University Store: (336) 767-1676
Akron Store: (336) 767-1675
Catering: (336) 766-3881
Hickory Store: (828) 855-1333

Our "TOP SECRET" family recipe is the key to chicken that's 

"Not Greasy"

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Winston-Salem's Original Fried Chicken that's not Greasy

Craving for tasty, fried chicken that's tender and juicy but not greasy? Look no further than Mountain Fried Chicken, the number one family-style restaurant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Serving the most delicious, fall-off-the-bone fried chicken in the Piedmont Triad, we bring you home-style chicken dishes with a choice of 14 different vegtables! Don't believe us? Visit any of our locations and try our famous fried chicken and our original "Winston wings" today! "It's not greasy"

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At our family restaurant, we bring you homestyle delectable dishes in a cozy casual atmosphere. A dining experience like no other.
(336) 767-1676

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Mountain Fried Chicken's Story

Family-friendly restaurant Mountain Fried Chicken in Winston Salem, North Carolina, has been serving lip-smacking fried chicken and wings in the Piedmont Triad since 1986.  Offering a casual dining experience, this family-owned restaurant serves all-American dishes that'll remind you of home.  We currently have four stores in the area with our team ready to serve you with a smile.

Mountain Fried Chicken has been operating for more than three decades under the guidance of our founder, Charlie Taylor, known to the locals as "Chicken Charlie".  With our experience and expertise in the food industry, we have steadily grown from a humble diner to three full-size restaurants.  In fact, we are celebrating 35 years of monumental mountain goodness, and we hope you join us for many more. 

With our success, we do not forget to give back to the community.  We've achieved this by contributing to charity programs, and supporting causes we believe in such as: youth programs, community outreach, cancer/diabetes research, and our Armed Forces Veterans.  In addition, as a member of the Rotary Club of Clemmons™, District 7690, since 1998, we are long-time sponsors of programs like the "Rotary Hand-in-Hand" project at Agape Faith Church.  We were also a contributor of the "CP3" Winston-Salem's Weekend Church Social.

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Received the Award for Best Chicken in Town from Smitty's Notes Multiple Years Running

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Address 1: 5954 University Parkway, Winston Salem, NC 27105
Address 2: 507 Akron Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27105
Address 3: 1263 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602

Mail Forwarding Address
PO Box 1069, Clemmons, NC 27012

Proudly Serving the Piedmont Triad, with a Focus on Winston Salem in North Carolina

Franchised Locations
Owner and Operator of the Hickory Location:
Kyle Pope
J K Roy's, Inc.

(336) 767-1676 (University Store)
(336) 767-1675 (Akron Store)
(828) 855-1333 (Hickory Store)

Hours of Operation
University,  and Hickory Branch:
Monday – Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Akron Drive Branch:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Office Manager:
Catering Director and University Store Manager:
Akron Store Manager:

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