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Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub

American, Bar, Pub
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118 Bradford St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3606
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious. We enjoyed the rustic feel and the comfort food. Drinks were great as well as the live music on Thursday evenings. I recommend Re-cess for dinner when you want something different from the ordinary. Wait staff was friendly and helpful as well.

Thank cherstan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos were great and the Brussel sprouts were outstanding like the waiter said. In town for a business trip, someone had recommended Recess and the we saw it rated week on Trip Advisor. Very glad for both recommendations.

Thank Denise H
Gainesville, Georgia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Everything on the menu always sounds great, but I always end up with the same meal and I love it! The fish tacos are to die for! The sweet potato fries with the chocolate sauce aren't bad either! I'd say Recess is the best restaurant on the square!

Thank Emily Y
Gainesville, Georgia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Great place to go after work or for girls night out! Food is good, prices reasonable and servers friendly.

Thank kayannehulsey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Crab cake BLT (special) I took apart the sandwich to eat as crab cake with a side of bacon & lettuce. One of the best crab cakes I have ever eaten. The fried green tomatoes were good too

Thank Kathleen M
Hoschton, Georgia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We have eaten here many times in the past. Their specialty is their fried green beans.. Have never really had anything bad to eat however, recently their health inspections have been low and even low with repeat inspections. Don't know what is going on but hope they get their act together. Went in the other day and left because of... More 

1 Thank Sapelini
Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

A few of my friends and a went today for lunch and we all had a great meal. Two of the girls had never been there before and they were delighted with the food. Everything was hot and fresh when it arrived and the food was delicious. We'll be visiting them again soon

Thank deb0324
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

First visit to this restaurant in Gainesville's downtown historic district. The building was one of the few structures remaining after the great 1936 Tornado destroyed most of the city. The service was very good and professional. The menu was definitely upscale pub fare and our meals were excellent. Good wine list and extensive beer selection on tap were a plus.... More 

Thank David G
Braselton, Georgia
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food and drinks. We had the meatloaf, shrimp and grits and the best pimento cheese burger ever even came with a fried green tomato on top. The specialty drinks were great. Good prices great service we can not wait to go back.

Thank Revpar2013
Rotonda West, Florida
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The food in this place is wonderful. Prices are average for what you get. We got the hamburger and fries. Large portions so we split one order. The waiter was extremely entertaining as well as efficient!

Thank pumpkin068

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Bradford St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3606
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 6784500444

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