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UNCLE Lou's Fried Chicken

#25 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

A hold in the wall kinda place, but their chicken is great! I've had their chicken tenders & their fried chicken both. The mild sauce is a bit spivey for me, but still good. Their honey biscuits are the best!!!

Thank Stephanie L
El Cerrito, California
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Went to this restaurant after hearing about it on Diners, Drive-in and Dives. I went with a large group of over 50 and the staff were excellent. We got our food right away. The fried chicken was moist and had the right amount of crispness. They had more than chicken. Someone in our group had their ribeye sandwich which was... More 

Thank Pamela W
Bryan, Texas
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Well, it was good but I like a little more crust on my chicken. This really didn't have a battered crust at all. But it was still good, just different. Small hole-in-the-wall restaurant in a little strip mall. Also had the fried pickles which are quartered long strips then fried with a batter that doesn't stay on very well but... More 

Thank taminator911
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We were traveling through Memphis and exited just to eat lunch at Uncle Lou's. We order the big containers of his Corruption seasoning through the mail so stopped to load up and get some lunch. Fried chicken was fabulous as usual, one home style and one with sweet spicy love mild sauce. Hubby said the potato salad was good and... More 

Thank Susan M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The service was great! I order the 3 piece white meal with fried okra dipped in the sweet & spicy love sauce hot. The sauce was incredible!! My chicken was dry and they didn't use homemade okra but all in all it was good! The biscuit OMG!! It was delicious! It was heaven get extra biscuits they have like honey... More 

Thank Woodhouse223
West Point
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

My sister recommended this place as opposed to one of the other fried chicken joints in Memphis, so I decided to see what the fuss was about. It is a small restaurant, and I managed to arrive before the lunch crowd. One of the staff handed out menus to those who had arrived and had not visited the place before,... More 

Thank Rob B
Inglis, FL
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very good chicken, but I loved the grilled cheese sandwich. The bread was coated in honey butter! Amazing!

Thank Cori W
North Little Rock, Arkansas, Usa
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Best chicken I have ever eaten. Very friendly employees. Hole in the wall but definitely worth a visit. Try all the sauces, and try a fried bologna sandwich as an appetizer.

Thank robertfranks2
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Drove by and contemplated on going in, good thing we did, the chicken was sooooo gooood!!! Chicken isn't greasy it's juicy and flavorful. Would highly recommend to others. Will go back when in Memphis again. Keep it up Lou!!!

Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

A treasure in town. Tried the Chicken tenders (homestyle, mild, and spicy), iced tea, corn poppers and biscuits. Wow. Super friendly and fast. But the taste was even better. Fresh, juicy (not greasy), and the first time I've had chicken tenders that didn't need dipping sauce. Biscuit fluffy and flaky with a light taste. Iced tea perfect, and corn poppers... More 

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-4817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Neighbourhood: 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?