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Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack

1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
+1 828-575-2260
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hot chicken” (61 reviews)
“corn pudding” (34 reviews)
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1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
Neighbourhood: Five Points
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of Rocky's meat free chicken option. You can get it on a bun or as a platter. The sides are also extremely tasty! I like the fries and the onion rings, but the fried okra and other options are also tasty....More

Thank KellyAnneBlount
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love chicken, but are ready for extra ordinary chicken with a kick, enter Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack. A wide variety of flavors are waiting for you to come try. If heat is not your thang, get nothin but a chicken wang. They've got...More

Thank ANCBanker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drive over an hour each way to eat here. Come with am appetite you'll need it. Huge wings cooked to perfection, fantastic sweet potato casserole. Corn pudding is to die for too. Don't be surprised if there's a line. Trust me it's worth waiting...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried Rocky's after reading reviews. Found it nice and crunchy, but over salted. Collard greens had too many stems in it. Mashed potatoes were creamy, but had huge pieces of skin in them, not my favorite. Not bad chicken, but I've had better. With all...More

Thank Beverly K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken to die for, mac and cheese and corn pudding I'll crave till I can get here again. Love places that pay attention to super tasty side order items. Low key place. Super clean with friendly staff. A must go when in Asheville!

Thank pbminn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate lunch with my wife, she had the chicken pot pie and I had the rotisserie chicken. Top notch as always.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big meaty pieces of chicken literally dripping with hot flavor- drooling yet? Rocky's is always a go-to for us in Asheville. If you like it spicy, start with the medium and work your way up from there.. You'll thank me for the advice :) A...More

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love hot food and this may be my new favorite. Fortunately or unfortunately it is 2 hours from my house. Better left for special occasions or driving through. Other food is great there too. Staff is very nice.

Thank 800BarbaraH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable evening with family. We sat out on the deck. The chicken was very spicy--like we prefer. We loved the mac and cheese, okra, sweet potato fries, and cheese grits.

Thank EdnComputerTeacher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a day trip to Asheville area. Very good spicy fried chicken, but I was a bit disappointed on the pricing. See the picture of what I ordered: large chicken breast sandwich, collard greens, sweet potato casserole, and a drink was...More

Thank Ron T
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Could we get delivery for a wedding at Olivette? It would be just chicken, our folks would set it up and serve it along with other food we're making there.
3 July 2016|
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Response from ncwalkergirl | Reviewed this property |
HI. Tripadvisor asked me to answer your question so I called Rocky's West(828 575-2260 Patton Ave) and and they said Layla does catering and they do deliver through a third party - used to be Valent Gourmet name change... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-2260
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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!