Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles was actually our first stop in Atlanta and it set the tone for the rest of our trip to the South. We arrived in Atlanta around 4:30pm and got to our hotel at about 6. After being up at 5:45am and being on a plane for four and a half hours and only eating plane food, you can say that we were pretty hungry. Lucky for us, Gladys Knight’s was only a walk away from our hotel.
The minute you walk in you are greeted by wall to wall pictures of the many celebs that have come in as well as the smell of delicious fried chicken. We take our seat and open up the menu to a world of southern hospitality. What to choose, what to choose?
Of course you cannot go to a chicken and waffles place without getting the chicken and waffles. Karen ordered the Midnight Train which comes with four jumbo chicken wings and a waffle. We got an extra side of mac and cheese too. This is one of their classics and as we looked around we saw literally half the restaurant with the same order. You can say that this is a fave and it tastes as good as it looks. Crispy outside and juicy inside with flavor to boot. Add the waffle and forget about it. Its a great combination.
As for me, I couldn’t choose. Catfish basket or smothered chicken? Why not both! That’s what I said. Starting with the catfish, wow! Crispy, crispy, crispy. I loved it. If I just got that, I would have been satisfied. But then I get the smothered chicken. I have never had smothered chicken before so I didn’t really know what to expect. What I experienced though, was food glorious food! Boneless fried chicken breast over rice and topped with yummy gravy. After this, I cannot imagine life without gravy.
Like I said earlier this was a great way to start out our Southern Food tour with many more great stops to come.
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Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles
529 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308