Gus’s World Famous Hot & Spicy Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken, Southern / Soul
310 S Front St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-4877
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm



  • Get the chicken!
  • Gus's secretly spiced fried chicken is truly world famous. --Adam Richman, Man v Food
  • Definitely a contender for the best chicken in Memphis. Get the fried green tomatoes as well.
  • Get the 3 piece dark meat. Win.
  • Crispy and juicy chicken. try it
  • The best fried chicken I have ever had. Do not leave Memphis without stopping at Gus' s for some fried chicken. You will not be disappointed.
  • Thighs provide the best skin-to-meat ratio. Just order you up 3.4,6, or 8 thighs. The best
  • if there is a line- WAIT. It's worth it. Hands down, it's some of the best fried chicken I've ever had. Definitely worth the wait.
  • Best fried chicken anywhere. World famous no lie.
  • Try out the 3-piece dark and a fried green tomato as an appetizer. A downtown Memphis staple.
  • Go at 11 if you want immediate lunch seating. It's packed & people waiting by 11:30 every day. Busiest weekday is Friday.
  • Best. Chicken. Ever.
  • This is some of the best fried chicken I have ever eaten. If there's a line (and usually there is), order yourself a beer and hang outside. You'll work up a huge appetite!
  • Oh baby southern fried chicken
  • Best fried chicken in TN. Had one of the meatiest chicken breasts I've ever seen. Fried Green Tomatoes and a sweet tea are a must, too!
  • Love the three piece dark! I substitute potato salad for the slaw! Sweet tea is truly the Southern House Wine!
  • Returning customer:) Gus's is one of my favorite places to eat. So today I am ordering a three piece wing platter which comes with beans and slaw.
  • You must try the fried green tomatoes!!!
  • Best fried chicken in Memphis!!!
  • Chicken done right

Nearby places

Beale St (Between Main & 4th)
450 Mulberry St (at E Butler Av)
3717 Elvis Presley Blvd (btwn Dolan Dr & Colonial Oak Ln)