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“I broke my diet to try Gus's fried chicken”

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
Ranked #5 of 1,436 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Canberra, Australia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“I broke my diet to try Gus's fried chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

The chicken was spicy and crunchy and I substituted the beans for the mac and cheese which was cheesy and smooth. Hubby loved the beans which were slightly spicy. Great service, clean venue and we didn't have to wait long. Awesome!

  • Visited November 2013
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Awesome Fried Chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

Best fried chicken in Memphis, crunchy and spicy cooked to perfection. Try the Mac and cheese, home made and authentic.

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2 Thank AlexK72
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812 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“Spicey chicken and beans”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

Surprisingly the chicken really was spicey and so were the baked beans. I substituted for greens and glad I did. Chickens served very hot and super fresh. We went late on a Friday at 8:15 which was good because yet was full but we got the last open table. Heard from locals the wait can be very long usually. For. $6 I got a two piece white meal with 2 sides and bread. Worth giving a try if in the area. The history and atmosphere alone are worth it.

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Thank Banny9949
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“True story!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

Had lunch here during a business trip in Memphis. The rumors are true. This fried chicken is unreal! You have to check this place out if you're in Memphis!

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1 Thank Soonerfan171
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Grapevine,
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awsome fried chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

The chicken was amazing my wife loved the mac and cheese. Fried pickels were yummy also. Would recommend this location is rather small but but we got seated quickly all staff was very nice.

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