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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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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 119
    Excellent
  • 31
    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
Excellent meal

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
PDXSW2014
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Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Portland, Oregon
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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
76 reviews 76 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
10 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Gainesville
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had a great time at the Paramount Hotel for a company Christmas Party in 2013. Sorry I forgot to leave a review but it was great and wanted to make I try to help others with my experience! We have a group of 30 people and our own private bar. Great food was served by plate with appetizers and... More 

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

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?