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Cracker Barrel

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4001 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2217
+1 352-375-2424
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cracker Barrel is consistently good. Nice service and good food... this particular Cracker Barrel was not packed and thus not quite as noisy as they are when crowded. The only problem I have ever had with Cracker Barrel is the loud clanking of dishes being cleared and dumped in tubs at tables by the waitresses etc. We always enjoy the... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at this particular Cracker Barrel both going and coming from Tallahassee within 4 days. Each time there was a problem with service and food. The first stop we had to ask for a server. When our food came out, mine was burnt and had to be sent back. Took forever to get the replacement. Coming back from Tallahassee... More 

Thank LBG8ator
Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I are retired and travel extensively. We often search out a Cracker Barrel because the food is usually consistently good and you know what you're getting. On this trip through Florida we had driven about eight hours and were exhausted and hungry and couldn't find a motel room anywhere. We decided to suspend that search and have... More 

Thank Ellen24019
Stony Creek, New York
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How do you mess up a grilled cheese sandwich? Well, if you go to this Cracker Barrel you only grill it on one side, and don't even butter the second side. Then you serve it with coleslaw without any dressing on it! It will only cost you five dollars off the children's menu, but it's only worth a buck and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast on Saturday. We were also returning the audio book we had been listening to during our ride to Florida. I ordered two eggs with their homemade biscuits and grape jelly. My husband ordered an egg sandwich. Both were delicious and not too filling.

Thank jehorney
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy Cracker Barrel for dinner when we stay overnight in Gainesville. My husband enjoys the pot roast and I always get breakfast. The young people working here are all friendly and eager to please. We enjoyed our dinner very much.

Thank ozarktraveller
Plant City, Florida
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

First stop on the road for a visit north, got the great breakfast we hoped for. Busy location, but no glitches. Found some good value items in gift shop.

Thank Jim P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We've dined at a dozen Cracker Barrel restaurants (at least) across the eastern US and have had a consistently good experience. We can always count on a good meal at Cracker Barrel when road tripping. The Gainesville restaurant was exceptional though. Our server was amazing. We were barely seated when she had our drinks on the table. We asked if... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Recently came to this wonderful establishment with my beautiful girlfriend and I was very impressed. ''Twas the typical Cracker Barrel experience however, this particular restaurant was missing one key thing: a dwarf. Some may be wondering why I say this. Our Cracker Barrel back home has a little dwarf woman running around and seeing her puts a smile on my... More 

Thank Kylison B
Smithfield, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The food was good, and the service was excellent. Even though we got there right before close they still took great care of us and did not act put out for it.

Thank Erin J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-2424

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