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235 S. Main St., Suite 107 (Behind the Hippodrome), Gainesville, FL 32601 (2nd Place and E. 1st Street)
352-373-1919
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quick trip visit

Very hard to find in a rain storm - but well worth the effort. ANDEE FASS owner and Executive Chef is a great host and Chef. Staff is open and happy as well as efficient. Great Restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Ron C
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very hard to find in a rain storm - but well worth the effort. ANDEE FASS owner and Executive Chef is a great host and Chef. Staff is open and happy as well as efficient. Great Restaurant.

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Boca Raton, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

While passing through Gainesville we were told by friends to visit the quaint downtown. After checking out the menus at various restaurants we decided on Amelia's and boy are we glad we did. This is not a fancy restaurant just elegant.This is simply a restaurant with great food and service. The owner-chef Andy Fass greets everyone individually during the meal... More 

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Centerburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had dinner there and it was delicious..I had the scalopine zingara..veal..it was great and my husband had the Manicotti with Alfredo sauce which is not on the menu but they made it for him and he loved it..they warn you about the parking that is a pay parking that they will tow you..there is parking behind them that is... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Looked at a menu on Yelp and thought it looked OK but when we arrived it was way beyond our expectations. The menu was far from the chain-restaurant description on Yelp. Lots of original dishes. The owner/chef was on premises and actually played his sax, joining the duo that was playing relaxing background music. Very pleasant experience.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had dinner there. The restaurant is located in an area with many other restaurant We had the chicken parmersian with a side of ziti. The chicken was cooked just right. We had the chicken Marcella which was also cooked right with a side of pasta. We had the baked muscle with eggplant and stuffed mushrooms. The dinner came with... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We made our reservation before we left Knoxville and requested a quiet table since we would have traveled 8 hours before our arrival (this was an overnight stop before heading to Tampa). They were more than accommodating giving us a window seat and the Chef, Andy Fass, personally greeted us at our table. We noticed that Andy was very tentative... More 

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Granger, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Only warning is don't overeat on bread because it's great. We had ravioli, chicken parmesan, and linguine bolognese. Everything was fantastic. A very quaint location with neat atmosphere and wonderful service!

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We got to the restaurant early it wasn’t to full which should have been a red flag but it was early. The staff was friendly, we ordered our cocktails and they came they were good, they brought the bread with butter no olive oil but that’s ok personal preference. We ordered our appetizer of Escarole soup, I went with the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My husband and I went here for dinner on our vacation, and had an overall nice time. The food was excellent, and the owner is also the chef which we loved. He came out to greet everyone, was filling water glasses, etc. and was very present which is so unusual and wonderful. The only downside was our waiter. He was... More 

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Gainesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The chief cares that your happy with your meal and the restaurant isn't large so it's very intimate for a lovely evening out! Food is fantastic and easy spot for a special night out or to impress a guest coming into town. Must go for first timer's, birthday's, special occasions or just like great meals with divine service by a... More 

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Additional Information about Amelia's

Address: 235 S. Main St., Suite 107 (Behind the Hippodrome), Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone Number: 352-373-1919
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 S. Main St., Suite 107 (Behind the Hippodrome), Gainesville, FL 32601
    (2nd Place and E. 1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352-373-1919

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?