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Best Halal Fried Chicken in Toronto
Everyone should be able to enjoy a delicious piece of fried chicken (unless you don’t eat meat). This is why halal fried chicken has been gaining popularity in Toronto in the past few years. And today you’ll find a number of restaurants serving halal fried chicken, sandwiches, tenders, wings, you name it; all over the GTA. If this is your first time having halal fried chicken, then you’re in for a treat with our list of the best halal fried chickens in Toronto.
The restaurants with the best halal fried chicken in Toronto are:
11) Rose's Halal Kitchen
Rose’s is a casual Caribbean restaurant in Scarborough that serves Caribbean favourites such as jerk chicken, patties, and fried chicken. Their Jamaican fried chicken is one of the most popular items on their menu. The chicken is marinated before it’s fried to ensure the meat is tender and moist. And it also comes with a generous portion of rice and coleslaw. Once you have a taste of their fried chicken you can’t help but come back again for more.
10) Rowdy Bird Juicy Chicken
Rowdy Bird is well known in Toronto for its halal fried chicken. The fried chicken at Rowdy bird has an addicting crunchy texture that pairs perfectly with the well-balanced spicy mayo that they serve with it. Their halal fried chicken can be enjoyed as wings or drumsticks and also comes in a burger. If you’re ever in Scarborough be sure to give this local fried chicken joint a try.
City Fried Chicken is a 100% halal restaurant with two locations in Scarborough and downtown. Here you have your choice of enjoying your fried chicken as nuggets, burgers, or just the chicken by itself. City Fried Chicken uses halal-certified chicken marinated with their secret spices and coated with a special flour mixture to give it that crispy crunchy texture. Come on by and indulge in some delicious fried chicken.
ChickQueen is a popular fried chicken chain from Dubai. Earlier this year, they opened up their first location in Dixie Square, Mississauga. Since they opened, they have quickly gained the love of many Toronotians in the area. They are best known for their halal fried chicken which is marinated in spices and herbs before it’s coated with ChickQueen’s special batter. Their halal fried chicken comes in a variety of flavours such as spicy, classic, and even tandoori. It doesn’t matter how old you are, the menu here has something for everyone.
7) Chick N Delish
Chick N Delish’s fried chicken is one of the most sought-after halal fried chickens in Scarborough. Located in the Brimorton Plaza, this chicken spot is known for their signature chicken and waffles which has the ideal crunchy texture without all of that oily feeling. The food here is so good that it’d be hard to not come back again the next day.
6) Chunky Chicken
Chunky Chicken is a halal fried chicken chain that’s been around for over 10 years. They have so many Halal fried chicken options from halal wings, tenders, chicken fingers to even halal burgers! The star of their menu is definitely the peri-peri spicy chicken burger. This burger is packed with flavour and the chicken is incredibly crispy which makes it a delight to eat. It’ll be hard to put it down once you have a bite.
5) Krispy's Kajun Chicken
Krispy’s Kajun Chicken counter-serve fried chicken restaurant in Markham, by Highway 7. This local chicken joint has been serving cajun-style marinated chicken for over 20 years. You can’t go wrong with their original fried chicken which is always seasoned to perfection, as well as being incredibly juicy and tender. The fried chicken is good enough by itself but you can also enjoy it with their classic southern poutine.
4) Chicken Kitchen
Chicken Kitchen is a halal fried chicken chain with 3 locations across the GTA. The halal fried chicken here is known for its classic crispy texture without being too greasy. On top of that, the meat is incredibly tender and moist. Everything comes fresh out of the fryer so that you can always enjoy a nice and crispy fried chicken. The halal chicken comes in spicy or mild and can be enjoyed by anyone if you’re looking for some delicious fried chicken in Toronto.
Knockout Chicken is a halal fried chicken takeaway spot with a location in downtown Toronto. If you’re looking for some juicy and crispy fried chicken takeaway, this is the place to go! They offer everything from fried chicken sandwiches, wings, and of course the fried chicken itself. The fried chicken sandwich is the star of their menu, as it’s often raved by many locals as one of the best chicken sandwiches in Toronto. The sandwich itself is huge and comes with their signature fried chicken topped with unique ingredients like curry habanero sauce, house-made coleslaw, and smoked Canadian cheddar flavour. There are other flavour combinations to choose from their Round 1 menu, which is the fried chicken sandwich menu name after different boxing terminologies.
Chica’s Chicken brings the authentic flavours of the iconic Nashville Hot Chicken to Toronto. Being one of the best halal fried chicken spots across the GTA, you can rest assured that you are in for a delicious piece of fried chicken. When visiting, you definitely have to try their signature Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich which has just the perfect amount of spice and crispiness. Everything is made fresh to order so you can expect a satisfying crunch every time. What’s even better is that the chicken they serve here is locally raised, free-range, as well as being hormone and steroid-free.
1) Cluck Clucks Chicken & Waffles
Cluck Clucks is the #1 spot for halal fried chicken and waffles in 6ix. Located in Yorktown on The Park, this halal chicken and waffle spot is known for its innovative spin on the classic chicken & waffles. Here you have several options to choose from when it comes to chicken & waffles with our favourite being the “Cluck Yeah!”. This dish comes with their signature boneless chicken breast, jalapeno & cheddar waffle, coleslaw, and specialty sauces. The chicken always comes crispy and tender, and the waffles with jalapeno & cheddar just work. The combination of sweet and savouriness is what makes chicken and waffles so great.
The great thing about fried chicken is that it’s a dish that can be enjoyed by everyone. And when you have many options to choose from, why not try them all? So if you’re looking for the best halal fried chicken restaurants in Toronto, you can’t go wrong with any of the options on this list. If you want more suggestions on where to go next in Toronto, be sure to check out our other blogs as we update daily.