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Mildred's Big City Food

3445 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
352-371-1711
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Ranked #59 of 475 Restaurants in Gainesville
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 34th Street
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English first
Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I, plus four friends, had a lovely dinner at Mildred's last night (1/21/15). For a Wednesday night there were quite a few people eating there. We had made a reservation and had the cozy round table for six, which is perfect because everyone can see everyone so conversation flows naturally. All of the food was interesting, presented... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have been a fan of Mildred's since they were located in Micanopy! The food is consistently delicious here and prices are reasonable. The quality and selections remind me of that of little bistros I've visited in larger cities. Atmosphere is quiet and service is friendly and efficient. So much nicer than big-name chain restaurants. I have only been during... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A friend and I have made a habit of having Sunday brunch at different places in Gville for the past several years. Our latest favorite is Mildred's. They make a great Eggs Benedict which (with dollar upcharge) comes with a beautiful fresh fruit salad. Many other items on menu as well as beverages. Ambiance is little quiet (great for reading... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love this restaurant. But when dining there last night with my vegetarian friend, realized there are NO vegetarian entrees nor soups. Very disappointing.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We also had difficulty finding the restaurant which is located in the back of a strip shopping mall. We telephoned the restaurant and had them stay on the line so that we could follow their directions - without the phone even our GPS couldn't find it. The food was very average with little to no creativity. My husband's salad was... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Entrees were great, but Appetizer of Crostini, was pretty awful. Efficient friendly service. Will go back, but definitely stay away from Crostini

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Winston-Salem, NC
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135 reviews 135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here during a visit to our son and his family in the area. Though it was a little difficult to find due to rather small signage, the food and service was excellent. I had grouper, my wife had the lobster with Risotto. Both of these were excellent. Before that we shared a "grilled Ceaser... More 

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Leverett, MA
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237 reviews 237 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

As a visitor to town, I was treated to dinner here by a group of five friends. One said that Mildred's was one of their favorite restaurants in Gainesville and suggested that we try it. That was a good choice. It was a Thursday night and we arrived at about 6:30 or so. The restaurant was not busy and we... More 

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Sarasota, fl
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

excellent service, creative menu, unique wine and spirits lists, eclectic decor. Pleasant surprise after a long trip.

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited Mildred's after looking forward to it for some time. The menu is limited and pricey but our dinner was quite good. The bleu cheese salad was super - lightly dressed with an assortment of greens. My husband's crab cakes (an app) were fine and my grouper was very good We felt that the room, while good-looking, was a... More 

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Additional Information about Mildred's Big City Food

Address: 3445 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
Phone Number: 352-371-1711
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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