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3303 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2539
352-371-4839
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Need a spot to converse with a friend?

One of the great things about Ivey's Grill is their wide booths, conducive to friendly conversations. You can choose to have either breakfast or lunch at lunchtime, great choices, too. The service isn't hurried, and the food is very good. If this shopping center gives way to a huge Publix... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
Jeanne D
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Gainesville, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went there on a Saturday morning. Superb breakfast!! Try the Blueberry Pancakes, the Eggs Benedict, its all really great, home feel cooking, you can sit outside or inside. We had a small wait, but was well worth it.

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

One of the great things about Ivey's Grill is their wide booths, conducive to friendly conversations. You can choose to have either breakfast or lunch at lunchtime, great choices, too. The service isn't hurried, and the food is very good. If this shopping center gives way to a huge Publix renovation, this spot may be gone forever, so go now... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

You read all of the reviews of this place over all the years it's been in existence. Average them all up, and what do you get? Great food, terrible service are the obvious two big traits. The chef (who has a hand in owning the place) is a great easy going guy. Great cook. Gets along with people. Place runs... More 

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Sitges, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

in september i went with my family for breakfast (3 adults, 2 kids) we ordered i kids pancake, 1 chocolate pancake, i crab benedict, 1 breakfast burrito and 1 scrambled eggs w/bacon,2 coffees, 1 tea, 2 chocolate milks. coffee came loaded with cinnamon! when we asked for regular coffee the waiter commented that "everyone loves the cinnamon". i had asked... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We got there early (8:30 ish) AM after game day so we beat the crowd. My omelet was excellent! The rest of my party's meals pretty good except the muffin for my daughter wasn't. I think the fresh ingredients in my omelet made the difference & it was way better than the breakfast chains would serve. Service a little slow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is my favorite breakfast place in town! In short, this local restaurant has fantastic food, great service, and a relaxing atmosphere. Everything on the breakfast menu is delicious, fresh, and thoughtfully seasoned. There are plenty of traditional breakfast items but also a number of creative ones, so there's something for everyone. You should definitely try the breakfast burrito. I've... More 

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portcharlotte
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Sunday morning at 9:30 out of bacon, sausage, muffins. Short staffed. Sent back over cooked poached egg. Waited for food way too long. Had been before, has gone down hill.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Ivey's is a small restaurant in a shopping center behind Publix Grocery Store. They have great crab cakes. Try the Crab Cakes Benedict. Delicious. It's small and rustic, but service is good and people are friendly.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Bad experience terrible service. Fair food.had to find waitress for 2nd cup of coffee and jelly visit Gainesville often.will not go back.

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Gainesville, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Went to Ivey's for the first time in a long time. We had a delicious breakfast with great service. We went on a week day so not crowded. We will definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3303 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2539
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352-371-4839

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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