7 Best Fried Chicken Sandwich Chains in the U.S.

Bite-sized morsels of goodness between two buns. That's what White Castle has a reputation for, particularly when it comes to burgers. 

White Castle

The sliver of breaded chicken is embarrassing, leaving you searching for that satisfying crunch.

 Dairy Queen

While the chicken filet is hardly considered skimpy, critics have said that the breast is noticeably smaller than the gargantuan chicken sandwiches from other chains

Carl’s Jr.

Born from the same Louisiana stock that brought us another highly praised fried chicken sandwich, Krispy Krunchy Chicken has a cult following all its own.

Krispy Krunchy Chicken

Similar to New Yorkers, Chicagoans can be particular when it comes to where they eat. Harold's Chicken Shack is a local Illinois and Indiana chain that has Chicagoans clucking praise for its fried chicken. 

Harold’s Chicken Shack

Crown Fried Chicken is a northeast-based chain that has all sorts of fried chicken favorites, including but not limited to a fried chicken sandwich. 

Crown Fried Chicken

If you're in the mood for a fried chicken sandwich, however, you may want to consider other options. Critics of Sonic's Classic Crispy Chicken waive the chicken filet off as thin with a breading that is less than memorable. 

Sonic Drive-In