Best Korean Fried Chicken Places that you should try!

I love fried chicken! Who doesn't? I know we all do! If you do love fried chicken then I have to add that Korean fried chicken is better than our usual fast food favorites. Why? It's flavorful! Let me share you some of my favorite Fried Chicken brands that you can try when you are in Manila!

Note: In Korean culture, they love Chimaek (Chicken and Maekju *means beer*)


BBQ Chicken and Beer

I had the chance to try this during an event and I have to say that they have great flavors! Some of which are their Cheese and Honey Butter flavors! The ones I tried were the chicken pop types so there's no bones! I think they weren't that active on social media so it's the first time for me to try their brand but I've known before that it is a huge hit in Korea.

Facebook Page: BBQ Chicken and Beer

Location
312 MANDALA PARK, SHAW BLVD
Mandaluyong, Philippines


Gangnam Wings

Gangnam Wings, (check on my review about Gangnam Wings here) a Korean restaurant in SM Megamall has mastered the creation of their chicken flavors that I instantly fell in love with and since the first time I tried it. You must try their spicy chicken! (It's not too spicy so even those who can't really eat spicy food can try it). Aside from their chickens, they have Korean buffet, samgyupsals, and bodaejigae. 

Facebook Page: Gangnam Wings

Location
The Megastrip Unit 1 - 114 UG/F Bldg. A, SM Megamall, 
Julia Vargas corner St. Francis, Ortigas Center


Oppa Chicken
I have tried this chicken restaurant quite a few times 'cause this is where my friends and I usually whenever we go to BGC. Yep, I already tried all the flavors and I have to say that you must try the Yangnyum, Snow Chicken and soy garlic. 

Facebook Page: Oppa Chicken

Locations
1. The Fort Entertainment Complex, 5th Ave corner 28th St, Bonifacio Global City
2. Ayala Malls Circuit, Olympia, Makati City
3. Shangri-La Plaza, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
4. Tiendesitas, Ugong, Pasig City



Noriter Chicken
While strolling in Ortigas, I saw this restaurant which says 'chicken and beer' so I tried it. Must try flavors are soy garlic and yangyeom chicken. I also love the idea that they give my favorite side dish and has buckets of beer that you can order! They do not have an active social media page but their chicken is must try!

Facebook Page: Noriter Chicken and Beer

Location
Caltex, Meralco Ave., Cor Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas,


24 Chicken
24 chicken (read my review on 24 chicken here) is a delivery joint in Metro Manila currently with 2 branches. They have the best chicken delivery I tried so far. Since they maintain the quality of their food and service, they only allow nearby areas for their deliveries but you can also pick up your orders in their store! Must try flavors are Jack Daniels and Yangnyeom.

Facebook Page: 24 chicken

Locations
1. 2472 Leon Guinto Street, Manila
2. Crown Galleria, P. Noval corner Dapitan, Sampaloc Manila


Kyochon

Remember the Lee Min Ho fan meeting brought by Kyochon? That's when I started trying their chicken and true enough, the taste has been brought from Korea going here to the Philippines. It's perfect with rice and/or beer!

Facebook Page: Kyochon Philippines

Locations
SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
Robinsons Place Manila, Ermita, Manila
Main Mall, SM Mall of Asia, Mall of Asia Complex (MOA)


Kkokko

There was once a hype for their cheese fondue and this claimed their fame for it. When we tried Kko Kko, they have this huge platter with onion rings, fries, cheese, bread and chicken which is my favorite on their menu! Moreover, they serve some banchan like Kimchi together with it! Soy garlic chicken is a must try!

Facebook Page: Kko Kko

1. The Sapphire Bloc, Ortigas, Pasig City
2. UP Town Center, Diliman, Quezon City
3. Market! Market!, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
4. Festival Mall, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa City
5. 67 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
6. 2nd floor, Paseo Center, Salcedo Village, Makati City
7. Central Garden, Ground floor, Ayala Fairview Terraces, Novaliches, Quezon City
8. Trinoma Mall, Bagong Pag-Asa, Quezon City
9. Kia Theatre, Cubao, Quezon City

Bonchon Chicken
Known for being Sandara's favorite chicken -- Bonchon claimed its road to fame for having their crispy Korean style fried chicken at an affordable and competitive price. They often release numerous chicken dishes that fits Filipinos taste and this has gained them more popular in the Philippines. Must try flavors are

Facebook Page: Bonchon Philippines

Locations
They have plenty of branches in Metro Manila and most of them can be found inside the malls!


Ella's Recommendations

1. I know there would be some who'll wonder which among these is my favorite. I can't exactly rank them because I love them all. Each of them has their own character and is perfect with other dishes from each restaurants menu so if you'll gonna ask me-- I could only say all.

2. Price range is usually between 200-600 pesos for 6 pcs but if you are trying it with other items, they usually go with meal sets. I prefer meal sets if you are eating with your family and friends.

3. Some of the photos were borrowed online as I didn't get to take photos of everything that I tried before. Nevertheless, I have been or have tried these joints numerous times already. :)

Let me know your thoughts about the ones on the list! Or you may also add your favorite joints by sharing it with us in the comment section.

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