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Gabe's Downtown

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104 West Montgomery Street, Villa Rica, GA 30180
770-456-6026
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome place to eat

Food is always over the top. Little loud but you can not find food this good anywhere else in Villa Rica it is our best place to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Aneen W
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Villa Rica, Georgia
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  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We called ahead to let the staff know that we would be 7 people for dinner to give them a heads up since they don't take reservations. We were told a 25 minute wait which was acceptable. We watched groups for 5 and less which arrived much after us be seated within a decent time frame . 55 minutes later... More 

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Villa Rica, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Food is always over the top. Little loud but you can not find food this good anywhere else in Villa Rica it is our best place to eat.

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Atlanta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Went back to original location after trying the new location. Restaurant was dark, dingy, sticky table. Crab cakes were all cake and no crab, shrimp beignets were spicy but also mostly dough. Fish dish was a big sauce covered thing on a tiny plate. Poor presentation! Gumbo still good, but andouille sausage was not up to par. Won't be back... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I was worried, cause I read it was a Cajun place, but I got non-spicy food. I had Pecan Crusted Catfish. ....OMG....YUM. The service was great. The prices was a bit high for us, but heck we got A LOT of food and a military discount. We tired the beer on tap and they was GOOD also.

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Reno, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We discovered Gabe’s Downtown Lousiana Bistro the evening we arrived for a May visit to Villa Rica in May. And it was absolutely wonderful. Although we were in the area to see the sites of Atlanta (45 miles away), we always looked forward to driving back to Villa Rica for dinner at Gabe’s. The food was well prepared and attractively... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I've eaten here many times. I'm never disappointed. For our anniversary my husband and I went to the new location in Douglasville. It was just as wonderful as the original!! The hurricanes are real (not from a mix) and very yummy. The food is incredible. I've never had anything on the menu that wasn't amazing. The staff is very friendly... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Came with my wife and two of my kids for dinner. Ordered 1 entree and three appetizers and still came home with extra food. Everything was at least very good bordering on incredible.

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were so excited to go to the new Gabe's in Douglasville since we love the one in Villa Rica. Must say that we were disappointed. Decor was very strange - no warmth like you would expect in a Cajun restaurant. Seemed aseptic. Furniture seemed like what you would expect in a Denny's. Fried green tomato appetizer and gumbo were... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Wow! What an incredible menu. Lunch portions are very generous. Salads were fresh. Coconut shrimp was scrumptious! Tomato bisque soup was stellar. Looking forward to a return visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The food here is great, I highly recommend the egg rolls as an appetizer, and the staff is always friendly. It's a bit expensive, but the portions are typically pretty big so you get your money's worth.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 West Montgomery Street, Villa Rica, GA 30180
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Villa Rica
  • Phone Number: 770-456-6026

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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