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Gators Den Sports Grill

4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
+1 352-331-4875
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were staying at the hotel and we decided to go over for a late dinner. The service was amazing, and the people were so friendly and attentive! And the food was just delicious!!! One of the best experience we had so...More

Thank camille l
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The grouper fingers were delish and our waitress offered three different dips to go with. We chose them all without an upcharge. All wait staff were super friendly and helpful.

Thank JudithW204
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant/sports bar is attached to a Best Western Hotel in Gainesville Florida. Hotel food sometimes is disappointing but with the bad weather we did not want to go out so we ate here. Good decision the servers were great and the food was very...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Sarah did a great job while serving us. The first night here her attitude changed the atmosphere of the place. She was very engaging with the guests and was always smiling, singing and dancing.

Thank lib004
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Food is amazing and very relaxing place to enjoy a nice meal. Sarah has an amazingly positive attitude and always has a smile on her face. All the servers are awesome and that is what makes this place fun to come too!

Thank Mike F
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Great place, small and quiet but had great food and specials each night. Stayed at the hotel so was convenient to go and we did a few nights.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We love visiting the Gators Den. The service is second to none, the food is excellent, and the atmosphere is welcoming. The wings are our favorite. Save room for a little dessert as well. They excel- from appetizers to dessert, every single time. We would...More

Thank Jen00TB
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

The menu on trip advisor is not accurate. We went because the menu sounded wonderful. Restaurant is part of best Western hotel. Very nice hotel and restaurant. Had wings in garlic lime habenero. Great flavor very spicy. Drinks from bar we're Kentucky mule. Very well...More

Thank tabbytabbtab
Reviewed February 19, 2018

My husband, daughter and I were in town for a soccer tournament. As the team manager, I was looking for a restaurant where the soccer team and their families could gather for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised to find the Gators Den attached to our...More

Thank JSO1977
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is such an unassuming place, tucked on the side of the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel where I was staying for a week, solo. I ate here the first night because I was tired and it was convenient - and I was not yet...More

1  Thank DkpaCharleston_SC
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August 9, 2015|
Response from Christy M | Property representative |
We have Daily Happy Hour! 5pm-7pm Monday-Saturday, Late night happy hour 9pm-close on Friday and Saturday, and all day Sunday! We have $5 wells and House wines! Come on by The Gators Den Sports Grill, grab a cold one... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $18
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606-3742
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-331-4875
  • E-mail
Sometimes the big game can be more fun when you're out of the sun. Come to the Gators Den and cheer the Gators on to victory. We are your Fall Football Headquarters! With a TV at every table, you'll have a front row seat to your favorite team on game day! Why is Gators Den a Local Favorite? Ice-cold beers & special cocktails Mouthwatering steaks & burgers Wings & more for game time Nine large-screen TVs Great place to watch Gator Football Table-side personal televisions In addition to the full bar, we also serve up a fine selection of tasty appetizers and entrees at amazing prices. Discover why so many make Gators Den their top local spot to unwind. Gators Den is Where Gainesville Watches the Big Games In a space with room enough for 60 patrons, the Gators Den Sports Grill features nine large-screen televisions and eleven table-side personal televisions.
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