Charles’ Pan-Fried Chicken

restaurants / American

Charles’ Pan-Fried Chicken information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
2839-2841 Frederick Douglass Blvd
btwn 151st & 152nd Sts
Telephone
+1 212 281 1800
Getting there
Subway: B/D to 155th St
Prices
fried chicken from $10
Opening hours
11am-11pm Mon-Thu, to 1am Fri & Sat, to 8pm Sun
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It’s a hole-in-the-wall place, but the charismatic Charles Gabriel makes the best damn chicken we’ve ever tasted. Crisp and beautifully seasoned, it’s served with a choice of sides that include collard greens, yams, mac ’n’ cheese and corn bread. Don’t expect any designer details: just four unadorned tables, Styrofoam containers, and proof that a book (or chicken joint) must never be judged by its cover.