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Harold's Chicken Shack

1208 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL - (773) 752-9260
80% Approval Rating (5 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Half-Chicken Dinner
4 Wing Dinner

Highlighted Reviews

rating
John Williams - Photos (5)
October 19, 2008
"Harold's Chicken Shack is a veritable institution on Chicago's South Side, providing deliciously fresh fried chicken in a hot sauce that clears sinuses upon first sniff. Although technically a chain, Harold's is pure Roadfood. Harold Pierce opened the first Shack in ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1208 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL
(773) 752-9260

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
The chicken dinners come with fries and a generous serving of hot sauce.
"The chicken dinners come with fries and a generous serving of hot sauce."
John Williams





Tradition calls for customers to put their fries in the white bread, add hot sauce, and enjoy a
"Tradition calls for customers to put their fries in the white bread, add hot sauce, and enjoy a "frywich.""
John Williams


The wings are especially crispy and juicy.
"The wings are especially crispy and juicy."
John Williams


Customers place their orders from behind bulletproof glass, and transactions are made via lazy Susan.
"Customers place their orders from behind bulletproof glass, and transactions are made via lazy Susan."
John Williams


This particular location of Harold's boasts of pizza on the sign, but it's not even on the menu.
"This particular location of Harold's boasts of pizza on the sign, but it's not even on the menu."
John Williams



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