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4Rivers Smokehouse

3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
+1 844-474-8377
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (74 reviews)
“burnt ends” (19 reviews)
“bread pudding” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not what I expected, have eaten @ a 4 rivers before and it was ok but was dissatisfied overall with one average at best and overpriced for quality and quantity of food !More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank danny b
4RiversSmokehouse, Guest Relations Manager at 4Rivers Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Danny, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Gainesville Smokehouse with us. We're incredibly disheartened to learn that overall you were less than thrilled with your meal. We take guest feedback very seriously, and would greatly appreciate the opportunity...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always amazing!!! The best baked beans and probably all the other sides are great too. The food is like eating desert!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pawsnclaws007
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Ummm good! Quick and efficient for a fast lunch. The brisket sandwich so moist and tender. My husband had the tacos and agreed the brisket was delicious, but wanted more pico and cilantro toppings. My favorite was the baked beans with there smokey flavor and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ArtTeacher7
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Superb food! Good ambiance, excellent service and very very clean. Different varieties of sandwiches, meats, and drinks.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jose Z
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Went on our way to a Gator's game. I ordered the 2 meat platter which was served up quickly by super friendly staff. Got the collard greens and mac n cheese for sides and the brisket and burnt ends for my meats. All were good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tysonw182
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Got drawn in from a mile away by the sweet smell of smoked meat. Unfortunately after the smell it went down hill. My burnt ends were cold and the pulled pork OK but not as good as one would expect from this type of establishment....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kam2013
4RiversSmokehouse, Guest Relations Manager at 4Rivers Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hello Kam, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Gainesville Smokehouse with us. We strive to serve fresh, amazing BBQ to all of our guests, and we're incredibly disheartened to learn you were less than thrilled with your meal. We...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

I love, love 4 Rivers! Absolutely the nicest people work there and the food is the best. Not just the meats! Their sides are AMAZING. Don't forget they have holiday meals too, My GO TO place!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pawsnclaws007
Reviewed October 20, 2018

When I first walked into this restaurant I was not impressed the customer service was dead. I was immediately put off. My guests love barbeque so I said hopefully the food will be better than the meet and greet!! My guests food came and I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DeborahGB2016
4RiversSmokehouse, Guest Relations Manager at 4Rivers Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hello DeboragGB2016, Thank you for taking the time to reach out and share your experience at our Gainesville Smokehouse with us! We're incredibly disappointed to learn that your visit was less than stellar. We treat guest service just as seriously as our BBQ, and this...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018

We went here for lunch, two days in a row. We liked it that much. We tried the different side items, and different meats. I'm really glad this place isn't near me. I'd gorge on barbecue and then give my self kidney failure by overdosing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Went there for a late lunch on a weekday and so the place was relatively quiet. Service was good and friendly. The sliced pork sandwich and the ribs were excellent. The tri-tip was tasty but not as smoky and tenderr as I would have liked....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikeyLPT
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Response from Iggyftmyers | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but $25-$30 would be my guess.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 844-474-8377
Description
4 Rivers is a family-owned smokehouse specializing in 30-day aged brisket, homemade southern sides and fresh bakery items.
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