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14 of the best crispy chicken sandwiches Victoria has to offer


When it comes to crispy chicken sandwiches, people can be picky. 

Thick buttermilk breading or a light cornflake crust? Pickles or no pickles? Spicy or mild? 

Everyone has their own preferred combination. 

Thankfully, the city is full of restaurants putting their own creative spin on the crispy chicken sandwich!

Reddit user u/beesmadehoney78 has been on the hunt, asking for the public’s help in finding Victoria’s best fried chicken sandwich.

Let’s discover 14 of the best crispy chicken sandwiches Victoria has to offer: 

Jones Bar-B-Que

Jones’ Big Crunch Sandwich includes a fried chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, pickles and special sauce. 

  • Location: 1725 Cook Street
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday

Part & Parcel 

Part and Parcel’s Kamut Fried Chicken sandwich is topped with slaw, cilantro and chili garlic mayo. You can also make it Nashville spicy for an additional dollar!  

  • Location: 2656 Quadra Street
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday

Smoke & Anchor

The Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich is served on a brioche bun and topped with coleslaw, pickled onion, tomato, greens, BBQ sauce and lemon sriracha aioli.

  • Location: Unit B#1, 1 Dallas Road, Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Sunday


Deadbeetz’ Breaded Chicken Burger comes with house made Dill pickles, lettuce and chipotle mayo. For an extra dollar you can make it Nashville hot!

  • Location: 1950D Oak Bay Avenue
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday

Big Wheel Burger

Big Wheel’s Big Crunch Burger is a fan favourite. The burger is made with locally sourced chicken and buttermilk ranch.

  • Location: 341 Cook Street, #210 172 Wilson Street and #703 771 Vernon Avenue
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday

The Hive Eatery

The Hive’s Cornflake Chicken Burger is made of cornflake battered chicken breast and is topped with spicy buttermilk ranch sauce, lettuce, tomato, and red onion.

  • Location: 1275 Fairfield Road
  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Heron Rock Bistro

Heron Rock Bistro’s Fried Chicken Burger is served on a freshly baked bun with fried chicken, homemade bread and butter pickles and spicy aioli. 

  • Location: 435 Simcoe Street
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday

My Chosen Cafe

My Chosen Cafe offers two crispy chicken burgers!

The Crispy Chicken Breast Burger is house battered and deep fried with cheddar cheese, mayo and BBQ Sauce. 

The Crispy Chicken Chipotle Burger is house battered, deep fried and topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, onion tanglers, mayo and chipotle sauce. 

  • Location: 4492 Happy Valley Road
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Brown’s Social House

Brown’s Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich is topped with bacon, jack cheddar cheese, charred jalapeño ranch, iceberg lettuce and tomato. 

  • Location: 109-3680 Uptown Boulevard, 809 Douglas Street and 783 Goldstream Avenue
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday and Sunday

Jam Cafe

Jam Cafe has two buttermilk fried chicken burgers!

The King Chicken Sandwich is topped with cheddar, sugar-cured bacon, tomato, greens and chipotle aioli. 

The Flying Buffalo Sandwich is topped with sugar-cured bacon, crispy onions, tomato, greens and blue cheese aioli. 

  • Location: 542 Herald Street
  • Hours: 8 a.m to 3 p.m., Monday to Sunday

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