The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton

Categories: Seafood, Roadside Grill, Fast Food, Family Restaurant, Breakfast

Contact Information

809 N Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932

Phone: 252-482-4721

Hours of Operation

Sunday 6:30a.m. - 8:00a.m., Monday - Thursday 6:00a.m. - 8:00p.m., Friday - Saturday 6:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Open a half hour later during the Summer

Closed Thanksgiving, Chrismtas, and New Years

Meals served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Chicken Kitchen cooks good food fast. Located at 809 N. Broad Street in Edenton, the Chicken Kitchen attracts diners from long distances to eat their scrumptious breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Drive through service enables you to call ahead and pick up your meal.


  • Health Department Grade:  A
  • Credit Cards:  MasterCard, Visa
  • Attire:  Must have shirts and shoes
  • Handicap Accessible:  Yes
  • Price:  1.00 - 12.00
  • On Site Parking:  Yes
  • Take Out:  Yes
  • Good for Groups:  Yes
  • Gift Certificates:  Yes


The Chicken Kitchen has been serving people in Edenton and the surrounding area since 1971. It has been recommended as an excellent place to eat by the hotels, motels and inns in Edenton since then.  The Chicken Kitchen was the first restaurant around to cook a homemade biscuit breakfast in 1979. Due to the restaurant’s strong success, Chicken Kitchen opened a larger restaurant at their current location in 1982.

Chef Biography

The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton

Rhonda Fleetwood has been the general manager for The Chicken Kitchen for 31 years. Many of the staff members have worked at The Chicken Kitchen for 10 to 15 years. Everything at the Chicken Kitchen is cooked fresh. Eggs are cooked any way you like them.  All seafood is cooked to order. Homemade recipes perfected over the course of time are used for the biscuits, macaroni salad, cole slaw and the original fish and chips. These are made fresh daily. The breading for the chicken and seafood is homemade daily as well.

Owner Biography

The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton

Joe Bowles is the owner of The Chicken Kitchen in Edenton and a second successful Chicken Kitchen in Williamston. He learned that the town of Edenton was ready for a good fried chicken restaurant and he knew the restaurant business. He opened The Chicken Kitchen in Edenton in 1971 and after his initial success he opened The Chicken Kitchen in Williamston in 1972. Joe has a Master’s in Business Administration and was the Assistant to The President of Hardees before opening the Chicken Kitchen in Edenton.

Specialties & Additional Menu Options

  • No additional information available.


Average Rating for this Restaurant: 5 Stars based on 5 reviews
  1. The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton
    Rating: 5 Stars

    The food is good.

  2. The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton
    Rating: 5 Stars
    3 G's

    Good food, good service at a good price.

  3. The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton
    Rating: 5 Stars
    Less Moolah

    You get a good meal here for less money

  4. The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton
    Rating: 5 Stars
    I love chicken

    I love chicken and I love the chicken kitchen.

  5. The Chicken Kitchen - Edenton
    Rating: 5 Stars
    I have been coming here for 20 years

    I enjoy the food. I have been coming here for over 20 years.

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