The best chicken sandwiches you can eat in Birmingham!

Fried chicken sandwiches are nothing new but the introduction of Popeye’s new chicken sandwich has created an explosion of renewed interest and internet discussion around what makes chicken sandwiches so great! Here at Magic City Weekend we thought it might be best to shine a lite on some of the best chicken sandwiches you can eat right here in the Magic City from local restaurants! Read on for our list that is in no particular order.

Super Crunch Chicken from Hero Doughnuts

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The Super Crunch Chicken kicks the fried chicken sandwich formula up a notch by adding pepper jelly and crack sauce! It also comes in a spicy Buffalo version.

Lakeview Chick from SkyCastle

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The Lakeview Chick comes with your choice of Grilled/Fried & Plain/Buffalo, Creamy Slaw, Sriracha Mayo, Swiss Cheese, Brioche Bun

Hot Chicken Sandwich from Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

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Chicken breast, cole slaw, Nashville Comeback sauce, Kosher pickle

Chicken Tender Sandwich from Eugene’s Hot Chicken

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The chicken tender sandwich is served with your choice of heat, sauce and side

Chick’n Shack from Shake Shack

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Crispy chicken breast topped with lettuce, pickles and buttermilk herb mayo

Ragin’ Cajun from Melt

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Beauty shot of the Rajin Cajun sandwich at MELT ,as seen on Cheap Eats, Season 4.

cajun grilled chicken, monterey & habanero jack cheese, w/ creamy coleslaw on texas toast

The Hot Dot from Miss Dot’s

hot fried chicken breast, pickles and ranc

Sweet Tea Fried Chicken Sandwich from Saw’s Soul Kitchen

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The New Spicy Chicken Sandwich from Encore Rouge

A thick chicken breast battered and fried extra crispy, dipped in sweet and tangy G-sauce, topped with spicy mayo, thick-sliced pickles, and placed on a soft, buttered bun.

Chicken Sandwich from Ash

(Fried or Grilled) black garlic mayo, sweet pepper and onion chow chow, shredded iceberg on Hinkel’s brioche loaf

Nashville hot Fried Chicken Sandwich from Blackwell’s

Fried chicken smothered in Nashville hot sauce topped with cole slaw and pickles

Nashville Hot Chicken from Tin Roof

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Buttermilk fried chicken, rubbed with cayenne, served on Texas toast with ranch potato salad and pickles

Big Easy from Southern Kitchen and Bar

Fried chicken breast with smoked bacon, arugula and New Orleans BBQ sauce. Served on a toasted brioche bun

Cahaba Chicken Sandwich from The Ridge

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(source: theridgealabama Facebook)

Grilled or fried chicken breast, tossed in Cahaba sauce and topped with blue cheese coleslaw.

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