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Haven’t Been to a Popeyes in Years

Posted on 5/25/24 at 8:03 pm
Posted by DR93Berlin
Member since Jul 2020
905 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 8:03 pm
A new one opened up close to the house about 3 months ago. Never a line in the drive thru and have gotten a chicken sandwich and fish sandwich during Lent. Both very good. Today I decided to grab an 8-piece before the game. Side of dirty rice an 4 biscuits. $27. Chicken was dry. Looked like it had been fried twice. Dirty rice and biscuits were awful. Bojangles costs the same and comes with 1/2 gal of unsweetened tea. And the rice dressing and biscuits are marginally better. I’ll stick with the Publix 8-piece for $10
Posted by Mr Clean
New Iberia
Member since Aug 2006
49800 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 8:11 pm to
I had Popeyes one year ago in Natchitoches on my way home from the doctor. It was OK.
Posted by moontigr
Washington Commanders/LA Kings Fan
Member since Nov 2020
3660 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 8:14 pm to
Popeyes is overrated, imo. I'm a Gus's fan

In BR I'll make the drive to Chicken Shack
This post was edited on 5/25/24 at 8:50 pm
Posted by SixthAndBarone
Member since Jan 2019
8415 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 8:39 pm to
Popeyes is always hit or miss. When it hits, it’s great though.
Posted by RichJ
The Land of the CoonAss
Member since Nov 2016
3194 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 9:25 pm to
Coloreds, so I stick to Southern Classic…
Posted by Havoc
Member since Nov 2015
28877 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 9:50 pm to
F you man Popeyes is awesome but just a once in a while food lol.
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Posted on 5/25/24 at 9:56 pm to
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Posted by AlwysATgr
Member since Apr 2008
16629 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 10:30 pm to
Popeyes is awesome. Have been eating it 40+ years. Popeyes spicy is the definitive fried chicken.

Biscuits were better when they made them in-house. Concede that.

Posted by Walt OReilly
Poplarville, MS
Member since Oct 2005
124694 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 10:32 pm to
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Posted by BigPerm30
Member since Aug 2011
26157 posts
Posted on 5/25/24 at 11:10 pm to
I’m not normally fat, but download the app. I got a shite ton of food for like $25 one day.
Posted by SportsGuyNOLA
New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2014
17261 posts
Posted on 5/26/24 at 12:41 am to
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Haven’t Been to a Popeyes in Years


You’ve missed nothing

Popeyes is gross and a ripoff.

Also, the employees are the worst in the fast food industry.
Posted by Sidicous
Middle of Nowhere
Member since Aug 2015
17410 posts
Posted on 5/26/24 at 6:25 am to
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I’ll stick with the Publix 8-piece for $10


We go for the rotisserie chicken instead of fried nowadays. My GI issues have a fit with the grease when it is fried. WM+ delivery weekdays is just $6+tax for a whole chicken, delivered.
Posted by TigrrrDad
Member since Oct 2016
7153 posts
Posted on 5/26/24 at 6:36 am to
If Popeyes was run by Chick-fil-A, they’d rule the world.
Posted by 24nights
Louisiana
Member since Apr 2012
4826 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 10:45 am to
Southern Classic
Posted by Jibbajabba
Louisiana
Member since May 2011
3893 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 11:40 am to
I use the app and get a great deal every Sunday after church. I feed four people for about $25. The deal is always there.
Posted by PerplenGold
TX
Member since Nov 2021
1197 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 12:38 pm to
A new store opened near us. Been twice I think. Food was actually good both times.

Anyone remember the days before they came out with biscuits? Used to be dinner rolls. Hard to mess up since they didn't actually make them. Nothing to write home about but neither is a dry, crappy biscuit.
Posted by Tridentds
Sugar Land
Member since Aug 2011
20634 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 12:43 pm to
If Popeyes were to go out of business it would take me a long time to notice.

Food is okay with typically shitty service and most places look like they haven't been cleaned in a month.,.
Posted by SidetrackSilvera
Member since Nov 2012
1989 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 8:11 pm to
Southern Classic is doing what Popeyes was doing 30 years ago. Popeyes got soft and lazy and the product today is shite. Biscuits are a fricking embarrassment. Chicken, when fresh out the fryer is comparable to what it used to be. But all too often the chicken is not fresh, it tastes dirty and is dried out. The sides can’t carry the old sides’ jock strap.

I say all this with the utmost regret. It’s like watching a family member choose to get on meth and go to A&M.
Posted by Fight4LSU
Kenner
Member since Jul 2005
9769 posts
Posted on 5/27/24 at 8:20 pm to
quote:

Popeyes is overrated, imo. I'm a Gus's fan


Don’t know if Popeyes is overrated, but I haven’t eaten Popeyes since I tried the Gus’s in Metairie. It’s now my new favorite chicken place and it isn’t even close.
Posted by Sparty3131
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2019
659 posts
Posted on 5/28/24 at 7:42 am to
Your guts thank you
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