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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

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215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
+1 901-853-6005
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Collierville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to visit the original location in Mason, TN at least a couple of times a month. The location in Collierville is just as fantastic as the original Gus's. Spicy Chicken, white bread, coleslaw, beans and the mac 'n cheese are all amazing. The restaurant is located just off the historic Collierville town square and is a great place... More 

Thank R5430GAjennifers
Mentor, Ohio
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'm ;usually pretty critical, but this place was PERFECT. The chicken was the best that I have ever had, I liked the slight hot bite of it. The Service was down home and very friendly. The facility was clean Also, if you've never had it (we hadn't) ... order the Chess Pie. Thanks Gus - peoples.

1 Thank Willhudson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We do take out and believe it or not the food is still hot after a 6 mile drive home. The chicken is fabulous and the slaw . My husband likes the mash potatoes and gravy but we haven't had anything on the menu that we didn't like. To us it is worth the drive even in traffic.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Weatherford, Texas
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

You might enjoy this place if you like hot and spicy chicken because that's what they serve -- no options. The place needs a makeover, but the folks are friendly. Popular among locals, a block south of the railroad tracks by the historic Collierville Square.

Thank Mark D
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food, chicken fries potato salad. Call ahead and pick up. Perfect service. Piping hot, well seasoned fried chicken.

Thank janw867
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The staff and food were both amazing We enjoyed great hushpuppies and chicken that was one of a kind. Dessert was so good!

Thank Lisa K
Germantown, Tennessee
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The chicken is always piping hot, has a great crust and is spicy enought to kick a little but not overwhelm you. The mac & cheese is delcious but the serving is to small. Love the fried green tomatoes, the fried pickles are spears and also delicious but I prefer the round slices. Very goid cold slaw, spucy fries were... More 

Thank Ruth S
Memphis, Tennessee
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My husband got a gift card for his birthday to Gus's. So we went to the one out in Collierville for lunch this time. It's just as tasty and yummy! The chicken is always great we had coleslaw baked beans and french fries. Our waitress was nice and attentive. We always enjoy a meal at Gus's

Thank PhyllisGreenberg
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a Memphis must! Great chicken and a great price. Nothing fancy just excellent food. This a great tasting fried chicken a little spicy but not greasy!

Thank revjpj60
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Terrible service the staff is the most unfriendly I've ever seen after waiting 20 min for my food I complained and was told it would be a few more minutes then I heard the lady mumble under her breath I could wait or leave she didn't care! I will not be returning to this location!

1 Thank Wolfriver24

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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
US$5 - US$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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 S Center St, Collierville, TN 38017
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Collierville
  • Phone Number: +1 901-853-6005
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?