Takadanobaba: Chicken
J.Chicken (Takadanobaba: Chicken)
Open 11am-midnight daily.
late: Open late
Sun: Open Sundays

The deep-fried whole chickens at this Shanghai-based chain are audibly crunchy, with a thick coating and succulent, juicy meat. Each order is customizable with your choice of flavorings like mala (spicy numbing Szechuan peppercorns with chili), cumin, garlic, black pepper, sweet plum, and barbecue. You can choose one or two extra flavorings when you place your order along with optional sauces like sweet chili and honey mustard.

If you don't want a whole bird, chicken is also available by the half-bird, by the piece, or in the form of chicken burgers, for here or to go. After you've ordered it will take around 15-20 minutes for your bird to be prepared. Drinks include several different bottled beers as well as sodas.

Whole chickens are Y1,980 each if you order at the shop. Delivery is also available through services like Demae-can. J.Chicken has other branches in Ueno, Koenji, Yokohama and Osaka.

Shinjuku-ku, Takadanobaba 2-9-1.

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Venue listing from Bento.com4 Star Rating: recommended