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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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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 119
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Eclectic and Cozy

Lovely atmosphere and delicious food. Could use some more healthy options. But we would definitely go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
guitarzann
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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170 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and delicious food. Could use some more healthy options. But we would definitely go back.

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We enjoyed a delicious dinner with our UF nephew and niece. The menu offerings were creative and flavorful and ample without being too ample. The fresh muffins were a nice change from bread.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great atmosphere, delicious, creative food and a professional waitstaff. Gainesville's prime steakhouses are both wonderful, but Paramount Grill is unique and thoughtful. Never average, always excellent.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I went here for a dinner with my in-laws, and we all enjoyed the experience immensely. The food was fantastic, the service exceptional, and the atmosphere was cozy and intimate. Our server knew the menu well, and offered recommendations for wine and appetizers. She checked in on us regularly but not too often. Our entrees were exquisitely presented, and absolutely... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stopped in for Sunday brunch while in town visiting. I was solo and later than the usual crowd. Still, they welcomed me and gave me a nice table with a great people-watching view of the street. The restaurant was clean and bright, and the service could not have been better -- attentive, but not overly so. I'm a vegetarian... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I went to this place looking for great steaks and I wasn't disappointed. The place is cozy, elegant and warm. It feels like you are in Europe. The waiter was very gentle. I loved everything about this restaurant.

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Gainesville, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have never had a bad meal at the Paramount Grill. The food is fresh, high quality, interestingly prepared and served in good time. The Paramount is one of the first places I think of when I want to go out to dinner. We often go for lunch and Sunday Brunch! The ambience is nice, although I wish the restaurant... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food here is terrific, and enticingly presented. The service is attentive without being overbearing. There is always great menu options with something interesting to try. However, in cold winter, the "kitchen" dining room (the dining room you enter from the outside) can be quite drafty. Ask for the banquet dining room, which is usually available, and avoid the draft.... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been to this restaurant a number of times in the past years. One of the few really nice 'fine-dining' places in Gainesville. Great for a special occasion, a business dinner or lunch, or a nice evening out. Menu is excellent and diverse. The menu does change. Service has always been excellent. Located in downtown Gainesville with easy parking... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Romantic venue, warm and attentive staff, fabulous food with unique twists served properly - what more could you want!

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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?