10 Places to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Barbados


Fried chicken is a popular dish in the Caribbean, and Barbados is no exception. Here are ten of the best places to get your fried chicken fix:

  1. Chicken Rita’s, Silver Sands

If you want to eat fried chicken that the locals eat, then Chicken Rita’s is a must. Anyone who’s tried it will tell you that this is the best of the best. While the food is being freshly cooked, you’ll have the chance to sit back, enjoy a couple of drinks and some good conversation. The seasoning recipe at Rita’s has been handed downs for generations and utilises locally grown herbs.

  1. Lemon Arbour (The Village Bar), St. John Parish

All food served at The Village Bar (known by locals as Lemon Arbour) comes from Bajan family recipes. Take away your fried chicken or eat in and enjoy Atlantic Ocean views. Its origin as a rum shop has resulted in it being a particularly popular venue to lime on a Saturday.

  1. Oistins Fish Fry, Oistins

Although you’ve probably already been tempted by the delectable local fried fish at Oistins, it’s worth another visit to try their tasty fried chicken. Oistins has karaoke two nights a week and is the best place on the island for Friday-night liming.

  1. Baxters Road, Bridgetown

If you’re after some late-night fried chicken, then look no further than the multitude of restaurants along Baxters Road. The oldest establishment here is the Pink Star, which is perfect if you want to keep it simple with chicken, chips and a beer. Baxters is known for its nightlife, but is also a historical area.

  1. Mustor’s Harbour Bar & Restaurant, Bridgetown

Mustor’s have been making local Bajan cuisine since 1941. They’re popular for their home-cooked feel and huge servings. They have breakfast and lunch menus, with fried chicken as a main feature.

  1. My Friends Place, St. Lawrence Gap

For a different take, try the fried chicken wraps which come highly recommended at My Friends Place. Live entertainment, great service and of course, fried chicken wings, is why this restaurant makes the cut as one of the best places to get fried chicken in Barbados.

  1. Daddy’s Restaurant and Bar, St. Lawrence Gap

Although small in size, Daddy’s is certainly not small on flavour. The family-run restaurant offers, among other things, fried chicken with seasoning that will keep you coming back again and again.

  1. Fisherman’s Pub, Speightstown

Head to Fisherman’s Pub for authentic Bajan cuisine enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. A laidback vibe and a sea view are the perfect complement to fried chicken.

  1. Karibu, Paynes Bay

Karibu offers authentic Bajan fried chicken and is frequented by locals. They add some kick to their food, so be prepared for spicy flavours. A homely atmosphere marks this as a great spot if you’re looking for tasty fried chicken at affordable prices.

  1. Scarlet, St. James Parish

As well as excellent fried chicken with mash and gravy, Scarlet has a vibrant cocktail bar. This is a trendier restaurant for satisfying your fried chicken cravings. If you’re happy to eat your meal at the bar, you can enjoy the incredible skills of the mixologists at the same time!

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