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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

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730 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-5216
+1 901-767-2323
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is delicious and hot. The only complaint for me is that they charged for extra ranch for the pickles. We had one very tiny ramekin, which was not enough for the order. I don't like it when servers fail to inform customers of extra charges for items.

Thank rwilliams2911
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Gus's chicken because it's seasoned just right,it's never greasy. Cooked like grandma's. Hey what else can I say but it's time for you to get out and try Gus's for yourself . I. promise you won't be disappointed.🍗🍗

Thank 292rc
Fort Worth, Texas
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since my mom wont be reading this, I can say it was as good as my mom's. The spice on the chicken was great. My lips are still burning 30 minutes later. The baked beans were tasty. I even enjoyed the coleslaw. I dont normally eat coleslaw but this was good.

Thank NMSU92
Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly the best fried chicken I've every had! Cold beer. Nice people. I will not waste calories on any other fried food! Best spicy chicken skin!

Thank Carol E
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who likes somewhat spicy chicken, this chicken is really good. Now, one word of advice, lunch time can get really crowded and you will have to wait but the staff and the customers are really nice. Seating is tight but that is to be expected from a family style restaurant. The mac and cheese is to die for... More 

Thank georgettek741
Fort Worth, Texas
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417 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good crowd. Fun atmosphere and huge plate of food. Best Chicken in many many miles. You will NOT be disappointed!

Thank BillIBT
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken at Gus's is always served piping hot and always juicy and delicious. I usually order beans and slaw as my sides, but the macaroni and cheese or fried okra are also great choices. Gus's is a favorite of the whole family.

Thank April C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fried chicken! It wasn't too hot or spicy, but it was tasty! We got the 12 piece family dinner and cold slaw and baked beans and everything we great! The other one, downtown, had people waiting outside and waiting inside; but here, we were seated immediately and the service was very pleasant!

Thank Graylin P
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ordered the Two Dark pieces of chicken (breast and leg), which came with a piece of white bread, baked beans, and cole slaw. I also had a water and a miller light bottle and my total cost for everything was $10.24!! The flavor of the chicken was amazing! It is a bit spicy your first few bites, but the... More 

Thank shhamme
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the fried chicken! A little kick in the batter fried perfectly. We ordered to-go. The staff was so friendly.

Thank Margaret L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 730 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-5216
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-767-2323

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?