There are a few things that might come to mind when you think of Nashville like drinking, country music and amazing food. This city is known for its hot chicken that scorches people's mouths on fire, in a good way. It can get overwhelming with the number of restaurants there are, but we've found some of the best to make your life a little easier. These seven Nashville hot chicken spots are sure to please your tastebuds and maybe burn a few off. 

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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Address: 112 19th Ave S., Nashville, TN

Why You Need To Go: This place is iconic to Nashville, and it is spreading to other states in the US because it is just that good. You can get some of the hottest dishes here (don't say we didn't warn you)!

Prince's Hot Chicken Shack South

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Address: 5814 Nolensville Pike #110, Nashville, TN

Why You Need To Go: This place is your mom-and-pop spot for some fire food (see what we did there). This is your local joint that won't be packed with tourists and has been serving up some flaming chicken for the past 70 years.

Pepperfire Hot Chicken

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Address: 1000 Gallatin Ave C., Nashville, TN

Why You Need To Go: You can get your chicken doused in their "XX Hot!" sauce which is made with the rare Carolina Reaper pepper. If you can handle the heat, you need to test this sauce out.

Party Fowl

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Address: 719 8th Ave S., Nashville, TN

Why You Need To Go: Everything in this place is made from scratch, and that is what makes it a fan favorite. They have a full menu dedicated to hot chicken dishes and you won't be disappointed when you eat here.

Big Shake's Hot Chicken & Fish

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Address: 1203 Murfreesboro Rd. #185, Franklin, TN

Why You Need To Go: If you like to sweat a little when you eat some hot food, you need to order your chicken with the "executioner" sauce. It's made with the hottest peppers in the entire world.

Bishop's Meat & Three

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Address: 3065 Mallory Ln. #115, Franklin, TN

Why You Need To Go: While the menu here changes daily, the hot chicken is always on it. This cafeteria-style spot will make you feel like you just stepped foot into your grandma's kitchen.

400 Degrees Hot Chicken

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Address: 3704 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN

Why You Need To Go: This deep-fried chicken is cooked at a fiery 400 degrees, and if you're brave enough, you should try it. The owner, Aqui Hines, grew up on Prince's Hot Chicken, so you know this hot chicken is about to be great.