Hot Chicken is enjoyably spicy, deliciously crispy, fried chicken - first served in the music city. We use locally sourced, hand-battered chicken. 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 hand-breaded using our secret Budlong recipe and served on a buttered-and-toasted brioche bun. Choose either the original Chicken Breast or the tastier Chicken Thigh (trust us) for any sandwich.

THIGH — $6.99 · BREAST — $9.99

The Budlong Original

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

Southern Style

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


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.

Add a slice of American cheese for $0.99

Just the Chicken

Save your buns – just do the chicken. Served with buttered-and-toasted Texas Toast and our famous Budlong pickles.


Make it a meal with homemade fries +$1

Half Chicken Dark

1/4 CHICKEN DARK — $9.99

Make it a meal with homemade fries +$1

Everything Else


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

Popcorn Chicken Salad

SALAD — $11.99

Spring and green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, red onion and Popcorn Chicken. Choose your dressing: Buttermilk Ranch, Comeback Sauce, Raspberry Vinaigrette

For the Kids

For Kid’s 12 years old or younger
Chicken Tender served with fries — $6.99
Chicken Tender served with Mac & Cheese — $7.99

Kids's Tender with Mac'n'Cheese

Sides & Extras

Chicken Tender — $3.99
Fries — $2.99
Mac & Cheese — $3.99
Farm Slaw — $3.99
Biscuit with strawberry balsamic jam — $3.99


Famous Homemade Banana Puddin’ — $6.99


Wet your whistle (just ask us what we have) — $2.99

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