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Longstreet Cafe

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1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
+1 770-287-0820
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my family almost every year have some of our thanksgiving dinner catered by them. Very good very friendly and on time!!!

Thank Eldiego1
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and enjoy a delicious meal here. Served cafeteria style, you can pick out salads, several entrees, multiple fresh vegetables, and mouth watering desserts. The staff is super friendly and always there for a tea refill when needed. The prices are excellent and you can leave with a full meal generally for under $10-12 per person. Their... More 

Thank CathyOnTheGo
Gainesville, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We usually stop here quite often to bring home food for dinner. Nice buffet with many choices. Sometimes we will cook our own meat at home but get vegetables, cornbread, etc.... at Longstreet. The prices are fair and honestly I can pick up food here cheaper than I can make it at home !!

Thank becsmith42
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The main reason I go to Longstreet is for the breakfast. And in the past three weeks, I've ordered the same thing 3-4 times a week. Bacon, Egg and Chees Sandwich, side of bacon and a drink. Who does not love BACON!!!! I have eaten dinner before and its like going to grandma's and getting great home cooking. Highly recommend.

Thank Shannon M
Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Growing up in Gainesville, Longstreet has been a staple for as long as I can remember. My fondest memories are going to Longstreet, along with many of my classmates, every Friday morning during high school. They had the best breakfast in town! I'm finally back in Gainesville after nearly a decade away and I'm glad to be so close to... More 

Thank Jordan W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I do miss the Morrison's and Picadilly's of my childhood, those family cafeterias are a thing of the past, but luckily there is a wonderful place to satisfy your appetite for a real cafeteria in Longstreet's. I've never had a bad meal here, and it's our "go-to" place to eat whenever we are in Gainesville for the day. The prices... More 

Thank Janie O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Longstreet Cafe is a basic stopping point to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with friends and family alike in Gainesville. The food is country style buffet with many choices of meats, vegetables, salads, and delicious desserts. No one will be disappointed with the food. The tab is pricey though, but for special occasions, it is worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Longstreet Café has great food, nothing fancy, just plain good food. They offer a variety of meats and vegetables which vary with the day of the week, but they always will have something that will strike your fancy and their Banana Pudding is like mom used to make, it is definitely worth a visit if you have never been there.

Thank mgrizz
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food was really good for all of us the pain for all 5 of us almost broke the bank. I would probably go back if it were just me but with the family I would not it's way too expensive.

Thank Travel B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Very Best Home Cooking Anywhere ! Great location plenty of parking. This place stays full all the time. Christian oriented and prayer board at the beginning of the line. Homemade breads and dessert. Open breakfast, lunch until 2 closes then reopens at 5 for Dinner. You won't be disappointed !

Thank Tamm4570

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-287-0820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?