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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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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully prepared, presented and delicious meal. Caesar salad was large with crispy Romaine lettuce and nice crispy chunky croutons. Pasta with pesto and shrimp (one of the specials that night) was excellent...so was my friend's steak and another friend's pasta. They also enjoyed the snails. No loud noisy corny music. Excellent wait staff. Be sure to make a reservation. What's... More 

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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Holy smokes folks. Got right in excellent service from entire team. Extensive wine list, proper red wine crystal. Started with poached pear purses, outstanding. The on to lobster ravioli, used bread to soak up the plate. One of the best experiences ever. Manuel came by to thank me for dining here, what a wonderful gesture.

Thank Bill N
Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest compliment I can give this place is that it feels like one of those nice quaint, owner run restaurants that you would find in a major city. Very good Italian fare, with an engaged team that seems like they have been there a while. They have been very willing to accommodate my custom (and sometimes odd) requests. The... More 

Thank Bryan C
Ft Walton Beach FL
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I've been coming to Gainesville for years, never impressed with the dining options here. But a client alerted me to Manuel's and could not believe I hadn't been yet. So I made a reservation for two and went at 7pm on a Tuesday night. It's a small place in a row of storefronts downtown, easy to miss. I walked over... More 

Thank wjtinfwb
Gainesville, Florida
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Pear purses. Eat them. You're welcome. No further description necessary. As for the rest of the experience, the wait staff if very knowledgeable and professional. The small group works as a team, which is refreshing, compared to other high-end eateries that are somewhat cutthroat. Wine list lacks imagination and variety in comparison with the food. The snails were average. My... More 

Thank Jeffrey G
Gainesville, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here for our first time! Had the steak and it was as good as any one will find in Gainesville! Comfortable and relaxing couples atmosphere with exceptional customer service. Very friendly staff. Price was worth the excellent food and service. Have a business dinner coming up? Impress them here. We will be going back soon!

Thank Wilder R
Gainesville, Florida
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184 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Intimate setting. Great food. Awesome for a special occasion. Service is top as well. Want to come again soon

Thank gatordiner
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Mouthwatering, enjoyable and appealing to the eye and belly; wonderful would highly recommend for friends, family, business, goes above and beyond. Service was excellent; food was to die for; atmosphere perfect. Highly recommend!

Thank Mimi7959
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Got sat at a too-small 2-top in this crowded little restaurant. Asked for lemon for our waters...uh, not so much. House Merlot was quite nice. Meals were attractively served, but unremarkable. Manuel himself came over personally to say hello...we told him it was our 45th wedding anniversary, but no recognition. Oh well, pretty nice night overall.

Thank Chris K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Every aspect of this restaurant is fantastic. The atmosphere is quaint, sophisticated, and romantic. The food is amazing- every dish I've had has been delicious. The wine list is diverse, and the service is impeccable. Manuel's vintage room is the perfect spot to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, graduation, or other special occasion. It's also by far the best restaurant for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Italian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?