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Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken

523 Louisville Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701-1821
+1 865-984-3880
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“wedges” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
“kfc” (8 reviews)
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American, Fast food
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523 Louisville Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701-1821
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lee's has great fried chicken. It is a fast food restaurant so the window staff can be challenging at times ... but the food is always consistently good.

Thank tnphoto
Reviewed 14 April 2017

was my 1st job when i was a kid, still eat there(25yrs later lol) they have the best chicken, way better than KFC, never greasy.. have great livers & gizzards too!! oh! AND they make their own hot sauce(buffalo) i get it on the side...More

Thank melindagidleyas
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Chicken meals are large and affordable! Love the homemade potatoe Wedges! Real sweet tea! Indoor seating and drive thru option.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very good place for juicy chicken! Their weekday lunches are a great price and the $5.49 Wednesday special with 3 pieces and 2 sides are a wonderful deal!

Thank cigarmanknoxville_TN
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Chicken was good. Nice batter. Didn't really care for mashed potatoes and gravy. Service was quick and professional. Just nothing special.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 9 July 2016

While the food and sides are really good, the place just looks nasty, outside and in, It's in a very old building that just needs to be torn down. The prices are very reasonable and they have a lunch menu. I'm sure if they moved...More

Thank silverfoxrambler
Reviewed 17 June 2016

-Always quick, prompt service and the foot is always hot and fresh. I always get the chicken strips (best in town). Oldies music is always playing and a plus for wife and I. Enjoy the food, great tater wedges and slaw. Disappointed that they have...More

Thank TNANG
Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you have an opportunity to visit a Lee's Famous Recipie Chicken do so. Lee Cummings was the nephew of Harlan Sanders and helped establish KFC. In my families view their chicken is better then the Colonel's. The store in Alcoa is very clean and...More

Thank L D
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I've enjoyed this place for decades. They offer a hometown feel with continuously friendly service. The food is always good. Love the chicken strips, potato wedges, biscuits with honey.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We ate here a few times now. Middle price for chicken but it overall good food. People are really friendly and even helped my children who were cleaning up our table. Very nice.

Thank tracysmith159
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Louisville Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701-1821
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-984-3880
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