French fried chicken at Street's Fine Chicken on Friday, May 6, 2016 on Cedar Springs in Dallas. 

French fried chicken at Street's Fine Chicken on Friday, May 6, 2016 on Cedar Springs in Dallas. 

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There are some national holidays you simply have to observe. National Fried Chicken Day on July 6 is one of them. Here's your fool-proof guide to fried chicken options in Dallas. 

Rudy's Chicken

Customers line up to order from Rudy's Chicken on S. Lancaster.

Customers line up to order from Rudy's Chicken on S. Lancaster.

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Rudy's Chicken is so confident about its food that they don't accept credit/debit cards, don't have seating options and don't pay much attention to presentation. Still, people will sometimes wait hours in line for chicken from Rudy's. If you're willing to wait, just make sure you're prepared to order when it's your turn and (if you really do or don't like salt) specify how much seasoning you want. 

3115 S. Lancaster Rd., Dallas. 

Chicken House

Served with pickles, jalapenos, white bread and gravy, this fresh-fried chicken is crispy on the outside, juicy inside, sufficiently seasoned and frill-free. Great prices top off the experience.

4839 Gaston Ave., Dallas.

Fried Chicken served family-style at Babe's Chicken Dinner House in Roanoke. 

Fried Chicken served family-style at Babe's Chicken Dinner House in Roanoke. 

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Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Epic proportions (including unlimited sides) and fantastic food make Babe's a popular dining choice. With extremely high ratings, they stand out from competitors with excellent service, Texas decor on the walls, and reputable creamed corn. Just don't go during the afternoon; they close from 2 to 5 p.m. 

Multiple Locations

Street's Fine Chicken

At Street's, all of the chicken is brined in lemon, sea salt and French herbs. This quaint restaurant is known for it pimento cheese fritters and fantastic chicken. The owner, Marco Street, is often around and ready to chat as well. 

3857 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas

Roasted and toasted chicken with homemade biscuits topped with a beurre blanc sauce at Street's Fine Chicken on Friday, May 6, 2016 on Cedar Springs in Dallas. The restaurant is owned by Marco Street.

Roasted and toasted chicken with homemade biscuits topped with a beurre blanc sauce at Street's Fine Chicken on Friday, May 6, 2016 on Cedar Springs in Dallas. The restaurant is owned by Marco Street.

File Photo/Ashley Landis

Chicken N' Things

This small restaurant serves primarily chicken and Chinese food. If nothing else, stop by to take a picture. Nothing says "Texas" like having a picture with a sign reading "Chicken N' Things."

2011 S. Lamar St., Dallas.

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