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"If The Colonel Had Our Recipe, He'd Be A Gen"

Business Description
Dinah's Chicken is owned and operated by the Pearson Family since 1967. Dinah's Fried Chicken has received critical acclaim over the years as a superior food product. Many years of research and experience in blending a variety of different flours, herbs & spices has made our "ORIGINAL RECIPE" the best kept secret in town. Our fresh (never frozen), plump young chickens are fried to a golden brown...and are FREE FROM COOKING OILS! Our specially developed process of cooking seals in all the succulent flavors. Dinah's Fried Chicken is so scrumptious, you can eat it either hot or cold!
Hours

Regular Hours

Services/Products
*Chicken *Dining Room *Take Home *Group Catering
Price Range
$$$$
Neighborhood
Tropico
Categories
Take Out Restaurants, Caterers, Restaurants
Other Information

Cuisines: Caterers, Take Out

Price Range : Above Average

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azach902

03/02/2011

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Overall
Old School In The Best Way

Going here is like stepping back in time. I feel the decor may not have been changed in decades, but it's clean. The fried chicken is why you should come. Everything else is fine, but for a change of pace from the chain chicken places, it's Dinah's all the way.

onedesigner

11/04/2010

Overall
A Good Local Place for Fried Chicken

I like Dinah's chicken. It really doesn't seem greasy, and it tastes great. It's great when we don't have time to cook dinner and I can just stop by there real quick to pick up chicken to go. We never order any side dishes so I can't comment on those, but the chicken is delicious!

Kevin O.

10/26/2010

Overall
Juicy with Mediocre Flavor

Heard some good things about this place so I thought I would bring home one of the family meals. Ten pieces of chicken and two pint size sides. We got mash potatoes with gravy and coleslaw. The chicken was juicy but the flavor was light. Not like KFC or Roscoe's, where there is more flavor in the batter. The coleslaw was good, it has pineapple that adds nice flavor, but there were too many pieces so the texture and tanginess became overwhelming. The mash potatoes were clearly potato flakes, so nothing special there. Gravy was the white kind and good. Overall, when in the mood for fried chicken, there's better places to go.

FoodExpert7

08/22/2009

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Overall
Dinah's is a great ""retro-style"" experience

It's kitschy and cute. They have mini-pies that are delicious.
Muuuch better than KFC!!!!

Leyvaman

03/20/2009

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Overall
Great Chicken n Shrimp

Dinah's is definitely a favorite place of mine. I'm a fried chicken lover, and this place ranks at the top of my list. Not too greasy and good flavor! I'm not a fan of their fried fish, or their gizzards, but their shrimp...wow, if you haven't tried them, you should- they won't dissapoint. Their sides are ok, but it's the other stuff that makes me come back, again and again.

RominHawk

01/24/2008

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Overall
Terrible First Experience

I've been living within 2 miles of this restaurant for the last 20 plus years; never tried them before -- the place never attracted me. End of 2007, Glendale News Press published Glendale?s best businesses, etc. and Dinah's were listed as one of the best. A week later I gave them a try; walked in, put in my order for about 5 people -- spent close to $29.00; took the food home very excited to eat the best. It was a burned, soggy, chicken parts, the fish sticks .. fishy and no great taste; the shrimps OK. One of the chicken boxes had a curly hair inside. It was a disgusting experience. I'll never go their, ever again.

Very very disappointed

nmtjg

01/28/2007

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Little Miss Sunshine loves it!!

If it's good enough for Little Miss Sunshine it's good enough for me. I saw the bucket on the dinner table in the Movie. The next time I'm in Southern Cal it will be the first on my must eat places! I have eaten more fried chicken than most people on the planet, and consider myself a fried chicken expert

flacasandra

12/22/2006

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Overall
Great chicken, tasy, simple and homey

Love this place. I lived in LA for several years before moving to Nor. Calif and I always try to eat here when I can. Its a wonderfully simple place to get something that tastes homemade and delicous. I love the location and the decor. We most often ordere the food for take out - for work or family get togethers. The coleslaw is great and the pineapple potato salad is a refreshing version. Check it out, you wont be disappointed.

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