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Mark's Prime Steakhouse

201 SE 2nd Ave Suite 102, Gainesville, FL 32601
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Ranked #63 of 462 restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: SE 1st ST
Description: Marks Prime Steakhouse has a goal to create a unique dining experience that will please the palate and soothe the soul. We serve the finest beef, freshest seafood, premium wines and naturally fresh vegetables. We hope to see you soon.
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74% Recommend
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had my daughter's doctoral graduation dinner at Mark's in Gainesville. We reserved a room for 23 guests and the staff helped us plan the menu so that the service went smoothly and each guest got to order what they wanted. The wait staff were very attentive and pleasant, and the food was excellent. This was one of very few... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the steak my friend ordered was terrible. i ordered the seafood platter and it was less than OK. nothing special about the atmosphere. super expensive for such a terrible experience!

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Mark's had the best steak I have ever eaten, as compared to other top quality chain and independent places. Our server was excellent and even told us we had ordered too much food so we could remove a few items from our order.

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Alachua, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I wanted a special birthday supper for my lady friend and this was it. On-line reservations were a snap. We were greeted and seated immediately in a beautiful traditional dining room. I liked the wide selection of wines by the glass that were reasonably priced. We had a petite filet and New York Strip, with mushroom risotto and brussels sprouts... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took our daughters here for graduation dinner. Split bill with other parents. The bill was not out of our price range, but it was pricey. The food was very good, except the swordfish. Three of us ordered it and the waiter came and told us they only had two left. I opted for the Flounder ... glad I did.... More

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Gainesville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff at Mark's always tries their best but sometimes the kitchen lets them down. Out server was excellent but our filets & rib eyes, ordered medium rare came out medium well. Because the wait was so long we went ahead and didn't send them back. I can only hope they get a handle on the grill person.

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Gainesville, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The restaurant is very well furnished, and the atmosphere is welcoming. A wide selection of items that look quite interesting. The Steaks look excellent, and the Grouper that I selected was very well prepared. Extensive selection of very good beers. The prices are about what one would expect for this level of quality, but not too expensive. Plenty of parking... More

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Lake City, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We just came back from a 5 start experience at Mark's yesterday evening. The restaurant is pricey (about $100 a person if you have drinks) but makes for an exceptional evening out. Our server last night was wonderful as well, his name is Austin. Unfortunately the service is not always so fantastic. We came in on Friday 4/11 for some... More

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Ocala FL
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Went with a friend into Mark's on a Tuesday evening around 7. Got seated right away. Nice atmosphere, very comfortable for conversation. While looking through our menu, the waiter for the table next to us was going over the menu and specials. We eavesdropped and were glad we did. Our waiter gave a very, very brief description of the specials... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I gave Mark's a try after seeing grouper with crab on the menu. My husband had a steak. The service was attentive, the bread was fresh, but I will not be the one to suggest going back. The steak was competent, but no better than what we do on the grill at home. The fish was good, but nothing unusual... More

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