Saturday, October 1 2022

If you’ve ever been or are from the South, you definitely know Bojangles, a southern fried chicken chain.

Based in North Carolina, Bojangles decided to roll out its chicken wings and open 10 branches in the state of New Jersey.

The chain opened in 1977 and is famous for its Cajun fried chicken and iced tea. It’s almost mind-boggling that with over 750 locations across America, none has yet been New Jersey.


While there is no information regarding an exact location or opening date, Bojangles plans to have locations in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex and Union counties. This opening will give us New Jerseyans another fast food line too good not to wait for, in addition to some southern flavors we typically miss.

(Photo: Bojangles)

Photo: Bojangles

If you love cookies you will definitely come to Bojangles as they have an extensive menu of cookie sandwiches that can be enjoyed for almost any meal of the day. They also have traditional southern sides like Cajun pinto beans, dirty rice, green beans, coleslaw, and gravy.

The past two years have made traveling down south difficult, and thanks to Bojangles, New Jerseyans won’t have to catch a flight or drive 10 hours to enjoy a classic fried chicken sandwich. Not to mention Bojangles sauces, they are said to be out of this world, especially their classic sauce.

We can expect Bojangles locations to be revealed throughout the year, but in the meantime, other top NJ restaurants will have to.

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