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Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South

3749 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-3172
+1 828-676-3222
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hot chicken” (21 reviews)
“chicken tenders” (16 reviews)
“pot pie” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3749 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-3172
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chicken to die for. My hubby always gets honey coated and me just plain jane. It's the best!!! Coleslaw and onion rings top it off

Thank Experience622068
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded today

Yay! We're so glad you both enjoyed your own customized chicken. And ya can't lose with onion rings... :) Thanks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on Saturday night and they were packed, a good sign. We were told at the order station we were looking at a 40 minute wait but I have to say it was worth. Had the fried tenders with hot seasoning along with coleslaw and...More

Thank Randall F
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Randall! We do get busy during peak lunch/dinner hours, but hope you'll be back again soon to enjoy that hot chicken!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I've always been pleased when eating at Rocky's. The food is outstanding and reasonably priced. The waitstaff is friendly. I like that you choose how spicy you want from not at all to outrageously hot. Definitely recommend!

Thank twiangel17
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

My husband drives for Uber and picked someone up at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack. Although we have lived in Asheville for six years, it's one place we had never tried. My husband asked his rider if it was good. This guy comes in from Chicago...More

Thank 323rebeccac
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks so much! We work hard to be efficient during those peak hours when folks line up out the door. We're glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 July 2018

The food was great and I was impressed with the quality. It is very busy all the time, but worth the wait.

Thank jakewild3
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Yay! Thanks!

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

3 adults; 2 teens and receipt was under $55! Went on WingsDay (Wednesday) and the wings were crispy and tasty. Collards were good too but we didn't like the mac/cheese. Mother had pot pie and she said it was very good.

Thank DaKisha P
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Glad to hear we came under your family budget! We love offering weekly specials and a little something for everyone. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Some of the best fried chicken in the Asheville area. The foo and the service are always very good. Two thumbs up!

Thank Brian D
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Wife and I wanted to try out Rocky Chicken 🐓, we had passed by it on numerous occasions. Our trip there was not to impressive we had to wait over 20 minutes for our order and it wasn’t busy on a Thursday before 5pm. My...More

Thank ivantleysr
Lynne C, Manager at Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback. We do hope you will give us another chance. We do our best to keep all "off days" to our "days off." :)

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Rocky's is always consistent. Honey mild chicken tenders is my go to, wife gets the pot pie. Brought in a group of 14 and all raved! The sides are all awesome and if you leave hungry there is no hope for you.

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

There is no one thing we do not like about Rocky's. Some of the best chicken I have ever had. Absolutely love the Mac and cheese bites! Staff and friendly and just all around rock! Great atmosphere! One of my favorite places to eat!!!

Thank travelingmom28792
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linrlock
17 March 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Property representative |
While we are not a "Certified Gluten Free" restaurant, there are a number of menu options that have gluten-free ingredients. All of our fried chicken is breaded, except for our wings, although they do share oil with breaded... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 14
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3749 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-3172
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: +1 828-676-3222
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Description
Serving deliriously good fried chicken and southern soul food, Rocky's prepares "hot" chicken with the spice level any way you like it from plain to extra hot. Using natural birds and quality ingredients in our made-from-scratch recipes, we offer delicious American classics like mac and cheese, corn pudding, and collard greens among many more. Mouthwatering desserts include banana pudding and coca cola cake. We make everything fresh, in small batches, for a difference you can taste! Nashville style hot chicken voted Mountain Xpress Best Fried Chicken 4 years in a row!
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