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UNCLE Lou's Fried Chicken

#17 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
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3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-4817
(901) 332-2367
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Wow...Wow...Wow!!

I was a little nervous to try the sauce, but I wanted the full experience of the chicken so I got the "Sweet Spicy Love" sauce. Wow...it was absolutely delicious. I just kept dipping the chicken in it. Great chicken! The biscuits and corn nuggets were also very good. I bought a bottle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Siwasher1993
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I was a little nervous to try the sauce, but I wanted the full experience of the chicken so I got the "Sweet Spicy Love" sauce. Wow...it was absolutely delicious. I just kept dipping the chicken in it. Great chicken! The biscuits and corn nuggets were also very good. I bought a bottle of sauce so I can enjoy more... More 

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Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Eat here!! It appears to be a hole in the wall and maybe it is but them boys can COOK!!!!! We were a part of 8 with 4 kids ages 3-12 and he food was so good. Between us, we had fried bologna, chicken, and BBQ and everything was delicious. I bought a gallon jug of sweet tea because I... More 

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Westover Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I've heard about their reputation before. A group of 14 stopped in here today on the way home to Birmingham. We ordered about 35 pieces in hot, medium, and home style. All I can say is WOW. I'm not a fried chicken fan but theirs was delicious. The sides were good but weren't the highlight. The best part of the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Uncle Lou's could be easily missed as it is at the end of a strip mall on a busy road. If you drive by - go back! - it is really worth turning around for. We entered and Uncle Lou came over with handshakes and a hugs. He made suggestions about the menu and which items to choose. We did... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went here based upon the TripAdvisor reviews. As usual, they were spot on. This place served up an excellent fried chicken with a couple of unique sauce selections. The strawberry shortcake gets an A+.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My mom and I had a delightful time at uncle lou's. The service was great everyone was so attentive their were no bad attitudes. We were greeted at the door and a man welcome us from behind the counter. Come to find out it was uncle lou's. The chicken I don't have word to describe how good it was you... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had to make this a stop in our eating in Memphis adventure. This is not a fst food and it takes some time to fry chicken right. Be sure to try as many sides as you can but make sure to include the macaroni and cheese. It all says Memphis at Uncle Lou's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Drove to Memphis for a bachelor party and was blessed to eat the best chicken I have ever had! Must have!

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Marana, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We found this place almost by accident. It is located in a small, run down strip mall not too far from Graceland. It has fresh juicy fried chicken as their main item but has also has terrific hamburgers. The chicken is fried and then sautéed in mild or hot sauce. It was very good but different. PLEASE order the corn... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I like Gus'; I love Uncle Lou's. Either one will treat you well, but Lou's is the bomb. It is so good, and filled with tons of options. And, it is rarely crazy packed like Gus'.

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Additional Information about UNCLE Lou's Fried Chicken

Address: 3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-4817
Phone Number: (901) 332-2367
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-4817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Neighborhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Phone Number: (901) 332-2367

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?