It was an Ok restaurant.
Food was good.
I was sat in a very transited area and didn't enjoy the ambiance that much.
Our second attempt- our first attempt to dine here we did not have a reservation- the hostess was unable to seat us-even though the restaurant was not full. We made our reservation through Open Table-our seating was in the walkway to the bar. Our dinner was poor at best- a burger ordered medium came out rare and the Special Rib Eye was not what it should have been. We told the server and the General Manager came to our table agreed the burger was Rare and not what was ordered- he offered to fire up a new burger-at the time he offered we were done with our dinner. The server then came to the table to give the bill-my husband held his hand out and for the bill and the server ignored it and placed it on the table-RUDE. Unaccommodating-Unprofessional and The General Manager should not under appreciate the customer they think are just regular you never know who is seated.
Awesome restaurant - one of the best in Stuart County!
Great local choice! The food choices are creative and the service is always impeccable.
Food and service were very good. Nicest place down town. Kids in the dining area a bit noisy.
Happy hour is not well advertised - hours, can you book a table in the bar for happy hour, etc.
Great Food, exceeded expectations
Was a big party for 25 people very loud. Sat us next too. Was our anniversary Asked to be moved but no table available. Had reservations for 3 days. Food suffered Possibly kitchen overwhelmed . Normally good. But will go again. Not on a weekend.
LOVE the updated new menu! Harmony was wonderful AS ALWAYS!! The Brussels sprout salad and short rib tostada are great new tens to try👍🏻
One of the best!!!! Local, personable, popular, involved in the community.
This has become my favorite restaurant in the area ! Foodies will love this place :)
Excellent food as always. Can’t go wrong with Mabel’s fried chicken...
Love this restaurant
Anniversary had an awesome evening shared with my awesome hubby
Food and service outstanding. Was disappointed as we got there at 4:39 for 6:30 reservation. Checked and she said come by when ready. Only wanted to give us seat by front door. I had told her it was Anniversary and we wanted a little romantic spot. We sat at table by the bar.
The Gafford is our favorite restaurant! The food is fabulous and the service is excellent! Love the Barbeque Scottish Salmon and the Grilled Avocado! Can;t wait for our next visit to this great restaurant!
Excellent food, service and overall atmosphere.
Very enjoyable entree's and wine list. All entree's served hot and well presented. Service was exquisite and helpful with making decisions over all the specials and menu.
Great food at moderate prices for the quality of what you get.
The Gafford is our go to restaurant for pretty much every occasion. And this time, of course it did not disappoint!! By far the best Tuna Tar Tar I’ve ever had, not to mention the Shrimp n Grits! Our server was Alex, a new face to the restaurant, and she was exceptional! What a pleasure she was and very attentive! Our meals as always were beyond delicious and always, even on a very busy night, arrived at our table in a very timely manner! To top it off we enjoyed their homemade ice cream! A must try! The Salted Caramel was beyond! Thank you for another exceptional evening!
We had a wonderful evening with friends. As usual the food and wine as well as the service was excellent!
Great food and service !!! Loud and full of bustle. Definitely adding it to the our restaurant rotation. The Main Street is temporarily closed for improvements, so parking can be a little scarce specially on weekends or during showtimes at the Lyric .
The Gafford was an awesome experience and the food was outstanding. We had a table right by kitchen. Was fun to watch the Chef and team at work. They also had an option where you could buy the kitchen crew a beer...for a mere $7. Was well worth it to reward the hard working group.
Excellent food & service; right here in downtown Stuart. it doesn't get any better than that!
Our first visit to The Gafford and the overall experience was excellent.
The Gafford is our staple dinner choice for any special occasion or just to make another great date night out. For those on a date where one likes fish and the other steak, you won't find any better balanced option anywhere in town. Same goes for chicken, salad, or even for vegetarians. There is no bad option on the menu for anyone! Great overall restaurant we hope to continue enjoying for years to come.
I received a birthday coupon online from The Gafford, and I invited a new friend to join me (she had never been there). She ordered Mable's chicken and I had a Mahi special. Both were excellent. I was a little surprised that my birthday wasn't acknowledged....which is OK. Just thought they'd provide a special dessert. Actually, I don't think our waiter asked if we wanted dessert. It was a good experience (I've been there a number of times, and the meals are served very attractively).
Best restaurant in Stuart
The food was absolutely delicious! For a table of six we each ordered a variety of food and had a chance to try it all. So good and worth the price. We were in a spot off to the side and it felt slightly crammed ( it’s not very big inside ). Our server was very attentive to us.
Our dinner was delicious as always. The staff was very accommodating...and definetely took time to advise us on certain things we were not sure about...we've been there at least 6 times since we recently discovered your restaurant and our families and friends have thanked us many times for the recommendation... Love it...have not been disappointed ever since we discovered your restaurant...Looking forward to seeing you again soon... Rae M & Sal
Best meatloaf you can find anywhere. Great restaurant with great, fresh food.
A welcoming environment, great food, attentive service, very accommodating. Noiss can get bad as the evening progresses--reserve early if you want to avoid that.
As always The Gafford was excellent. Excellent service and excellent food. It all began with the hostess. She stated that our table as requested was ready for us. The only downside was the person who was serving the water: he was annoying and we had never seen him before. However in the big picture that was very minimal.
Always a great evening! Nice sized drinks and nicely prepared food.
This was out first time at The Gafford. We would recommend it to others as well as go back again. The Tuesday special’s from the bar were well worth the price. The service was very good. The environment was laud back and casual.
We told the waitstaff my wife had allergies to cream. The dish was sent w cream and the waiter would not take back. My wife was sick all night. My Gafford steak did not live up to the hype (underdone). Our waitperson did a very good job and seemed almost "afraid" to send the incorrect dish back.
The food is some of the best areas in St Lucie County
Every time we go, it is absolutely amazing! The Blue Crab and Chorizo Dip is hands down the best dip I’ve ever had! The food is beyond great! The service is exceptional! Must make a reservation while in season or you’ll be waiting a while. Such a great experience!
This local favorite always delivers. Always something new and interesting on the menu.
Always outstanding! Fantastic homemade unique ice cream! Corn bread Apple was delicious! Perfect dinner for my husband’s birthday! Thank you for another wonderful meal!
I was very surprised how delicious the meatload was. My husband will not eat meatloaf and he had it the following night (at home). The portion was too much for one person.