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Gus’s Fried Chicken has a location in Nashville (Brentwood), TN, Collierville, TN, and now in Little Rock, AR.
They claim they have “Simply the Best Fried Chicken on the Planet.” Gus’s Chicken is originally from Memphis, TN.
Gus’s Fried Chicken in Little Rock
If you know me or follow my blog, you already know that fried chicken is my favorite food. If it is on a menu, I will order it. Gus’s Fried Chicken is known for it’s hot seasonings. It is hot but not so hot you can not eat it. It is not as hot as a hot wing but just enough heat to keep you craving it. I just love a seasoned, crispy, crunchy crust and when you bite into the crust of a great piece of fried chicken, the juices just flow everywhere.
So, how did Gus’s Fried Chicken stack up to my expectations?
The crust was the crunchiest crust I have ever had.
An A+++ for the crust!
The chicken was seasoned extremely well.
It is true the seasoning is a little on the hot side. It was the hottest seasoning I have ever had on a piece of chicken. I noticed that I wanted another piece after eating a couple of pieces.
Honey on my Chicken
I asked the waitress for some honey as I always do for my fried chicken. After trying the sweet honey with the heat in the chicken, it put Gus’s Fried Chicken on a different level. I now believe it was probably the best chicken I had ever had. Gus, keep the honey on the tables!!! We live in the south, and I am sure I am not the only person who likes honey on their fried chicken.
The chicken was crispy and juicy, not dry at all, but it was not as juicy as I have had in the past.
I still think AQ Chicken in Fayetteville has the most succulent chicken I have ever had.
Fried Chicken or Fried Chicken but it is not a fast food place.
The chicken is made to order. It is extremely hot when it arrives in front of you. We did not have room to try the desserts. The side dishes were good. We had Gus’s baked beans and the fries, but the chicken was still the star.