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4 Places To Get Fried Chicken in the Canton Area

Isla Chiu

Are you looking for some delicious fried chicken?

If the answer is yes and you're in the Canton area, you should visit these local restaurants.

Smith's Waco Market

This unassuming store by the highway is known for their fantastic fried chicken. You can get their flavorful chicken by the wing, thigh, breast, or leg. They also offer chicken meals that come with hobo potatoes and coleslaw and buckets that range from 8 pieces to a whopping 100 pieces.

Smith's Waco Market is located at 1660 Waynesburg Dr SE, Canton, OH 44707.

The Howlin Bird

Fans of chicken tenders should check out this local joint. Their chicken tenders are breaded by hand and made to order. You can dip their tasty tenders in a variety of sauces. You can't go wrong with their house-made bird sauce, which is made with a secret recipe involving mayo. They also have a spicy sauce made with sriracha chilies, hot honey, garlic white sauce, molasses BBQ sauce, buttermilk ranch, and honey mustard. If you come here during brunch on the weekends, customers recommend their chicken and waffles, which features their tenders and Belgian waffles and comes with peach maple syrup, green onions, and compound butter. If you like a lot of heat, the restaurant also offers a Nashville hot version of chicken and waffles.

The Howlin Bird is located at 123 S Main St, North Canton, OH 44720.

Old Timers Bar & Griddle

If you like wings, you can't go wrong with the delicious hand-breaded wings at this place. Their wings can be tossed in a variety of sauces including hot sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, garlic parmesan, sesame garlic sauce, and more. In addition to wings, they have a fried chicken sandwich that comes with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, and your choice of cheese.

Old Timers Bar & Griddle is located at 1316 Tremont Ave SW, Massillon, OH 44647.

Italo's Pizza

In addition to tasty pizza, this local chain offers great fried chicken. They offer both white and dark chicken that's fresh and fried to order. Customers also love their buffalo wings (Italo's offers both boneless and traditional wings).

Italo's Pizza has several locations in Greater Canton: Middlebranch (3560 Middlebranch Ave NE, Canton, OH 44705), Cleveland Ave (3026 Cleveland Ave SW, Canton, OH 44707), Harrison (2512 Harrison Ave NW, Canton, OH 44709), and North Canton (703 N Main St, North Canton, OH 44720).

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