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American
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews fried chicken mac and cheese bread dark meat slightly spicy sides order slaw spiciness crust
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Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

Got the half chicken and split it, best deal going. Had 2 drinks and it was affordable and best yet delicious. Always like the chicken.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 26, 2020 via mobile

I just left Gus’s without having had a meal. I walked in and signed in to sit down for a meal and waited for over 30 minutes. My turn finally came up but apparently I did not sign in on the right place. Since sign...in included a time of sign in I thought “no problem. Just note the time to see that I had been waiting longer than everyone else. Nope. They put me at the BOTTOM of the waiting list and did not even look at where I had signed in. Told me I had a thirty minute wait. Real good customer no-service. Off to a competitor’s for a nice meal and never returning. Wish I could give zero stars.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

4th time visiting Memphis and I was told I HAD to try Gus’. They did not disappoint. Greens were great (if you like greens) and mac n cheese was hardy. I’m not a huge fried chicken fan but this was likely the best fried chicken...I’ve ever had. Food was ready quickly and the location nice and clean. Great southern hospitality as expected ..... 5 stars without a doubt.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

If you’ve never had Gus’ chicken, you’re life isn’t complete! Wife and I ate hear on Feb 21. We both had dark meat with slaw and baked beans, and it also comes with the signature slice of white bread. Chicken was hot and crispy with...a pleasant spiciness to it. It’s not Nashville Hot hot, but just spicy enough. Sides were delicious as well. The only thing on the menu besides the sides and a couple of starters is fried chicken, so don’t go unless you’re craving the best chicken in America.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020

The names says World Famous Fried Chicken. I have never heard of it, but the name still applies. The fried chicken has a very dark crust and I was afraid it was burnt. It was not!!! It was just very well seasoned and spicy, but...not enough to overwhelm the chicken flavor. Great choice of sides. Service was fine. Oh, the chicken is served on store bought white bread. There wasn't that much grease for the bread to soak up.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

It didn’t blow my doors off but it is good. Our service was as expected at a place like this. Food was good, it’s definitely a must stop on a fried chicken journey. We love Nashville Hot and we weren’t sure how they would differ,...they are definitely different. Great fried chicken for a great price.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019

Our first time visit was a carry out order to the adjacent hotel we were staying at. We thought the food was very good and slightly spicy...but not as spicy as expected. The restaurant always seems to be busy. That speaks for itself.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2019

The food was exceptional and so was the service. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. Will recommend to everyone!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

If I could give 0 stars I would. 1 is to generous. My family and I went in tonight June 30, 2019 @ 6:15pm. This was my first time ever eating at Gus’s Chicken. After being seated we were greeted by a friendly waitress. My...daughter ordered first. She ordered chicken strips and Mac and cheese. The waitress stated we are all out of Mac and cheese. We are also out of slaw, and thighs. How do you possibly run out of 2 main sides and thighs. We thanked the waitress and walked out. What a horrible first experience!!!!!!! I had heard so much about how great this chicken is. The manager or whoever orders the food should be fired for this. Very!! Poor!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Staff was very hospitable, friendly and considerate. Food is worth getting in line waiting for (really good).

Date of visit: March 2019
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