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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 good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood grill” (4 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
131 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our family to Scott's around Christmas and it was such a delight. The lobster I had was delicious Others had steak and the lamb lollipops and raved. The steak was so tender you could cut it with a butter knife. The wine list...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank takemeonatrip65
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We just wandered around looking for a good place here in Gainesville and found this one tucked away on a corner just a block off the old town square. Chef Scott puts out a very classy menu and great presentation. Top notch. The building is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SippySIP
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had dinner Saturday night at Scott's. Our very knowledgeable and attentive server, Brun, helped us with our dinner selection. He recommended the Seafood Grill with asparagus and a side of mashed potatoes with garlic. The Grill consisted of mahi mahi, 2 large shrimp and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank paulenewell
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening here at our daughter’s rehearsal dinner. The food was excellent and the servers were very friendly and personable, especially the bartender from sandy springs (I totally forgot his name)! He was excellent! I highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lindacA8663BL
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Scott's has a fairly broad menu with a number of creative dishes all well presented. The wine menu is fairly deep as well. The restaurant is located in an architecturally interesting building that was a former factory complete with tin ceilings. Definitely on our list...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DavidUmstot
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Although a more expensive restaurant, - lunch is unbelievably reasonable. Plated sandwich with side for minimally more than fast food counter service; - Easter & Mother’s Day buffets that are unparalleled; - Dinner is more, but it’s not fair to compare to national chains. It’s...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ern49
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I dined in Scott's lounge for my birthday. Great service, wonderful wine selection and the food was "over the top" wonderful!! Highly recommend anything on their menu!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dreamer679634
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited Scott’s last month in Gainesville!We love the location and look inside.Beautiful... Good manu and good food!Small portions but excellent taste.We recommend this place for big group celebrations also!It is very expensive but hey,you are getting excellent service and quality food! They have also...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Olivera P
Reviewed June 20, 2018

While a little pricey, the service and the food are well worth it! And don't forget to visit the Lounge which is found through doors at the back of the restaurant!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stevebass007
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The setting is very pretty. A large dining room in an old historic building redone very nicely. And there are several nooks and crannies and small rooms off to the side for a quiet, more intimate setting. The food was very good. There were four...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 58DavidAthens
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Faye G
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Scott D | 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
April 11, 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
March 7, 2015|
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Response from Scott D | 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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