skip to main content skip to footer

Reviews

Best food, service and environment in Gainesville, GA ... read more
TerriK via opentable.com - Nov 29, 2020
Very high class dinner. Awesome setting and very friendly personnel. My guests were very impressed. Will visit again soon. Very tasty food. Checked all the boxes.
RayA via opentable.com - Nov 27, 2020
I must rave about the lamb which was perfectly cooked and seasoned. It really was nothing short of spectacular. My wife’s filet was also perfectly done. The apple crisp was too oatey for my taste but the portion easily fed two. We had a choice of the main floor but chose one of the small alcoves that are private and quieter. I w ... read more
Dreyfus via opentable.com - Nov 27, 2020
This was our first trip to Scott's Downtown. We were not disappointed. It was an all-around great way to help celebrate our 50th anniversary - from the time we walked in the door until we left. We will definitely be back.
KenS via opentable.com - Nov 21, 2020
It is a very nice, home-like feel inside. We loved having dinner in one of the little coves. The food was delicious and everyone was very friendly.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 20, 2020
We go there several times a year, each time it seems to get better, everyone there is professional and caring I tried the butter poached lobster, it was amazing. Can't wait to go back ... read more
RoyB via opentable.com - Nov 19, 2020
Great experience all around for our anniversary. Food is top notch. I got the special which was pompano fish over citrus risotto - Delicious! My wife had the filet which was cooked a perfect medium rare. Best Brussels sprouts we’ve ever had. You have to try them. Scott, the owner, came out to say hi to each of the tables- super ... read more
ChadC via opentable.com - Nov 18, 2020
We love eating at Scott's! Always a great environment, food never disappoints, and the staff is always very nice. We love how Scott will come out to great all his guests. We highly recommend a visit to Scott's if you are looking for great food!
Jenn Copper via google.com - Nov 18, 2020
Scott’s never disappoints. Food service and ambiance always top notch ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 14, 2020
What an amazing place to eat! Very romantic options available in the dinning room and they even offer formal catering for events like weddings and such. The food is amazing! My favorite being the meat and cheese appertizers and their risotto. T6he customer service is on point. The way the servers and hosts speak to you made my exper ... read more
Laura Purcell via google.com - Nov 9, 2020
Scott's is one of our favorite restaurants. It is THE place we want to go when we are looking for an elegant night out with great food.
KennethR via opentable.com - Nov 7, 2020
Wonderful atmosphere and ambiance. Excellent service an excellent food!
Tommy via opentable.com - Nov 6, 2020
We came to Scott’s for the first time for our anniversary, and let me just say they did NOT disappoint!! We had Katie as our server and she was spectacular!! We will definitely be back.
Tiffany Burnette via google.com - Oct 31, 2020
As always, Scott's was an amazing experience. The food is always cooked to perfection!Thanks for the wonderful experience.
Marcy via opentable.com - Oct 25, 2020
Great place for a family meal. You can reserve private rooms for small groups.
MichaelE via opentable.com - Oct 25, 2020
This dinner was to celebrate our 61st wedding anniversary, and everything was appropriate for the occasion. Thanks to you, Scott, and to all of your staff for a very special evening.
Bob85 via opentable.com - Oct 25, 2020
The food was as delicious as always, and the service was exceptional... Kristen took wonderful care of us. We'll definitely be asking for her the next time we visit.
ConnieB via opentable.com - Oct 25, 2020
Great food and an excellent atmosphere. Our server Katie was very good also. 😀 Thanks for making my wife's birthday memorable.
Seth Thomas via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
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
Risotto was delicious!
Tammy Poole via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
Nice space. Excellent food. Great service ... read more
Steve via opentable.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
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
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
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
The Lounge is outstanding and the bar staff is courteous and well trained in their craft.
Damon Ellis via google.com - Sep 4, 2020
Absolutely great dining and service! Fabulous cocktails. Their booths are fun and romantic ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.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
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
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
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
Wonderful service friendly staff Delicious food ... read more
Carol Kruskamp via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Great experience for birthday celebration. Consistently excellent every time we have been. Highly recommended.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.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
Sat in a quiet booth for 4; used electronic menus; excellent bar & cuisine!
RayV via opentable.com - Aug 1, 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
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
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
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
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
Want To Tell Us About Your Experience?
GoogleMyBusinessFoursquareFacebookYelpZomatoTwitterTrip AdvisorYouTubeGrouponInstagramOpen TablePinterestZagatFlickrLinkedInTumblrTheKnotWeddingWire