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Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, ,
118 Bradford St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3606
+1 678-450-0444
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“meatloaf” (14 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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118 Bradford St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3606
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food. While the menu seems to be a bit limited, it’s not really so. There is a wide variety of dishes from appetizers to small plates to large plates, which include salads, side dishes and hamburgers. The staff is so friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank foodyadvisor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice bar and environment to hang out with friends and adult family. The food is quite good as well

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank AshleeS91
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I went to Re-cess a number of times when I lived in Gainseville a few years back and we were always pleased with the quality of service and the top-notch and delicious food! Also, how can you hate on a restaurant where you meet your...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This place has a cool vibe and the live music was great. What you’re looking for, just go. I’m a Foodie and it exceeded my expectations. I had the meatloaf. Was really good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stavop
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Bar/pub atmosphere and menu....good selection of draft beers. We had simple tacos, burger, and flatbreads. The mac and Chees side is a highlight of Recess.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ralph20162016
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Like all businesses this one has experienced growing pains over the years but what has remained consistent is the wonderful bar staff and experimenting kitchen staff. Recess is at an all time high, pimento cheese fritters being a highlight to the app menu and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DuelingSystems0317
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a nice dinner at this downtown restaurant. The staff was attentive and the food was good. We were seated immediately and were served promptly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EyeGuy2
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I was looking for a local spot in Gainesville to serve as a halfway meeting spot for our daughter at UGA and found it here! So glad they are open on Mondays! We had a lovely experience with very attentive service and a variety of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CondosOnTheBeach
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Went here for a date with my wife. We had fried pickles for an app. Good choice to start with with the sauce served with it. Wife had American burger with Mac n cheese. The mc was very good with lots of flavor and she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dgann611
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for a few drinks and dinner after spending the afternoon in Gainesville. We went in around 7 and were sat on on another side of the restaurant since there are two units joined together. Service was good and the waitress...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ryan B
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23 June 2018|
Response from 472melissas | Reviewed this property |
No, not that I'm aware of. We also got the as soon as they opened. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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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