Try The Best Fried Chicken In Charleston, SC At Pawpaw!
Every restaurant in Charleston has their own take on fried chicken—but which one is really the best? Pawpaw’s Recipe #88 Free-Range Fried Chicken was recently ranked among the best fried chicken in Charleston, SC! We’re thrilled, and we bet you will be too once you try it. Come see what the buzz is all about!
The Best of The Best
What makes the fried chicken at Pawpaw special? It might just have something to do with the kitchen’s attention to the rich culinary heritage of the Lowcountry. Staring with a traditional buttermilk and hot sauce marinade, the chicken is soaked for a full 24 hours to maximize flavor and tenderness. Next, the chicken is coated in a secret recipe of spices before finally being expertly fried in canola oil until the temperature is a perfect 165 degrees.
The result is dish that is truly spectacular, among the best fried chicken in Charleston, SC. Crisp, bold and flavorful, this chicken is sure to be the highlight of any meal. In the crowded field of Charleston chicken, Pawpaw’s take on a regional specialty is one-of-a-kind.
Like our “best of” list-worthy fried chicken, the menu at Pawpaw is built on a commitment to the finest in southern food and drink. Classic dishes like Shrimp and Grits, Smoked Duck, and even Buttermilk Biscuits are all prepared with a close eye on both tradition and innovation. Meats, vegetables, and even seafood are all sourced from sustainable suppliers and local providers for truly locally-inspired meal. Our goal at Pawpaw is to both reflect and transform Charleston’s vibrant cooking culture.
As the perfect complement to the menu, Pawpaw’s atmosphere showcases the best of downtown Charleston dining. Tucked away on historic East Bay Street, our open dining room is the perfect place to enjoy the southern food Charleston has to offer.
To try our famous fried chicken and other great Southern dishes, come dine at Pawpaw today!