Having tried and tested eight different establishments, I have narrowed it down to the best of the best. So, whether you're a local or just passing through, get ready for some mouth-watering recommendations on where to find the crispiest, juiciest and most flavorful chicken fried steaks in town.

From hole-in-the-wall diners to fancier eateries, I've got you covered with my own personal favorites. So sit tight and get ready for a tasty adventure because this article is about to make you hungry!


Mouton’s Bistro & Bar

Mouton’s Bistro & Bar
🗺️ 1821 S Lakeline Blvd #104, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-356-9300
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–12 AM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 8 AM–12 AM
Wednesday: 8 AM–12 AM
Thursday: 8 AM–12 AM
Friday: 8 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 8 AM–12 AM

First off, the ambience was amazing - it's as if I got transported to a fancy restaurant in Paris. The menu had an array of options, but I had my eye on their chicken fried steak, of course. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint! The breading was crispy and the meat was juicy - pure perfection. And the gravy? Don't even get me started! It was so good, I could take a bath in it (okay, maybe that's a little extreme). Overall, Mouton’s Bistro & Bar exceeded my expectations and is definitely worth checking out for anyone looking for some quality comfort food.

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Stiles Switch BBQ

Stiles Switch BBQ
🗺️ 800 W Whitestone Blvd Suite A-1, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-305-3611
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–8 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–8 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9 PM

The atmosphere was inviting and the staff was welcoming, which made me excited to try their chicken fried steak. The steak was juicy and the batter had a perfect crispiness. The gravy added an extra layer of flavor that made me want to lick the plate clean. Their sides were also noteworthy, especially the mac and cheese which was creamy and decadent. Overall, Stiles Switch BBQ is a must-visit for any chicken fried steak lover in Cedar Park.

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Cajun Skillet Restaurant - Cedar Park

Cajun Skillet Restaurant - Cedar Park
🗺️ 251 N Bell Blvd #101, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-243-5290
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11 AM–5 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–5 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–5 PM

As soon as I walked in, I was greeted with a warm smile and the aroma of Cajun spices. The menu had a variety of dishes, but my focus was on their chicken fried steak. The steak was cooked to perfection, crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. The gravy was savory and complemented the steak perfectly. The portion size was generous and left me feeling satisfied yet wanting more! Overall, it's definitely worth a visit for any chicken fried steak connoisseur out there!

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Maggiores

Maggiores
🗺️ 1420 Cypress Creek Road #1000, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-291-6065
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–10 PM
Monday: 11 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–11 PM
Friday: 11 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 11 AM–12 AM

First of all, the atmosphere was inviting and the staff were incredibly friendly. Now let's get to the good stuff - their chicken fried steak! The breading was crispy, the meat was tender, and the gravy...oh, the gravy! It was creamy and full of flavor. It's no wonder they call it the "Texas-sized" chicken fried steak - it was huge! I had to take some home for leftovers. Overall, Maggiores is a top-notch spot for chicken fried steak lovers in Cedar Park.

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Abby's Crab Shack - Cedar Park

Abby's Crab Shack - Cedar Park
🗺️ 202 Walton Way ste 101, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-986-7576
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

The place is a seafood lover's paradise, but I was on a mission to try their chicken fried steak. And boy, was it worth it! The steak was perfectly cooked and seasoned with just the right amount of spices. The texture was crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. It came with a side of creamy mashed potatoes and gravy that made me want to lick the plate clean! The service was also top-notch, with friendly staff who were more than happy to answer my questions. Overall, Abby's Crab Shack - Cedar Park is a must-visit spot for anyone looking for a mouth-watering chicken fried steak.

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Cocky Teriyaki

Cocky Teriyaki
🗺️ 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd #117, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-258-8583
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Monday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Friday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM–9 PM

First off, let me just say that the name alone had me feeling pretty cocky before even trying their food. But after taking a bite of their chicken fried steak, my ego was instantly put in check. The breading was crispy and flavorful, while the meat inside was juicy and tender. And don't even get me started on their gravy - it's like liquid gold.

The atmosphere was casual yet clean with friendly service to match. I also appreciated the variety of sauces available for dipping and slathering purposes.

Overall, Cocky Teriyaki is definitely worth a visit if you're in the mood for some mouth-watering chicken fried steak. Just be prepared to leave feeling a bit more humble than when you walked in.

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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
🗺️ 1001 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-379-2180
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–11 PM
Monday: 11 AM–11 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–11 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–11 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–11 PM
Friday: 11 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 11 AM–12 AM

The atmosphere of the restaurant was lively and welcoming. I ordered their chicken fried steak and it was cooked to perfection. The breading was crispy and the meat was moist, which is no easy feat. The gravy on top had a nice flavorful tang that elevated the dish.

Although, I must admit, the portion size was quite large, but hey, no complaints from me! If you're looking for a place to satisfy your hunger pangs while enjoying some good beer, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is definitely worth checking out.

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The Dig Pub

The Dig Pub
🗺️ 401 Cypress Creek Road # 600, Cedar Park, TX 78613
☎️ 512-996-9900
🌐 Website
Sunday: 12–10 PM
Monday: 4–11 PM
Tuesday: 4–11 PM
Wednesday: 4–11 PM
Thursday: 4–11 PM
Friday: 4 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM

The atmosphere was inviting and the staff were very attentive. I ordered their chicken fried steak and let me tell you, it was a culinary masterpiece. The batter was crispy, the steak was tender and juicy, and the gravy had just the right amount of spice. It felt like a symphony in my mouth!

Overall, The Dig Pub is a must-visit for anyone who enjoys a good chicken fried steak. I highly recommend it to all my fellow foodies out there. Trust me, you won't be disappointed!

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Susan Wright

Susan has a passion for helping small, locally-owned restaurants and businesses to tell their stories and showcase their unique offerings to the public. With a loyalty to her hometown of Austin, TX, Susan is committed to making sure these establishments get the recognition they deserve. Outside of work, Susan enjoys exploring Austin's food and music scene with friends, hiking in the nearby hill country, spending time in nature, and savoring every bite of barbeque she can find.