Kick your obsession with juicy, crispy fried chicken up a decadent notch by sliding that bird between two buns and loading on the toppings. A fried chicken sandwich can be a truly next-level experience, and there are a few folks who are doing it really well in the city.
Here are six must-try fried chicken sandwiches in Vancouver.
The team behind AnnaLena took over the space formerly occupied by Mission in Kits, and since AnnaLena is known for their fried chicken dish, they've got a fried chicken sandwich on rotation a this new, chic cafe. It's made with buttermilk fried chicken, caramelized onion jalapeño aioli, lettuce, and pickled cabbage, but the catch is you have to check their daily menu and Instagram to see if it's available.
Address: 2042 West 4th Avenue
The Chinatown fried chicken and ribs joint has a killer fried chicken sammy on the menu. Made with their buttermilk-marinated fried chicken, the sandwich is served with BBQ sauce and slaw, and comes in regular and spicy versions. Good news: For weekend brunch you can add an egg to it. Even better news: Juke is prepping a second location, this time over in the West End.
Address: 182 Keefer Street
Things are hot and crunchy over at this Kits spot that specializes in elevated comfort food. Their Buffalo Chicken Sandwich includes whole wheat breaded fried chicken covered in hot sauce, topped with provolone cheese, cabbage slaw, lettuce, red onions, and creamy mayo.
Address: 2204 York Avenue
The DL Chicken Shack can't keep their hot stuff a secret anymore. The standalone joint specializes in Nashville Hot Chicken, and you can get it on a milk bun with tangy pickles and sweet and sour slaw to balance out the heat.
Address: 905 Commercial Drive
Available at lunch time only at the Coal Harbour location, zoom in on the Po'Boys section of the menu to find Chewies' Fried Chicken sandwich, served on a crusty French baguette with garlic aioli, lettuce and tomato, and a sweet honey drizzle.
Address: 110 - 1055 West Hastings Street
The Frying Pan Truck
Spicy. Fried. Chicken. Sandwich. Need we say more? That decadent dish is The Frying Pan’s signature item, though the Korean food truck also serves up a slew of rice bowls, too. But, hey...we're talking about fried chicken sandwiches here.
Address: Parked at 505 Burrard Street
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