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Sarah's On The Square

115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
+1 940-612-4782
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
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Reviewed 3 days ago

No. 1 in atmosphere, pretty good with food. Service and smiles nice. Peanut butter pie to die for. Every visit has included a "howdy-do" from owner Donna. Very nice.

Thank FineDina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sarah's is on the corner of the town square, formerly a saloon and brothel in the olde days, now a delightful diner and upstairs B&B. Quaint, friendly, & homemade fare. We enjoyed grilled pimento cheese on sourdough, and the banana pudding. Only 15 minutes from...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were given a Parker House top roll that looked nice but was very dry. I started Corn and Crab Chowder which had no flavor...lots of bits of stuff in the soup but I need to add a lot of salt and pepper. Husband had...More

1  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Charming local restaurant on the square downtown. Stopped in for lunch and we were glad we did! Food was great and at a good value! I had chicken spaghetti that came with this awesome salad and my husband had a burger with homemade chips. Neither...More

1  Thank leiismimi
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with girlfriends on Saturday and we all really enjoyed it. 3 of us had the chicken spaghetti and it was really good as was the salad and rolls. The other of us had soup and salad and was wonderful as well. Lots of...More

2  Thank Donna A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were told by more than one person in Gainesville that this was the best place in town to eat. Well....so much for all those opinions. The place was easy to find. Easy parking. Minimal waiting for a table. Service was attentive. Food was lousy....More

2  Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was a great spot to meet for lunch with my daughter. She had the tortilla soup. I had the salad and soup trio. The tomato bisque soup was the best tomato soup I have ever had. It was chunky, not as creamy! Chicken salad...More

1  Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Great tasting food and service. I highly recommend this restaurant to any and everyone who stops in this small town.

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

One in party had best prime rib in years, one person had excellent pork, everyone loved their dish. The sauces were so tasty, unlike any other. Even kids meal came on a school lunch tray with fresh fruit on kale for only 3.50!! It was...More

1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went there for lunch. It is a very nice restaurant and is very clean. The service was excellent and friendly. We both got the chicken fried steak which was excellent. A very good ratio of breading to meat. The garlic mashed potatoes served with...More

1  Thank Dixie76201
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-612-4782
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