Portland's 3 favorite spots to score chicken on a budget

Portland's 3 favorite spots to score chicken on a budget
Basilisk | Photo: Kenny C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2020.

Looking to sample the best chicken around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable chicken sources in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Basilisk

Photo: N W./Yelp

Topping the list is Basilisk. Located at 820 N.E. 27th Ave. in Kerns, the chicken shop and New American spot is the highest-rated budget-friendly chicken spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 477 reviews on Yelp.

Basilisk serves up a slew of chicken-based treats, including the fried chicken sandwich with pickled cucumbers and cabbage slaw and the spicy chicken plate, served with Nashville-style hot sauce, pickled cucumbers and Texas toast.

2. Brother's Wings & Bings

Photo: Kim I./Yelp

Next up is West Portland Park's Brother's Wings & Bings, situated at 10075 S.W. Barbur Blvd., Suite 4. With 4.5 stars out of 144 reviews on Yelp, the fast food and Chinese spot, offering chicken wings and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

This spot offers a variety of chicken dishes — look for chicken fried rice, popcorn chicken and the teriyaki chicken, which comes with scrambled eggs, green onions, cilantro, cabbage and carrots.

3. Alberta Street Market

photo: jenny y./yelp

Alberta Street Market, a spot to score chicken wings and more in King, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 82 Yelp reviews. Head over to 909 N.E. Alberta St. to see for yourself.

Yelper Kevin W., who reviewed Alberta Street Market on Feb. 8, wrote, "Best wings in Portland. The hot sauce and ranch really make the chicken taste great."

Demitri R. noted, "When my coworkers said Jacks had good wings I said who? They brought me back a wing and it blew my mind. I had to experience it for myself. So off we went. It's a Portland staple."

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