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Scott's Downtown

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131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607 (West Academy Street)
+1 770-536-1111
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to Scott's twice so far. My new favorite restaurant for relaxation and pampering. I love the Seafood Grill, the Salmon, Shrimp Cocktail. Will try the steak options next. Every single item on the menu is prepared and presented with the utmost of care. A shout out to Jane, a fantastic server. Scott is hands-on, everything matters. The evening... More 

Thank Jen G
Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Scotts downtown for a quiet dinner. We ordered a ribeye and the waitress delivered our meal with cold mushrooms, which wasn't too big of a deal until we asked for a steak knife and had to wait 15 minutes to get it and I had to remind her because she completely forgot. Our steak was cold at that... More 

1 Thank bgilleland23
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since this is a local restaurant, my wife and I dine here on a somewhat regular basis. On a recent visit, I was reminded that the food here is consistently very good to excellent. I had the salmon (which is a delicious preparation) and my wife had the sea bass and enjoyed it very much. The spinach & pear salad... More 

Thank Roy-Georgia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasteful food in a nicely decorated dining spot. Service was the best. Small dining niches are great for cozy or private dining experience.

Thank Sandra B
Gainesville, Georgia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted to eat here for awhile and wanted the dinner at a nice restaurant. The food and atmosphere were very good, upscale casual I would say. Our steaks were cooked the way we had asked and the desserts were ssooo good.

Thank Melissa S
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had wanted to eat in the causal side, but were unable to because evidently they can't fit a table of eight. That limited the menu to the higher priced items as they were inflexible there. Sides were mixed - fabulous brussel sprouts, so-so asparagus. Appetizers were good. Steaks looked real good, but I had the Seafood Grill l which... More 

Thank Russ S
Burleson, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice Ambience. Stylish dining. Pleasant servers. Great food! Chef Scott came to check on us during our Mom's 80th birthday celebration. Fine dining and worth it.

Thank Robin W
Gainesville, Georgia
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We went with friends for speacial lunch at Scott's and we all were disappointed. Some got the Chicken salad sandwich which was not good because the Chicken Salad was not fresh. The other lurches were also disappointing. Service was slow but our waitress was very good. Will not go again.

Thank John W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our small office party (five in all) gathered at Scott's Downtown to celebrate the holidays and another year together. The food choices were excellent (even the Brussel sprouts were delicious). Our meal included a variety of foods: steak, fish, soup, and decadent desserts. We were not rushed to make room for another group, so we sat and talked and just... More 

Thank W309SNjuliag
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The four of us decided to go to Gainesville for dinner. Saw reviews on trip advisor and once again TA came through with an awesome experience. Started with some of the best bread ever that came with Strawberry butter and ginger butter. Both were great. Blue cheese chips were very good. Clam chowder was thick and excellent and salads were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
    (West Academy Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-536-1111
Casual Fine Dining in a comfortable atmosphere is the best way to describe Gainesville's premier Downtown eatery. Great food prepared with attention to detail, an unparalleled wine list and the best wait staff North of Atlanta are some of the hallmarks of Scott's. We are located in downtown Gainesville in the historic Pilgrim Estes building. Our menu offers a wide range of choices from USDA Prime, hand cut steaks, the freshest seafood and local produce with seasonally inspired weekly specials. With a wine list of over 150 wines,many by the glass you will certainly be able to find a perfect match for your menu selection. Enjoy one of our five private dining rooms for two to celebrate that special occasion or one of our larger rooms for social and business events. We have dinner hours, live entertainment on the weekends and lunch hours during the week. Our new bar and lounge is now opened! We are Atlanta & North Georgia's best kept secret!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?