Hot Spots to Visit in Southern California that just might make you sweat!

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Fuel up with Crimson Coward on your next Los Angeles Area adventure

If you’re visiting Southern California or planning an upcoming trip to the Los Angeles area you must sandwich in a visit (or a few) to Crimson Coward for the best Nashville hot chicken in LA. Check out our spot LA Eater’s Best Nashville Hot Chicken Map Los Angeles. “In the mood for an absolutely overclocked Nashville hot chicken sandwich, served with a mound of slaw, melty cheese, and enough heat to push your eyebrows back? That’s precisely what Crimson Coward does, daring folks to dive into the highest spice levels daily.” We could not have said it better LA Eater, we are honored.

Bring your hunger to Southern California as we are open for dine in with plenty of seating. In Downey you will find us at: 10405 Lakewood, Blvd, Downey CA 90241, open every Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm.

Or cruise by when you are next in Artesia, to visit our newest location in Southern California which opened in 2021: 11938 1/2 South St Artesia, CA 90701. Our Artesia location Crimson Coward is also open every Monday to Sunday from 11am to 10 pm. You can easily order online directly on our website for either location for convenient pick up or delivery. Or join us to dine-in any day of the week!

Crimson Coward Fans Reviews

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We love hearing from our guests and really appreciate when guests include us on their travel itineraries to Los Angeles area in Southern California. Our team appreciates all the love on social media from Crimson fans near and far. Pat T gave us 5/5 on his Yelp review, “This restaurant has always been the best and continues to be.  It’s worth the drive from Yorba Linda for all our special occasions!” Thank you Pat!

There’s nothing wrong with ordering extras for the car ride. Who is really going to say no to Crimson fries on the road or one of our gooey grilled cheese sandwiches?

David L from Citrus Heights, CA shared on his five star Yelp review that he was “In town for business and me and my partner needed to grab some food. So we stumbled upon this gem. Their Nashville hot chicken tenders were soft and delicious, and the spice was out of this world good! Customer services delightful, Emily, Mohammad, Adam and Alex were a hoot and pleasant to talk to. 5/5!!”

It brings our entire crew such joy to feed the frenzy for our Nashville hot chicken and house specialties right here in Los Angeles area . “Best chicken sandwiches I ever tried. Better than any big companies that serve chicken sandwiches as their featured item. I am from San Diego but every time I am in Downey now or near the area I will definitely stop by. also awesome customer service and friendly workers. Top notch!” High five to Jorge D for stopping by EVERY time he’s in town from San Diego.

We really aren’t playing when it comes to our heat levels for all of our Crimson chicken. Don’t just take our word for it though. Yelp Elite 2021, Shanelle S. gives some tips for navigating the Crimson heat that you don’t want to miss out on.  “You can customize your level of spiciness, and I’d say the medium is a solid choice if you want heat, but don’t want to sweat…They make everything fresh…The service there is super friendly and personable, and checked in on us while we were eating… Overall, the vibes are chill, the music is banging, and the food is delicious….”

If you haven’t checked the drive time to Crimson Coward yet then see what Ashley N from Baldwin, Park, CA had to say on Yelp. Ashley, you made our day!  “Have you ever walked into a restaurant and immediately felt like family? That’s the vibe here! It was our first time and they really treated me and my little sister like royalty. Right when we walked in, EVERYONE working greeted us. All smiles, all around! Off the bat, you’re hit with some sensual smells.. You know what I mean. The scent of delicious fried chicken just wafting in the air, making you salivate.

Crimson Coward Chef’s Kiss In Southern California

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But I know why you’re REALLY reading this. You’re wondering about the food.. well, well, well – it’s THE bomb. No, really. It’s stupid good. It’s slap ya mama good (sorry moms!). It’s fresh and piping hot! Oozing with juices and dribbling down your chin good! They also don’t skimp with the chicken! Seriously, how do they even profit? The slaw and sauces? *Chef’s kiss* Make your parents proud and do something good for once. Come here for some Nashville hot chicken!” How could we not share that awesome sauce with you?

We could go on all day and night about our love of hot chicken but we thought it would be even better to hear from some of our amazing guests. We hope their menu tips and insights have you fired up for your visit to Crimson Coward.

Our crew can’t wait to serve you the best freshly cooked to order Nashville hot chicken that Los Angeles area has to offer. Your search is over! We look forward to welcoming you on your next Southern California adventure. One thing is for sure, you will never forget the Crimson Coward heat.

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We are open for dine-in, take out and delivery seven days a week.

10405 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90241

11938 1/2 South Street, Artesia, CA 90701

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