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Longstreet Cafe

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1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
+1 770-287-0820
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06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Gainesville, Georgia
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm not a native Gainesvillian, but I don't get the hype. It's OK, and the biscuits are big (called Cat Heads), but there are better biscuits at Rabbit Town Café. The veggies are good, but pretty salty. It's home cooking, but I think it's a little pricey.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for southern cooking that 's better than Paula Deen without the waiting time of her restaurant. Look no feature Gainesvilli GA Longstreet Cafe. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Self service food line. Banana pudding great choice.set at long tables and visit the local people or a table for four. Drive through is speedy and let's... More 

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Thank Judy E
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only had breakfast here but if lunch and dinner is as good as breakfast it's good. The country style breakfast is good. They give big portions so come hungry!

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Thank Terry W
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my family almost every year have some of our thanksgiving dinner catered by them. Very good very friendly and on time!!!

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Thank Eldiego1
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and enjoy a delicious meal here. Served cafeteria style, you can pick out salads, several entrees, multiple fresh vegetables, and mouth watering desserts. The staff is super friendly and always there for a tea refill when needed. The prices are excellent and you can leave with a full meal generally for under $10-12 per person. Their... More 

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Gainesville, GA
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We usually stop here quite often to bring home food for dinner. Nice buffet with many choices. Sometimes we will cook our own meat at home but get vegetables, cornbread, etc.... at Longstreet. The prices are fair and honestly I can pick up food here cheaper than I can make it at home !!

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Thank becsmith42
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The main reason I go to Longstreet is for the breakfast. And in the past three weeks, I've ordered the same thing 3-4 times a week. Bacon, Egg and Chees Sandwich, side of bacon and a drink. Who does not love BACON!!!! I have eaten dinner before and its like going to grandma's and getting great home cooking. Highly recommend.

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Thank Shannon M
Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Growing up in Gainesville, Longstreet has been a staple for as long as I can remember. My fondest memories are going to Longstreet, along with many of my classmates, every Friday morning during high school. They had the best breakfast in town! I'm finally back in Gainesville after nearly a decade away and I'm glad to be so close to... More 

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Thank Jordan W
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I do miss the Morrison's and Picadilly's of my childhood, those family cafeterias are a thing of the past, but luckily there is a wonderful place to satisfy your appetite for a real cafeteria in Longstreet's. I've never had a bad meal here, and it's our "go-to" place to eat whenever we are in Gainesville for the day. The prices... More 

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Thank Janie O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Longstreet Cafe is a basic stopping point to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with friends and family alike in Gainesville. The food is country style buffet with many choices of meats, vegetables, salads, and delicious desserts. No one will be disappointed with the food. The tab is pricey though, but for special occasions, it is worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Riverside Ter, Gainesville, GA 30501-1733
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-287-0820

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