Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer in downtown Las Vegas

Flippin' Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer located in the Fremont East District of downtown Las Vegas
Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer located in the Fremont East District of downtown Las Vegas

It was my last night in Las Vegas, and I was craving two things: a spicy chicken sandwich and a local craft beer. These days you can find great spots all over Vegas for chicken and beer including Hattie B’s at The Cosmopolitan, The Crack Shack, and Big Chicken.

While these places are great, I needed something closer to my hotel in the Fremont East District of downtown Las Vegas. After a quick search online, I found my spot. I knew it right when I saw the name.

As the name implies, Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas serves good chicken, burgers, and beers.

But, because of the unique name, my expectations were high before I stepped inside. Would the chicken and beer be flippin’ good or flippin’ bad? I went to try it out for myself.

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Interior of Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer

Open and bright interior, Flippin' Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer, Las Vegas, Nevada
Open and bright interior

While small, the open and bright dining room felt much larger than it was. In the center of the dining room were many high-top tables. Flanking each side of the room were booths. Opposite the entrance was a full bar stocked with many beers, wines, and liquors. Televisions playing current sporting events were hanging on the walls around the dining room.

The clean and modern interior featured red brick walls, red wooden walls, tile floors, and a colorful bar. In the background, rock music was playing, adding to the casual, laid-back ambiance. Though located on busy Fremont Street, the spot felt like a local neighborhood bar.

Outside the restaurant was a small outdoor patio. While I didn’t sit on the patio during my visit, it felt like the perfect spot for people-watching.

Flippin Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer Menu

The menu at Flippin' Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer in Las Vegas, Nevada
The menu at Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer

The menu at Flippin Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer featured chicken and burgers, which wasn’t a surprise. All chicken dishes, whether sandwiches or tenders, use all-natural, cage-free chicken with no hormones or antibiotics.

Both chicken and burgers came with french fries. You could upgrade to specialty fries or a house salad for an extra charge. Those who are vegan had the option of a vegan chicken sandwich or an impossible burger.

Sides, which were perfect for sharing, included specialty fries, fried pickles, French fries, onion rings, and coleslaw. There were also two salads on the menu for those looking for something lighter.

The menu also featured a selection of drinks, including draft and canned beers, cocktails, wines, boozy shakes, milkshakes, blended floats, sodas, and tea.

Those who wish to view the entire Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer menu can do so at https://flippingood.com/farm-fresh-burgers-sandwiches-fries-and-more/.

The Firebird

The Firebird served with Fire Fries, Flippin' Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer, Las Vegas, Nevada
The Firebird served with Fire Fries

While the menu featured many great options, I settled on the The Firebird ($12.95). This limited-time special featured a crispy Nashville chicken breast, fiery cluckin’ hot sauce, and pickled cherry peppers on a brioche bun. Served on the side were fresh Kennebec fries.

What caught my attention first had to be the size of the crispy Nashville chicken breast. It was massive, and I hoped it tasted as good as it looked. And it did.

When I took a bite, I tasted smoky, salty, spicy Nashville hot chicken seasoning. While not as spicy as some of the chicken I have had in Nashville, the seasoning had a good kick of heat.

Underneath the thick, crunchy breading was a tender piece of chicken breast. While not the juiciest chicken breast I have ever had, it wasn’t dry.

Close up of The Firebird
Close up of The Firebird

On its own, I found the breading to be too rich for my liking. Helping cut through this richness was a crunchy slaw of carrots, red cabbage, and green cabbage along with sweet and spicy pickled cherry peppers. Mixed in with the slaw and peppers was a fiery cluckin’ hot sauce. This spicy yet creamy hot sauce tasted like chipotle mayonnaise.

The soft, golden brioche bun soaked up the seasonings and hot sauce. The hint of sweetness in the bun complemented the spicy Nashville seasoning, cluckin’ hot sauce, and rich breading. The lightly toasted bun held together until the last bite, even when covered with chicken, toppings, and sauce.

The combination of flavors and textures made the Firebird a real winner. However, this sandwich was quite messy, so remember to ask for extra napkins.

Fire Fries

An upgrade to the Fire Fries, Flippin' Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer, Las Vegas, Nevada
An upgrade to the Fire Fries

For an extra $2, I upgraded to the Fire Fries. On top of the spicy Nashville hot fries were cluckin’ hot sauce, aged cheddar queso, and grilled jalapenos. If you are on a diet, stay away from these decadent fries.

While different, these fries reminded me of Animal Style fries found at In-N-Out. Sprinkled over the top was a smoky and spicy Nashville hot chicken seasoning, the same used for The Firebird.

Also the same, the creamy, smoky, spicy cluckin’ hot sauce covering each fry. My favorite part of these Fire Fries had to be the grilled jalapenos. These spicy and salty peppers added both texture and a wonderful pickled flavor.

Aged cheddar queso was hidden under all the fries and toppings. This salty, creamy queso reminded me of nacho cheese sauce.

My least favorite part of the Fire Fries? The fries themselves. Made from fresh Kennebec potatoes, I found the french fries undercooked. While not soggy, I wanted them to be crispier, especially when covered with cheese and sauce. Even with the undercooked potatoes, the Fire Fries were delicious, and I would order them again.

Service at Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer

I found the service at Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer to be…flippin’ great. My laid-back, friendly server was always around when I needed him and gave me food and beer recommendations. My food and drinks arrived quickly after ordering without issues or hold-ups.


Along with Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, I can now add Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer to my list of the best chicken sandwiches in Las Vegas.

Though a limited-time special, The Firebird’s complementary flavors and textures were fantastic. The crunchy breading, thick chicken breast, spicy cluckin’ hot sauce, and crunchy slaw and peppers came together perfectly.

While the fries could have been crispier, I can’t wait to return to try other menu items.

With great food and service, a full bar with local craft beers, and a clean and modern dining room, I will stop by Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers, Beer on my next visit to downtown Las Vegas and Fremont Street.


  • Great flavors and textures of The Firebird
  • Clean and modern interior
  • Friendly, efficient service
  • Great location in the Fremont East District



Sunday - Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM


505 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
GPS Coordinates: 36.16894,-115.14040




Last Updated on April 20, 2024

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My name is Anthony and I am addicted to traveling all around the world experiencing new people, cultures, and foods. These are some of my stories.