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Lucy's Fried Chicken

2218 College Ave, Austin, TX 78704-5206
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (115 reviews)
“pie” (22 reviews)
“collard greens” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2218 College Ave, Austin, TX 78704-5206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food but i little expensive for where it is and what it is. However the good was really good and tasted amazing.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fried chicken was very yummy. My partner had the smoked chicken sandwich which she said was one of the best sandwiches she'd ever had. Have a Juicy Lucy, a frozen watermelon margarita! Yaayyy!

Thank Raucous_Indignation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband had heard about this place featured on one of the shows on the Travel Channel. It is worth the trip! We had asked an Austinite if he had heard of Lucy's. He said yes but the best of the (2) locations is is...More

Thank Mercedes6623
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try going there every two weeks. The fried green tomatoes are a must along with the fried hard boiled eggs. Economically the bucket of chicken for $25 feeds my wife, son and I with some left overs Their specials are also interesting esp. the...More

Thank Q7970YVjohnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I’m in Austin, I eat as much Tex Mex as I can. To say I was less than thrilled to be eating fried chicken when a friend recommended it would be an understatement! However, I was so surprised! The service and atmosphere are...More

Thank noondaytraveler
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and it was delicious serendipity. We went on a Sunday late morning and had the classic fried chicken and waffles. The chicken was amazing and not greasy. The waffles were really good too with a bit of crunch. I loved...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We sat outside. The heaters were on as it was a little chilly. Server was quick to take our order and the food came out fast. We were a little bummed to find out that we couldn't get chicken and waffles because they only serve...More

Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed 15 December 2017

If you want some great fried chicken, black eyed peas, corn bread and mustard greens, this is the place. Yummy!

Thank southerndrive
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

But then, I realized there are people who may have never tasted fried chicken before and have no clue between good and bad. If this was fast food drive through, I wouldn’t return in all likelihood. Bland. Greasy. Pieces undercooked/borderline raw. I heard of a...More

Thank plz2meatu
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Not sure why this happened, so I can only speculate...but I don't want to be negative. The 2nd waitress, the guy who served us drinks and the red bearded guy were all awesome in fixing things. I will not be going back to this location...More

Thank rmartine_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2218 College Ave, Austin, TX 78704-5206
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-297-2423
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