Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is known for its unbeatable fried chicken and one-of-a-kind spice. Be sure to take in this Memphis-area original. GQ magazine calls it one of the top five restaurants in the U.S., and that it's worth flying to just to have a meal. High praise, and it's deserved. Local patrons are fond of saying that Gus’s “is not fast food.” Be prepared to wait, or call ahead with your order. Whether you eat at the original family business out in Mason or one of the Memphis-area restaurants, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken has the style and attitude of an old-school, blues-infused southern eatery. Wait your turn, pay your money, stay out of the way, make yourself at home! Your reward will be a spectacular specimen of Southern fried chicken glory.
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