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Pomodoro Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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9200 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-7331
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for high quality Italian good I suggest you eat here. I'd have posted pictures but I forgot to take one.

Thank Carmel C
Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've eaten here over 100 times and the food and service have always been great. Great selection and variety. I enjoy the daily specials often.

Thank Bill G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Serve bad steak, spoil an rotten. I order a sirloin steak n it had a rotten smell to it. I sent it back n the owner got smart with me with no comp on food. I will not tell no one about this place. Bad food bad service Bad mangers.

1 Thank godfather1966
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Margarita Pesto pizza was delicious , service was above average, there's a nice choice of desserts, we enjoyed the cheesecake and chocolate cake, coffee and cappuccino's are pretty good themselves

Thank Tom E
Keystone Heights, Florida
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155 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times and every time the service has been fine and the food has been fine. Nothing has stood out as being very good. I like the dipping sauce that comes with the bread, and I like their minestrone soup. I've tried their eggplant Parmesan and it was okay. I've had their chicken piccata, but I've had... More 

Thank Troualy
Archer, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

This is the 3rd time we have gone and picked up to go orders. Every time there is someone new working the pick up area. And every time they have no idea what they are doing. This time it was real bad. It took 15 mins. for the girl to get the order right. When we got home it was... More 

Thank mommypiggy01
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Pomodoro's is a family oriented Italian restaurant. We've eaten there many times...even once during a power failure. They still managed to make a difficult situation tolerable. The wait to be seated can be long on Fridays and weekends, even if you opt for the "outdoor" seating. Although not spectacular, the food is good, basic Italian and the wait staff has... More 

Thank William P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I would give the pizza and calzones 5/5 because you can get them for half price if you take out and they aren't bad. They aren't as good as a few other pizza places in town, but you can't beat the price for takeout. If you're eating in (3/5) and getting the entrees, they are just average. I've never been... More 

Thank Matthew S
Lake City, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Upon entering, was greeted quickly by the hostess. When she sat us, we were told "No problem" repeatedly by her. I'm glad we we're "a problem." Service was slow. The lasagna was very good. But when taking a to-go with us, the server tried to give us salad instead of soup. Also, I asked for bread with it and after... More 

1 Thank Debbie H
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit, my husband's first, and we're in agreement that we're going to keep returning until we speak fluent Italian. The food is beyond good. It's eye-rolling delicious. Tonight's special was all-you-can-eat pasta (your choice of 6 different types) with your choice of sauce (4 kinds: Alfredo, marinara, Mama Red, and one other I've forgotten the name... More 

Thank CJ K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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 32606-7331
  • 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?