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Gill's Fried Chicken


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Fast Food, American
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reg. $5.19
Combo $8.14
4pc Tenders - gravy & biscuit
Reg. $8.24
Combo $11.19
7pc Tenders - gravy & 2 biscuits
Reg. $19.39
Large Combo $24.58
16pc Tenders - gravy & 4 biscuits
Reg. $26.49
Large Combo $31.68
25pc Tenders - gravy & 8 biscuits
Snack Pack
(1pc) Choice of Leg, Thigh, or Wing with 1/2 order Fries, and 1 Biscuit
Snack Pack w/Breast
1 Breast, 1/2 order Fries, and 1 Biscuit
Snack Pack Tender
2pc Tender, 1/2 order of Fries, 1 Biscuit
Real Meal
Leg, Thigh, Cole Slaw, Mashed Potatoes (with Gravy), and 1 Biscuit
Little Chick Meal
1 Leg or 2 Tenders, Fries, 1 Biscuit, and a 12 oz Drink
6pc $4.19
12pc $6.59
Gizzards, Livers, or Split
Cooked to order. Served with gravy and biscuit(s)
Chicken 'n' Dumplings
Homemade. Seasonal...ask about availability. Dumplings (16oz) & 1 Biscuit
Reg. $3.97
Combo $7.07
2 Pc Mixed
Leg & Wing, 1 Biscuit (or 2 Wings or 2 Legs)
Reg. $3.97
Combo $7.07
2 Pc All Dark
Leg & Thigh, 1 Biscuit (or 2 Thighs)
Reg. $4.86
Combo $7.96
Substitute Breast for $0.89
2 Pc All White
Breast & Wing, 1 Biscuit
Reg. $5.49
Combo $8.59
Substitute Breast for $0.89
3 Pc Mixed
Leg, Thigh, & Wing, 2 Biscuits
Reg. $5.49
Combo $8.59
3 Pc All Dark
2 Thighs , 1 Leg, 2 biscuits
Reg. $6.38
Combo $9.48
3 Pc All White
2 Breasts, 1 wing, 2 biscuits
Reg. $15.94
Large Combo $21.13
10 Pc Family Order
2 Breasts, 3 Thighs, 3 Legs, 2 Wings, 6 Biscuits
Reg. $22.89
Large Combo $28.08
15 Pc Giant Order
3 Breast, 4 Thighs, 4 Legs, 4 Wings, 8 Biscuits
Always fresh chicken, never frozen Marinated and cut on-site!
Small Combo
add 1 Side & 24 oz Drink OR 2 Sides (No Drink)
Large Combo
Create your own Family meal... Choose 2 Large Sides to accompany your favorite meal - Steak, Catfish, Chicken, You decide!
REAL Catfish. cooked to order
Small Fish Plate
6 pc, 1 Side, & 3 pups
Large Fish Plate
10 pc, 1 Side, & 4 pups
Family Fish
24 pc, 12 hushpuppies
Giant fish
34 pc, 16 hushpuppies
Cooked to order
4pc Steak Fingers - Gravy & 1 Biscuit
7pc Steak Fingers - Gravy & 2 Biscuits
16pc Steak Fingers - Gravy & 4 Biscuits
Add 1 Tender to any salad or meal - $1.19. Choice of Dressings: Buttermilk Ranch, Honey Mustard (fat free), Golden Italian, and French
Chicken Tender Salad
Large garden with chicken tenders
Side Salad
Small garden salad
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
French Fries
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Cole Slaw
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Mash Potatoes (w/ gravy)
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Corn Nuggets
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Green Beans
Small $1.79
Large $3.74
Jalapeno Poppers
Small $1.79
Large (3) $4.69
Corn on the Cob
2 Corn on Large Combo
Small $1.14
Large $1.94
Small $0.39
Large (5) $1.79
Jalapeno Pepper
Homemade Bread Pudding
w/Warm Vanilla Almond Sauce. (Pumpkin Bread Pudding (seasonal)
Fried Pies
Cherry, Apple, and Lemon
Chocolate Chip or Pecan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first discovered this cafe when I was teaching at Texas State University in 2000-2001, these days I drop in whenever I’m in the area. This is as good as fried chicken gets, great biscuits too. The room is simple, the service is friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Claude F
Reviewed December 11, 2018

There is a reason that Gills has been around forever! They just consistently serve some of the best fried chicken in the state.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

I went into purchase that fabulous fried fish. My order was filled, i was waiting to be called, when the ruddest of all the employees, came from the back and made it her business to open my container, rifled through my fish order, then removed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RealTalkk
Pam G, Owner at Gill's Fried Chicken, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

I am so sorry that you had a bad experience at Gill's. Could you possibly advise me of who this employee is or give me a description of the employee so that I may address this issue. Your review did not indicate which store you...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I always get the fried catfish. There aren't too many places where you can easily pick up fried catfish to go.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Suzanne B
Pam G, Owner at Gill's Fried Chicken, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

We are so glad that you like our catfish. We use real catfish and cook it to order. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for some dinner on the way into work. Chicken is amazing. Fries and rolls excellent. Go for the food. It will not disappoint. Customer service is not a requirement for the staff. She was about as friendly as polar bear. That’s the reason...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank joesW6430SQ
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Gill's has been a favorite in San Marcos for decades. Chicken is very good and prices are very reasonable.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Charles J
Reviewed January 22, 2018

They have the best down home cooked fried chicken in San Marcos. They have corn on the cob along with rolls and friend okra. very good place to eat.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 42justinab
Reviewed January 5, 2018

I have always loved going to Gils, the pieces of chicken are always flavorful and tender, the skin is uniformly crisp and the experience is just what it should be. The coleslaw is great if you add a pinch of salt, however the fries are...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DSergi
Reviewed December 23, 2017

I have been to Gill's many times and the food is good and fresh and the employees are very helpful. Inside in the dining room is very clean and hospitable.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Mediocre food. Fried chicken is not even close to the best I've had. Sides are pretty standard. Mashed potatoes and gravy is rather watery and tasteless. Mac and cheese is bad. The boxed kind is better, and that's not saying much . Green beans are...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Alice L
Pam G, Owner at Gill's Fried Chicken, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your food at GILL's. I will certainly investigate your complaint. We are very proud of our food and have been in business for 45 years. We certainly hope that you will give us another try.

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