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Leader's Fried Chicken

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203 W Cornerview St, Gonzales, LA 70737-2841
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Geismar, Louisiana
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Quick service and good chicke and fish.. The line is long but it's worth the wait and the service is efficient

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1 Thank samra1116
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

After all the rave about Leader's chicken, we finally tried it...IT WAS DELICIOUS! However, the female behind the counter was blowing her nose, didn't wash her hands, and handling foods. We politely asked the other lady if she'd kindly handle our food....it makes me wonder what really happens to food behind closed doors if I see stuff like this before... More 

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1 Thank QueenofMS
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This use to be the best place for chicken fingers in Gonzales. But it's gradually gone downhill since Newton Leader left. Chicken fingers are now huge nuggets. The chicken to batter ratio isn't good. I mean that's one of the reasons you get fingers and not a boneless chicken breast. I don't get why you screw with a good recipe.... More 

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Gray, Louisiana
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282 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I just love their chicken. They are usually very busy, so some of the tables may need cleaning. I just don't get over that way very often.

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Thank MichaelFussell
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

For your southern fried chicken this is one of the better place to get very tasty and moist fish and chicken. Basic order are buckets or dinner with sides. All very tasty. The folks at the counter can be a little testy at times but that is part of the charm.

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Thank DrRazzu
Houston, TX
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Love the chicken finger basket at Leader's. This is a great small town restaurant. They serve several things (chicken, fried fish, chicken fingers, etc...), but I always get the chicken finger basket. Their "secret" dipping sauce is wonderful.

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Thank live4theoutdoors
Bushnell, Florida
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

The best and juiciest chicken! Taste like Momma use to make when we were kids. Loved it. We also got the 10 pc catfish, omg it was the best. I have not found such good catfish here in Florida! You should try this place.

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Thank Karen R
baton rouge, la
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

We actually at at the one in St Amant. 44014 Highway 431, Saint Amant, LA 70774. The chicken is moist yet not greasy. Seasoned yet not overly. We had to wait 10 minutes, not a long time, and the bird was hot and fresh. The staff is polite and accomodating. I will definitely visit again. They also have a drive... More 

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Thank ryoma69
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The chicken was cold and the service was rude. We stopped by on our way home to pick up dinner on a Saturday afternoon. I'm pretty sure they did not want our business. We ordered to go off of the menu and were told we could only have what was already cooked. This is a fast food restaruant, but if... More 

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Thank Kajunlady
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012 via mobile

Simply the best fried chicken and fish. Period. Atmosphere? It's a fried chicken joint! Can't be beat anywhere in town.

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Thank JSN1973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W Cornerview St, Gonzales, LA 70737-2841
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gonzales

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?