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Momoyaki

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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
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SW 34th ST, Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 384-3733
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food. Nice service

We had Korean bolgogi and very good kimchi. Specialty sushi rolls were also good. Not 5 star only due to a lack of ambiance. Our server was very pleasant. This is a good casual spot for Korean/Japanese when you are not prepared to spend a small fortune

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
ClaraOswold12
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Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Our second visit did not disappoint! Meal was delicious! I am on a special diet and they were more than accommodating, providing me with an excellent meal. Our waitress was so nice and friendly! This will be a regular visit every time we come to Gainesville!

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Thank Kdmcook
Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Sushi was ok. Eel sushi was great. Bulgogi is about par with most. Meat was not too juicy. Sweet and sour pork was better than usual Asian restaurants. Kids thought individual noodle bowls were ok.

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Thank Mark J
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We had Korean bolgogi and very good kimchi. Specialty sushi rolls were also good. Not 5 star only due to a lack of ambiance. Our server was very pleasant. This is a good casual spot for Korean/Japanese when you are not prepared to spend a small fortune

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Thank ClaraOswold12
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, the waiter was very helpful with the menu even going as far as to bring out the various sauces. Husbands kampung I chicken was amazing! My noodle bowl with bolgagi sauce was delicious as well. Definitely will come back on our next visit!

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Thank Kdmcook
Smyrna, Georgia
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142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Was treated like a king. The food eas very good, nice portions, tasty and efficient. The restaurant is immaculately clean, having an open kitchen helps keep things tidy. Looking forward to return tonight.

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Thank Joe S
Orlando, Florida
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you've been searching for a family owned Japanese restaurant that makes their own sauces fresh and doesn't use MSG...then we've finally found it for you! We were looking for a dining experience that wasn't a chain restaurant while driving around Gainesville, FL. This little gem is tucked away in front of a shopping center. As you enter the restaurant,... More 

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Thank WomanAlwaysOnTheGo
Pottstown, PA
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants! Everything we've had here is always great. We love the sushi and the ginger salad. My fiancé has tried some other dishes besides sushi and they've all been great too.

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Thank Crmsnrose4
Cent FL
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90 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Momoyaki is a Japanese restaurant on SW 34th Street in Gainesville (it sits between 34th and Archer). It's slightly hidden as it sits in the back part of a larger building, so you'll want to look for the sign along the road (especially if you're heading east). The interior isn't upscale by any means, but it's still visually pleasing and... More 

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1 Thank dbfoodie
Gainesville, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My step-sister and I wanted good sushi, but didn't want just any sushi. (I'm very weary of people who serve sushi because raw fish isn't something to mess with.) We went to Momoyaki because it was close to our apartment. The inside is beautiful and so much bigger than I had imagined. It isn't a hole-in-the-wall at all. We both... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Gainesville, Florida
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Tucked in a little out of the way storefront Momoyaki provides Korean, Japanese and sushi dishes without equal. I've returned again and again since "discovering" this gem sampling chicken, seafood and soups. Fantastic!

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Thank Nickingainesville

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: SW 34th ST, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: (352) 384-3733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?