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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

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Home cooking at a reasonable price

Longstreet Cafe is locally owned/operated. Foods are more like what you would cook at home (but without having to cook/clean up yourself!!) It is cafeteria style, food is good, several choices on the line and the entrees differ from night to night. We normally eat here a couple of times a year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
becsmith42
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Gainesville, GA
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Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Gainesville, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Been going to Longstreet for years. They have some of the best biscuits in the south and that is saying something. Prices are great. You get a lot of food. Cafeteria style. Great selections. Awesome tea.

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Gainesville, GA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is ok but fairly run of the mill and very overpriced. There are better, cheaper options such as Kurts or Lorettas.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Longstreet Cafe is Gainesville's laid back country cooking local treasure. Great place and great food plus you never know who you might see having a meal there. I recommend the fried chicken (oh good Lord delicious!) and utilize Longstreet for a business lunch at every opportunity.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Outstanding array of fresh cooked meats, fish and veggies! Buffet line with self serve, always crowded, but the wait is short. A local favorite,

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Jefferson, GA, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have never been disappointed by any meal from Longstreet ~ Breakfast and midday meals equally great! I have made numerous visits there with family and friends, many of whom have revisited with other family and friends of theirs.

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Gainesville, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I love, love, love Longstreet Cafe! Been eating here for many years. We like it so much we've taken many family members here for lunch or dinner. It's always been a hit with everyone. Longstreet is not a buffet restaurant as some have described it. All of the food is served cafeteria style, so you pick and serve yourself. Everything... More 

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Gainesville, GA
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57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Longstreet Cafe is locally owned/operated. Foods are more like what you would cook at home (but without having to cook/clean up yourself!!) It is cafeteria style, food is good, several choices on the line and the entrees differ from night to night. We normally eat here a couple of times a year.

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Restaurant Details

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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