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“Good coffee, bathroom ridiculous!”

Maude's Classic Cafe
Ranked #258 of 576 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: French
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Gainesville, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Good coffee, bathroom ridiculous!”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Happened by on a Saturday morning. Had a cup of coffe and the Hot Alice. It was OK, but not great. The coffee was very good and the location is great. The whole place has a fun & funky vibe but the bathrooms are in some bizarre sharing arrangement that you ahve to go walk around the building to get to and not very clean. Maybe the college kids don't give a hoot but I was grossed out. I am glad I ate first.

Visited September 2012
2 Thank krislier10
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Local Flavor and Flair!”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Maudes is a gem in the heart of downtown Gainesville. It is locally owned and operated and stands next to a Starbucks and survives with dignity and individuality so rare these days. The coffee is good with a full range of choices. Beer wine and good foods top it off to be more than just a coffee shop. It is gathering place for many of the locals and students many of whom show the individuality that also lends Maude an atmosphere all its own. Have one of the Gluten Free cupcakes a cup of coffee and sit outside next to one of G-villes focal points the Hippodrome.

  • Visited June 2012
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Level 6 Contributor
65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great coffeee but ...”
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Great menu. Good potential. But the restrooms!!!! please! If I had gone first to the bathroom I would have never gone and order food in this place. Will never return. There is no excuse. They will say that the restrooms belong to the building. We went on a Sunday and this coffee shop was the only one opened. They should supervise the bathroom cleaning. It was horrible not fitting for humans.

Visited May 2012
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Maude's is a student hangout, but user friendly to the older generation, with excellent coffee and outstanding desserts....and in a fun location in the old town.

Visited April 2012
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“Always fresh and delicious. The desserts are killer!”
Reviewed April 23, 2010

Always fresh and delicious. The desserts are killer!

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