Got a hankering for chicken, but don't want to empty your wallet?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most exceptional sources for affordable chicken in Fort Worth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your poultry needs.
1. Keeks Eggrolls & Wings
Topping the list is Keeks Eggrolls & Wings. Located at 3529 Heritage Trace Parkway, Suite 153, in Keller, the Vietnamese restaurant, which offers chicken wings and bubble tea, is the highest-rated inexpensive chicken destination in Fort Worth, boasting 4.5 stars out of 235 reviews on Yelp.
Per the business' Yelp profile, "Keeks proudly serves jumbo Korean-fried wings, Vietnamese hand-rolled eggrolls, Japanese hibachi-style fried rices and Taiwanese boba teas."
As far as what the business is known for, "At Keeks Eggrolls & Wings, we take classic Asian flavors and give them a modern twist, handcrafting a variety of dishes that are sure to satisfy your cravings," it continues on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "We're famous for our double-fried jumbo wings, tossed in a range of mouthwatering sauces. From sweet honey butter to super hot Viet spice, we're sure to have something for everyone."
2. Super Chix
Next up is Super Chix, situated at 1217 Eighth Ave., Suite 115. With four stars out of 225 reviews on Yelp, the fast food joint has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an economical option.
"At Super Chix, we are super into chicken," states the business' Yelp bio in the section explaining specialties. "We think it's just about the most perfect food. So, we did something drastic — we decided to keep it simple. Our recipe was created to celebrate all of chicken's perfection."
3. Slim Chickens
This outpost of the well-known chain Slim Chickens, settled at 5528 N. Tarrant Parkway, is another prime choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly Southern eatery, which specializes in comfort food and chicken wings, four stars out of 169 reviews.
Yelper Breanna L., who reviewed Slim Chickens on Sept. 17, wrote, "Chicken and waffles are amazing! Fat pieces of chicken, amazing sweet syrup and fluffy Texas waffles. I think there's a deal on Wednesdays for it, if you're a bargain hunter."
Kalynne M. noted, "I had chicken tenders, and my [boyfriend] ordered the chicken and waffles. The chicken had great flavor and didn't rely on sauce (unlike some competitors), although they do offer two sauces per meal."
4. Dan's Seafood & Chicken
Dan's Seafood & Chicken, a chicken shop that offers seafood and more, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 58 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3801 Altamesa Blvd. to give it a try for yourself.
Pertaining to the business' signature items, "Dan's Seafood & Chicken is family-owned, serving delicious seafood and chicken," it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "We welcome you to dine in, drive-thru or call in."
5. Lisa's Chicken & Seafood
Finally, check out this location of the popular chain Lisa's Chicken & Seafood over in White Lake Hills, which has earned four stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the budget-friendly fast food establishment, which is known for its chicken wings and more, by heading over to 4217 Bridge St.
Yelper Sabra E., who reviewed Lisa's Chicken & Seafood on Aug. 10 wrote, "Good food at a great value. You can feed your whole family without breaking the bank."
Rucha M. added, "Very impressed by how warm the chicken was, tasted [like] it was just made. ... The portions are quite generous, and you could get away with ordering more to try stuff, but would be satisfied with a few pieces of meat."