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Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub

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118 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501
6784500444
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Favorite restaurant in Gainesville

Re-cess is my husband and my favorite restaurant in Gainesville. The food is very flavorful and the wait staff is always friendly. We usually sit at the bar and enjoy good conversation with both the bartender and other patrons at the bar. My fav drink is the Moscow Mule! Highly recommend Re-cess!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Atlanta
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Atlanta
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Re-cess is my husband and my favorite restaurant in Gainesville. The food is very flavorful and the wait staff is always friendly. We usually sit at the bar and enjoy good conversation with both the bartender and other patrons at the bar. My fav drink is the Moscow Mule! Highly recommend Re-cess!

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Buford, Georgia
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went to RE-CESS tonight and it was so good. I had blacked fish tacos and fried green tomatoes’ I will have to say I have had a lot of tacos and by far these are the best I’ve had. The green tomatoes were very crispy. My husband had the fish and chips and he could not get enough. They were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner here with family and started with a jalapeño margarita. It was spicy and refreshing. Everything we ordered was delicious and perfectly cooked. I recommend this place if your looking for a mid-priced restaurant that isn't a chain, but is consistently good. There isn't a ton of seating and parking can be limited downtown. If your taking a... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

They bill themselves as a "Gastro Pub" but that is just a trendy name they picked. Typical burgers and freezer to fryer food here. A couple of lame salads will not satisfy the vegetarian with you. Probably a good college bar scene in the evenings where food is secondary.

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Gainesville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I've now eaten here twice I've had a steak and a burger and both were perfect. The burger I had was the "Pim" - a burger with pimento cheese, bacon jelly that is their own creation, and a fried green tomato. The server recommended a craft beer that went perfect with my meal. This is a laid back place with... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Good food. Love crab cakes. Probably more of f 3.5 rating. They also have really good fish specials service is good. Just good all around restaurant

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Augusta, GA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love Re-cess! We stumbled on this place last fall during an overnight trip to Gainesville, and have been back two more times. Excellent food (we have tried the shrimp & grits, the meatloaf, pork chops and fish & chips, all were great)! They also have interesting beers on tap. On Saturday nights, they have live music on one side of... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Good food. Similar looking menu to Yellowfin but a few more pub options. I was really in the mood for a burger but they do not have veggie or turkey. A good list of sides with fried green tomatoes (needed just a touch more seasoning) and grits and asparagus. There is a relaxed feel and a couple outdoor tables. Bar... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Had a delicious dinner, great ambiance. Prices are a little higher than some of the other locations on the square. Pleasant Staff. Had the shrimp and grits and loved it. Also the tuna appetizer was tasty.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We went here with a group of family ages 22 to 80. All seem to find entrees to fit their tastes. I had shrimp and grits with pork belly which was awesome. My wife really enjoyed the fish tacos but would have preferred them with corn tortillas which was not a option so flour it was. Overall it was an... More 

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Additional Information about Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub

Address: 118 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone Number: 6784500444
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Bradford St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 6784500444

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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