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Willie Mae's Scotch House

2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
+1 504-822-9503
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“butter beans” (177 reviews)
“chicken” (732 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (161 reviews)
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2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Best fried chicken I've had and the portions are quite generous. Luckily we were seated right away, but after a line started forming behind us. The fried okra and green beans were one of my favourites. If you're staying around the French Quarter, I would...More

Thank Kaykattee
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a bit of a walk to reach this place (we'd recommend taking the bus or a taxi), but we weren't disappointed. It definitely lived up to what we were hoping to get: the world's best fried chicken! It's a bit small, so there's...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the cozy place and great service! The food was amazing and I think she must have asked my Grandma for her recipe! Lol This is a must go when in New Orleans! Excellent service by all especially Desiree

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has historical post-Katrina significance. The story pulls at the heart strings. This is definitely not the best Fried chicken in America nor even New Orleans for that matter. Popeyes is actually better. The string beans and rice combo was pretty tasty though a...More

Thank Kayla27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was on my bucket list of places to visit while in NOLA. I’ve been eyeing this place for years and been wanting to come here for years. I’ve heard about the chicken and the beans in particular, so I was hear for it!...More

1  Thank csthreatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this place on the Food Network and had to try it out!!!! Well seasoned food and not overly greasy chicken. I lucked up and went at the right time and did not stand in line. Definitely a must, when you visit the city.

Thank Chip L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a fried chicken lover. Like almost everyone I have ever known, fried chicken is a food lovers best comfort food. As said by a friend of a friend, who doesn't like fried chicken. I grew up in the country where good food is a...More

1  Thank gmanroadwarrior
Reviewed 1 week ago

We like many tourists visiting Nola were drawn to Willie Maes by the “ best Southern Fried chicken in the world “ .. Unmissable right .. We walked from Bourbon St in the pouring rain and waited an hour outside for the holy grail of...More

Thank LondonLockwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For an authentic New Orleans experience, you must try Willie’s and the one dish they are famous for - the perfectly golden, chrispy fried chicken.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Uber driver didn't know where it was...which is odd because although it is tucked away in the neighborhood, it is a classic! If dear Willie Mae had been more focused on making money versus making GREAT fried chicken, her franchises would have given Colonel...More

1  Thank Patty714
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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August 13, 2018|
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Response from I7424TBscottp | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would think that you could but the issue never came up. But now that I think about it there were people picking up orders that they brought out in to go bags. So yes!
Tanya W
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Reggie J | Reviewed this property |
What everyone else else is saying..... Give them a call.
Dorothy R
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Sherry M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighborhood: Treme
  • Phone Number: +1 504-822-9503
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