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9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
352.380.9886
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Ranked #15 of 475 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Gainesville, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a great find in the area for some very good Italian food,and well done attentive service. Everything we've tried here has been good. Pizzas are very good,and all of the other dishes are as well. The food is well prepared,and served by good,friendly staff. They make you feel welcome when you arrive,and treat you,Ike family when you leave.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Usually sceptical of restaurants in strip malls, but on way to adjacent grocery store, stopped in for lunch. What a pleasant surprise, glad I stopped. Excellent service, atmosphere & food. Nice relaxing lunch (hit the 2 for 1 wine special). Even though solo, seated at nice booth, not encouraged to go to bar top like many places do, wasn't rushed... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Christmas eve we were driving from Alabama to central Florida. We exited at gainesville Florida to get a quick dinner to find that the place we were headed for was closed. We saw a restaurant that was open and stumbled in not knowing what it was. The Pomodore Cafe was full of families celebrating Christmas eve. To my surprise, even... More 

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Roanoke Va
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

In town for UF graduation . We live in VA but are New Yorkers. This place reminds me of my days on Long Island. The classic local Italian eatery that serves pizza and everything else. Had a reservation that was honored immediately although larger groups were waiting. Owner runs a tight ship, but he was pleasant, although we waited to... More 

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Phippsburg, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Don't let the location fool you! It is in a strip mall but once inside the door, you are in Italy! The food, the service, the atmosphere are wonderful. Fresh baked bread and the best bread dip I have had started our wonderful evening. The portions of lasagna and chicken and shrimp carbonara were large and came to the table... More 

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Alachua, FL
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105 reviews 105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Pomodoro is our go-to place for pizza. Although we live some twenty miles to the north, when we want pizza, we make the drive to Pomodoro. There are two pizza restaurants in the town of Alachua, one of which we used to patronize regularly. However, the quality of their food and service began sliding a year or so ago and... More 

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Gainesville
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Everything from Pizza to other Pasta meals - it's ALL GOOD! We are so fortunate to live in Gainesville so that we can eat here often. What a delight. The owner is usually on the premises, but I think the place would run well even if he wasn't there because they are some very dedicated employees. The food, the service,... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

First time dining here. I was absolutely delighted with the service and food. Had the butternut squash and apple soup, it was outstanding. I will be a returning customer when ever I'm in the area.

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Gainesville, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Pomodoro offers great italian cuisine, good wines and great service. The folks are so frieindly and accommodating. For lunch try any of the specials, but I really like the sirloin piadine…cooked to your temperature and always perfect…tender and fresh. Now for dessert….dont shy away, everthing is fabulous and homemade at the restaurant. Hmmmm, any cheesecake, wedding cake, tiramissou, canolli, what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I get dinner for my group of students every time we are in town for the Florida theater conference. I call it in and the mass quantities of pizza and pasta are always hot and delicious! The prices are very reasonable too!

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Additional Information about Pomodoro Cafe

Address: 9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone Number: 352.380.9886
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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