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Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack

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1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
+1 828-575-2260
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and customer service even better. If I am ever in the are I will try again. Sunday Brunch was the best.

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Thank larry w
New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tender are delicious. I got medium sauce and it was a perfect amount of spice. The mac and cheese and fried okra was delicious as well! Highly recommend stopping here for a local and neat bite to eat!

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Thank James S
Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chicken was unimpressive. Fatz right down the road was quite a bit better. Pile onto that the fact that this place has a no firearms sign, and it all adds up to taking my money elsewhere next time.

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Thank styx84
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizza place up the street was closed but I had just passed this awesome looking chicken place that just seem to becon me. Rocky's was win as soon as we got out of the car. Smelled amazing! I went high mid on the heat, and it was plenty spicy but SO flavorful! The fries were some kind of perfection... More 

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Thank James D
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

What a great review! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us (and with the TripAdvisor world). We love your comment: Simple but slammin! That gave us big smiles! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Me and my husband stopped by on our anniversary week break. We don't have one of these around where we live. the ranch is amazing - brought 2 pints back home with us - chicken was spicy good but a little salty.

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Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in! We hope you'll come back the next time you're in town! More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Busy place but lots of places to sit. Service was fast and chicken was served hot. Sides were good. Nice atmosphere for a little chicken joint.

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Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've tried three or four levels of heat here at Rocky's and am working upward. My favorite, in terms of flavor, is still one of the lowest in the tier. I like hot foods but expect the flavor to match it and in a way balance it. I'm curious to see if I find the higher heat recipes equally delicious... More 

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Thank tallenarts
Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We truly appreciate hearing from you AND that you share your experience! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

i had my mouth set on this chicken!!! i was told it is VERY spicy so proceed with caution. the mild has very little spice so stick with that if you cant handle much spice. i had the chicken tenders and waffle. you only get one waffle and three tenders which is a good size portion. i have had better... More 

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Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate hearing from you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack on the south side of Asheville is definitely one of my favorite places to eat! They have a great vegetarian option and my husband loves the honey fried chicken! Desert and drink options are good and when the weather is nice, you can sit outside in a roofed off area. Kelly Anne Blount USA TODAY Bestselling... More 

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Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

met some folks for a chat @ Rocky's. My SO had been before, and liked it. Had the fried chicken, 2nd lowest spice level, loved the breading, but next time I'm going to NO spice!! Even though I like hot foods, level 2 was a bit more than I liked, although finger lickin' good ;) Can't imagine what the hotter... More 

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Lynne C, Manager at Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-2260
Description
Serving deliriously good fried chicken and southern soul food, Rocky's prepares "hot" chicken with the spice level any way you like it from plain to extra hot. Using natural birds and quality ingredients in our made-from-scratch recipes, we offer delicious American classics like mac and cheese, corn pudding, and collard greens among many more. Mouthwatering desserts include banana pudding and coca cola cake. We make everything fresh, in small batches, for a difference you can taste!

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