Hot Chicken is enjoyably spicy, deliciously crispy, fried chicken - first served in the music city. We hand-batter our chicken, and our sides and desserts are made from scratch, with love. Choose your level of heat and enjoy the southern comfort & hospitality!


The Budlong Original Chicken Sandwich

All sandwiches are made using our tasty hand-breaded chicken thighs with our secret Budlong recipe and served on a buttered-and-toasted brioche bun. Choose your flavor for any sandwich.
Make any sandwich a Chicken Breast instead +$3
Add a slice of American cheese for +$1

The Budlong Original — $8

Served with our homemade “Comeback Sauce”, farm slaw and our famous Budlong pickles.

Southern Style — $9

Straight outta the south, served with pimiento cheese spread and our famous Budlong pickles.

YO’ MAMMA’S — $9

This one’s so good, you’ll have to bring one back home. Served with black-pepper pickle relish mayo, lettuce, tomato, red onion and our famous Budlong pickles.

Sides & Extras

Chicken Tender — $4
Fries — $3
Mac & Cheese — $3
Farm Slaw — $4
Biscuit with strawberry balsamic jam — $4
Additional dipping sauce — $1


Wet your whistle (just ask us what we have) — $3

Everything Else


Served with Texas Toast and our famous Budlong pickles. Choose your flavor and dipping sauce.


Seriously, what’s not to love here. Our tasty, breaded Chicken pieces with your choice of dipping sauce.

SALAD — $12

Spring and green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, red onion, cucumbers, biscuit croutons and popcorn chicken. Choose your dressing: Buttermilk Ranch, Comeback Sauce, Raspberry Vinaigrette

Half Chicken Dark

1/4 CHICKEN DARK — $10

Served with Texas Toast and our famous Budlong pickles. Choose your flavor.

For the Kids

For Kid’s 12 years old or younger
Chicken Tender served with fries — $7
Chicken Tender served with Mac & Cheese — $8


Famous Homemade Banana Puddin’ — $4

Flavor Choices

Southern Heat!
Nashville Hot!!
Berzerk Sauce!!!
Honey BBQ
Garlic Parmesan

Dipping Sauces

Comeback Sauce
Buttermilk Ranch
Honey BBQ
Garlic Parmesan

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