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“Excellent sushi -- for Gainesville or anywhere”

Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co Incorporated
Ranked #7 of 574 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: SE 1st St.
Transit: Centered in the heart of downtown Gainesville, multiple public bus routes drop you off at Dragonfly's doorstep. All local hotel shuttles also make downtown Gainesville a frequent stop. Check with your concierge for special Dragonfly VIP offers.
Miami Beach, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Excellent sushi -- for Gainesville or anywhere”
Reviewed May 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We discovered Dragonfly while our kids were in college; it's become an excuse to visit this great college town. Inventive rolls, gppd service and a bargain happy hour main Dragonfly a continuing favorite.

Visited April 2014
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Manchester Washington
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent if you like Sushi and this type of food”
Reviewed April 26, 2014

We were celebrating my daughter obtaining her Masters Degree from the local university. To celebrate, I asked her to pick where to eat. Being from the West coast, we didn't have a clue about the local restaurants so we relied on reviews. We chose this place. I'm not a Sushi fan, but they had plenty of other options to choose from. We all enjoyed our meals. Our waiter, Christian, was so knowledgeable about what was on the menu and his service was top notch...For the 3 of us with drinks and tip came to $135. You decide if that's a good value or not. All I can say is that the food and service was excellent. If we lived in the area, we'd be back.

Visited April 2014
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Lake City, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Out of the several dozen times we have dined at Dragonfly there has been only one bad experience, and that was quickly remedied by the management. The whiskey selection is unreal, the Sushi is fusion style and flawlessly prepared and the service is consistently on point. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Visited January 2014
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Ocala FL
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“All around great place”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stopped in here after a show at the Hippodrome Theater. Love the indoor/outdoor bar area, great ambiance. Bartender was friendly and quick with the food and drinks. I tried something new to drink and hated it and it was quickly replaced with something else delicious. The food was very good and quick to come out of the kitchen. Easy going, laid back but attentive staff. Price was great as we got there during happy hour. I'll go back any time I'm in Gainesville.

  • Visited February 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worth it for happy hour deals.”
Reviewed April 3, 2014

In general, this is an overpriced restaurant. However, the happy hour deals on food were good if you want to eat a little earlier in the evening. Note that the sushi is not prepared traditionally. The "block sushi" means that there is a lot of rice and very little fish relative to a traditional piece of sushi. The makis were better.

Visited March 2014
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