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Al's Chickenette

700 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-3946
+1 785-625-7414
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (25 reviews)
“fried chicken” (64 reviews)
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700 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-3946
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the place to go when you want the authentic home fried chicken taste. The servings are generous and the prices are reasonable. The special of the day was a breast fried to a beautiful crisp golden brown with 2 sides. I had mashed...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant! The waiters were very nice. I also liked the diner style to the restaurant. The pie was delicious. I would definitely go back again!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because of reviews we read on here. The chicken was good, the potatoes were real, not instant. The green beans were mushy like they had been leftover from the day before. The coleslaw was good. The service was okay.

Thank sewut
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

If you are driving across country and are a fan of fried chicken than a stop at Al’s is a must. The atmosphere is retro. The chicken is good. Loved the veggie of the day and the mashed taters with gravy. This sure beat a...More

Thank Beth C
travelexpert_8, Owner at Al's Chickenette, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a lovely review...Thank you so much for taking the time to write this..Much appreciated come see us again..safe travels new friend!

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner because of the reviews I saw on TripAdvisor, the service was okay the food was just okay. Course a different day, different cook. Who knows what it is like. 😯 For us, family of 4. $57 largest portion of canned corn...More

Thank Jewwells
travelexpert_8, Owner at Al's Chickenette, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for the review..safe travels

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Average chicken but great service. The waitress was very attentive but the chicken was average. I think I personally like KFC‘s spice blend better.

Thank Greg F
travelexpert_8, Owner at Al's Chickenette, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for trying our restaurant...we have additional spices you can add yourself...maybe next time we can step it up for you...I always like to know how people feel about our food...and I appreciate you taking the time to let us know. Safe travels -

Reviewed 17 October 2017

I love their gizzards!! Wonderful food. You can't go wrong no matter what you order. Try the chicken tenders too!

Thank m0m1994
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Stopped in for an end of the eveing dinner. The place is pretty authentic looking, lots of original decor from the 1950's when it opened. The fried chicken is crispy and melt in your mouth. They also have great homeade gravy to dip and cover...More

Thank LAstuckinKS
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My chicken fried steak was the best Ive had in a long time! Convinced my hubby to share the strawberry rhubarb hot with ice cream. Place was packed so a bit of a wait (<20 mins) but worth it and the drive. Elisha was a...More

Thank AliceSamuels82
travelexpert_8, Owner at Al's Chickenette, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for stopping by and having a meal with us...love your post and so nice of you to take the time to write this review.....That strawberry rhubarb is the best!!!!!!!! come see us again soon .....safe travels new friends

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The fried chicken and french fries are the same as they were 50 years ago. The service is very friendly and helpful. Try the pie.

Thank sisterkarlin
travelexpert_8, Owner at Al's Chickenette, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your time.....I appreciate your post and your business.....we love making people happy --Serving this menu seems to just do that.....stop and see us again soon!!!! Safe Travels...Caroline

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14 September 2017|
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Response from travelexpert_8 | Property representative |
NO way.....
18 January 2017|
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Response from travelexpert_8 | Property representative |
Yes you can just call the store 785-625-7414..and the staff will be happy to help you-Thank you
Ernie K
24 August 2016|
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Response from Al E | Property representative |
We will take a look at the hours here soon. If anything we will follow the previous "Winter Hours" which were Mon and Tue 11a-3p and Wed through Sun 11a-9p.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-3946
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Hays
  • Phone Number: +1 785-625-7414
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