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Willie Mae's Scotch House

2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
+1 504-822-9503
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“butter beans” (170 reviews)
“chicken” (637 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (129 reviews)
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10:00 - 17:00All hours
2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have eaten fried chicken for many many years. I must say, I can't remember any being better. The mac and cheese, peas and cornbread was very good. The service was good but I could hear them fussing in the service area. The food looked...More

Thank tctaylor2000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When I travel I always ask every local I encounter what their favorite restaurant is. In New Orleans the name Willie Mae's kept coming up followed by "The Best Fried Chicken You'll Ever Eat". So of course I had to try it. Guess what? It...More

Thank SoFloridaGal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're in New Orleans and want some awesome fried chicken for lunch, ya just gotta stop by Willie Mae's Scotch House. The standard order comes with three pieces (kitchen's choice), and one side. The side order of Butter Beans w/rice is a meal in...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend chose to eat at Willie Mays for lunch. Went for a late lunch after a swamp tour. Waited outside for about 15 min. Not bad of a wait. Our waiter was very friendly and quick. I ordered a 3 piece with a side...More

Thank Freckles1971
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there and we were probably third in line. And i was complaining. So to make story short, we were able to get in and i talked to the party next table they said we got lucky coz when they got there, line was...More

Thank Wendy Elaine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't have to wait too long for a table. Shared an order of fried chicken with my bf but because we shared I had to order another side to make up for it. The waitress was rude and inattentive. We ordered mac and cheese, cornbread...More

Thank Shayna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the best fried chicken I've ever eaten, and I've eaten a lot of fried chicken. We got there about 25 minutes before they opened and a line of about 20 people formed behind us. The food did take awhile but was worth...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about this place! The food was absolutely delicious! Some of the best fried chicken I have ever had! It was not too greasy and very well seasoned and the sides were so delicious (butter beans, red beans and Mac and cheese)....More

Thank Speechgirl36
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the restaurant October 2016 with a group of girlfriends while celebrating a bachelorette party. There is a long wait upon arrival but the line moves pretty quickly. Once inside the restaurant is your average looking mom and pop food place. Nothing special about...More

Thank Shametria A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fried chicken, great tasting sides of green beans, rice and gravy. Mac and cheese was excellent too. Now the problem my husband and I have is we compare other fried chicken to this place....and nobody can make the grade.

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Response from suesteve252 | Reviewed this property |
There was no line when we ate there but, it would have been worth the wait.
24 March 2017|
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Response from Latima L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and you should, if you cannot dine it! It is so worth the stop, though. The food is worth taking the time and eating there, I promise!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3405
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighbourhood: Treme
  • Phone Number: +1 504-822-9503
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