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Poor Richard's Restaurant

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1702 Park Hill Dr, Gainesville, GA 30501-1954
770-532-0499
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Poor Richards Bar

We have been to Poor Richards a handful of times and usually eat upstairs, as we were unaware of the hidden gem in the basement! We were told there was a wait but we could wait in the lounge. Little did we know that this was the last time we would dine upstairs! Not that we had not enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
golfguyjp
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Gainesville, Georgia
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Gainesville, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

We have been to Poor Richards a handful of times and usually eat upstairs, as we were unaware of the hidden gem in the basement! We were told there was a wait but we could wait in the lounge. Little did we know that this was the last time we would dine upstairs! Not that we had not enjoyed previous... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We enjoyed great margaritas and chicken nachos for Cinco de Mayo here. Great service. The best bartender. Be sure and try the relaxed back door entrance.

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MARTINSBURG
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134 reviews 134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

There was a diverse menu of good entrees and appetizers. There is a lot of privacy with the restaurants layout and a large bar area down stairs. The service was prompt and courteous. The food was well prepared and our beef entrees appropriately prepared and cooked. Good wine list and it is a quiet dining area.

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Poor Richards is an awesome dining experience. Upstairs for more elegant. Downstairs for the more personal touch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The service was the worst. The food was the worst ever. I am a long term customer and it should shut the doors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Poor Richard's is one of the first places I ate at when I came to Gainesville 15+ years ago. It has always been consistently good. I've never had a bad meal there. It is our goto spot for the rear time we have to entertain someone for business purposes. The hot bacon dressing on the house salad is a must.... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Food was great they were slammed for Valentines day but they did GREAT service drink was never empty very pleased! Would go again

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Gainesville, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have eaten here on occasion through the years and the food and service was always good. Prices have always been a bit high. Last visit though was the worst. Service terrible. Complained several times, but didn't really impact anything. Food was good, but not worth the price. I think this place might be past it's prime.

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Gainesville, GA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There are some restaurants that tend to be known for one or two primary items. Poor Richards has become known for prime rib. We had a group to dine at Poor Richards on a Tuesday night at 6:30 pm Some of the folks in the group wanted to order either prime rib or prime rib sandwiches. They were out of... More 

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The guy who works the bar downstairs is the best around! Don't let his personality fool you, he isn't the friendliest there is but his drinks sure are nice! Best bloody Mary I have had since New Orleans!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1702 Park Hill Dr, Gainesville, GA 30501-1954
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 770-532-0499

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 47
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?