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DVlicious Finalist JK's Restaurant In Danbury Serves Up 'Hot' Fries

The basket of curly fries at JK's, a hometown hangout in Danbury since the 1920s.
The basket of curly fries at JK's, a hometown hangout in Danbury since the 1920s. Photo Credit: Yelp
JK's in Danbury is a pit stop for French fry and onion ring lovers.
JK's in Danbury is a pit stop for French fry and onion ring lovers. Photo Credit: Yelp
JK's, a family owned restaurant since 1924, has been serving Texas hot weiners, fries, and other goodies to generations of Danbury residents.
JK's, a family owned restaurant since 1924, has been serving Texas hot weiners, fries, and other goodies to generations of Danbury residents. Photo Credit: Facebook

DANBURY, Conn. -- No burger or sandwich is complete without an order of fries. Whether you like them shoestring skinny, crispy and crinkled or golden brown and fried to perfection, they remain one of America's favorite sides.

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DVlicious Ask: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Fries?
Final Results Voting Closed

DVlicious Ask: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Fries?

  • Barnum Publick House, Bridgeport
    15%
  • Burgers, Shakes & Fries, Greenwich. Darien
    7%
  • JK's Restaurant, Danbury
    51%
  • Sycamore Drive-In, Bethel
    8%
  • Super Duper Weenie, Fairfield
    19%

You've chosen five finalists as the DVlicious best in Fairfield County; now it's time to vote. First, though, grab some ketchup and pour over the following. Just don't blame us if you get hungry!

JK’s Restaurant, 126 South St., Danbury, (203) 743-4004

Fry Type: Thin. Curly.

What Makes Them So Addictive: Family run since its founding in 1924, the hometown hangout is known for its “original Texas hot weiners,” which are split, grilled and slathered with a secret “sauce.” (And don’t you dare call them hot dogs.) But its regulars also love their fries and onion rings. The curly fry "special" comes in a skillet with Monterey Jack cheese and bacon bits.

A reminder: Voting ends Tuesday, May 31 at 5 p.m. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.

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