Gainesville, Florida: Satchel's Junk Museum Restaurant

Hubcap fence, rust, outdoor debris, and "Junk Museum" sign are part of the decor for a pizza restaurant that is a local favorite.

1800 NE 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL
NE of town, NE 23rd Ave. and west of Hwy 24.
Restaurant open Tues - Sat 11am to 10pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free to view - Food reasonably priced
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Satchel's Junk Museum Restaurant

Evidently a Gainesville mainstay for some years, this is a pizza restaurant. Not only has it partially burned a couple times (evidence can be seen on the side of the neighboring building), but it is also a self-proclaimed "Junk Museum."

You can enjoy your house-made soda and pizza from within a Ford van from the '60s, or from the stained glass covered porch, or the garden decorated with junk art. The building is covered in sundry items and there is a junk wall in the back. The soda and pizza were first rate. Vegan and Gluten Free options are available but we had bacon on ours. Full strips of bacon.

[Stephen Kadwell, 02/07/2017]

Lower your expectations of a "museum," and you'll be fine.

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