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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

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215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hixson, Tennessee, USA
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like spicy chicken, then this is the place to go. It is the best fried chicken that I have ever had. My wife and I made our first visit here last week, and found the restaurant(located in a older house) very charming. The wait staff was excellent, making sure that everyone was pleased with their order. The homemade... More 

Thank johnmF4186GW
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered for pickup, so we did not eat inside. Loved that this place was in a house setting. Food was superb! The chicken was soo incredibly moist and the flavor was on point! Staff was very friendly and would recommend this place if you are in need of a chicken fix! So happy to know that my hometown of... More 

Thank 114annemaries
Collierville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you find yourself wanting some Gus'chicken, this is a good spot. We don't live in this state but we like to eat when we are here. It seems like the best Gus' chicken spot shifts each time we visit this region. The downtown location used to be the best but right now, it's Mt. MORIAH as this locarion has... More 

Thank mkingstonedwards
Memphis, Tennessee
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars at the Downtown and Mendenhall Gus' locations, but this was our first stop at the Collierville one. It is a significantly different atmosphere. This location is a charming old house that's been retrofitted into a restaurant. It's pleasant, comfortable, but still feels and smells more like an old house, than a fried chicken joint. Service is polite... More 

Thank Crashlander0
Jacksonville, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The chicken was good. You could definitely tell it was fresh, but ours was overcooked and dry. Our server was very friendly and pleasant, but not attentive. We ordered an appetizer that didn't come out until after our entree. And we had to ask a few times for the correct dipping sauce.

Thank Shawn02
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My wife and I ate at Gus's in Collierville twice recently and enjoyed our chicken both times. So many places have unremarkable fried chicken but this is the specialty at Gus's and it shows. Outstanding flavor and served hot by friendly staff. Hometown area local chain so you get support the community and get great fried chicken at a fair... More 

Thank Boatdrinks65
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to Collierville. We decided to stop at Gus' for lunch! The Resturant was an older house transformed! The service was great and the food was awesome

Thank WVMS
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was the best chicken I ever had, fresh never frozen and fried to perfection. Also fantastic were the fried green tomatos, fried pickles and the chess pie. We also ordered fried okra, greens (the greens were amazing), and mac & cheese. All sensational. Plus great service!

Thank June W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good trip thanks to navigation. Will return if back in the Memphis area. Only wish I could have ordered bbq at the same time

Thank Ken W
midsouth USA
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have been aware of Gus' World Famous Fried Chicken in this location for years & always avoided it. My image was a fast food place with a Formica counter from which to order it. My husband & I finally ate there & enjoyed it ever so much. My stipulation is that we both like spicy food & we both... More 

Thank SunlovermidsouthUSA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Collierville
  • Phone Number: 19018536005
At Gus's we're all about the food. Gus's restaurants are low-key with a southern flare where you will hear soulful classics emitting from the jukebox. Many people call Gus's a "blues-infused southern eatery." At Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken we focus on the chicken. We begin by using quality chicken which is treated to our special preparation techniques before being marinated in our proprietary batter. Once it's properly fried to a crisp golden-brown, we serve it up with a plate full of southern inspired sides and a cold beer or sweet tea. The result? Customers line up at our door before we're even open.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?