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Manuel's Vintage Room

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6 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-6215
+1 352-375-7372
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of dining here recently while in town on business. What a truly spectacular dining experience! As soon as you walk into this lovely restaurant in the heart of Gaineville's downtown you are transported to an Italian trattoria with its brick walls, burnished wood floors, Italian inspired menu, and an extensive and exquisite wine selection. We started... More 

Thank Christine M
Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We set a reservation at 8:00 for a party of 12 The restaurants service was Excellant and Chef Marco's food was "fantastic". One of the best meals I have had in Gainesville in some time!

Thank lfavera
Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Five of us went to Manuel's on a Friday night. The resturant was packed. We did make reservations before time. The resturant is small only about 10-15 tables. The food was delicious and the dinners were large portions. All dinners were al la cart. We had the chictken Marsala $19, shrimp & shrooms $21, lamb bolo $22, pasta Della casa... More 

1 Thank Gary N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The menu is sophisticated and well executed. The wine list is exceptional. Not inexpensive but very worth the visit.

1 Thank Chris B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The food is excellent and it is nice that Gainesville has such an elegant restaurant. The servers are knowledgeable and helpful. The owner Manuel adds a special warmth. It a small, quiet space.

1 Thank Buckaroo52
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

If you are celebrating a special occasion, or like delicious Italian food go to Manuel's. It is a small restaurant downtown, so make a reservation. I got the vanilla macadamia nut chicken and it was amazing! I have never had anything like it. They have an extensive wine menu.

1 Thank Brooke L
Gainesville, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I've been here numerous and will continue to come back. The food is flavorful and melts in your mouth. The service is outstanding. The only negative aspect of this restaurant is how early you must make the reservations. Walk ins are welcome but typically have to take the seats outside. Nevertheless, I make my reservations two weeks in advanced and... More 

1 Thank BeautyBeast25
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with my girlfriends parents. Ben was our waiter and he was very knowledgeable about the wine and the menu selections. He took the time to ask about the wine preferences and was so observant of our needs.... I seriously can't say enough about the atmosphere and the food and the service/ whenever we have anyone... More 

Thank Jason D
Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I love this family owned, friendly restaurant. I visit each time I go to Gainesville. Service is always professional. The pear purses appetizers are delicious. Servings of main course are generous. Nice ambiance and the owner always comes out to see if you enjoyed your meal. My favorite restaurant in town.

Thank Rose O
Gainesville, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Manuel's Vintage Room gets the highest marks for everything....food, service, ambiance. It is small and cozy and for that reason can be noisy. But the other top-notch qualities make up for that. A fabulous wine list! The owner, Manuel, is almost always a presence at the restaurant and if that isn't a good sign I don't know what is.

1 Thank Linda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Italian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-6215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-7372

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?