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Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

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123 Ewing Dr, Nashville, TN 37207-2960
+1 615-226-9442
14:00 - 04:00
Open now
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Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 04:00
Sat 14:00 - 04:00
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant after seeing it featured on "Man vs. Food". We got there around 8 p.m. It's a mom and pop restaurant. There were a lot of people there. It isn't very organized. There was an older gentleman sitting behind the counter watching television very loudly. He was not much help, but it didn't take... More 

Thank Cameel
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The line was wrapped around the door at opening. However it was definitely worth the wait. Thank you

Thank Te J
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 2.5 hrs. I ordered and left after being told how long it would take. Came back and wasn't ready. The South location isn't bad but this I'll never do again. The chicken is good but not great.

Thank T E
Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends came to pick us up from the airport and we made a straight B-line to Prince's. We wanted to try the hole in the wall place over the chain so we opted for Prince's over Hattie-B's. We noticed there were a ton of people inside but we were able to walk right up to order. Little did we... More 

Thank Lindsay D
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been very excited to try prince's hot chicken for a long time, Was disappointed that it didn't seem to me very special I had hot medium and plain. Don't get me wrong it was ok and nothing to complain about foodwise the potato salad was quite nice. The experience of going there was scary I felt like we... More 

Thank Hooleyh
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat our way through new cities trying all the native food so hot chicken was on our list. I stuck with mild which was yummy with the right amount of spice. Hubby got the 1X and was breathing fire! The experience is a part of the fun but be ready if you go above mild. Tasty fried chicken! Go... More 

Thank carolinagirls89
Kansas City, Missouri
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this Nashville landmark wanting to try the famous hot chicken of Nashville. We asked around and most of the cousins told us to go to Prince's over Hattie B's. First, let me say that the location is not the best as it is in an old strip mall. Parking is limited and you may have... More 

Thank Richard B
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hot does not sufficiently describe the heat that keeps every bit of your lips, tongue, mouth buzzing the entire meal. I like spicy food, and I wasn't brave enough to order the hottest sauce. Thanks goodness I didn't because I could enjoy my chicken without any discomfort. My husband on the other hand was sweating it...literally! No wonder they serve... More 

Thank Ces92
Nashville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Prince's Hot Chicken for the first time. And it was SO good! Their chicken is not dry like other places I visit in town. My friend and I got there 15 minutes after they opened and there was already a line that eventually grew outside to the sidewalk. I would recommend getting there early at opening if you... More 

Thank Matthew U
Leesburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Nashville. All I was told was to try Hot Chicken. So we asked around and were pointed to Princes. Wow what a shock! This was a strip mall dump. The only beverages sold were out of coke machines..... Uhmmm? Well I'm still game. We order medium "hot chicken" It comes out on slices of cheap lunch bread.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 04:00
14:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Ewing Dr, Nashville, TN 37207-2960
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-226-9442

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?