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Scott's Downtown

131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
+1 770-536-1111
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll admit, I've never eaten in the fine dinning section..... but really, why? The lounge out back has the same menu and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. Staff is always excellent! Drinks are a tad bit weak, but this seems to be the same...More

Thank jobe3022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the past few months the food at Scott's has been mediocre at best and it is never consistent. One time you will get a decent dish and the next time you order it, it is terrible. Prices have also gone up. The long time...More

Thank hollyhollyhill
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last Wednesday, we went to Scott's downtown for lunch. We were very fortunate to meet Elijah who was our server and mentor. He recommended a great Cabernet Sauvignon. I had the spinach salad and a most excellent tomato bisque. My lady had the cauliflower soup...More

Thank paulenewell
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Scott and Kay did an outstanding job in helping us plan for our wedding reception. From our first visit Kay put us at ease and assured us that they would help us get it all together. She even volunteered the night of the event to...More

Thank joebmc52
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I was in Scott’s on Thursday Nov 16 after Jingle Mingle. The lounge was very busy with only two people working. The bartender and one other person. The customers in the lounge were waiting for drinks and food and servers from the dining room were...More

Thank hollyhollyhill
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have visited Scotts downtown on several occasions in their food is excellent, the chef is excellent. The owner I noticed could go to each table and say hello, take the time to make sure you were satisfied with your order and the food, he...More

Thank annettesA4488JU
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Scott's On The Square is the crème de la crème of restaurants in the Gainesville area. The food is always fresh, interesting and creative. Scott himself oversees the menu as well as the day to day daily running of his restaurant. Every time I have...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to Scott's many times over the years. I have been proud that Gainesville has a restaurant of quality equal to that which you would find in Atlanta. But something has happened. Is there a new chef? The meal i had last night...More

Thank Kathryn H
ScottsDowntown, Owner at Scott's Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Kathryn, Thank you for your feedback. We are always anxious to hear the thoughts of our guests. It is unfortunate that after your many enjoyable visits that on this occasion you were disappointed. I wish you would have let us know that evening as it...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This restaurant has good food. The best part of the experience is the lounge. The service is excellent and you can't beat their happy hour and Wine Wednesday prices. I was in the lounge on October 4th and one of the bartenders was chewing gum....More

1  Thank hollyhollyhill
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We held an all day conference with 90+ employees. We started with breakfast prior to kicking off the meeting, took a break for buffet lunch then finished with dinner (drinks at the bar) and never left the loft. It comfortably accommodated our group and the...More

Thank Brad N
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12 April 2016|
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Response from Pkgdyjy | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations to your wife on having bariactric surgery. I had it in 1999. One of the best decisions I ever made. Since this is not an all you can eat place, I don't think they will have a problem with you only ordering... More
8 March 2015|
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Response from ScottsDowntown | Property representative |
You are always welcome in jeans and t-shirts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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