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“Never disappoints!” 5 of 5 stars
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Flacos
200 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 371-2000
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Ranked #125 of 432 Restaurants in Gainesville
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Bakeries, Cuban
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Never disappoints!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I love going to Flaco's anytime i'm in Gainesville. My most recent experience was just as amazing as ever. It was late, past 1 am and Flaco's was slammed! The order took a while to make since it was a bare bones crew of one cashier, one cook and one backup/prepper but boy was it worth the wait. My Cafe con Leche was one of the best i've ever had and growing up in Miami, i've drank plenty. I stopped into Flacos after a concert and bought goodies to take home back to St Petersburg. The food was just as amazing reheated the next day. If you have a chance, definitely stop in and grab a cuban, coffee and pastry, your taste buds will thank you!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Gainesville, Florida
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Delicioso!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I absolutely LOVE Flacos. If you're looking for an authentic Cuban sandwich, this is where you need to come! There is an older Cuban lady who prepares all of the delicious food herself. I typically get a Medianoche but everything I've had has been delicious!!!

Visited December 2012
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florida
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“When its Late and You're Hungry Downtown, this is a Good Choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Flacos is open late many nights and they are convenient to the downtown area of Gainesville. While its not anything fancy, the food is good, served fast and not at all expensive. Cafe con Leche and Guava Pastry is great. Really good Cuban Sandwich. There is some seating, but we usually grab food and take it to go.

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Florida
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Delicious cuban sandwich!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I went after a night out in downtown Gainesville. The line took about 10 minutes. The sandwich was delicious and totally worth the wait.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“LOVE Flacos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This has been one of my favorite places in the world for years now. Great food, great people, and great memories. Some of the servers (mostly one that I'm thinking of) can come off as rude, but otherwise, I love it. Best for lunch, and not during the busy dinner/post club hours.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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