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The Gafford

47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
+1 772-221-9517
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (56 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is where to go in Stuart! My wife and I began with the greatest bowls of lobster bisque we’ve ever had (including near my family’s summer home in Maine). We followed that with the meat and cheese board that contained three large wedges, honey,...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Gafford is a quaint and intimate dining locale in the gorgeous downtown Stuart area. I had a burger (cooked to a perfect medium) and OMG it was so tasty! My mother had the fried chicken and she said it was the BEST she's had,...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to The Gafford was a very positive experience. We were looking for some place new for our 25th anniversary, hoping for something or someplace special. Based on TA reviews we tried it & found it in the Gafford. What a wonderful restaurant,...More

Thank 335MikeA335
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good but better choices for a celebration. It is not set up good for dining, better in the bar at happy hour.

Thank Lillian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attracted to the restaurant by the relatively sophisticated menu and local recommendations. It is supposedly farm-to-table. Our meal was just okay. The lettuces, for example looked and taste to me liked the boxed gourmet lettuces at the grocer's; not farm to table. The...More

Thank 6ContinentsNCounting
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for giving us a try. I can assure you that our product is fresh from local farms, I’m sorry you felt otherwise. If you let us know when you are in that you were not happy with your meal we could correct the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one that we frequent often. The restaurant is located next to The Lyric Theater so it makes it very convenient for theater dining we stopped here to have a pre-theatre dinner. The service is very good and they got us out with...More

Thank Bigkahuna1962
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for your patronage. We appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delivering excelkence in food snd wines as welk as lical grown vegetables and beef, if you are lookung for something above average with local flavor this is the place to go.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we got a great table in the bar area & had drink & dinner discounts.The waiter Mike was very patient & knowledgeable explaining how specials were prepared to order.

Thank wayne d
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have been to The Gafford a few times in the last year. On each occasion we have found the service to be wonderful and the food to be top notch. The restaurant is small, though it doesn’t seem to be as cramped as other...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot of great things from locals. We went last week and couldn't resist the Mabel's fried chicken.It was great.I wish I could say the same for the Ceasar salad which was mediocre at best.Service was top notch..We passed through the bar that looked...More

Thank DOUG A
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to send in your comments. I am sorry that you did not care for the Caesar Salad, please let us know while you are in if you do not care for something...More

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20 June 2017|
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Response from Patty M | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people wear tank tops and shorts but I wouldn't recommend it.
judy a
27 February 2016|
Response from Michelle F | Reviewed this property |
Dark. Lots of wood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Stuart
  • Phone Number: +1 772-221-9517
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Casual meets Upscale. Local seafood, meats and vegetables prepared fresh daily. Fun and upbeat atmosphere with great hospitality
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