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The Gafford

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47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
+1 772-221-9517
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am surprised at the negative reviews. This is our second time at this restaurant. Both times our food was great and service was excellent. We had made a reservation, then this morning I got an email with a bogo for my birthday. We both had the 8 oz fillet with string beans and mashed potatoes. We shared the quinoa... More 

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1 Thank Debbie D
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your business and for taking the time to review us. I hope you had a fantastic birthday!! We hope to see you soon. More 

tallahassee, fl
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Rick Wilson and staff of The Gafford Restaurant in Stuart, Florida. We had 9 fun and crazy flip flop girlfriends piled into the Gafford for an amazing seafood dinner, wine, drinks, etc. They put us up front by the window - the best spot in the house even though it was an extremely busy Saturday night. I had... More 

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1 Thank lscaldwell
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

We were so glad to have you ladies in and thrilled that you had such a great time. It was fun having your group in. Thank you for dining with us. More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was excellent, top to bottom this is a must visit spot in town! Food, drinks and overall good feelings from the whole restaurant!

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1 Thank ArtImportExport
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your business and I appreciate your kind words and taking the time to review us. Rick More 

Hobe Sound, FL, United States
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our Anniversary and had a good experience. The food was good but not great. The service was good but not great. There were lots of after work folk there. The ambience was old, we felt the whole place could use an update. It's not like you got a vintage feel it just seemed old and dark.... More 

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1 Thank Michael T
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try, I'm sorry that we did not meet your standard. More 

Los Gatos, California
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the urging of others, I gave this restaurant a second try. I really wish I hadn't wasted the money and the evening. I truly do not understand the good reviews. I ordered the yellowtail snapper. Fish was cooked well but the sauce was horrible. I had to try and pick bites of fish carefully to avoid the odd fruit... More 

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Thank G95030
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back. Sorry we didn't meet your standard. Not sure why you would "encourage" anyone to not come. In the future, when you dine at other restaurants I would encourage you to speak to a manager or owner while you are dining if you are unhappy. We do truly want all of our guests to be happy... More 

Florida
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602 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always, our most recent visit to The Gafford with another couple was a totally positive experience. The owner Rick was on hand to ensure that all moved smoothly. We sat at the bar to start off the evening. Then, we had our meal at a high top just off the kitchen area. Each couple split a Caesar salad. Two... More 

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1 Thank Golferboy18
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your business and for taking the time to review us. I hope to see you again. Regards, Rick More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We, a party of 5 just had dinner here and the food was Excellent. Our 5 appetizer, 3 soup, 4 different salads, and 5 different dinners was outstanding. Our server Harmony, was Friendly and excellent. Richard the owner was very nice. Taylor the head chief was right on with keeping everyones food tasty and the best flavor to all our... More 

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2 Thank Ed C
Rick W, Owner at The Gafford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your business and for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you again in soon. Regards, Rick More 

Philadelphia
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170 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We heard many nice things about The Gafford. We were seated at a table across from the open kitchen. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive. The menu is not large but there were a number of appealing choices. The burrata appetizer with the warm roasted cherry tomatoes would have been better served on a larger plate, as it was... More 

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1 Thank VoyageursUSA
Stuart, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What an amazing time with friends and food. The wine selection was great. The food was fantastic. The service was fantastic. The atmosphere and area that The Gafford is in is simply wonderful, been back 4 times!!!

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1 Thank prkozmo
Stuart, Florida
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The hustle of the staff was great to see. I dislike seeing servers standing around doing nothing, not the case here. My wife and I sat on the kitchen side of the restaurant where you get to see the cooking staff prepare the meals. Every meal that came out looked fantastic. The fried green tomato salad was very good. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Stuart
  • Phone Number: +1 772-221-9517
Description
Casual meets Upscale. Local seafood, meats and vegetables prepared fresh daily. Fun and upbeat atmosphere with great hospitality

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