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Scott's Downtown

131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
+1 770-536-1111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood grill” (3 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While a little pricey, the service and the food are well worth it! And don't forget to visit the Lounge which is found through doors at the back of the restaurant!

Thank stevebass007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is very pretty. A large dining room in an old historic building redone very nicely. And there are several nooks and crannies and small rooms off to the side for a quiet, more intimate setting. The food was very good. There were four...More

Thank 58DavidAthens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for my son’s 40th birthday. Everything was spot on. Service great. Bar drinks very good. Service perfect. Food and menu choices exceptional. We ate in bar area. Main dinning room menu and prices ( high) are only reason four star rating instead of...More

Thank Qinga
Reviewed 10 May 2018

My daughter and I hosted a Bridal Luncheon at Scott's and the set up was so accommodating, the food was great, and the wait staff were very attentive!

Thank tcpcherdener
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

It’s basically food you make at home! I just did not see what was so special about paying the high prices for the same thing I could get at the grocery store and make at home. Salt & Pepper plus high prices.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were in town (from Pennsylvania) for the evening and based on a recommendation we decided to try Scott’s Downtown. Absolutely perfect. From the professional waitstaff to the incredible dinners, everything was perfect. The asparagus and shrimp flatbread was the starter and...More

Thank Edwin S
ScottsDowntown, Owner at Scott's Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you choose Scott's Downtown and that you and your wife enjoyes your evening. Also thank you for your gracious feedback. - Scott Dixon

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Scott’s today for lunch and I am still raving about their steak! Service was top notch and Scott himself made sure that we were well taken care of. I have been coming here for years and the service and food only get better!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Service is always outstanding!!! Today was mine & my twins Birthday & we couldn’t have picked a better place to start our celebration. We have always loved this place & glad they are now open for lunch. ♥️

Thank Berenice R
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We just love this restaurant! In the main dining room or the lounge, we have always had a great experience! No wonder they won Best of Hall County in 6 categories! Definitely a must visit when in North Georgia.

Thank Astropetals
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t waste your time or money at this place it’s just not worth it. Sloppy, tasteless and a very poor standard of service. Stay away as the energy is very very negative.

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Faye G
6 March 2018|
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Response from ScottsDowntown | Property representative |
We put on the Grand Buffet Brunch for Easter and for Monther's Day Every Year. Mother's day this year will; be our 22nd Brunch. You will find the menu on our website in the next couple days as I just approved it today, but... More
12 April 2016|
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Response from Pkgdyjy | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations to your wife on having bariactric surgery. I had it in 1999. One of the best decisions I ever made. Since this is not an all you can eat place, I don't think they will have a problem with you only ordering... More
Daniel H
8 March 2015|
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Response from ScottsDowntown | Property representative |
You are always welcome in jeans and t-shirts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
    (West Academy Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-536-1111
  • E-mail
Casual Fine Dining in a comfortable atmosphere is the best way to describe Gainesville's premier Downtown eatery. Great food prepared with attention to detail, an unparalleled wine list and the best wait staff North of Atlanta are some of the hallmarks of Scott's. We are located in downtown Gainesville in the historic Pilgrim Estes building. Our menu offers a wide range of choices from USDA Prime, hand cut steaks, the freshest seafood and local produce with seasonally inspired weekly specials. With a wine list of over 150 wines,many by the glass you will certainly be able to find a perfect match for your menu selection. Enjoy one of our five private dining rooms for two to celebrate that special occasion or one of our larger rooms for social and business events. We have dinner hours, live entertainment on the weekends and lunch hours during the week. Our new bar and lounge is now opened! We are Atlanta & North Georgia's best kept secret!
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