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Best Hot Chicken in Nashville

400 Degrees

Aqui Hines, native Nashville resident and long time lover of Prince’s Hot Chicken, decided to try her own hand and hot chicken with fantastic results. Deep frying her chicken at 400 degrees, rather than pan frying it, sets it apart from other Nashville staples.

3704 Clarksville Pike

Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack

Prince’s is the first, original, “paved the way” hot chicken location in Nashville and in fat the world. With six different levels of heat to choose from, Prince’s is a must try for anyone looking for hot chicken.

6539, 5814 Nolensville Pike #110

Boltons Chicken and Fish

Don’t let the digs fool you, while this restaurant is a bit run down – the food is amazing.  Known not only for its delicious hot chicken, but also for it’s impeccable down home sides such as baked beans, turnip greens, and potato salad, this restaurant is a southern food staple.

624 Main St # B

Hattie B’s

One of the first restaurants to put hot chicken on the map, Hattie B’s is a Nashville icon.  If you’re brave enough challenge your tastebuds with a super spicy “Shut the Cluck Up” chicken sandwich. Not so brave? No worries, there are several levels of spice to accommodate everyone.

112 19th Ave S

Slowburn

Not only does Slowburn offer an array of spice levels for their hot chicken, they also offer fish, seafood and pork chops.  If you love your hot chicken, try the seasoning on any of their other options.  As a bonus there are several $5 options for the budget conscious.

495 Myatt Dr, Madison, TN

Scoreboard

Are you a “Sissy” or are you ready to try “Satan’s Tongue?” No matter which spice level you are comfortable with, Scoreboard has a delicious hot chicken for you. Though not commonly thought of as a hot chicken icon, Scoreboard will not disappoint.

2408 Music Valley Dr