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Pomodoro Cafe

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9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Gainesville, FL
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food is top notch. The Bistecca salad is to die for - steak was cooked perfectly. Bruschetta is wonderful. I've been to several catered events and the food is always hot and delicious!

Thank kcb51
Gainesville, Florida
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dined out with my parents a few nights ago. It was a delicious meal. We had a little issue with the gluten-free pasta for my wife, but the manager came out promptly and discussed a solution with us. I was impressed with the service from our server, Alexis. All told, good experience, I'd recommend it.

Thank psyclone241
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A "gem" in a nice strip mall, across the street from Santa Fe College. Always clean, upbeat, and customer-service oriented. Mike, Manager, is excellent. Jackie is the TOP server in my opinion. Nicole and Keri are great servers as well. The Hostesses are pleasant and quick. The Bussers are fast and efficient; they also smile at the customers. FOOD: all... More 

Thank Elena B
Baltimore, Maryland
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service but a couple folks in the group said the dressings and sauces had too much sweetener. Maybe sweetener in every thing is a desired trait for rtger

Thank solomonknibb
Gainesville, Florida
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136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Too my mom, friend and my son there for lunch one saturday afternoon. I ordered the steak salad. Perfectly cooked steak, very large portions. My mother ordered the turkey wrap and could not finish it all. My son ordered the chicken parmigian which he loved. The wait staff we had was amazing. The staff behind the counter near us were... More 

Thank Hollie S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. I had the mixed grill (salmon, shrimp, chicken, and steak). The salmon and chicken were overcooked and the steak was undercooked. I could have made better at home. I tasted my friend's pasta dish: cold and mediocre. I had the flan for dessert: again, just okay. My friend had chocolate cake and it wasn't very... More 

1 Thank Sarah J
Gainesville, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Pomo's has great Italian food which leans a little to the Tuscan side. Lots of fish and seafood dishes as well as the usual great pasta, pizza and calzones. Great lunch and Sunset dinner specials make it very affordable. Love the Salmon salad and their award winning soups and hot fresh bread are a meal on their own.

Thank everinghamc2016
Louisville, Kentucky
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268 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Only in town for a few hours, we were fortunate to get this recommendation for a Monday dinner. Our server Collin was super-attentive. The cheese ravioli I ordered was tasty as was my brother's pizza. Both were large enough to have leftovers to bring home. The decor/ambiance is extremely nice- warm, welcoming and surprising for a restaurant in a strip... More 

Thank LouisvilleQuest
Ocala, Florida
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

From the gruff man "greeting" customers at the door, to the inattentive service, to the rush to get you back out the door - this place was not worth the time or money. The food, once it arrived, was hot and tasty - hence the 2 stars. However pretty much everything else about the experience made me feel like I... More 

1 Thank Florida_Travel_Guy67
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Went on a busy Friday night. Near to wait but worth it. Impeccable service, tasty food and plenty of it. Prices were reasonable, and a nice authentic feel to the place. Look forward to going back!

Thank Phillip T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352.380.9886

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