Oh My! Fried Chicken & Pickles at Jacob’s Pickles NYC!

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Always start with the house made biscuits & fixin’s!

With so many specialty cuisine spots opening up here in NYC lately it can be a bit dizzying to the average dining patron. With an exploding scene of gastropubs, craft beer joints, cocktail-centric spots, and terrific dining options there is no shortage of new places to discover. So much wonderful food and drink that having a gym membership is almost a requirement just to burn off all the extra delicious calories! One such spot that I am overdue in writing about here is Jacob’s Pickles on the Upper West Side. What’s not to like about this place? Sure, it’s a touch of Brooklyn hipster central located uptown on the UWS, but damn son, Jacob’s Honey Chicken and Pickles are da shizz!

If you have a hankering for good old-fashioned stick to your ribs comfort food then head on in and be sure to loosen up the belt or jeans top button. Always start with their freshly baked fluffy but dense biscuits & fixin’s that comes with house strawberry & orange preserves, clover honey, and organic butter. This in itself is a meal but just a warm-up for the gluttony to come. Oh yes, the honey chicken & pickles buttermilk fried chicken. Oh. Mah. Gawd! What you receive on your plate is a deceivingly fulling portion of finger licking good crispy buttermilk fried chicken slathered with clover honey and hot sour pickles. If they only offered a nap room with hammocks in the back after eating this. Zzzzzz………

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Love me some chicken, biscuits, and sides anytime!

Of course, any visit here should include a sampling of pickles. I love a good pickle and they do it up right here. From light and crispy fried pickles to about eight varieties served in pickle jars. Sours, dills, sweet, spicy, and more. Oh, and after all this if one can fit in a dessert check out the banana wafer pudding, fried Oreos and ice cream, or biscuit bread pudding. Yowza!

Can’t forget about the terrific cocktails on the menu to go along with a pretty nifty craft beer selection here that are American based. Enjoy a pint or two with your meal, and perhaps just go with a growler. They even have root beer on tap that comes from Abita, Sprecher, and Saranac!

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Fried pickles and dipping sauce. Yes, please!

Terrific atmosphere featuring a rustic woodsy decor and dim lighting to go along with an appealing friendly staff. Seems like it’s always busy here, and a bit loud, but we have never had to wait all that long to score a table for two. Weekends and prime dinner hours are the busiest for sure. Overall reasonable prices that won’t melt the credit card, but make you feel you also get your money’s worth.

Honey chicken & pickles buttermilk fried chicken. A side of cheese grits. Get in my belly!

Beer. Biscuits. Pickles. That’s comfort food to the max, and always worth a cheat day when it comes to your diet. If you’re a fried chicken lover and fan of pickles it’s worth a trip uptown or across town to sample the goods here. That bathing suit can wait on an extra few days of treadmill training. Burn baby burn.

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A craft beer and cocktail helps make life better.




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24 thoughts on “Oh My! Fried Chicken & Pickles at Jacob’s Pickles NYC!”

  1. Definitely comfort food. I think I’m one of the only people on the planet who hasn’t had fried pickles. I need to get out more . . .

  2. I love dill pickles, but I do not like the fried variety. I’ve tried them twice in two different locations and . . . yuck. But, buttered biscuits and fried chicken and craft beer? Sign me up! (And that is why you shall not ever see me in one of those swim suits I posted on my blog.)

    More good stuff today, Phil.

    Patricia Rickrode
    w/a Jansen Schmidt

  3. Biscuits! Real biscuits, not just a flat cookie that they call a biscuit here. And fried chicken that gets it! [moans] Some days you make me so homesick for the States…

  4. Hi Phil, no fried pickles for me, though I love the raw type, biscuits look nice, and one of my favorite foods in the world- love the fried chicken. Thanks for sharing a great place to stop in!

    1. Hey Peggy!

      We all love some good fried chicken, right? Well, unless you’re a vegan. Then I guess just pickles and biscuits for them. Either way sounds good.

  5. Lordy, that’s some supper rich vittles! It looks so good. I think I would not move off the couch for two hours afterwards. 🙂 We are getting a micro brewery opening in our village. I’m quite excited about it. They are already making brew and experimenting with flavors. I’m glad they are taking the plunge into getting a building.

    Thanks for visiting my blog during the A-Z challenge.

    1. Hey Cindy!

      Hope all is well. Yeah, it’s serious gut busting confort food! Very cool that there is a micro brewery opening by you. Try out all kinds of brews that way!

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