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Willie Mae's Scotch House

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant and Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
Treme - Lafitte, New Orleans
  • Jessica
    "Try the butter brands and rice, fried chicken and the bread pudding!"(57 Tips)
    Caroline R.
    "Fried chicken, sweet potato fries, & corn bread for the table FTW!"(11 Tips)
    Dan B.
    "The Fried Okra is the best in the Parish"(5 Tips)
    Derek D.
    "... fried is made with wet batter, country dry battered."(2 Tips)
121 Tips and reviews
  • fried chicken
  • cornbread
  • fried okra
  • authentic
  • casual
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  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs Feed3 weeks ago
    This is great chicken in a wet batter. It's spicy and salty, just how fried chicken should be. The mac 'n' cheese, butter beans and rice, and fried okra with cornbread are perfect, too. Read more
  • Coletta R.
    OMG!! They must mop the floor with grease! In the absence of nasty throw rugs, You can't get traction to stand/sit. Restroom floors were the same. The staff was nice enough, but the place is nasty!
  • Jamey M.
    Unbelievable chicken. Best ever.
  • Joel A.
    Joel A.May 13
    The best fried chicken I've had. Everything fried chicken should be: crispy, exploding with juice and max flavor! They didn't win a James Beard award in 2005 for nothing!
  • Linda M.
    I don't eat chicken, but order the tasty veg lima beans and red beans and fried okra.
  • Taiann
    TaiannApril 29
    The fried chicken was amazing!!! The okra and rice and gravy were also very tasty. The string beans were lack lusting and taste like they may have been from a can.
  • Michele L.
    Michele LiApril 25
    It's been six years between visits and they haven't lost their touch. The chicken is juicy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, and great with a side of okra. Worth the cross country trek.
  • Sandy L.
    Sandy LeyApril 13
    Americas best + red rice n beans
  • Adam S.
    Adam SigelMarch 13
    This chicken is legit. You'll need a nap afterwards.
  • Josefina B.
    The fry chicken is absolutely delicious.
  • Georgia A.
    Georgia AndrewsFebruary 12
    That mac & cheese was fantastic
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MarkFebruary 11
    Fried chicken is amazing.
  • Mathieu S.
    The fried chicken was amazing.
  • Joel G.
    Joel GoldmanJanuary 23
    Fried chicken, only available for lunch until 5PM.
  • Aileen T.
    Aileen TseJanuary 18
    one of the best fried chicken and spicy beans
  • Bethany G.
    Bethany GipsonDecember 29, 2015
    Be prepared to stand in line outside for 1-2 hours.
  • Bethany G.
    Bethany GipsonDecember 29, 2015
    Even the salads are delish!
  • ufuk b.
    ufuk birizNovember 15, 2015
    best louisiana chicken ever. sweet potato is must
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.November 13, 2015
    Wonderful fried chicken.
  • Adam G.
    Adam GambrelOctober 26, 2015
    Overrated and overpriced. Want to know what it's like to have Long John Silver style beer batter on 2 pieces of fried chicken and then pay $12 for it? Yeah me neither.
  • Enrique G.
    Enrique GrajalesAugust 23, 2015
    Chicken and red beans and rice
  • Ben K.
    Get the fried chicken with red beans and rice.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MyersMarch 15, 2015
    No mystery here. The chicken is what you should have. The catfish & shrimp isn't bad either.
  • Port L.
    Port LauMarch 9, 2015
    Definitely try the cornbread!
  • Elevine B.
    Elevine BergeMarch 6, 2015
    Fried catfish was super delicious, crisp and fresh. Side of fried okras was ok, corn bread muffins much better!
  • Sirus O.
    Sirus OrndoffFebruary 12, 2015
    Watever home cookin is your fav. Get it. I got the fried chk.
  • Wayne S.
    Wayne SurberFebruary 5, 2015
    Recommended by @foodculturist The proprietor is in her 90s but it wasn't open when we had availability to go! :(
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FisherJanuary 21, 2015
    The world's best fried chicken. Also, butter beans and corn bread. Dooky Chase's chicken isn't even in the same universe
  • Mamie J.
    Mamie JohnsonJanuary 16, 2015
    Definetly glad we tried this place, but wouldn't come out of my to try again. Chicken was very good. The batter just wasn't to my liking...too greasy.
  • Maxwell F.
    Maxwell FoxmanJanuary 2, 2015
    Huge line and at least an hour wait. Get there early
  • Christian W.
    Christian WoffordJanuary 1, 2015
    Best fried chicken I've ever had. Worth the wait
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SkobacDecember 30, 2014
    The fried chicken lived up to the hype. Get here early, the place was full by 10:30 AM.
  • Glen P.
    Glen PicadashDecember 20, 2014
    First time here. Smells amazing!
  • Glen B.
    Glen BischoffDecember 14, 2014
    Fried chicken of course
  • Paige D.
    Paige DyerDecember 2, 2014
    Everything was excellent! Friendly staff!
  • Jamie W.
    Jamie WrightDecember 2, 2014
    Everyone talks about the chicken... And it's decent, but those butter beans are on point!
  • Charita B.
    Charita BatisteSeptember 5, 2014
    The Chicken. That is all.
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out Willie Mae's Scotch House as seen on Bizarre Foods America , Food Paradise , Unique Eats Read more
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    John Besh, chef of Borgne, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Fried chicken. Read more
  • Renae H.
    Renae HinesAugust 14, 2014
    Fried pork chop , cornbread, red beans, potato salad, and mac N cheese was all delicious!
  • Brook S.
    Brook ShelleyAugust 10, 2014
    Best fried chicken in America.
  • Caroline R.
    Caroline RubinAugust 4, 2014
    Fried chicken, sweet potato fries, & corn bread for the table FTW!
  • Felicia M.
    Felicia MoeisJuly 15, 2014
    Try to beat the lunchtime rush that happens at 11...yes, 11.
  • Vernon G.
    Vernon GoJune 27, 2014
    Good chicken. Probably better when drunk. But not amazing.
  • Dan B.
    Dan BiniMay 30, 2014
    The Fried Okra is the best in the Parish
  • Susan C.
    Susan ClaxtonMay 26, 2014
    Fried chicken and butter beans. They charge $3 to share and are literal about giving you ONE share plate.
  • Points Of V.
    Points Of VieuxMay 15, 2014
    So much for "chicken is chicken". There is something special going on in this kitchen.
  • Joe S.
    Joe ShmoeApril 9, 2014
    Best fried chicken in the world!
  • AceAdams A.
    AceAdams AllStarMarch 17, 2014
    Red beans and fried chicken do a body good.
  • Michael G.
    Michael GunnFebruary 27, 2014
    Chicken - that's all you need to know
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