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Martha Lou's Kitchen

1068 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403-3820
+1 843-577-9583
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread pudding” (41 reviews)
“fried chicken” (251 reviews)
“collard greens” (53 reviews)
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1068 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403-3820
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit Martha Lou’s for lunch while visiting in Charleston. The outside looks like a shop in the islands painted in a pink facade covered with bright paintings. Inside you will be greeted by the most friendly and loving women you will ever meet....More

Thank khenderson9394
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t wait to eat here, but the fried chicken was disappointing. I recommend Justine’s for nice large breasts, crisp on the outside and moist inside. The cooked cabbage was too sweet for my taste, although the macaroni and cheese was very good. All in all,...More

Thank Foodtree
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Everything about this place is great -- food is delicious. Absolutely excellent fried chicken -- wow. Service amazingly friendly and fun.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

BBQ ribs were ok but cooked in crockpot all day then bland sauce put on it. Fried chicken was ok, not great. Corn bread was dry. Place is dirty and service was not good. Uber driver told us about the place - wish he didn't.

Thank staziz2016
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This was our last stop in Charleston before heading home. The service we received made my wife and I smile for hours. I wish I remembered everyone’s name, but our server was the personification Southern Hospitality. She made us feel like we were at home,...More

Thank JRF11983
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have to say we stopped b/c my husband wanted chitterlings. While we came inside to pick them up. The chicken smelled good so I asked for a chicken breast to go. She said she threw in a "short thigh". It costs $12.75. The chitterlings...More

Thank TimandRhonda
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Returned to Charleston with a friend and insisted we have lunch here as my previous visits were great. This use to be an awesome local dive restaurant serving great southern soul food at very reasonable prices. The fried chicken was very good and cost $8...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I went here today for the fried chicken. The fried chicken was fantastic. It was the best I have ever had. The sweet yams were very good too. The side order of bbq ribs was okay. The ribs, it seemed, were left in a crock...More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 10 October 2017

While the staff is nice and caring; the quantity, quality and price of food are not in sync. A 1/4 of a chicken with two tiny sides and an ice tea are $14.00. The setting was a pretty run down building with no real amenities,...More

Thank Thorner H
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by an Uber driver named Jason as we wanted fried chicken in the south. It is a little shack in the middle of no where with no AC and paper plates . All food too salty .. sweet tea was too sweet....More

Thank elizabethfC1476KT
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3 September 2015|
Response from 20somethingcruiser |
No patio.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403-3820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-9583
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