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Embers Wood Grill

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3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
(352) 380-0901
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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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Live Oak, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food and atmosphere are amazing!!! I love steak houses despite the fact that I am a vegetarian. My party loved the steaks just like always!!

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Thank lesleyfry8
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here to celebrate my birthday. Food was excellent and well-prepared, service good, and the ambience was nice without being stuffy. People were on dates, celebrating anniversaries, there was a faculty interview, and even a couple of family parties, so a wide variety of clientele. It is definitely a bit of a splurge meal - both calorically and cost-wise -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

AMAZING food and service! The wine selection was astounding, the flavors of the many dishes waltz on your palate in a harmonious balance! The service is top notch and very attentive to your every need.

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Thank Cody P
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have a big birthday or promotion or just want to celebrate life, this is the place to do it! Don't be fooled by its modest outward appearance in the land of strip malls and student apartments, Inside it is sheer elegance, great service, and the best steaks in town. It's expensive by Gainesville standards, but it's the best.

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Thank Jothomas2014
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Embers is that special place to go to if you are searching a good meal in town. It is a very versatile menu that caters not just to meat eaters but other things as well. Vegetarians can have a delicious meal from all the side dishes and salads available. Embers is also great for private functions. I have organized a... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and service! Love the side of lobster mashed potatoes. There were nine of us and everything we had was delicious!

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Thank SMAGFlorida
Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to Embers in a very long time. I remembered when I did go I had LOVED their pork chops. I decided to take a friend who was new to the Gainesville area. I was immediately disappointed in that they did not have the pork chops anymore, just pork medallions which I was not excited about. There was... More 

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Thank Terri R
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want a great bar, excellent menu, pleasant surroundings and superior service, go to Embers when in Gainesville. It is simply the best place around for a business or family dinner.

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Jersey Shore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There were 6 of us for dinner. The service, menu selection and quality of the food is excellent. We have eaten here in the past and were happy to be able to get a reservation on short notice. I try to eat here whenever in Gainesville, it's that good.

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Thank megilla
Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Embers is our go to place for anniversary and birthday meals. Nothing is cheap but everything is really exceptional. I like bone in cowboy ribeye with the lobster mash potatoes and the sautéed spinach. My wife often orders the lamb or the braised short ribs. I also often order the beefsteak tomatoes w mozzarella which is so good but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (352) 380-0901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?