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“Exquisite food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Paramount Grill

Paramount Grill
Ranked #10 of 561 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Located in the vibrant and historic Downtown Gainesville, Florida, the heart of the city. For over 10 years Clif Nelson, chef and owner of Paramount Grill, has been serving unique and innovative cuisine. Our wait staff is attentive without being intrusive. We use only the best, freshest ingredients and most everything is house made including our desserts. We serve beer and wine, of which there is a nice variety and is reasonably priced. FREE valet parking available Tuesday-Saturday starting at 6 p.m. and on special holidays.
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
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“Exquisite food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2013

Three of us went to Paramount Grille for dinner. We all ate different entrees, and every one was superb. The chef is very creative, but retains the simplicity and full flavor of every fresh ingredient. It was a wonderful dining experience.

Visited April 2013
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Gainesville, Florida
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fine Dining, ahhh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

Treated to birthday dinner here and it was quite satisfying.
Lovely table and great service. Anything you order will undoubtedly please you.

Visited February 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“What a Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Went with family for Thanksgiving dinner. Reservations a must. There was a set menu and it was delicious. Chef/owner Cliff and his staff hit the right note with service and atmosphere. The restaurant didn't feel fancy, but sophisticated in a way I had not ever found when dining out on visits over the years to Gainesville. Would love to try the Sunday Brunch.

  • Visited November 2012
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Florida
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121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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“Pretty place downtown”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

Very nice gormet restaurant in downtown Gainesville. Small and upscale and the food is excellent. Wish it were closer to our home.

Visited April 2012
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Fernandina Beach, FL
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31 reviews
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“Perfect romantic dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Our 35th Anniversary dinner was celebrated at Paramount Grill. This is always our go-to place for special dinners for the two of us. We were not disappointed this time either. Always excellent service, atmosphere and food. The best "fancy" restaurant in Gainesville. Don't miss it.

  • Visited December 2012
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