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UNCLE Lou's Fried Chicken

#22 of 1,211 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
As featured in Best Food in Memphis
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3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-4817
+1 901-332-2367
Today
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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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
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Evansville, Indiana
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

REALLY disappointed in this place. Service sucked...food was not even average. Grilled chicken had 0 flavor, fries were terrible, chicken was MAYBE average. Would have been a 1 but the burgers LOOKED good.

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Thank Codyda
Nashville, Tennessee
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122 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice friendly people, get there early if you can for lunch, the day I was there it filled up quick but even if you have to wait a little for a table it is worth it! This is Fried Chicken done right! And the price... cheaper than any fast food place... $6.88 for a 3 pc meal... I don't' know... More 

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Thank DvsDan
Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband always asks "locals" where to eat and they recommended Uncle Lou's. We weren't very hungry but had the corn fritters (Excellent), honey topped biscuits (excellent) and split a grilled cheese (very good). Wish we'd have tried the chicken. Next time. Everyone was very friendly!

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Thank Peggy F
Kent, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Memphis Airport Courtyard by Marriott and was recommended by the front desk to eat here! Great food!

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1 Thank rsbrown1984
Ocala, Florida
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

It's a great place to visit, excellent service and good food. It's a "greasy spoon", but the chicken is very tasty. I would recommend less salt on the cheeseburger and fries.

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Thank J D
Athens, Alabama
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing! This will be our go to place when we travel through Memphis! Chicken with the sweet spicy loving sauce hit the spot! Burgers were awesome and the grilled cheese was huge! Corruption seasoning that we put on our fries was awesome! Family friendly atmosphere!

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Thank m0mof2bratz
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I travel to Memphis from Chicago and had to make this my first stop as soon as I left the airport. Those biscuits along with the chicken is reason alone to make a trip here. I've been stopping in when in town over the last few years and the food quality is consistent and always on point.

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Thank E V
Daviston, AL
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We were greeted right when we came in. Everyone was friendly, and it was true southern food. The sweet, spicy love chicken and their fried chicken were both quite good. It surprised me since I love the breading on fried chicken and this does not have any. We had fries and onion rings. Those were standard unless you put some... More 

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Thank MoranCarlisle
Dallas, Texas
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Decided to try a new chicken spot today & ended up at Uncle Lou's. Ordered the 3 pc Home style Chicken Tenders w/fried okra. Loved the fried okra & biscuit, chicken was just ok for me, not like all of the rave I've heard about. Customer service was good & my food was served quickly, which were both pluses. Can... More 

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1 Thank derondah
San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We were just in Memphis for the Liberty Bowl game, and after reading so many great reviews on TripAdvisor, I knew we had to go! Between the three of us, we got the 12 piece family meal, which came with 6 delicious biscuits and 4 sides. The lady at the counter convinced us to go half homestyle, half mild, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
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: +1 901-332-2367

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