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The Gafford

47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
+1 772-221-9517
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (60 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times and the food is very good, it does get very busy and we like to sit at the bar.

Thank timbS5649YZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gafford has been one of our very favorite places to eat in Stuart. We have celebrated many special occasions there, or just stopped in after strolling through town. The service is great and the food is delicious ! I also love their appetizers and...More

1  Thank bellagiesey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with friends and I am still in AH as to how amazing the food and service was. Our waiters name was Trevor, very nice, funny, and personable made us aware of specials as well as was very attentive. I had the confetti...More

1  Thank Sarahi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the soup of the day...crawfish bisque. It came out hot. The texture was creamy, smooth and loaded with crawfish. Rack of lamb...served medium rare as ordered. The ribs were seasoned with just enough spice. Came with crisp green beans and delicious mash...More

1  Thank Denise H
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Denise, thank you so much for your business and taking the time to send in your review. We take great pride in our food and so happy that you enjoyed yourself. Mabel is indeed a legend and taught us well with her Fried Chicken recipe....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints! Food excellent, service excellent, atmosphere excellent. A go to place every time we visit Stuart. Reservation a must! Bar scene fun at happy hour ... crowded, cozy

1  Thank jnabes1
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We tried the popular happy hour. If you aren’t there when they open at 4, you won’t find a seat in the bar area (where happy hour is offered). The drink specials are the best in town. They also offer a happy hour food menu....More

1  Thank D L W
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear DLW, Thank you so much for coming in and trying our Happy Hour, we are so glad you enjoyed yourself. Next time do try the burger, we believe it's the best in town. Thank you for your kind words and review. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent! My daughter had the burger, my mom had the pork chop and I had the hanger steak. Could have done without the 7 later carrot cake because I’ve had much better.More

1  Thank cikkita
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Cikkita, Thank you so much for dining with us at the Gafford. We appreciate your business and for taking the time to review us. I am so sorry you did not enjoy the carrot cake but very happy that you did the rest of your...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at The Gafford twice over the last while - both times with friends. Both times we sat at a high top in the window, our favorite spot. Our favorite starters have been the duck legs and the cheese and meat platter. Main...More

1  Thank Golferboy18
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Golferboy18, Thank you so much for your continued business and kind words. I appreciate you taking the time to let the TA community know about your experience. Our staff will be thrilled to here that we have another happy guest. As you know, we...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

This restaurant charmed my heart as well as my palate. The service was great and the food was insanely delicious. The fried chicken, someone's grandmother's recipe, is completely delicious and the goat cheese salad is fab.

1  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

for what I ordered It was expensive and not the best steak I ever had.It does not have the coziness that i love in an a restaurant atmosphere.

1  Thank sallycoyne
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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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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