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Gus's Barbecue

808 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
+1 626-799-3251
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (30 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (21 reviews)
“fried chicken” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
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RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
808 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went into Gus’s in South Pasadena for a bottle of house white, which they had apparently run out of. So we had a bottle of their cheapest dry white, which took a long time to arrive, along with a bill (including tax) of nearly...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us had a delightful dinner at Gus's BBQ. We had reservations and they had our table ready in a quieter section of the restaurant. We thought our pulled pork sandwiches and sweet potato fries were very tasty. Our friends had pulled pork plate,...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Best place for ribs and anything bbq. Always has excellent food with more than enough to eat. Will always go there to fill the little belly wants

Thank woodie5
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Gus's has been here in South Pasadena for longer than I can remember. When I hear the name I think of slow cooked meats, extra smoky flavor. BarBecue. I hadn't been to Gus's in about 45 years. I went there last week to meet some...More

Thank cheifeng
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Have came to this place after reading about it in Tripadvisor and this is a great place. The meet is good and done correctly. My waiter helped me peed a dish which had several type of meet and a nice beer beside. I got a...More

Thank series_alcoholic
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We came here due to the trip advisor reviews. My sister said she had eaten here before and it was really good so we were hungry and excited. The atmosphere was nice. We were sat right away. The food - we ordered the full rack...More

Thank Frijolitoz
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We happened to drop in for lunch, to join plenty of locals who were enjoying the food and homely, chattering atmosphere. The service was very friendly and efficient, and our dishes (fried catfish, house salad) delicious. Both the menu and drinks list offered plenty of...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Gus's is in our small town neighborhood. It is our go-to when our grown kids come and visit. We will always get a delicious meal whether it be a salad or a full plate of ribs and tri tip! I love the fried chicken but...More

Thank nknorris
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I love eating at this restaurant when I travel to Pasadena. Great quality food, wonderful service, fun atmosphere. The cornbread is a feast in itself!

Thank Stacie L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

great food but very noisy, always busy. Take out a good option. Have eaten in and also done take out. Usually have local sports on their TV's.

Thank margie1749
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
    (Mission Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gus's is located only a couple of blocks from the South Pasadena gold line station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-3251
  • E-mail
Description
Gus's celebrates the culinary traditions of the South, serving up fresh and inventive takes on regional Southern fare and barbeque while bringing the roots of true Southern hospitality to the West Coast.
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