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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Southaven

787 Goodman Rd E, Southaven, MS 38671-9531
+1 662-349-2200
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (60 reviews)
“fries” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
787 Goodman Rd E, Southaven, MS 38671-9531
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast and friendly seems to be a standard response from me in a review... true here as well. A smiling face greeted us and we were seated straightaway. A simple menu makes it easy to choose and let’s them focus on getting it right, which...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There will be a line up. Just wait!! We waited about 20min for a table. It's a busy spot, but has quite a few tables. Give your name to be added to the list when you get in. There isn't much room to wait. Most...More

Thank maritimeramman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is usually pretty consistent, the service is usually pretty bad. It is unfortunate because I would go more often if the service was better.

Thank MrsRRP
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Gus’s twice now and I just gotta tell you it is hands down the best fried chicken I have ever had! Service is great. You walk in expecting a quick service place but get a comfortable down home place where they cook...More

Thank Rene' G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The food was very good, just a good a Gus's Memphis location. You should also try the chicken tenders!

Thank V8486KMnatashak
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We went to the restaurant just before closing and were seated quickly by a friendly waitress. The area was clean and neat. We had the dark meat chicken and it was hot and good. Our waitress made sure we had had plenty of fountain drinks...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

As the title says, slow service and poor quality fried okra. Tasted like crappy frozen okra and just not good. Often, frozen okra is fine, as you normally will get in restaurants, but this was just very bad tasting okra.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Only a few customers. After lunch. Several staff chatting with a gentleman, AT&T man. Wait for seating until they finished chatting. Waitress was efficient, food was only ok. My chicken was barely warm, husbands tenders hot. Timing issue I assume. Noticed a lady with a...More

Thank shirley202
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Saw a policeman come in for carryout chicken while dining here. After tasting it, I knew why.....delicious chicken! The Baked beans and cole slaw were also very good. Spicy? Yes, my wife and daughter thought so, but ate most of their meal. I like spicy...More

Thank DrewD408
Reviewed July 16, 2018

OH EM GEE! This chicken is delicious! Great seasoning! Crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside!

Thank Ro-chelle M
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April 22, 2016|
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Response from JohnnyCohay | Reviewed this property |
I understand everyone has individual experiences, opinions and feedback. As such, I - like you - have good and bad experiences. I enjoyed Gus's.
April 21, 2015|
Response from Scott F | Property representative |
Yes, it does.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Goodman Rd E, Southaven, MS 38671-9531
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Southaven
  • Phone Number: +1 662-349-2200
  • E-mail
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