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Willie Mae's Scotch House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Sides: red beans, butter beans, french fries, potato salad, and salad
America's Best Fried Chicken
Pork Chop (Breaded or Fried)
Country Fried Pork Chop
Chicken Fried Pork Chop
Smothered Veal
Sides Choices of Below Entrees: Red Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Butter Beans, French Fries, Sweet Potatoes Fries, Seasoned Green Beans, House Salad, Potato Salad and Sweet Peas
America's Best Fried Chicken
three (3), pieces of chicken, served with your choice of a side (additional charge for white meat orders)
Pork Chop (breaded or fried)
one 6 oz pork chop served with your choice of a side
Country Fried Pork Chop
one 6 oz battered and fried pork chop served with your choice of a side
Chicken Fried Pork Chop
one 6 oz pork chop dipped in our secret recipe, then golden brown and served with your choice of a side
Smothered Veal
prime cut veal chop smothered to tenderness in a brown gravy and served with your choice of a side
Fried Catfish or Shrimp
catfish filets or Gulf shrimp fried to perfection and served with your choice of a side
Fried shrimp & Catfish Combo Platter
Gulf shrimp and catfish filet fried to perfection and served French fries & salad
Baked Chicken
2 pieces of delicious baked chicken (white or dark) served with your choice of a side
Fried or Grilled Chicken Tenders
3 chicken tenders fried or grilled to perfection and served with your choice of a side
Chicken Nuggets
10 fried Willie Mac's chicken nuggets served with your choice of a side
Dressings: Blue Cheese, French, Italian, Honey Mustard, Ranch, 1000 Islands, Vinegar & Oil, or Raspberry Vinaigrette
House Salad
romaine lettuce, spring mix, tomatoes cucumbers, sweet peppers, red onions, topped with cheese and croutons
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken tenders, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and croutons
Fried Chicken Salad
Our fried chicken nuggets, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and croutons
New Orleans Style Casual Dining. We take reservation after 5pm weekdays only. Weekends first come first served. We accept all major credit cards. We take phone orders on weekdays only. You also can find us on Uber Eats and Postmates app services.
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its a ways out. Rough area. Have an armed security officer at the door. Chicken was good. But...15 bucks for 2 little wings and a medium size breast is a little pricey. Been there....done that...not sure i would go again.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was good if you just want 2 go and grab a bite of ya grandma's home cooking. At least close to it! Nothing fancy just good food.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Uslowublow
Reviewed 4 days ago

So often people proclaim that a restaurant is the best. Willie Mae's is the rare occasion where that's actually true. I thought that I knew what fried chicken was until I ate at Willie Mae's the other day. Quite simply, the BEST fried chicken that...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JMR1965
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our Lyft driver so we had to check it out. We knew it would be busy based on the rope set up outside for a line but we got in after 10 minutes (we went at about 2:30 or so...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank CincyCandace
Reviewed 5 days ago

Do not miss this one when in New Orleans. You will thank me for sure. :) Fried chicken, cajun catfish, mashed potatoes, peas, mac and cheese.....everything is so great!! Another joyful place where the servers and clientele are always happy. I will go back as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oh my gosh!! This home cooked food was so delicious from the chicken to the muffins!! The peas were fire and I’m not a pea eater!! I’ve never tasted food with the right amount of seasoning every damn time!! I forgot the name of our...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ragina M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is AMAZING. We timed our arrival perfect and did not have wait, however people were waiting when we left. My husband and I went for a late lunch and both had fried chicken veggies and cornbread. I talked him into trying the bread...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting there watching my fiancé eat fried chicken, rice and beans and Mac and cheese made me want to cry. The look on his face as he took each bite was priceless. "It tastes like home." He has not had food like that since his...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank mariacMcy249
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt, the best fried chicken we’d ever had! Unfortunately I can’t comment on the restaurant as we ordered through Uber Eats to our hotel but the food was delicious. Highly recommend and want more before we have to leave NOLA.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank TomG20415
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Tuesday at 11am arrived to try this famous chicken and it did not disappoint! Ok! My girls and I were pleasantly surprise at the light crispy outside and deliciously tender inside of each piece, we had both dark and light portions, almost burned...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi
that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere
else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the
streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered
to be the very best of New Orleans culture and
tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
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April 12, 2019|
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Response from beezle2017 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the only seafood on the menu is fish, no shellfish so depending on the type of seafood allergy you may be okay. Most likely the fish is fried in the same oil as the chicken. Sorry I wish I could help you more but... More
March 26, 2019|
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Response from chettrostle | Reviewed this property |
Table service . A bit slow at busy times but well worth the wait.
March 13, 2019|
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Response from InsertYourNameHere | Reviewed this property |
I’d agree that the area could be a bit sketchy. But there are always people in line, and it seems safe right at the restaurant. If there is a line, it’s kind of a fun vibe. I wouldn’t walk there from the Quarter, but it’s... More
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