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Gus World Famous Fried Chicken

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215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-6005
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fried Chicken Nirvana

Gus's definitely has the best fried chicken and I've had it in the Philippines and South Korea as well as across the US. This particular location is unique in that it is in a historical home and easy to miss if you are looking for a commercial building. It is a very down-to-earth with laminated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Gus's definitely has the best fried chicken and I've had it in the Philippines and South Korea as well as across the US. This particular location is unique in that it is in a historical home and easy to miss if you are looking for a commercial building. It is a very down-to-earth with laminated menus, plastic utensils, and styrofoam... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is not for the intestinally challenged!! This chicken is Spicey!!! But gooooood!! Not greasy. Nice little restaurant off the square in Beautiful Collierville, TN But you have to like your chicken hot.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Best chicken anywhere. Has a little heat cooked in it, but not too much. Not greasy and not a ton of breading on it. Just right. Sides of beans are good. Nothing special...but good. Neat location in Collierville in old house. Downtown Memphis location is also good. Chicken very consistent at all locations. If you like chicken you must try... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

After hearing many good comments regarding Gus' Fried Chicken we had to try it. Yes, the food was very good but I was disappointed in their giving us plastic utensils to eat with. The place could use some sprucing up also.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

has to be this location. In all of my experiences I have never had less than at 30 min wait at Gus's UNTIL I discovered this location.. It is tucked away in a quaint little house just off of Colliersville's Town Square. In and out and headed back to Nashville in no time. Gus's chicken can't be beat, it is... More 

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Memphis, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Definitely the best fried chicken I have ever had. All my out of town relatives and friends ask for it when they visit. I only wish they had something mild for kids.

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Memphis
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great fried chicken, not overly spicy, just enough to bring out the flavor. Wonderful side item also.

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North Canton, Ohio
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Every time I visit the Memphis, TN area, I make sure to visit a Gus' World Famous Fried Chicken location. I ate dinner there two nights in the same week in Feb. 2015. Outstanding food and service. The chicken is deep-fried, but coated in a spicy seasoned batter. The meat is tender and delicious. I visited the location in Collierville,... More 

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Collierville
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Gus's isn't called "world famous" for nothing. I think it's the best chicken i've ever had. It has a unique spicy flavor that may not sit well with others but I love it. I've carried it to family gatherings in Arkansas and East Tennessee and received rave reviews. Good stuff!

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Del Norte, Colorado
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I like the atmosphere of this fried chicken restaurant- so warm and homey. We started off with the bacon, jalapeno fritters which were good but a bit oily and in the need of a few more jalapenos to satisfy our southwestern taste buds( the reason for the 4 instead of 5 star). However, there was no lack of spiciness when... More 

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Additional Information about Gus World Famous Fried Chicken

Address: 215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
Phone Number: (901) 853-6005
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Collierville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Collierville
  • Phone Number: (901) 853-6005
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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