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235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
+1 352-373-1919
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (23 reviews)
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“spumoni” (3 reviews)
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was not impressed during this, my fist visit, to Amelia’s. To begin with, the restaurant felt very cramped. My table was so small and in the corner, with one side against the wall. It was very tight to maneuver through the tables. Our server...More

Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met some friends here. Food was very good, just like last year. Nice salad, fine lasagna, and yummy cheese cake. Others in the party enjoyed their meals too. The owner and chef checks on you which is nice. Good value too.

Thank dave1960fromyork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a graduation at UF, we had a large group for dinner but, despite that, the wait service was flawless. The cuisine was very, very good and the owner/executive chef comes to each table to ensure that everything is great and everyone is...More

Thank 236timothyf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a long very time with a party of 12 in the Jazz Room at Amelia’s. Very good food. A number of us had one of the four preparations of grouper ($27-$28). The lobster ravioli special was good. Desserts included spumoni, which many of...More

Thank Grumo
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We have lived in the area for several seasons but had never been to Amelia's. A lovely atmosphere, attentive staff and wonderful food made our visit there as special as the birthdays we were celebrating.

Thank Jill H
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Came here last night with friends for dinner and we were not disappointed. The welcome was warm, as was the ambiance. The place was quite busy (Wednesday) so reserving a table might be advisable. The menu structure is standard Italian with dishes of the day...More

Thank Revduncan
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We're fairly new to Gainesville, and still looking for really good restaurants. So far we've been disappointed. Here's my take on our anniversary dinner at Amelia's: Pros - The two versions of grouper entrees we had were very good and well-prepared. The wait staff was...More

Thank Gerald P
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Friendly atmosphere, well informed server on the food, and delicious! We would definitely go back when in town next

Thank Minirodder
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 6. And we were seated in a back room where the noise level was unbelievable. A large party of 30 year olds were out celebrating and we could not talk across our table and be heard. Service was slow. Salads...More

Thank washashorecapecodma
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Literally everything deserves a 5 Star. The food, the service, the wait time (or lack thereof).... couldn’t recommend this place more. The chef/owner came by and checked on us, even played with my 9 month old a little (usually people hate kids but this certainly...More

Thank Gabby S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 PM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
    (2nd Place and E. 1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-1919
  • E-mail
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