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Embers Wood Grill

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3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
+1 352-380-0901
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Embers is, without question, the best 'fine dining' restaurant in Gainesville. But, it is a little noisy and it is a little over priced, but it is very good. Depending on the which of the wait staff serves you, it can be a little 'snooty' and arrogant, but generally the service is good. The 'sides' are note worthy. The spinach... More 

Thank Al A
Gainesville, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here at the six-month mark of our marriage. The food was delicious, but it was a bit noisy (on a Tuesday night).

Thank Shelby M
Crestview, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that we had was wonderful. Great wine menu, wide variety of dishes to choose from...red meat lovers in family were very happy!

Thank jlsweeney
Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An overall excellent dining experience, especially for the Gainesville area. Highly recommended with a nice atmosphere.

Thank Roger L
Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With great atmosphere and amazing food, this place sets the tone for date night. Check out their menu online or else you'll be staring at it instead of your loved one's eyes. The selection is fantastic. Excellent wine pairings and a full bar means you will never be led astray. Check out their side bar for a more relaxed environment.... More 

Thank LordSmada
Pembroke Pines, FL
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our anniversary. We were made to feel very special. Food was excellent and well presented. There is a large wine list. There were many seafood options. Also for desert decadent chocolate torte. I would definitely return. We had appetizers and desert-but no drinks. The bill was well under $100.

Thank GGreene25
West Palm Beach, Florida
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Service was right on whole meal. We had the crab bisque and it was full of crab. My husband and son had the steak one a Ribeye and one New York Strip both were great. I had Grouper and it was melt in your mouth. We had the Lobster mashed potatoes which was really tasty and had lobster chunks in... More 

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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

My wife and I recently visited Embers and were a little disappointed. Let me start with the good. The service was excellent. Justin our server was attentive and knowledgable. The bread was fresh and tasty. We split the gator tail appetizer and have to say it was the tenderest gator I have ever had. For entrees I ordered the duck... More 

Thank fozzybear10
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

There was no meat smells. The bread guy wasn't around much and the butter was a bit strong. Had to ask for salt for the lovely. Crab soup. My duck spoke about the crispy skin yet it was sliced like a pork tenderloin and no skin in site with great gravy. The grits tasted fabulous, the spinach tasted burnt. Wasn't... More 

Thank Brooklyn Girl N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Embers Wood Grill was a great place for dinner. We felt a bit underdressed but not because the hostess or waiter said anything. They were most accommodating and helpful with the menu and service. Food was amazing and portions were more than enough. The bread assortment was delicious and abundantly available as the baskets came by often. Lookin forward to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Steakhouse, Grill
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?