King Daddy's Chicken and Waffle

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 39 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dedicated Kitchen Space + 6 more
93% of 29 votes say it's Celiac friendly

444 Haywood Rd #101, Asheville, NC 28806 Directions

(828) 785-1690
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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 21, 2017

    This place is amazing! The staff is very knowledgeable and attentive, and they were quick to tell us that they were gluten-less because there is flour in the restaurant, but they have a separate fryer and utensils. We haven't had fried chicken in 5 years, so what a treat to be able to eat it again! Seriously delicious!!Just go eat here! You won't be sorry. Even the grilled chicken was delicious. Well done, King Daddy's!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 08, 2017

    Delicious gluten free waffle. Friendly staff. They call it “gluten less” because apparently it’s not legal to say gluten free unless you are a certified gluten free kitchen.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 13, 2017

    Absolutely amazing! GF chicken n waffles are the best I've ever had. The staff is very knowledgeable and half the kitchen is dedicated GF. You have to try this!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 03, 2017

    Phenomenal! Celiacs rejoice! Best fried chicken and waffles since husband got diagnosed 2 years ago! He wants to move to Asheville, it's that good!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    July 22, 2017

    Just ate the most awesome fried chicken I have eaten in years! Waffles are yummy too. They forewarn you that there is a lot of flour in the air and if you are super sensitive you might not want to eat there. But I have experienced no ill effects & I usually know right away when I get glutened.

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    5 rating Not celiac friendly
    July 20, 2017

    I had the GF fried boneless chicken and cornbread waffle with fried cinnamon apples on top. It was absolutely delicious. Best GF fried chicken (better than my own!). My non-GF partner had the grilled chicken sandwich. He raved about his food, too! Fun in-door and out-door atmosphere, friendly, and knowledgeable staff. Staff did warn about possibility of cross-contamination, but they do have a dedicated fryer and work space.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 19, 2017

    Fried chicken was amazing. The waffle was okay, but gummy. Recommend one of the amazing sides with your chicken instead of the waffle! Brit was knowledgeable, friendly, and gave us great recommendations for other places to try.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 14, 2017

    Best GF fried chicken ever!!!!!!!! GF waffles are huge and tasty, but very heavy. GF fried green tomatoes ... AWESOME!

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    July 05, 2017

    High ratings on FindMeGlutenFree. Tried out as visiting Asheville. Waiter & manager sounded knowledgeable. Tested appetizer Gluten-less fried chicken livers. Tested positive on my Nima tester. Manager replied "though they have designated section, regular flour can fly around kitchen." Cancelled subsequent entree order. They were accommodating--not charged for anything.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 01, 2017

    Great fried chicken, waffles, and hush puppies! We got the GF fried chicken breasts, since it was a 25 min wait for the other fried chicken. One of the few times my kids have been excited about eating out since being diagnosed with celiac. They have a dedicated fryer which is nice. I do eat less fried food being celiac, but I sure enjoy the opportunities I get to eat fried food safely. Would definitely recommend.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    June 24, 2017

    Best celiac friendly breakfast I've had!!! Chicken n waffles and fried green tomatoes were amazing!!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 19, 2017

    Wow! Amazing fried chicken and the gluten free waffles were so good together. A great place and super nice staff.

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    5 rating
    April 28, 2017

    That fried chicken! Omg. Nice waitstaff, cool Atmosphere, superb gf food, dedicated fried, great experience

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    5 rating
    April 05, 2017

    Absolutely excellent gluten free chicken and waffles. Good selection of handmade mixed drinks. Highly recommended if you're even close to Asheville.

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    5 rating
    March 27, 2017

    Wow!!! Get some GF fried chicken and waffles now!! Full bar too!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 16, 2017

    Enjoyed the fried chicken and gf waffles with a side of collard greens. Very delicious. Knowledgeable staff. No issues. I have celiac and am very sensitive to gluten and c/c but I didn't get sick after dining here.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    January 09, 2017

    Great gluten free options and everyone is very knowledgeable about food allergies!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 01, 2016

    GF waffle is tasty, but heavy. Don't make my mistake and be sure to only order the half waffle size. The chicken is a tad bit oily, but hot and moist. Overall, enjoyed getting this treat.

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    5 rating
    November 12, 2016

    Delicious fried chicken and waffle! Will be back next time I'm in Asheville.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 16, 2016

    Really good gf fried chicken and waffles.

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    5 rating
    October 13, 2016

    This place was so awesome we went here twice on our week long vacation to Asheville. I only got the GF friend chicken once though...just can't do that much fried. It was delicious though, as was the Belgian waffle. My non-GF boyfriend also LOVED everything he got.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 24, 2016

    Oh my goodness. GF Waffles and GF fried chicken- I'm in heaven! Delicious!!!!' Too early to see if we react. The staff is so knowledgeable and they take it very seriously, so I'm confident. So good.

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    5 rating
    August 20, 2016

    Food was great and safe. My wife didn't get sick. They are busy and a bit slow; but totally worth the wait.

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    5 rating
    August 14, 2016

    Good fried chicken in dedicated fryer, gluten (and dairy) free waffle, and fries (tasted like fair fries). Certainly not healthy but tasty and a nice treat.

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    August 11, 2016

    Drove 2 hours to eat here for my birthday and was a little disappointed. Our server was nice, but seemed to lack people skills. The food was bland. I was so excited for gluten free fried chicken. It was sort of dry, and really had no flavor. The sweet potato hush puppies are decent, but are terrible reheated. The fries are good. My husband had some wings and said they were the worst he'd ever had. Thankful to be able to eat at ease, but as we Celiacs say.... gluten free doesn't have to be taste free.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 02, 2016

    I had gf fried chicken, gf waffle, and a side of gf sweet potato hush puppies. It was the BEST food I've had in a long time. Being gf for 23 years, I've never been able to have hush puppies until my visit here. Great prices too. My bill came to $15.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 24, 2016

    Amazing!!! I ate well and didn't have to worry about my celiac. They took good care of me and the food is wonderful... I cannot wait to go back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 10, 2016

    AMAZING! Fried chicken & waffles, hush puppies & fried green tomatoes!!!! Celiac friendly & so knowledgable!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 28, 2016

    Not sure why this is listed twice, but it is absolutely celiac friendly. I eat here all the time - love, love, love!!

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    5 rating
    March 24, 2016

    This place was excellent. The gluten free chicken and waffles were awesome and the service was excellent. We would go to this place all the time if we lived in Asheville. Worth the stop!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 23, 2016

    I'm gluten free because of allergies (4 years now), our son also has a lot of food allergies and neither one of us had any issues at all! Our family of 6 ate here on winter break while in Asheville, NC in late February, really cool, fun, hip place to eat. Food was delicious and I almost forgot it wasn't gluten free. Our 4 kiddos, age 13, 10, 9 & 7 thought it was great too! I would absolutely recommend this place to gluten free people!!!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 19, 2016

    Excellent. I thought I would never have fried chicken again and this was amazing! No side effects from eating there. They have a Gluten free designated fryer. Waffle was tasty too, just very big.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Chicken Fingers/Nuggets
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Waffles

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Southern
Monday
8 am - 10 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 10 pm
Wednesday
8 am - 10 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10 pm
Friday
8 am - 10 pm
Saturday
8 am - 10 pm
Sunday
8 am - 10 pm
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