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Awesome food, great service, wonderful atmosphere. Scott even popped into our room and said hello ... read more
bob woodbutcher062 via google.com - Oct 20, 2020
Nice space. Excellent food. Great service ... read more
Steve via opentable.com - Oct 17, 2020
Risotto was delicious!
Tammy Poole via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
The food was really good but the service was not what we are use to. We were there an hour and twenty minutes before getting our entrée. There was a large party so we had to wait until they got their food.
JJ4G via opentable.com - Oct 17, 2020
Great food, great service ... read more
Phil Inglima via google.com - Oct 15, 2020
Excellent food, drinks, and service ... read more
paigez via opentable.com - Oct 11, 2020
I took my fiance to Scott's for his birthday and we had the best food we've had in a very long time! Mr. Scott himself walked around to talk with and joke with all of the customers, and our server (Casey I believe was his name) was amazing. He was so sweet and made sure everything went super smoothly from explaining in depth what was ... read more
Chase Natereli via google.com - Oct 9, 2020
My family and I always enjoy dining at Scott's!!!The food is awesome and the noise level is quite!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Oct 4, 2020
We were seated immediately upon entering, and we were seated in a private alcove. Service was excellent, and the food was prepared perfectly. We both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and the food was a great value. My only complaint is the single malt scotch serving seemed light.
MichaelL via opentable.com - Oct 4, 2020
Just an awesome place. We are so lucky to have such a great place to have a great meal with the best service. Owned by the chef himself, we are lucky we don't have to travel to Atlanta to get such a great experience. I have tried so many different things on the menu and all are so good. Thank you .
JOHNH via opentable.com - Oct 3, 2020
We celebrated my mom’s 85th Birthday at Scott’s Downtown this evening. She had requested lamb for years and we were finally able to get her there! The lamb was beyond amazing and the service impeccable! Chef Scott came out to meet her. The rest of us had Prime Filet Mignon and it too was out of this world. Just a great experience all ... read more
Beverly Buffington via google.com - Oct 2, 2020
Our experience was AMAZING!! I reserved a table for my sister’s 30th Birthday. The restaurant was empty (which was great for a more private experience) but the decor and ambiance were beautiful! Each entree was delicious and flavorful and the drinks were well crafted. The cherry on top was the amazing hospitality from our server Kris ... read more
AshleyW via opentable.com - Sep 30, 2020
It was our 50th Wedding Anniversary and chose Scott’s Downtown as a special place to celebrate the occasion. The food could not have been better; Everything was delicious. Our server was Kristen and she was excellent andvery attentive to us and our special occasion. Scott came by to greet us and to wish us a happy anniversary. It was ... read more
HarryW via opentable.com - Sep 27, 2020
Scott’s never disappoints. Service is great. Food is outstanding and the ambiance is perfect for a romantic evening ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Sep 25, 2020
Scott's catered by Birthday week at the ARK. The food was amazing, especially the brunch.
Everett Henkel III via google.com - Sep 21, 2020
We had Scott cater a large group event we had and it was amazing. Steve and his staff went above and beyond on everything. Food was amazing and I would highly recommend them!
Tony Price via google.com - Sep 21, 2020
Katie was our server and helped to make us have a most enjoyable evening celebrating my birthday! Food, as always, was superb!
GreatPlace via opentable.com - Sep 19, 2020
At first walking in, I thought wow this place is to nice we don't belong here. But our server "Casey" made us feel like we weren't meant to eat there! With such outstanding service and devotion to me and my woman to overly satisfying ever single question and need of ours "Casey" made us feel right at home. The food was impeccable the ... read more
Matt Fralish via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
Fantastic food and service ... read more
John Gilbert via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
My husband and I decided to try Scott’s for our 25th wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed. We were escorted to our table that was in a little alcove by ourselves. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious! Definitely would go back again if I’m in the area!
Greg via opentable.com - Sep 17, 2020
Everything was great servers, food( except for lumpy mashed potatoes) we will be back!
Phil via opentable.com - Sep 17, 2020
Scott’s downtown is amazing! They fully catered a week of meals for us while we were staying at the Ark on Lake Lanier. Every meal was absolutely delicious! All staff members were beyond courteous, completely attentive and all smiles. I would highly recommend Scott’s Downtown for any of your catering needs, they are definitely more ... read more
Nicole Price via google.com - Sep 15, 2020
Our server was Hayden, and she was phenomenal!! We went out for my birthday and the food was so delicious! The wine/cocktail list is by no means lacking. For the starter, we had the vegetarian spring rolls. There were so many that came with it, it’s definitely something shareable for more than 2 guests. I had the rack of lamb which w ... read more
Heather Forbes via google.com - Sep 15, 2020
My husband and I went for the first time the other evening. We were seated in a cute little cove. The servers were great and made several suggestions. We started with wine which was really good. The...the food came. Everything from the bacon appetizer, to the lobster, steak, risotto, grits, onion rings and asparagus was ama ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Sep 11, 2020
Awesome evening! It was our wedding anniversary and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, the ambience, and a special dessert! Scott greeting us at the table was an extra treat! Thank you and we hope to return soon!
DeannaD via opentable.com - Sep 11, 2020
Outstanding service and exquisite cuisine
We had a lovely dinner tonight with friends. The food was exquisite....especially the Sea Bass, salmon and blackened Mahi Mahi. We raved about the smoked gouda grits and brussel sprouts. The creme bruele was the perfect way to complete the dinner. Our server, Casey, was...More ... read more
A3145NOcarlac via tripadvisor.com - Sep 9, 2020
Food and service was wonderful!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Sep 5, 2020
Absolutely great dining and service! Fabulous cocktails. Their booths are fun and romantic ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Sep 4, 2020
The Lounge is outstanding and the bar staff is courteous and well trained in their craft.
Damon Ellis via google.com - Sep 4, 2020
Fabulous spot for special occasions. Lovely atmosphere, excellent service, and delicious steaks.
Angela Megaw via google.com - Sep 2, 2020
An Amazing Dinner
What an amazing dinner we had. We traveled from Virginia on business for the weekend, had made reservations ahead of time because of Covid. We arrived a little early and sat at the bar for a few drinks. I had a pomegranate (highly recommend), my...More ... read more
Michelle V via tripadvisor.com - Sep 1, 2020
Always outstanding ... read more
Jeff Pajerski via google.com - Aug 30, 2020
Amazing. Great service recommend their cake for birthdays ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 29, 2020
The quality of food is exceptional and most enjoyable. We had a great anniversary dinner and will be back for birthday's and other special occassions.
RALEIGHT via opentable.com - Aug 28, 2020
Wonderful experience, great service and the best filet medallions I’ve ever tasted! Will definitely be going back very soon!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 28, 2020
This was an Anniversary dinner. We were seated in a private alcove for two, and enjoyed the privacy. Our meals were excellent, and the service was very good.
trrrmom via opentable.com - Aug 27, 2020
Great food and service ... read more
Drema Thompson via google.com - Aug 25, 2020
We were visiting Gainesville, GA and booked this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. We were seated right away after we arrived in one of the small ans very intimate tables. The service was outstanding. They took a longer time to cook my husband's Lamb chops and because of this the owner himself came to apologize and gave us a round ... read more
eluminaz via opentable.com - Aug 22, 2020
Best in Gainesville by far!!!!
Date night with the wife. Everything was excellent. I had shrimp and grits and she had lamb chops. Both were perfect. Service was fantastic and we had a great time. Scott came by several times to speak with us and make sure we had a...More ... read more
bigeherr via tripadvisor.com - Aug 16, 2020
As always, another overall outstanding dining experience!
PKDIII via opentable.com - Aug 15, 2020
Kristin was fantastic, definitely request her!
Gabrielt via opentable.com - Aug 15, 2020
Well priced drinks. However wait staff seemed irritable and frustrated at times.
Jonathon Cain via google.com - Aug 10, 2020
Hand's down the best dining experience in Gainesville! Menu, food, service, ambiance are all consistently outstanding.
PKDIII via opentable.com - Aug 9, 2020
Great experience for birthday celebration. Consistently excellent every time we have been. Highly recommended.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 8, 2020
Wonderful service friendly staff Delicious food ... read more
Carol Kruskamp via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
The drinks, food, ambiance, service EXQUISITE!!We will definitely return!
DONNAF via opentable.com - Aug 8, 2020
From the food to the service the whole experience was excellent. Our server realized that my friend and I needed some time to catch up. She was very patient with us. It was my friend's birthday and our server brought us a lovely dessert to help us celebrate!
HelenD via opentable.com - Aug 5, 2020
By far the best restaurant in Gainesville Ga. Excellent service, magnificent food, superb ambiance, plus the owner visits the table to make sure everything is up to your expectations. Will be a regular.
Bonabob via opentable.com - Aug 1, 2020
Sat in a quiet booth for 4; used electronic menus; excellent bar & cuisine!
RayV via opentable.com - Aug 1, 2020
Ate in the bar at the bar. Bartender (Stephanie) did a great job1Both wife and I had steaks (delicious!) and the sides were great with the exception of the Asparagus....just blah.Will definitely go back!
RickTurns via opentable.com - Jul 25, 2020
Good food and good service. Felt very comfortable with COVID protocols followed by the restaurant. Music level was perfect, not too loud making it easy to have a conversation and still enjoy the music selection.
AnaMaria via opentable.com - Jul 14, 2020
Amazing food & great service!!
Eric Vaughn via google.com - Jul 14, 2020
The best meal that we have had in months! The cream of asparagus soup and the Chilean sea bass were the highlights of the meal. I can’t wait to go back to Scott’s - thank you!
HelenH via opentable.com - Jul 10, 2020
Casey was awesome. Celebrated our son's 21st birthday. Always a favorite and will most certainly return!
JenniferS via opentable.com - Jul 7, 2020
We had a delicious dinner at Scotts with cocktails (also made well). It was our first time there, and came away with nothing but very positive opinions of the place. Covid-19 restrictions were observed, and we never felt at any risk from the staff. I will definitely go back.
RuthO via opentable.com - Jul 4, 2020
Always a great meal.
Ron Parker via google.com - Jun 21, 2020
Great anniversary dinner! Food was amazing, service was amazing. Lovely little room for just us 2. Very reasonably priced for such an upscale experience!
JBfoodie via opentable.com - Jun 20, 2020
My wife and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner at Scott's Downtown. Everything was delicious, the staff was friendly and professional, and Scott even checked on us to make sure we were enjoying dinner.
DarrinM via opentable.com - Jun 19, 2020
Relaxing dinner. Food was excellent as well as service. So glad they have reopen for dine in.
LisaB via opentable.com - Jun 12, 2020
It was great to have Scott’s Downtown open again for dining in. As we expected, the food and the service were excellent. Scott’s has always been an enjoyable dining experience.
DickOz via opentable.com - Jun 10, 2020
Great food all around!!! Great Napa wine selection too!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jun 10, 2020
My wife and I went their for our anniversary. The food and waitress were outstanding. My wife had the bourbon glazed salmon which she thoroughly enjoyed and I had the choice filet mignon cooked just right. The waitress was exceptionally friendly and helpful. We felt comfortable with the layout. No covid -19 worries.
WalterJ via opentable.com - Jun 6, 2020
We would recommend Scott's as we thoroughly enjoyed the food, the staff and the atmosphere were excellent.
SharonY via opentable.com - Jun 6, 2020
Scott’s Downtown is a special place for my wife and I. We come here every year. I proposed to her in 2017 while Scott’s Downtown video taped and took pictures for us without my wife knowing! Why would I pick Scott’s Downtown for such a special occasion? Good question. Scott’s Downtown not only has wonderful ambience, but the food i ... read more
Coach Ron via google.com - Jun 5, 2020
Great food and atmosphere. Attentive staff and who knew you could get fancy French green beans with your blackened Mahi!
Michael Cooley via google.com - Jun 3, 2020
We had the best time celebrating our anniversary! Can’t wait to get back soon!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - May 29, 2020
We always enjoy our time at Scott's. It's a great experience from the time you sit down to when you walk out the door. Thank you!
MichelleZ via opentable.com - May 29, 2020
Fabulous dinner to make up for loss of graduation ceremony. Made my daughter’s evening. Thanks ... read more
PeteD via opentable.com - May 28, 2020
The food was excellent and our waiter Casey was very knowledgeable with great suggestions.
Rogan Richeart via google.com - May 28, 2020
red fish special was good just a little to for me but very tasty otherwise ... read more
Lawrence Palkendo via google.com - May 28, 2020
It was SO great getting back to normal! As usual, the food was exceptional, and the service by Casey outstanding!
PKDIII via opentable.com - May 23, 2020
Great food. Nice to be able to go out again and enjoy an excellent dinning experience. Thank you Scott and team!
Gordon Slifer via google.com - May 21, 2020
Overall, a good experience. First time at this restaurant. Service was extremely good which is unfortunately getting rarer today. Food was also very good. My only issues: 1) I thought prices were slightly high for the Gainesville area, but prices were not any more than you would expect from a restaurant in Atlanta or Avalon(Alpharett ... read more
Johnny via opentable.com - Mar 11, 2020
Retirement ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 7, 2020
As always, I enjoyed everything and every minute of my experience at Scott's... the ambiance, service, food, wine and especially the personal greeting from Scott. It continues to be my favorite restaurant and I would highly recommend it!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 6, 2020
Date night
First time eating at Scott's Downtown and it will not be our last. The dining area was VERY quite for a Friday evening. Lounge was in the back of the building and you could not hear any noise from that area. Food was AWESOME!!! Steaks...More ... read more
rcline2016 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 5, 2020
Such a nice place, had no idea it existed. So many interesting places on the square.
Lynne Lucas via google.com - Mar 4, 2020
Food and service were exceptional. Look forward to next time.
JohnW via opentable.com - Mar 4, 2020
The stuffed avocado appetizer is amazing. My husband and I split the surf and turf special and were very pleased. It was plenty of food for both of us. The service was a little slow and the waiter seemed rushed the night we went. Overall it was a wonderful evening.
JennK via opentable.com - Feb 29, 2020
Love their dinner menu.
Melissa Nash via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
First time dining at Scott’s Downtown and it will not be the last! Food was great and the noise level was quite!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 28, 2020
Absolutely the best restaurant in Gainesville! Can’t wait to go again!
LisaG via opentable.com - Feb 27, 2020
Wonderful food and friendly, attentive service. It's our favorite special occasion place with it's cozy alcove seating options ... read more
Rich Brown via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
The Ribeye was amazing! and the bar staff did an amazing job!
ryanc via opentable.com - Feb 19, 2020
We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. My guest said her salmon was excellent, as were her sides of mushrooms and asparagus. I ordered the half-and-half with a wedge salad and a ham slider. It came with homemade potato chips and was well prepared and very tasty. We would definitely go back. The prices were surprisin ... read more
Basicaa via opentable.com - Feb 18, 2020
Good food and great service but can be a little on the higher side on there pricing ... read more
Loy Roper via google.com - Feb 17, 2020
Food was great and so was the service. Overall great experience. We will definitely go back again soon.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2020
Quite literally the best filet mignon I've ever had.
Thomas Tucker via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
Great food and great people ... read more
Bradley Raper via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
Great food and great service by Don.
GEORGE DEPIETROPOLO via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
Great waiter. Great food ... read more
JorW via opentable.com - Feb 14, 2020
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