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Longstreet Cafe

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1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
770-287-0820
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dependable, good southern home cooking -- comfort food!

I've been eating lunch at Longstreet for as many years as I can remember! If you want a good "meat-and-three" type place, you cannot go wrong here. You get a tray and walk through the line cafeteria-style. The quality is consistent and you can always depend on getting good, southern home cooking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
HEW13
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Tyler, Texas
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GAINESVILLE
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a home town restaurant that serves the best home cooked meals in town. my wife and I frequent longstreet often. Their breakfest's are great. It is a serve yourself type affair that we like very much. The owners have run longstreet as a family resturant for many years so the atmosphere is great. Look forward to many more... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Southern food, just like grandma made. However, depending on your choices, the price can be a tad bit high.

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Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I've been eating lunch at Longstreet for as many years as I can remember! If you want a good "meat-and-three" type place, you cannot go wrong here. You get a tray and walk through the line cafeteria-style. The quality is consistent and you can always depend on getting good, southern home cooking, comfort food like macaroni and cheese, greens, fried... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Cafeteria/buffet style...Southern cooking at it's best but you can find healthy options too. There's a great salad bar with grilled chicken on the salad bar. The fried chicken, salmon patties and vegetables are just like Mama makes!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Low quality food that is pricey; almost 20$ for two for a simple lunch. Don't know why everyone gives it such good reviews. Will not go back again

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Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I meet a group of men there every Wednesday morning for a good breakfast and fellowship. Longstreet Café is a cafeteria style, serve yourself type of restaurant with good Georgia southern cooking and hospitality. Do you want pancakes, they'll cook them up for you and bring them out to you! At breakfast the ladies keep coming by keeping my coffee... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Food is pretty much average for this type of restaurant. Prices vary from visit to visit for exact same items, but overall fair prices. A little overrated by many. Service has always been great.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Average southern buffet style foods. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and the place appeared very busy. But the line moved fairly fast, especially since it was self serve. I got fried chicken, butter beans and Mac & Cheese with some strawberry shortcake for desert. Vegetables were good but the fried chicken was very dry. Strawberry shortcake was definitely the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Best food, all around best staff!! Always feel welcome and love their biscuits and gravy. Very clean and always friendly.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

One of the best places for good country cooking, and lots of choices in veggies! The staff is wonderful, polite and very helpful to seniors particularly. Love their fried Chicken and Fish too! Awesome Sweet Tea too!

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Additional Information about Longstreet Cafe

Address: 1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
Phone Number: 770-287-0820
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 770-287-0820

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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