About us

The Chicken is a classic roadhouse joint in the Des Moines metro just south of the Highway 5 Bypass in what was once Orilla, Iowa.

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    serving southern
    chicken specialties

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    Our Menu
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    great variety of domestic
    and craft styles

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    Our Drinks
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4221 Southeast Orilla Road
West Des Moines, IA


Fri, Sat
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM