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Gormley's on the River


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Temporarily Closed Relaxing, enjoyable atmosphere located in a beautiful historical hotel. Great wine list. Excellent creative specials & menu! Our wonderful well-known-to-the-area Chef Brett Gormley uses only the freshest & finest quality seafood (never frozen) veggies & ingredients all made from scratch & cooked to order. Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian menu available. Expert professional service! Casual or fine dining experience. Outdoor seating is available on our porch. Kid friendly, dog friendly(outside) as well. Special events, rehearsal dinners, weddings, catering on & off site, take out & private dining room available.
$5 - $35
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

We had not eaten at the Gibson for years, but decided to have a quiet evening of dining. We are so thankful we went before they closed down on Dec. 31. before their move in the old location of Carolina Dining on the waterfront of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank William G
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I traveled to Apalach to explore the area; several stops scheduled on our trip of which overnight stay at The Gibson and Saturday night dinner at Gormley’s. Service was great, warm/friendly as in many other establishments in town. Menu had decent variety...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank colleenmag
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The new owner of the Gibson Hotel does not want to keep Gormley's. We think the new owner made a big mistake because it is a place where authentically elegant Southern seafood (etc) is served in an impeccable, modern manner. The latest news is that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The food was spectacular. The homemade ranch dressing was so good I ate all my salad, and I don't like salad. Our entrees were excellent and and service by Kimberly was wonderful.Great place for a nice couples dinner, but also would be a good family...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Made reservations for their holiday dinner buffet and was very satisfied. Very good turkey and all the trimmings, great soup, and excellent desserts. Service was good and for all the food offered a fair price.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

As of January 1, 2019, the Inn will be under new management. At that time, the restaurant will be CLOSED. Do yourself a favor and enjoy an outstanding meal at Gormley's before closure. Recently I had the pleasure to enjoy an outstanding meal at Gormley's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank epc-nhc
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great and awesometo cuisine Brett G. Fabulous for putting on a great menu and service commendable. Highly recommended

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Trish M
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding dinner. Tuna was perfect. Service excellent. Dinner guest enjoyed the duck. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 174keithj
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Had a awesome meal so full did have room for desert highly recommend and the service was wonderful everyone was so friendly

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Our overall experience was very good, I was disappointed that they stopped serving Rose wine by the glass because it is out of season, Rose these days is never out of season especially here in hot Florida 91 degrees today. We both had the spring...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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February 25, 2019|
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Response from epc-nhc | Reviewed this property |
The latest news is GORMLEY‘ S restaurant will be relocating to a venue on the riverfront in early in 2019. Call (850) 653-1040 for further information. Hope this helps.
February 25, 2019|
Response from epc-nhc | Reviewed this property |
The latest news is GORMLEY‘ S restaurant will be relocating to a venue on the riverfront in early in 2019. Call (850) 653-1040 for further information. Hope this helps.
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