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4Rivers Smokehouse

3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
+1 844-474-8377
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (68 reviews)
“burnt ends” (18 reviews)
“bbq beans” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ummm good! Quick and efficient for a fast lunch. The brisket sandwich so moist and tender. My husband had the tacos and agreed the brisket was delicious, but wanted more pico and cilantro toppings. My favorite was the baked beans with there smokey flavor and...More

Thank ArtTeacher7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food! Good ambiance, excellent service and very very clean. Different varieties of sandwiches, meats, and drinks.

Thank Jose Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on our way to a Gator's game. I ordered the 2 meat platter which was served up quickly by super friendly staff. Got the collard greens and mac n cheese for sides and the brisket and burnt ends for my meats. All were good...More

Thank tysonw182
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got drawn in from a mile away by the sweet smell of smoked meat. Unfortunately after the smell it went down hill. My burnt ends were cold and the pulled pork OK but not as good as one would expect from this type of establishment....More

Thank Kam2013
4RiversSmokehouse, Guest Relations Manager at 4Rivers Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kam, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Gainesville Smokehouse with us. We strive to serve fresh, amazing BBQ to all of our guests, and we're incredibly disheartened to learn you were less than thrilled with your meal. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love, love 4 Rivers! Absolutely the nicest people work there and the food is the best. Not just the meats! Their sides are AMAZING. Don't forget they have holiday meals too, My GO TO place!!

Thank pawsnclaws007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I first walked into this restaurant I was not impressed the customer service was dead. I was immediately put off. My guests love barbeque so I said hopefully the food will be better than the meet and greet!! My guests food came and I...More

Thank DeborahGB2016
4RiversSmokehouse, Guest Relations Manager at 4Rivers Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello DeboragGB2016, Thank you for taking the time to reach out and share your experience at our Gainesville Smokehouse with us! We're incredibly disappointed to learn that your visit was less than stellar. We treat guest service just as seriously as our BBQ, and this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for lunch, two days in a row. We liked it that much. We tried the different side items, and different meats. I'm really glad this place isn't near me. I'd gorge on barbecue and then give my self kidney failure by overdosing...More

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for a late lunch on a weekday and so the place was relatively quiet. Service was good and friendly. The sliced pork sandwich and the ribs were excellent. The tri-tip was tasty but not as smoky and tenderr as I would have liked....More

Thank MikeyLPT
Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a wonderful find while we visited Gainesville this summer in August 2018. We are always in search of the best barbecue in the area. This restaurant was amazing, everything we ordered was delicious. We ordered the Brisket, Pulled Pork and Ribs. Our sides were...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We went before a Gator game and had no problem ordering and grabbing a seat. I had the burnt ends sandwich and collards which was really good. The fried pickles, which I had to wait for had too much batter and were over fried. I...More

Thank PensacolaGator
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20 December 2017|
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Response from Iggyftmyers | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but $25-$30 would be my guess.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 844-474-8377
4 Rivers is a family-owned smokehouse specializing in 30-day aged brisket, homemade southern sides and fresh bakery items.
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