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Blue Gill

1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
+1 352-872-5181
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Well. Great atmosphere, upscale. Interesting menu. Southern Fried Yuppie. Taste? NO! I had a very negative experience. Greasy, salty, unappealing combination of flavors. Mixed drink? No, that didn't work either. Sorry, I really wanted to like this place.

Thank H3487AQmarya
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend. Food was very good but service was not as good as it used to be. If they could step up service it would be great.

Thank KBM212
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This doesn't impress upon entering but WOW the food is great. Desserts are homemade, large and fantastic. We had the best coconut cake ever. Recommended by hotel.

Thank 856anonymous
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Get the chocolate fried pie for dessert. It is not what you think. It is not like a McDonald's fried pie. It is actually a flaky pastry filled with gooey ganache!

Thank MillieFortSmith
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Our business was part of a large lunch that included over 50 people. The meal selections were very nice and versatile - - I had the shrimp on Greek salad. My friends had both the chicken and the burger. Service was courteous and attentive. Portions...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed May 27, 2017

There are not enough stars in the restaurant galaxy to sing the praises of Blue Gill and chef Bert Gill who also owns Mildred's Big City Food and New Deal Cafe in Gainesville. WOW! Over a three month stay in Gainesville we ate here everyday....More

1  Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Food was very good, the quantity was low. The prices are little bit on the high side for that average restaurant.

Thank syedbina
Reviewed April 16, 2017

this restaurant is one of the best if not the best restaurant in gainesville. we like restaurants with creative healthy entrees and equally creative and healthy sides. this restaurant excels at both. they have a large chalkboard with changing menu items. they usually feature multiple...More

1  Thank AAR
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Have been to this place several times over the years and it never stops amazing me in their menu options. There is a southern home cooked atmosphere with a bar. Every things as been great even their own soft ice cream. Such items as greens,...More

1  Thank zmelt
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

In Gainesville to help a family member through a medical test and afterwards we were all hungry. Made a quick search and discovered that the Blue Gill was just down the street. Great service from Cassie, Troy who told us were to park! The food...More

1  Thank Holly H
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Robbin O
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your question; you will have to call them direct and ask.
April 23, 2017|
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Response from AAR | Reviewed this property |
Probably as they are pretty accommodating but I would call to make sure.
April 15, 2016|
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Response from zmelt | Reviewed this property |
agreed with both answers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-872-5181
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