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Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Bakery

118 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3706
+1 678-862-0254
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“chicken salad” (24 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
118 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3706
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for quality sandwiches, soups are also very good and salads too. Shrimp salad is generous and very good. Soups are homemade and good too. Reasonably priced. Always consistently good food.

1  Thank Mamie V
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I buy clients lunch sometimes, and this is one of the local places they always enjoy. Everything is fresh and made to order. The wait isn’t long and the food variety and quality is good. You see all kinds of people here, since it’s right...More

Thank Sgodbee1234
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We go here almost every Friday and it never disappoints! We are doing Weight Watchers and the homemade soups and salads are perfect. The fact that they still have carrot raisin salad is reason enough to go! The little dessert samples also satisfy your sweet...More

Thank Y5294BQcarols
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We are British and recently stayed in Gainesville for a week We didn’t know the area so went to tourist info who recommended this place for lunch The sandwiches were so good we went back three times in a week! We’re planning our next holiday...More

Thank HoyleJon
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Locally owned lunch cafe. Excellent variety of sandwiches, salads and several desserts. Very freshly made every day, and excellent choices of breads. Sunny, corner location on small town's busy square. Lots of seating, and a good centrally located meeting spot. Ample free public parking nearby....More

Thank mhenry53
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Chicken salad wasn't as inspiring as the description on the menu. Served in a plastic basket. Given the size of this place and the uniqueness of the setting we were hoping for something a little better.

Thank Snoopydog01
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On the spur of the moment on a weekday recently, my husband and I drove to Lake Lanier and to Gainesville, a place I had not previously visited. After a walk around the town square we opted to have lunch at Sweet Magnolias Café and...More

Thank chasevalley
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very spacious seating. Go up to counter, order & they'll bring food to you. Surprised how quiet it was with so many people. Could actually have a conversation without yelling. Hubby loves chicken salad & puts this one on top of his list. I was...More

1  Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The chicken salad is wonderful! We had it in both the sandwich form and over mixed greens. The kids loved their sandwiches. I like that it is an appropriate amount of food- not too much and not too little. There is a free parking deck...More

Thank rwilson92387
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

No one was bussing the tables so we had to kind of clean things up before we sat down. They supposedly have a world famous chicken salad that was reviewed by Esquire. I don't do chicken salad so I can't tell you anything about it....More

Thank marvelgoose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 678-862-0254
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