1. Embers3545 SW 34th St Suite A, Gainesville
2. The Fat Tuscan Cafe725 NE 1st St, Gainesville
3. 101 Downtown201 SE 2nd Ave #101, Gainesville
4. The Swamp1642 W University Ave, Gainesville
5. Leonardo's Pizza1245 W University Ave, Gainesville
6. Bagels And Noodles1222 W University Ave, Gainesville
7. The Top30 N Main St, Gainesville
8. Boca Fiesta232 SE 1st St, Gainesville
9. Emiliano's Cafe7 SE 1st Ave, Gainesville
This steak and seafood joint has a comfortable interior and a relaxing outdoor courtyard. Enjoy your Gulf-caught blue crab bisque or full steak dinner in either charming setting.
When food is cooked by three Tuscan women, you know it's going to be good. This Italian restaurant in Gainesville's historic district serves up freshly made classic dishes. Try the white wine sangria.
This trendy stop in Gainesville offers a cool vibe and good eats. Try it out on Techno Tuesdays, or come in for their morning $15 all-you-can-drink mimosas.
A college neighborhood staple, The Swamp has become an icon for serving up yummy themed bites. For example their Gator Bites - battered tail meat nuggets in a mango-chili puree.
Leo's has endless pizza options (including gluten free!) and at $5 for a humungous slice and a drink, the price can't be beat. The place is casual and consistent, and their patio is a great place to enjoy a slice or two.
This amalgamation of Thai and Vietnamese cuisines, American breakfast food and vintage golf themes is bizarre to say the least, yet it's an oddly necessary fixture in Gainesville. You can smoke inside, cannot possibly be underdressed, and the prices are very reasonable.
This casual, cool spot serves burgers, classic American fare and plenty of beer. The walls are covered with local artwork and Christmas lights. Opt for sidewalk seating on warm nights.
This rustic restaurant with exposed beams, brick walls and an outdoor patio serves delicious twists on Mexican fare, such as pineapple-pesto sliders. Their fresh squeezed, all natural margaritas are a must-order.
This cafe with Latin fusion serves cuisine ranging from Mexican to Spanish, and tapas are the stars here. Make sure to try the Buñuelos de Mariscos, or seafood fritters, but don't hesitate to order a slew of other small plates too.