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Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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118 Bradford St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3606
+1 678-450-0444
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Gainesville, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner there the other night, for the second time. Had an enjoyable meal. The fried apps were good - fried green tomatoes, fried green beans, and fried pickles all had a dipping sauce and were quite tasty. My wife had the Cajun chicken pasta, which was good, not great, but good. I had the meatloaf, and I must... More 

Thank C63piloti
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been quite a while since I've been too Re-Cess. A friend of mine gave me an amazing lunch experience. Listen to this, we split 3 appetizers/smalls (on the menu) and 2 sides in this order. The tuna plate Stuffed Portabella mushroom Bacon wrapped dates A side of turnup greens And a side of Brussels sprouts. We just grazed on... More 

Thank clintbo
Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking so forward to lunch on November 9th. I called ahead to make a reservation, as I thought they might be busy after the election. When we arrived at 12:00N it was obvious a reservation wasn't needed...2-3 table occupied. They had a large party already seated in the other room. We ordered right away as my 82 year... More 

Thank m3flys
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at the bar. Fun bartender and nice atmosphere. My husband had a scallop special which he said was a 5. I had fried cod tacos which were very good. If in the area again will definitely be back.

Thank Faren451
Gainesville, Georgia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Recently had dinner here and tried their fried green tomato and bacon wrapped figs appetizers they were wonderful ! Loved that their menu had options like meatloaf, beef stroganoff and fish and chips. Ordered meatloaf and it was very good. My daughter ended up ordering several sides and loved them. She had collard greens, and 2 other vegetables. Definitely going... More 

Thank Linda T
Sumner, Iowa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I went here with a group of friends and it was a great experience. They have a diverse menu full of lots of great choices. The staff there was great and took the time to make us feel welcomed.

Thank masonsmith4011
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
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: +1 678-450-0444

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