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Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Bakery

118 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3706
+1 678-862-0254
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
118 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3706
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had a friend bring me a chicken salad sandwich on a crossiant. When I opened it, for some reason they had put it on a grill with grease. It was so greasy, after a coupld of bites, I had to remove the bread and...More

Thank Dolores C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

You will really enjoy the chicken salad sandwich, or the triple salad plate. I've never been disappointed!

Thank TishaAlto_Ga
Reviewed 13 February 2017

4 of us met , coming into Gainesville from 3 different cities. We had a table tucked in a corner by the Main Street window. All of our sandwich and soup selections were great. Would recommend the broccoli and cheese soup and the chili. A...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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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