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An American summer favorite is definitely fried chicken. Grab a napkin (or ten) and read below to find the best fried chicken restaurant near you in Orange County. Have another suggestion? Add it to the comments section below.

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At the top of any “best fried chicken” list definitely sits Mrs. Knotts Fried Chicken Dinner restaurant at Knotts Berry Farm. They’ve been churning out fan favorite, moist and delicious friend chicken since 1934.

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“BBQ” means Best of the Best Quality Chicken. With 3 locations within Orange County, there is bound to be a BBQ Chicken USA near you. The chicken is deep fried in 100% Olive Oil for a healthy and superior crispy crunch.

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If having your fried chicken inside a delicious Belgian waffle is what you seek, then look no further than Bruxie Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches restaurants. The new up and coming waffle sandwich restaurant has taken Orange County by storm with its delectable waffles with gourmet fillings.

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Johnny Rebs offers small town food with a big bite; they are the masters at home style southern cookin’. Well known for their barbeque ribs, Johnny Rebs fried chicken can’t be missed. Crunch on the outside and moist on the inside your fried chicken craving will be met!

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Koko’s Chicken BBQ is a hidden gem that offers the best Korean style fried chicken around; perfectly crisp on the outside with a Korean flavor. The soy fried chicken is a fan favorite and don’t’ forget to try the sweet and sour dip.

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How could a place named Grandma’s Chicken House” not have the best broasted chicken around? Broasted chicken is battered and cooked in oil and then deep fried in a pressure cooker. Grandma’s Chicken House is open Monday through Sunday (closed Tuesdays) from 11:30am to 8:00pm.
Desiree Eaglin is now hungry. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.