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Dickson, TN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Everyone at the plant where I've been working was telling me how good Gus' Fried Chicken was, and they were right. It's got a spicy kick to the crust, and it's good. The service was really good too.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

I have visited Gus's several times. I recently relocated to Memphis and it has become a staple. I recommend it to anyone and everyone! Their fried chicken was rated the best in Memphis for a reason, it truly is the best I have ever eaten. This location is great and the service is always on point. Don't miss this place!

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Sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

This was the best meal we had in a 3 week road trip from Chicago to New Orleans. A very basic place, we went just before 6pm and didn't have to wait for a table but there was quite a wait very soon after that. Don't be tempted to swap the beans or coleslaw for fries - have the sides... More

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York, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Crispy Southern Fried Chicken with a bite & Fried pickles - delicious find. The wait for our order was a surprise - this is what they are known for. Staff was very attentive with beverage refills.

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Paragould, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Just a hole in the wall kinda place with the absolute best fried chicken ever. I'm sitting here right now trying to think of an excuse to go to Memphis just to eat there!

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Mount Pearl, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

When we asked our hotel staff where to go for southern fried chicken, they immediately recommended Gus's. We're glad they did. Don't expect a fancy restaurant. And it's not in the middle of a touristy street like Beale Street or Main Street, we walked about 15-20 minutes past Beale street through an area of deserted buildings/warehouses to get there. Not... More

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Springdale, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

I thought... It's just fried chicken. Seriously, it was great. I will not go back to Memphis without stopping in here. It was super busy, but we didn't have to wait, great prices, wonderful tea, all food was fresh. Quick and accommodating service. What more do you want? Loved it!

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

The chicken was as good as the hype suggested. Great spice, juicy, and flavorful. I didn't give an excellent rating because the sides that come standard with the meal (baked beans & cole slaw) are average. If you want other sides, you have to pay extra. My son and husband did do that (french fries and mac & cheese). Those... More

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Keynsham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

They were right it is! I would not normally eat this, but it was amazing. Really enjoyed the food and the quirky ambIence. Good value and service.

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Talmage, Nebraska, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved the little brick building packed with tables and people. We've visited twice, both at approximately 7:30pm or later and we were seated quickly. Our chicken was delicious! The coating is slightly spicy but anyone can eat around if it's too much zing. Great place with very friendly staff!!! Oh, and very affordable prices, too!

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