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Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Incorporated

201 SE 2ND Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5811
(352) 371-3359
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Ranked #6 of 470 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: SE 1st St.
Transit: Centered in the heart of downtown Gainesville, multiple public bus routes drop you off at Dragonfly's doorstep. All local hotel shuttles also make downtown Gainesville a frequent stop. Check with your concierge for special Dragonfly VIP offers.
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English first
Roanoke Va
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Walked from hotel nearby for late lunch. Do agree that menu can be confusing. Our server was very helpful explaining certain selections and letting us know her preferences. Food was delicious. Liked that this place offered such different choices.

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Tries very hard to present a youthful, trendy image. Need to pay as much attention to the menu. It was unclear what portion sizes were, and it seemed to vary greatly among dishes therefore it was difficult to know how many dishes to order. Our waiter offered no help. One in our party wanted a non-alcoholic beer but none was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Quite surprised by the size and vibe of Dragonfly. Rustic upscale look of a trendy bistro with lots of room for large groups. Interesting subtle southwest decor, unfinished wood planks and cozy feel. Sushi was top notch and the extensive menu had Wagyu (raw & cooked). Friendly service topped by great beer!

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

we picked this restaurant using the trusty reviews on TA and we were not disappointed! They don't take reservations so we arrived shortly after six, and had no wait. By 7 the line was out the door. Great sushi rolls! Great service. Great all around..

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Every year we go to Gainesville for a Gator Football game and this is part of the tradition. Good food, excellent service -- never a disappointment.

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Gainesville, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Dragonfly is unique because you relax, no rush ever, choose one or two small dishes at a time while drinking green tea or sake. This was the most interesting Asian food I've ever eaten, gorgeously presented, melting in the mouth-flavors and textures of sheer delight. It is quite affordable as well. The adventure was in never having had any of... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband & I eat here faithfully pre-theater evenings! We get everything we need in one place.....parking, great food and live theater at The Hipp! We try to get something different each time we dine, but get stuck on some things 'cause they are so darn good....i.e. shiso pretty...spicy tuna tartare wrapped in shiso......we both LOVE.... and the crispy ebi....tiger... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I don't eat fish at all but accepted an invitation to join my classmates at the Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Inc. Had such a good time. The restaurant has nice outdoor tables where I could try almost every brand of Sake they have on menu. I would be back there.

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Florida, USA
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were in Gainesville for one night and decided on Dragonfly for dinner. The food was good and reasonably priced. The three of us shared sushi and sashimi. The waitress was very helpful and patient with us as we ordered a few dishes at a time. Would eat here again if we find ourselves back in Gainesville.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A reviewer said it was the best sushi in gainesville. That part is obvious - not much to choose from here. But in terms of sushi - this place really takes it up a full notch. The presentation, the style of sushi - it is really beautiful and incredibly tasty at the same time. The apricot dumpling appetizers are delicious... More 

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Additional Information about Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Incorporated

Address: 201 SE 2ND Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5811
Phone Number: (352) 371-3359
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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