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Sarah's On The Square

115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
+1 940-612-4782
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (5 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
American, Gluten Free Options
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115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a daily special but do offer them all week. It's a tiny place used to be a saloon and brothel. Very neat to see the heritage and downtown Gainesville. Food is to die for they are awesome!!! Loved the chicken spaghetti meal.♡♡♡ A...More

Thank Serena E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food in a fun atmosphere. Waitstaff is friendly and efficient. Food is so good! My personal favorite is the prime rib. It is cooked perfectly, the au jus and the creamy horseradish served alongside. And it's a bargain on top of all that! My...More

Thank Charlene L
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Nice, quaint little place. Antique decor very cute. Service was slow throughout the meal. I ordered the brisket topped bake potato, and my husband ordered the California club sandwich. The potato was tasty but there wasn’t very much meat. The California club was served with...More

Thank NanKVan
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We were driving by on our way to Dallas. It was quaint, lovely and excellent food. My son said, "Good choice!". The service was good and it didn't take long to get our order.

Thank mtzstang
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

real homemade food! Quiche is wonderful, real lemonade, desserts you must save room for. staff is delightful and know all about the interesting history of Sarah's. ask them😉

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Our second trip to Gainesville in the last couple of years for business. We ate here a year ago and were pleased to return this year. The food is fresh and delicious. Everyone is friendly. The restaurant is in an older building on the town...More

Thank Bapsie
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A very pleasant discovery in a charming town off of I-35. We stopped for lunch and were greeted warmly, Service was unhurried, yet efficient, with several people bringing food. The brisket sandwich with raspberry chipotle sauce was tender and flavorful, the bun fresh. It came...More

Thank ectomlin
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great food. Had the burger. Great service with great recommendations by the waitress. Awesome atmosphere. Beautiful old bar & magnificent chandelier.

Thank abbykorea
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are tired of the same chain restaurants in town, this is a great place for lunch. Chicken salad sandwich is very good, chips are made fresh in house. I have eaten here several times, food is always good quality, service can be spotty....More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Maybe it was just a busy day, but the speed of service was not that good. We waited about 5 minutes before the waitress brought us our water. Then it was another ten before she came back to take our order. The orders finally arrived...More

Thank sarahgK1771WS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-612-4782
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