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“Love it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro 1245

Bistro 1245
1245 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL
352 376 0000
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Ranked #76 of 472 Restaurants in Gainesville
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Gainesville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Love it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

All the food is amazing. Very quaint atmosphere. Just dont try to use the bathroom its literally like an outhouse.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Gainesville, Florida
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good food, reasonable prices.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We had the pesto/chicken dish, crab cakes, and salads. Also two glasses of wine. Everything was good. Tasty, well prepared, fresh, and reasonably prices. Service is always good, friendly, prompt. We'll be back.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Butternut squash bisque!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

I'm not usually a huge fan of soups, but...wow, wow wow...the butternut squash bisque here is sooo good. And I love the duck sandwich. Mussels are really good too.
Now that I think about it, I haven't had anything there that I didn't like.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Good food and not too expensive but made my wife sick.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I enjoyed my meal and it was reasonably priced. They just need to improve the sanitation level a bit I think.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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“Great food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

The steak sandwich is always amazing...the roasted chicken sandwich and duck sandwich are great choices as well. If they have the watermelon salad with feta cheese..get it!

I've actually never had anything from there I didn't like :)

Visited July 2012
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