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Cookies Country Chicken in Ballard: Seattle's Fried Chicken Sanctuary

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    Shane Daugherty
Inside of Cookies Country Chicken in Ballard, Seattle

Nestled in the bustling neighborhood of Ballard lies a gem that chicken aficionados swear by - Cookies Country Chicken. It's not just a place; it's a rite of passage for anyone proclaiming to know Seattle's food scene.

Unparalleled Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Each sandwich at Cookies Country Chicken tells a story of perfection. From the meticulously fried golden crust to the tender, flavorful meat within, they've turned the humble chicken sandwich into an art form. The true genius, however, lies in their spice gradient. Whether you prefer a mild, flavorful caress or a fiery, passionate embrace, there's a sandwich waiting to match your desired heat level.

Not Just About the Chicken: The Sauce Spectrum

Their sauce selection is a testament to their culinary dedication. From tangy to spicy, smoky to sweet, every sauce complements the chicken, elevating the sandwich experience. It's this attention to detail that makes Cookies Country Chicken more than a mere eatery—it's an experience.

French Fries: The Perfect Sidekick

And what's a good sandwich without the right side? Their French fries, crisp and golden, are the Robin to the chicken sandwich's Batman. Each fry stands tall, holding its own in the world of fried magnificence.

Wrapping It Up

Ballard has always been known for its vibrant food scene, and Cookies Country Chicken amplifies that reputation. For those who seek more than just a meal, for those who yearn for an experience, this is the place. Because at Cookies Country Chicken, every bite is a story, every flavor, a memory.

What People Are Saying In Google Reviews

William Gao

William Gao

June 29, 2023

Got the chicken sandwich, two pieces of dark piece, and the mac&cheese and mashed potato (mashed taters & chicken gravy). For the meat we got 3 stars of spicy, which is cayenne. From what I can tell on the recipe the spicy added $1.50 extra per piece which I did not know from the menu. The spice is only on the skin and very dry kind of heat. Meat was good, sides were good. I wasn’t mind blown but it wasn’t bad either. Service was excellent!! No complaints. Atmosphere was very cool and eccentric with lots of different chicken decor spread throughout the restaurant. Comfortable seats and open spaces.



July 26, 2023

Oh my goodness. This place is amazing. The food is delicious. The small beer/cider/etc selection is on point. If you like spicy, this place can go spicy. Actual spicy that will have you break a sweat. You don’t have to add spice though. You can just enjoy the delicious chicken/food. So far the best chicken I’ve had in Seattle.

Jeff Whang

Jeff Whang

July 10, 2023

I love having this in Ballard. Every time I’ve had fried chicken here it’s been moist and not dried out. Orders take awhile to come out (5-10 min) which to me is a good thing, I don’t want my chicken under a heat lamp. I recently went for national fried chicken day which meant specials during lunchtime, but all the other times they’ve been equally kind, clean and delicious. I do spice level 4, I’d equate it to right around the Bul Dak (fire chicken) noodles. Pretty spicy but no pain. 5 would be pain and I have a very high spice desire. Owner says he can also do a 6 but it’s not on the menu.

Getting There

Stay hungry, my friends, and remember: life's too short for bad food,

Shane Daugherty