessarily rude, but definitely not friendly. On to the food, it was pretty good! The chicken was made fresh. It’s made with a weird type of batter. It’s not nasty, just nothing that I’ve tried before. The Mac and cheese is good!! The rolls are store bought. Overall, I give it a 3/5.And also, they take CASH ONLY! Come prepared!

Photo of j whitfield j whitfield
Mar 1, 2019 5

Super friendly. Outstanding food. This was our time and we got there at the end of the day and they were out of the fried chicken and we tried the turkey wings and they were delicious!

Photo of Eugene Gibbs Eugene Gibbs
Apr 2, 2019 5

What more can I say, but.....THE FOOD IS AWESOME! Moreover, I love that it is a locally-owned business putting out Delicious, High-Quality Food. The staff and management are very friendly and professional...many thanks for the great service.

Photo of Nelson Kerr Nelson Kerr
Mar 20, 2019 5

Great soul food. You really get your monies worth. Quick service with a smile.

Photo of S Ferrell S Ferrell
May 20, 2019 5

Good food, good staff and good dining atmosphere....

Photo of Valerie Dolby Valerie Dolby
Jun 21, 2019 4

The fried chicken is always fresh, hot and delicious. Not one to disrespect my elders but the elderly lady that runs the front really needs to retire. Customers often have to constantly repeat their orders. She gets orders wrong and she is often in a state of confusion and forgetful at times.

Photo of Karie Rawlings Karie Rawlings
Oct 12, 2019 5

Just amazing southern comfort food! The Salisbury steak was incredible, but the mac n cheese was out of this world. The cabbage and collards were perfectly seasoned and tender. My son had fried chicken which was cooked as ordered and was crisp and juicy. This is going to be a stop everytime we are in town!

Photo of Merywen Wigley Merywen Wigley
Aug 26, 2019 5

Love this Durham institution. I could eat their collard greens, mac & cheese and fried chicken until the cows come home! It's so delicious, and they offer great + friendly service too. Can't wait to go back on a Friday to get banana pudding!

Photo of Leticia Soria Leticia Soria
Oct 18, 2019 5

This was an amazing experience! I'm new to the area, however, I've been here long enough someone should have told me about the Chicken Hut!!! I enjoyed everything from the location, atmosphere, history, people, and the FOOD! One of those times I wished my stomach was as big as my eyes!!! I will be back several times!

Photo of Carla Stephens Carla Stephens
Oct 11, 2019 4

This was my first time eating here and I loved it. It truly reminded me of my grandma's cooking. I don't get to Duram often but this will be my spot for years to come.

Photo of Crystina Seavert Crystina Seavert
Aug 21, 2019 5

This place is the definition of a hidden gem. Fresh, scrumptious food and attentive staff. Best fried chicken and the sides were good, too. From the outside it would be hard to guess that the inside is sparkling clean.

Photo of Lauren Speer Lauren Speer
Oct 31, 2019 5

AMAZING FOOD!! This place is a Hidden gem!! If you want some great southern food come here!! The prices are incredible too they give you HEAPS of food for only like $7!! And on top of it all the customer service is always excellent!! I love this place!!!!!

Photo of Pking Duck Pking Duck
Nov 15, 2019 3

Love the food but I can't get with cash only. Too often when I want to stop by , I remember I don't have cash. Not sure why it is cash only. Can only wonder how many other customers might not stop by because they don't have cash.

Photo of Jones Devereaux Jones Devereaux
Nov 25, 2019 5

What a beautiful establishment! My mother and I went there while I was recovering from surgery at Duke Hospital and we were treated like family! The food was delicious and incredibly well priced, and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. An easy recommendation to anyone in the area, and I hope they meet with nothing but continued success. They could not have been nicer!! If you like food prepared with skill and heart, this place will do you right every time.

Photo of Jennifer Williams Jennifer Williams
Dec 14, 2019 5

The food is absolutely amazing! I used Chicken Hut for catering a community event and the food was gone! No leftovers! Delicious! Higly recommended them. The are extremely professional and just plain friendly.

Photo of Terri Parker Terri Parker
Jan 11, 2020 5

Great food just like eating at Grandma's house for a sunday dinner. They are always friendly and engaging. Treat you like family.

Photo of Rashawn Henderson Rashawn Henderson
Jan 23, 2020 5

If u looking for a good soul food place this is the spot. Had the pork chop dinner with Mac and cheese rice and gravy and hush puppies with a mix drink. When I tell you it was wonderful I swear it something special.

Photo of Misha Price Misha Price
Feb 20, 2020 5

Best Fried Chicken in town and best people to be around! #OGDurham

Photo of Phillip Lee Phillip Lee
Apr 12, 2020 5

Consistently good food and customer service since I’ve been in Durham the past two years. Always something on the menu I love to eat. Reminds me of my Grandmas cooking growing up in rural South Carolina.

Photo of Jeremie Miller Jeremie Miller
Jun 8, 2020 5

Arguably the best fried chicken in town. It's not all about the chicken either! The sides are equally good. Go for the greens (don't forget the hot sauce), Mac & Cheese, and beans. Apart from the food, Chicken Hut is supporting the community during these hard times, feeding kids and those in need. Thank you Chicken Hut, you have more than earned my business. See you again soon and thank you.

Photo of Lawrance Harris Lawrance Harris
Jun 15, 2020 5

This is a wonderful Soul Food establishment. I have been here several times it is a very people friendly place.

Photo of Brianna Brewer Brianna Brewer
Jun 9, 2020 5

I just visited this place for the first time and it was AMAZING! The food is served fresh and hot and the owners seems to really love the community, big plus!

Photo of Jessica Jessica
Jun 26, 2020 5

The best fried chicken in Durham, hands down. They are cash only so be prepared!

Photo of Antionette Bullock Antionette Bullock
Jun 25, 2020 5

I went here today for lunch, although a lot is going on in the world with covid 19 and etc, they were amazing ! Awesome customer service and felt like I was at home ! Food was delicious and I can not wait to go back ! I think all the staff who was working today was super nice, I could feel it ! Oh wait Lemonade was GREAT TOO ! My first time but not my last !