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Chirping Chicken

355 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10024 40.781649 -73.979362
at 77th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-787-6631 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, BBQ
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    5 out of 10

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Official Website

chirpingchickennyc.com

Hours

Daily, 10am-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 72nd St.

Prices

$5.99-$10.99

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Delivery after 10pm

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

40th St. to 110th St., Madison Ave. to Riverside Dr.

Profile

In a high-ceilinged, brightly lit corner space, Chirping Chicken serves up huge portions of haphazard BBQ platters to bustling locals craving cheap, filling grub. Customers place their orders at the busy counter and take a seat at one of the dozen mismatched wood tables, where Styrofoam plates piled high with grilled meats and starchy sides arrive within seconds of ordering. Speed comes at a price here, though; most dishes taste dried out by a strong heat lamp. Huge portions of crisp-broiled chicken breasts and legs bear a salty, herb-infused skin, but the meat is bland and dehydrated, while the bits of beef clinging to the BBQ ribs are rubbery and unyielding. Sides don’t help—pita is straight from a bag, and salads are composed of watery iceberg lettuce. The orders keep coming, though; in the early evenings the joint is filled with toddlers and their harried parents and undergrads on bargain dinner dates. In the wee hours of the morning, revelers stream in to staunch their hangovers.

Recommended Dishes

Baked sweet potato, $2.99

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