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American Restaurants in Gainesville

4.4 - 342 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9:30PM

9213 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville
(352) 381-7333

Sonny's BBQ

Great food! Great prices! There was so much food, we didn't even finish our food. We bought an appetizer, 2 adult entrees and a kids meal for less t... More reviews

4.4 - 288 votes

Hours: 7AM - 8PM

2130 SW 34th St, Gainesville
(352) 353-2889

Metro Diner

I was unimpressed with the quality of the meatloaf. It tasted like a microwave dinner Salisbury steak. The gravy was extremely salty as were the mash... More reviews



4.6 - 199 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8:30PM

2905 SW 42nd St #80, Gainesville
(352) 888-5950


Very filling and super flavorful. Food is always warm even when delivered. The cookies are also amazing!!! More reviews

4.4 - 254 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

110 SE 1 St, Gainesville
(352) 372-1555

Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille

Stopped in Gainesville on the way to a week of Scout camp. Wanted something good for our "last meal" before a week of camp food. Harry's d... More reviews

4.4 - 245 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

30 N Main St, Gainesville
(352) 337-1188

The Top

Great atmosphere, friendly staff. Food is great, especially the parmesan chicken on spaghetti squash. We liked waiting for our table at the outside bar i... More reviews

4.3 - 237 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

3524 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville
(352) 337-6001


Took a bite of my burger and felt something rock hard in my mouth, took it out and it was this small peice. I have no idea what it is, but it reminded m... More reviews

4.4 - 201 votes

Hours: 7AM - 3PM

3483 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville
(352) 373-5656

43rd Street Deli & Breakfast House

My first visit since before the pandemic, and what a disappointment! Food was greasy and not prepared as ordered, extras paid for, but not added to the m... More reviews

4.4 - 189 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

1000 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville
(352) 745-7358

Public & General Restaurant

Mmmmmm.......tasty burger with crunchy, crisp fresh ice burg lettuce, onion, fresh made pickles, burger sauce, gooey cheddar, served with a side of mayo.... More reviews

4.3 - 198 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

3237 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville
(352) 377-8383

Bonefish Grill

Usually service is great, I’m not sure if they are understaffed this week, but I placed an order to-go and when food came out, there was not any bread, w... More reviews

4.3 - 198 votes

Hours: 9AM - 3PM

231 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville
(352) 727-7604


My first time eating here and it won’t be my last. Unique and fun atmosphere, I chose to eat outside. Tables were limited outside under the cover by 12:4... More reviews

4.5 - 154 votes

Hours: 7AM - 3PM

5240 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville
(352) 377-7863

Country Foodly

My husband and I went for the first time and loved it! He had a beef bulgogi omelette and I had the teriyaki chicken platter and we added a chocolate chi... More reviews

4.3 - 189 votes

Hours: 10AM - 12AM

4036 SW 30th Pl, Gainesville
(352) 727-4440


Good to be back in dining room. The food was fresh and hot. As always the crew was great. More reviews

4 - 233 votes

Hours: 7AM - 2:30PM

4062 Plaza Blvd #10, Gainesville
(352) 745-7575

Keke's Breakfast Cafe

I have always had a consistently amazing experience at every Keke's location, and this one is no different. With hot food, quick service, and kind w... More reviews

4.4 - 140 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

3445 W University Ave, Gainesville
(352) 371-1711

Mildred's Big City Food

Wow, this place is awesome! Can't believe it took me so many years after leaving Gainesville to finally come back and try the food here. This place ... More reviews

4 - 218 votes

Hours: 7AM - 2:30PM

4150 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville
(352) 373-9500

Flying Biscuit Cafe - Gainesville, FL

Usually I have no problems at flying biscuit but today I have to say something. The server was great but the kitchen is trash. I'm on call this July... More reviews

4.1 - 195 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

15 SE 1st Ave, Gainesville
(352) 283-8646

Original American Kitchen

Stopped in for brunch on a Saturday. Tables were a 45 minute wait but there was immediate seating at the bar. Scanned a QR code to look at the menu, whic... More reviews

4.3 - 156 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

4860 NW 39th Ave A, Gainesville
(352) 872-5970

Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Craft Beer Bottle Shoppe

Best wings I’ve had in a while I haven’t had a chance to sit in yet but it’s on my list More reviews

4.2 - 174 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

2933 Clark Butler Blvd, Gainesville
(352) 372-5715

LongHorn Steakhouse

I ate here on 7/8/21 and our waiter, David, made our meal an amazing experience. We had been traveling in the car most of the day with 2 small children a... More reviews

4.6 - 104 votes

Hours: 7AM - 1PM

207 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville
(352) 378-0600

16th Avenue Diner

I was told by a relative that the food was really good here. It might have just been an off morning but it was ok. I like that they offered Nettles sausa... More reviews

4.3 - 153 votes

Hours: 7AM - 2:30PM

4401 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville
(352) 373-2927

43rd Street Deli & Breakfast House

I totally love this place. Very homey feeling like old school days. The servers are amazing, and the cooks are great!! I’m very picky about my over easy ... More reviews

4.4 - 133 votes

Hours: 11AM - 4PM

16 NW 18th St suite #160, Gainesville
(352) 505-5774

The Spot

Ordered online, the Mezze platter came with a condiment sized container of hummus, 1 pita, two grape leaves and a slice of spinach pie. For $13.65. More reviews

4 - 198 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

2851 SW 35th Dr, Gainesville
(352) 377-7572

The Cheesecake Factory

The first time I've been in a restaurant with friends since the Pandemic.It was great being out with friends. The Cheesecake Factory was not crowde... More reviews

4 - 193 votes

Hours: 11AM - 12AM

3842 W Newberry Rd #1a, Gainesville
(352) 338-4445

Gators Dockside Gainesville

I am an Uber Eats delivery girl and though I have never sat down in this restaurant, I find the staff very polite and friendly. Food smells delicious and... More reviews

4 - 189 votes

Hours: 6AM - 10PM

6825 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville
(352) 331-0388

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Usually, this is one of my favorite places, but the last time I was at this particular location; they kept sending me unsweetened iced tea, instead of sw... More reviews

4.3 - 135 votes

Hours: 5 - 9:30PM

12 SW 1 Ave, Gainesville
(352) 378-3398

Paramount Grill

We love this place and went during pandemic and food was great and service was ok. We went to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It took a long time... More reviews

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