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Al's Chickenette

700 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-3946
+1 785-625-7414
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (66 reviews)
“pie” (29 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
700 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-3946
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent fried chicken!! Slaw was very good. French fries little overcooked but tasted great. Disappointed they were out of cherry pie 😔

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

Moving coast to coast and we needed lunch and since our last name is Hayes we pulled into Hays and spotted this little joint. How can you resist a place called Al's Chickenette? Great fried chicken, chicken fried stake, and, our 14 year old's best...More

Thank TripleAParents
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate at Al's quite a bit years ago and was always pleased with the quality and taste of the chicken fried steak. As a matter of fact, when we lived in the area we ate there a lot and ever since I have had a...More

Thank brendashubby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Colorado. This place has the best chicken fried steak in KS, yummy chicken tenders, mashed potatoes & gravy, homemade chicken noodle soup, and homemade ranch dressing. Daughter loved the strawberry/rhubarb pie. Will stop by again next time.

Thank SemiAdventurous
Reviewed 9 May 2018

If you come to Hayes you need to stop and enjoy this restaurant. We stumbled across it by chance. The food and staff were amazing!

Thank stg6503
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I have to admit, when my husband suggested going out to eat tonight, I was not liking the idea. I’m really glad I agreed. Another great meal that didn’t disappoint. We were early so a bit slow but it picked up fast. Others had the...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Born and raised in Hays. We were regulars at Al’s Chickenette. Place has been in the same location since 1940s. Now that we retired to Texas, this is a place we return to when in town. I love the chicken fried chicken, my husband gets...More

Thank Roxie R
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We drive from KC to DENVER several times a year. We always stop at Al’s Chickenette. The quality is very good. Service was quick.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

If you want delicious, homemade llfrom scratch chicken, this is where you need to go! Everything is fresh and the staff is friendly!

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Eating here is like going to any other chicken restaurant, nothing worse, nothing better. The chicken is very good and fresh.

Thank Kris B
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Questions & Answers
14 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
  • E-mail
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