Whether you prefer to enjoy it in a sandwich, on a waffle, or all by its delicious self, fried chicken is a versatile all-American staple that is always savory and exceedingly delicious. The perfect dish for when you’ve got that comfort food craving, fried chicken is a flat-out classic that plenty of local Boulder restaurants and breweries serve up on the regular.
Miss the chance to indulge on National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th? Never fear! Stop by one of these Boulder County haunts to get your fried chicken on and enjoy an amazing, hearty meal.
The Post Brewing Company
A cold craft brew and bucket of steaming fried chicken is the combination of choice at The Post Brewing Company. Built on the foundational identity of a cozy hometown “chicken and beer joint,” The Post in Lafayette is one of the gold standards in fried chicken in Boulder County. Boasting menu items including chicken and waffles, half-a-bird plates, and hot fried chicken, The Post is a must visit for local fried chicken fare.
Under the Sun Eatery & Pizzeria
Part of the Mountain Sun family of restaurants and breweries, Under the Sun Eatery & Pizzeria in South Boulder is a friendly and comfortable community restaurant that never fails to provide great company, great beer, and great comfort food. Every Wednesday night is Fried Chicken Night at Under the Sun, offering a perfect excuse to stop by and indulge in some savory fried chicken goodness with a classic Boulder craft brew to wash it down.
In the heart of Boulder at the corner of Folsom and Arapahoe, Yellowbelly came about because of a simple desire to have a fast and affordable dining option that offered all-natural, mouth-watering fried chicken meals locally. With sandwiches, fried tenders, and some truly above and beyond side dish options, Yellowbelly can give you your quick fried chicken fix.
Avery Brewing Company
The menus, both for brews and eats, at Avery Brewing Company truly never disappoint, and that includes when we’ve got a craving for fried chicken. The Fried Chicken Sammy, once a daily special and now a fixture on Avery’s food menu, is one of those sandwiches that I look forward to eating again as soon as I’ve had my last bite. Fried chicken, bacon, tomato, garlic aioli…you just can’t go wrong.
BRU Handbuilt Ales + Eats
Ever innovative and creative with both their food and craft beer menus, BRU Handbuilt Ales + Eats offers a fried chicken dish with their own personal touch of BRU-bling. Stop by their restaurant and enjoy a little heat on your fried chicken with their red chile honey for a little kick on the classic dish.