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Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken

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523 Louisville Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701-1821
865-984-3880
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just good chicken

Lee's is a favorite in this area for years. The food is always served at the right temperature, always delicious and comes to you very quick whether at the dive through or in the dinning room. There is a solid variety of choices and the value is great for the money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Clyde T
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Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Cashier Leah messed up order and to fix it I was told I had to go to the back of the line lol...no thanks! !!...3 times in a row!!!! Owner needs new management!!!!!!....thanks. ..charles.......vinburch@gmail.com

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lee's is a favorite in this area for years. The food is always served at the right temperature, always delicious and comes to you very quick whether at the dive through or in the dinning room. There is a solid variety of choices and the value is great for the money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped by in a hurry. Servicer was friendly, service was good, and the food came out hot and good, and the price is right. Everything prepared ust as advertised. I have repeated the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

KFC may have a slightly better breading, but the chicken underneath is so much better at Lees. You get a much better meal for the price. I like the selection of sides, and you can get oven roast style (no breading) if you prefer. It has a welcoming feeling and the staff seem happy to see you.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a chain restaurant so once you eat at them they are all pretty similar. The chicken here is good not knock you over good but good. The wedges here are cut it looks like with and apple cutter from potatoes, sounds crazy but I like it that way. I say that because you get a round one in... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

First restaurant I found that has gizzards on the menu. Fried, tender & just like mom's... awesome! Will definitely be back for more!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The food was good. I have not seen a Lee's Chicken since I left Montgomery, Al. The food & service was good. The cashier was polite & helpful. The only thing wrong....the chicken could have been hotter....but they were busy too!!

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Lee's has the friendliest staff. I love the atmosphere, it's like home. & the chicken is awesome, never eating kfc, popeyes, or bojangles again! 5 star service!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

not as good as KFC but got a good amount of food. Was walking distance to hotel. Not very friendly staff

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

just stop in for a bite to eat and omg it was great. i will be going back today great side orders chicken was not dry . for 2 people to eat only 10.00 now is is good.

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  • Address: 523 Louisville Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701-1821
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: 865-984-3880

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