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Gus's Fried Chicken
Chicken Restaurant$$
Today 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
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505 U.S. 70 Mason, TN 38049
505 U.S. 70USTNMason38049
(901) 294-2028
$$Chicken RestaurantToday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 5:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
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Crispy, spicy-battered chicken, Southern sides & decadent pies are served in an austere dining room.- Google
People talk about world famous, original location, cayenne pepper, white bread and golden brown
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Henry Ilecki
reviewed a year ago
The problem that I have with this place—one I have not experienced elsewhere—is that they actually charge for ordinary tap water. As I recall, they refer to it as an ice charge, but you're charged $.50 whether you take ice or not. Strikes me as petty. The fried chicken is good, but too salty. It reminds me of the time in the Atlanta Underground when I ordered a hot dog and a Coke with no ice, They tried to charge extra for the Coke because I asked for no ice in it. In both cases, cheap management.
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
This is by far the most AWFUL chicken we have ever had and if you people think it is good, then you have never tasted really good Southern Fried Chicken and I'm really sorry for you.
Disliked: Food, Fried chicken
A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
Was in there right at closing. They still gave friendly service and super food.
Liked: Fried chicken, Food
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pam gray
reviewed 7 months ago
You do not go for decor...unless you want Gus's, you do not go for service...unless you want Gus's you go for the FOOD and you definitely want GUS'S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN IN MASON, TN.
A Google User
reviewed 4 years ago
Several positive reviews drew us to the Mason, TN Gus's Fried Chicken. It was even featured on a Food Network program as a great place to eat. Boy, were we sorely disappointed. It took a solid HOUR to get our food, and we were shorted a piece that was supposed to be "coming right out", but never did. The food was good, but as a native southerner I must say that it was nothing to write home about. I would recommend Jack Pirtle's Chicken as a much better alternative to Gus's any day where you get actual biscuits with your meal rather than sliced Wonder bread.
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A Google User
reviewed 6 years ago
The original Gus's. There are several around Memphis, but this site is where the original stood. Burned down twice and rebuilt. Still a half a step better than the other locations.