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Scott's Downtown

131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
+1 770-536-1111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood grill” (3 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s basically food you make at home! I just did not see what was so special about paying the high prices for the same thing I could get at the grocery store and make at home. Salt & Pepper plus high prices.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in town (from Pennsylvania) for the evening and based on a recommendation we decided to try Scott’s Downtown. Absolutely perfect. From the professional waitstaff to the incredible dinners, everything was perfect. The asparagus and shrimp flatbread was the starter and...More

Thank Edwin S
ScottsDowntown, Owner at Scott's Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you choose Scott's Downtown and that you and your wife enjoyes your evening. Also thank you for your gracious feedback. - Scott Dixon

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Scott’s today for lunch and I am still raving about their steak! Service was top notch and Scott himself made sure that we were well taken care of. I have been coming here for years and the service and food only get better!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Service is always outstanding!!! Today was mine & my twins Birthday & we couldn’t have picked a better place to start our celebration. We have always loved this place & glad they are now open for lunch. ♥️

Thank Berenice R
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We just love this restaurant! In the main dining room or the lounge, we have always had a great experience! No wonder they won Best of Hall County in 6 categories! Definitely a must visit when in North Georgia.

Thank Astropetals
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t waste your time or money at this place it’s just not worth it. Sloppy, tasteless and a very poor standard of service. Stay away as the energy is very very negative.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Scott’s on my birthday. The food was outstanding the service excellent and the presentation elegant. We would highly recommend Scott’s for a very nice special occasion evening.

Thank chuck k
Reviewed 15 February 2018

8:15 reservation and seated about 8:30. It was Valentine's Day but staff seemed overwhelmed. Sold out of 1st choice for entree. VERY long time between courses. Left as soon as we finished 10:45. Entree (steak and shrimp) was very good, as well as the crab...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We had such a great evening celebrating my husband's 60th birthday with 44 of our closest friends. Our food was amazing and our service was great! The special candied bacon appetizer was fantastic! The scallop special was amazing! Thank you for making our evening so...More

1  Thank BeckyW1010
Reviewed 21 December 2017

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
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Faye G
6 March 2018|
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Response from ScottsDowntown | Property representative |
We put on the Grand Buffet Brunch for Easter and for Monther's Day Every Year. Mother's day this year will; be our 22nd Brunch. You will find the menu on our website in the next couple days as I just approved it today, but... More
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
Daniel H
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
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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