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Famous Recipe Fried Chicken

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527 S Main St, Englewood, OH 45322
+1 937-836-7905
10:30 - 22:00
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Tipp City, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This place has consistant quality at a reasonable price and their Wednesday special can't be beat. I have been going here for more than 25 years.

Thank Jay M
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped for the night and searched TA to find a good place to eat. We saw this and said let's give it a try. Crispy Chicken was a bit spicy, beans and green beans were aaaa ok I guess, the fried pickles were different but good. The biscuits were really good. Small town feel but big time love for... More 

Thank Christine D
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106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lee's is a great place to have a meal. The restaurant is always clean and the staff is attentive and extremely helpful. The potato wedges are not to be missed. You'll find a wide variety of sauces for dipping if that's your pleasure. Be sure to check out the newspaper for inserts before going to Lee's. You can usually find... More 

Thank DaytonOhio
Englewood, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

i have gone there every week for 16 years and it is my favorite place for chicken. they always have smiles courteous caring employees who make sure your visit is very pleasurable.the manager does a fantastic job to make sure all orders are correct and fresh. a great place to visit

Thank Layton V
Columbus, Ohio
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

If in Englewood don't even bother with KFC, this stuff is perfectly seasoned and much tastier. The sides are also great, I always get it with coleslaw and mac & cheese.

Thank KristieB45
Englewood, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

chicken always hot and fresh no matter what hour of the day, . staff is friendly and takes care of your order to make sure you get great food

Thank Layton V
Englewood, Ohio, United States
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Love going here for our chicken and chicken livers and gizzrds! Also tend to love their pot pies too! Great service, and order is always right, and food is always hot, and never cold, unless you count the cold slaw! Great food, mashed taters with gravy always hot and ready to eat! Love their green beans too!

Thank Christy B
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

As I understand, Colonel Sanders used his sister's chicken recipe to start his restaurants. He managed them with his nephew, when Coke purchased the name and his image they did not get "the recipe" that went to his nephew. Then Coke KFC dropped him from their staff he created Famous Recipe ... after all he had the most famous recipe... More 

Thank WhoDey119
Potsdam, Ohio, United States
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232 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

It is okay, just nothing special. Sometimes seems very greasy, other times very good. Still a great place to stop and grab some food for a reunion or guests stopping in...

Thank Mark A
Union, Ohio
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186 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

Find the pieces to be much bigger then KFC and the sides even better. Wife loves their cole slaw and if we need it for a gathering and she does not have time to fix it she has me run there to pick some up. Also they do outstanding cater service.

Thank mocpgc

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 S Main St, Englewood, OH 45322
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 937-836-7905

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?