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The 5 Best Chicken Dinners In Tualatin

Chicken Wings - Tualatin Station Bar & Grill

You can’t have a list with the best chicken dinner anywhere without including the beloved chicken wing.

Like the best wings anywhere, these come in several unique and tasty flavors to fit any craving. What sets these apart from all the rest though is just how wide a variety of flavors they come in.

Spicy buffalo chicken wings at Tualatin Station Bar and Grill

Tualatin Station offers up the classics like buffalo and BBQ for those wanting what they know they love. But for those wanting to try something new, they also have the flavors: Spicy Thai, Parmesan Garlic, and even Chipotle Blackberry.

You’ll find this in the small plates section of the menu meaning you can share it, enjoy it as a light meal, or add a side of fries, chili, or soup for a heartier meal. To round it all out, grab a brew or a cocktail and enjoy the games playing on the TV’s with your friends.

18770 SW Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin, OR 97062

Monday-Sunday 11am-11pm

Spicy Crispy Chicken - Joe’s Burgers

Joe’s is the perfect place to get a retro diner style meal with a modern twist.

While they are named for their burgers, their chicken sandwich is a lesser recognized gem. The Spicy Crispy Chicken has a breaded piece of fried chicken, which is cooked from raw and never pre-cooked, with bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, jalapenos, and a house-made sriracha ranch.

Fried chicken sandwich at Tualatin burger place

While any burger can have chicken substituted for the beef patty, this is the classic on the menu with good reason. It has the perfect balance for those that love the flavor that spice provides without making it inaccessible hot.

Joe’s serves up quick and fast retro style meals without ever sacrificing quality. Much of what they serve is locally sourced as they are a small chain with only a handful of locations in oregon.

7409 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard, OR 97224

Sunday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-8pm

Tenders - Dave’s Hot Chicken

It would be neglectful to talk about the incredible chicken dinners of Tualatin without mentioning Dave’s Hot Chicken.

Offering sliders and tenders, this place has the no-frills chicken fix for you. Their tenders in particular are the perfect thing for those craving chicken strips but want to spice it up a bit.

Spicy chicken tenders from local restaurant

The chicken can be made to your specific spice desire. From the lowest which is plain chicken tenders to the hottest on the scale which they call the Reaper tenders, they have something for all spice lovers no matter how hot you like it. The scale includes 7 levels of heat to truly offer as wide a range as possible to cater to all their customers.

Served with a side of fries and Dave’s sauce, this may be one of your new favorites chicken fixes. And if all that wasn’t enough, they do sell sides of mac and cheese which pairs perfectly with the insane heat the tenders can deliver.

7715 SW Nyberg St. Tualatin, OR 97062

Sun-Thur: 11am-11pm

Fri & Sat: 11am-12am

Which Came First Sandwich - Ancestry Brewing

This one's for all the buffalo lovers out there. This buffalo fried chicken sandwich takes the classic to a whole new level.

The hand-breaded chicken breast is fried, tossed in a sweet and spicy brown sugar buffalo sauce. This is then topped with cheddar, a fried egg, lettuce, red onion, and of course, a healthy amount of blue cheese dressing.

Fried chicken sandwich from Tualatin, Oregon restaurant

It’s the kind of sandwich that will instantly leave you knowing it’ll be a new craving of yours. The traditional elements of a buffalo fried chicken sandwich, the buffalo, blue cheese, and red onion, are elevated with the introduction of the brown sugar in the buffalo sauce and the fried egg on top.

There’s nothing quite like it anywhere else which makes it an Ancestry Brewing instant classic. Also it pairs incredibly well with many of the beers they make in house.

20585 SW 115th Ave, Tualatin, OR 97062

Mon: Closed

Sun, Tues, Wed: 11:30am-8pm

Thurs-Sun: 11:30am-9pm

Kalbi Chicken- Roxy’s Island Grill

Switching it up from the mainland style chicken meals above, Roxy’s Island Grill has the Hawaiian-Korean fusion flavors to take you away.

The menu is loaded with delicious chicken dishes. From the chicken katsu to the shoyu chicken, there's a flavor and style for everyone. The chicken dish Roxy’s is known for though is their kalbi chicken.

Hawaiian-Korean fusion food in Tualatin, Oregon

This Korean-style BBQ is made with honey and garlic and a bit of shoyu and tastes incredible. Served typically with a side of white rice and Hawaiian-style macaroni salad and with good reason. These sides perfectly balance the bright flavors on the Kalbi chicken and deliver a palette cleanser so that every new bit of chicken tastes like the first.

Roxy’s offers a unique flavor palette by blending the island flavors of Hawaii with the East-Asian flavors of Korean cuisine. The result is a delightful culinary experience that just makes sense.

8290 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin, OR 97062

Monday-Friday 11am-8pm, Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11:30am-6pm

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