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The Chicken Inn

541 E Hendricks St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1752
+1 317-392-6088
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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541 E Hendricks St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1752
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to the Chicken Inn as an alternative to KFC. Was promptly greeted as soon as I walked in the door. Service was quick and the staff were very friendly and pleasant. Chicken was OK, not spicy enough for me as I tend to enjoy...More

Thank Jss1956
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This place is self proclaimed to be the best chicken in town. I would disagree. Small portions of overcooked chicken that tasted like the grease was old. Did not finish the meal that was just warm when served. Kentucky Fried Chicken was across the street...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped here after it was recommended by a local resident. The chicken fried steak was the best I've had in over 20 years! They have great prices and plentiful portions of hearty food. Was just what we needed after spending 6 hours at a...More

Thank DapperWeim
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had not been there in a while; last visit took forever and food was cold. This time food was out in a decent amount of time, food was hot, and all was well even at peak dinner time Friday evening with people standing to wait...More

1  Thank FarmRunner
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had take out from this place and it was amazing. The fried chicken is very tasty, and we also enjoyed very much the fried biscuits with apple butter. We would definitely go back to Chicken Inn if we are back in Shelbyville.

Thank Anca E
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This place is marvelous! The food is outstanding, it's the best chicken around, and this is a fried chicken specialty area! Mashed potatoes and gravy are awesome...scrumptious peach cobbler! You have to try this restaurant...the service is great too!

Thank Angie D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Super moist chicken! Friendly staff and fast service. Sides were pretty good not outstanding. The apple butter was very good and an interesting idea to serve with the sweet potato fries. We were just eating light but the deserts looked good.

Thank kmoore5716
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Good chicken and tenderloins. The tenderloins are big enough for two people to share . Nice family restaurant

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch after reading the good reviews on this site. The fried chicken was ok, nothing to write home about, but good nonetheless. We also tried the Sugar Cream pie after reading about it here. Not sure how to rate this. It...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Chicken Inn has a really good pork tenderloin. Enjoy them every time I go there. Their daily lunch specials are also excellent.

Thank 450dedef
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 E Hendricks St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1752
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-392-6088
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