Potterville, Michigan: Gizzard City

"The only Gizzard City in the World." Known for its deep-fried chicken gizzards.

Address:
120 W. Main St., Potterville, MI
Directions:
Downtown, on the northeast corner of W. Main and Dunbar Sts. Next to the town's grain silos.
Hours:
M-Th 10:30-11, F-Sa 10:30-1, Su 12-10 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
517-645-2120
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Gizzard City

The sign says quite a bit, but you have to go to the (only) bar downtown and try some "world-famous" gizzards, or some deep fried Oreos. The town has a Gizzard Fest in the Spring, involving a gizzard eating contest and (at one point) a 10-foot-tall headless fiberglass chicken. The head has since been recovered and remounted.

[Jen, 11/01/2005]

Gizzard City billboard.

Gizzard City

If you were looking for the world's only Gizzard City, look no further. Downtown Potterville is the place to be. I don't really recall much overly unusual about the place other than the funny name but either way you look at it, the billboard seen along southbound I-69 is a classic.

[Richard Weiss, 06/15/2005]

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