Hattie B's Hot Chicken in Nashville

Hot Chicken

Get a taste of uniquely Nashville when you try Hot Chicken.

“Every now and then you find something that has a taste, a sensation, an emotional experience that is totally unique. And that is what I discovered in Nashville Hot Chicken.”

Chef Brian Morris, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Nashville's Hot Chicken Restaurants

Taste the heat and try some famous Nashville Hot Chicken at one of these restaurants.

Tips & Tricks for eating hot chicken in Nashville
Good time to stop by

If you're trying to avoid a line and all you want is hot chicken, then stop by from 2-5pm for an early dinner or appetizer before a big night. Or stop by after 9pm for a late night supper.

Start slow

Even the bravest of people have cried after ordering the heat level 'hot' at some of Nashville's hot chicken restaurants. It is best to start mild and work your way up! You definitely don't want to start with the hottest level available.

Multiple Locations
  1. Hattie B's has THREE locations: Midtown, Charlotte, and 8th Avenue. Call ahead and ask if there's a wait before heading over.
  2. Party Fowl has TWO locations: The Gulch and Donelson. Call ahead and ask if there's a wait before heading over.
Off the beaten path

Pepperfire Hot Chicken is off the beaten path in East Nashville and offers one of the hottest dishes in the world.

Order to-go

Don't be afraid to order to-go! Hattie B's Hot Chicken and Party Fowl offer options to go.

Hot Chicken in Nashville
Authentic Hot Chicken: An Introduction

Recently, much has been made about “Nashville Hot Chicken” around the world. Many have tried to duplicate our “original recipe.” While everyone is crowing, we just keep heating up authentic hot chicken. Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but there is nothing like the real thing!

Other hot chicken restaurants
Bolton’s Spicy Chicken and Fish

8th Avenue
615-254-8015

Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

East Nashville
615-226-9442

JW Marriott Presidential Suite
Book Your Trip

If you dare to taste the heat of Nashville's famous hot chicken, start planning your next trip by looking for a place to stay. Make sure it's close to a hot chicken restaurant.

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