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Paramount Grill

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American, Fusion
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12 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6244
+1 352-378-3398
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located in the vibrant and historic Downtown Gainesville, the heart of the...
Located in the vibrant and historic Downtown Gainesville, the heart of the city.
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  • 132
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

Went for graduation dinner and everything was perfect. Excellent service and the food was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
hpleibo
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South Florida
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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South Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for graduation dinner and everything was perfect. Excellent service and the food was delicious.

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Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Another couple and we met for Brunch this past Sunday (6/28/15) at Paramount Grill. We had never been there for brunch, and were pleasantly surprised at the diverse menu, and the lovely "bottomless" Mimosas (we only had 1 1/2!). There were several other tables of people there, but it was not crowded, and quite quiet so one could carry on... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had (another) fine meal here recently and I realized that I've never written a review for the Paramount Grill! That is a shame because every experience I've had here is a good one. Gary delivers top-notch service, as do all the servers, and Cliff Nelson, the chef, is an artist. Sometimes I will order things here that I don't... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Our office ate here to celebrate a colleagues birthday. They handled our large party beautifully and the food was exceptional.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've been to the Paramount Grill numerous times with both friends and family. The menu was provocative without being uncomfortable, quality of the meal has always been excellent, and the service attentive without being intrusive.

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Dunedin, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Subtle,sexy ambiance and gorgeous food. Attentive but not overly familiar server helped us to choose a lovely soup, first course and entrée. Will not bore you with details of what we ordered. I will say that the soup of watermelon, blueberry and pistachio was beyond our imagination. Chef is very talented! Go and be delighted.

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Jupiter, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a great little place in the heart of downtown Gainesville. They keep the menu new and exciting. Always fresh and very flavorful. After your meal it's just a short walk to the best coffee in Gainesville at Volta Coffee, Tea, and Chocolates.

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florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding!!! We had the beef filet and tofu curry. Dessert also rocked... Banana toffee cheesecake. Service impeccable. This foodie highly recommends this place.

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Tampa, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I dined here in May with my husband and daughter who attends UF. We did not have reservations and it was a Friday night - early around 7:30pm. We were able to get a table and had outstanding service. This is a downtown restaurant off south main street and has a wonderful vibe and atmosphere. Fine dining without being stuffy.... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

They have the best Caesar salad with salmon, they use fresh roasted garlic (yum). And crab cake salad. I need to go back. It's been too long.

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Additional Information about Paramount Grill

Address: 12 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6244
Phone Number: +1 352-378-3398
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6244
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-3398

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Located in the vibrant and historic Downtown Gainesville, the heart of the city.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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