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Paramount Grill

12 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6244
+1 352-378-3398
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Ranked #4 of 468 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: American, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in the vibrant and historic Downtown Gainesville, the heart of the city.
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Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor's top restaurant list. I was looking for a different place to take a friend for her birthday lunch and this sounded (and WAS) perfect. The excellent service began with our entrance and continued through the meal and the obtaining the check. The muffins that are served in lieu of a bread basket were... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised with Paramount Grill. It is very small inside so I was concerned about putting 50+ people there for a party. They arranged the tables nicely to accomodate everyone. It was snug though so we did not get up and mingle much. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was great. The appetizer was a bruschetta type... More 

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Micanopy, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I hosted a luncheon for a group of friends at the Paramount Grill. My guests and I had a fabulous time and the food was fantastic. The service was great. Clif, the owner, was easy to work with and very accommodating. He opened the restaurant for us during a time when it would typically be closed. We worked together to... More 

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Orange, TX
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We've eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. During our last visit my husband had the shrimp papperdelle, and I had pork tenderloin with granny smith apples. Both were delicious. The wine list is nice and the service is attentive. The ambiance reminds one of a small bistro in Paris--quiet and not ostentatious. We will return!

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Gainesville, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Everything on the menu and about this restaurant is fantastic! The food is great and the service is very good and the ambiance is very relaxing.

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Dorset, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Dropped in Sunday afternoon and we were impressed. Courteous staff, prompt service. Nice wine list and excellent menu. Turkey Benedict and the Avocado/Feta/Tomato omelette were excellent. Try the fruit bowl as a starter. You will not be disappointed. Put this restaurant on you "Must visit" list when in Gainesville.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I went to Paramount Grill with a group of about 40 for a residency dinner and had a wonderful experience! Service was speedy and attentive and the food was delicious! The creme brulee was my favorite. This was a great place for the residency program to take prospective applicants- very impressive!

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had the Best experience at Paramount Grill on Nov 7th for my son and future daughter Rehersal Dinner. We had a separate room for our guests, It was an important day for us and the owner Cliff went way and above to make our experience stress free. He made a menu to please the meat lovers and vegetarians, His... More 

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Leverett, MA
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235 reviews 235 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A friend and I stopped here for lunch. I was visiting in town and my colleague said that this was one of his favorite local places for lunch. We arrived at about 1:00 and no reservation was needed. We found the restaurant mostly empty, sparking clean and a slightly spartan atmosphere. We were greeted in a friendly way and the... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My wife and I were very impressed with Paramount Grill. It was our first visit. It is rare to experience all of the elements of fine dinning. The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable. The host/ hostess were professional friendly and accommodating. The service was warm and friendly. The menu featured a good selection of food, wine & beer that would... More 

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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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