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Poor Richard's Restaurant

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1702 Park Hill Dr, Gainesville, GA 30501-1954
+1 770-532-0499
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our food very much but it is on the pricey side. Make sure you get a slice of cake, our strawberry was delicious!

Thank janevann2017
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,111 reviews
890 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,022 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

when you want it done right. when you want to make a good impression. when you need to make sure everything is delicious and goes flawlessly you can count on richard and staff to get the job done. great steaks, full bar, fresh seafood, signature bacon salad dressing just thinking about the menu make me hungry.

Thank Bbqman3341
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was ok, but the experience was horrible once we saw a roach crawling up the wall in the booth we were sitting at. What was worse was the server's comment when we complained about the roach, she said, "would you like to move seats?" Needless to say we won't be back, disgusting, and should be fumigated.

Thank GingerK37
Ocala, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food in Georgia, have been so many time over the last 35 years or so! Never have I been disappointed with anything .

Thank Henry L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A confession, we are regulars and keep returning for the bar banter. JP at PR's is the best bartender and he's conscientious at keeping the conversation going for all of his customers, new and returning. We also enjoy the food and Richard's hello's.

Thank Janice C
Helen, Georgia
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We started off badly because they could not find the reservation I had made. This is the second time that has happened in the last year. We waited for 30 minutes to get a table on a very busy Thursday night the week before Christmas. They did offer to serve us a drink we could have while sitting in the... More 

Thank Mary L
Atlanta, Georgia
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A "throw the dart" to help find a new restaurant experience led to Poor Richards. We now make the drive from Atlanta often to enjoy good food and good service. You have to try the fresh, homemade cakes! We always ask for an alcove for the family and enjoy almost dedicated, personal attention!

1 Thank SlickEagle
Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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212 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We went to this restaurant last spring and I thought it was overrated in comparison to its reputation, especially since my entrée was close to $30.00. However, we went again last weekend and we were very satisfied. The atmosphere in the downstairs is very warm and accommodating; very `80's-like. And that's in a good way. We had onion rings, shrimp,... More 

Thank DBM58
Glenwood, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The meal was a little pricey but well worth it. The prime rib was great. This is an upscale restaurant with linen tablecloths.

Thank cam30428
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is an upper end restaurant in Gainesville, GA. They serve well cooked entrees such as Steak and Seafood as well as delicious sides. The restaurant itself is very uppity looking especially on the inside. Tables have linen settings and seating is very comfortable and well placed. Food is excellent and service is professional. This is a very nice place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 Park Hill Dr, Gainesville, GA 30501-1954
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-532-0499

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