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“another one bites the dust”

Lee's Chicken Restaurant
Ranked #270 of 662 Restaurants in Lincoln
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: American
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York
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“another one bites the dust”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

This used to have the best fried chicken in the world, and was a good family plae. Food prices do not make it affordable for a family night. Place needs cleaned up, and the quality of the food has went down hill terribly.

Visited April 2012
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2 Thank Barbara E
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English first
USA
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Oldest does not mean best - alas...”
Reviewed March 24, 2012

The city icon is a fastfood type. Very casual and very old. When I went there I thought the windows had never been washed since it was opened. :) I do not want to bomb Lee's since I do love chicken livers and it is difficult to find them now, but the food is very unhealthy and I do not think their famous method of frying is any different from other " deep fried" places. NOT cheap though. Feels like the past century, indeed...
The staff is friendly - no complains.
What to try a really good local? Go to Lazlo's and Fireworks! :)

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank Elenasun
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Lincoln
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Greasy spoon”
Reviewed January 27, 2012

Another local icon, but the food is deep fried, the decor ghastly, F for atmosphere.

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2 Thank NebraskaPineknot
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alabama
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“serously? how are they even still open??”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

the food tasted like it had been sitting underneath a heating lamp for at least an hour! the kitchen staff was loud and you could hear their conversations! not appropirate at all! waitresses were all complaining about when they could be off of work. if this is a family restaurant this is a pretty disfunctional one!

Visited November 2011
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2 Thank javg430
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lincoln, ne
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Organ playing with fried food? How can you beat that?”
Reviewed August 3, 2011

I love Lee's Chicken. How can you say no when you are welcomed by a huge chicken yard ornament on a big flag pole? The place hasn't changed since it opened and it is locally loved and should be cherished. They hire talented organists (like the Saltdogs organist) and other local talent to play either the organ or the piano while you eat. They take requests and will entertain you while you eat in this wood-paneled haven of fried foods. Get the chicken strips, they are the best I've ever had.

  • Visited July 2011
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6 Thank supahgkovanda
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