A quality piece of crispy, juicy, meaty fried chicken can go a long, long way for a hungry Long Islander. There are countless fried chicken joints on Long Island to choose from. “Which serve the Best Fried Chicken on Long Island?” you might ask. “Which will give me mouth-watering bird, just the way I like it?” Here are this year’s winners of Best Fried Chicken on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Zorn’s Best Fried Chicken on Long Island!
Multiple locations. www.zornscaterers.com
Once again, Long Island voters have chosen Zorn’s as the Best Fried Chicken joint, with good reason. Zorn’s is a family run poultry farm that has artfully mastered the craft of preparing not just a good fried chicken, but a fried bird that will leave you dumbfounded, addicted and craving for more and more and more. Zorn’s birds aren’t processed, no, and they’re as Long Island as chicken can get. Always finger-lickin’ crispy on the outside, heavenly moist and tender on the inside—but never too greasy or under cooked—Zorn’s knows fried chicken. And Long Island’s fried chicken eaters know Zorn’s.
2. LL Dent
221 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. 516-742-0940. www.lldent.com
Serving authentic home-style American cuisine with a southern flair, LL Dent Restaurant is the living realization of a life-long dream of co-owners Lillian Dent and her daughter Chef Leisa Dent. Set in an environment reminiscent of a southern dining room, LL Dent features southern favorites perfected over a lifetime.
3. Wings Plus
16 Haven Ave., Port Washington. 516-767-9647. www.wingsplusny.com
Fried chicken tenders, fried chicken sandwiches, fried chicken wings. Ohhh, yeah. And they deliver so when it comes time for the big game, you don’t have to leave the couch.
Multiple locations. www.kfc.com