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“The ultimate Gator experience”
Review of Swamp Restaurant

Swamp Restaurant
Ranked #88 of 568 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Wheeling, Illinois
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“The ultimate Gator experience”
Reviewed May 18, 2012

If you want to dine with the Gator student population, this is the place. Good burger.

Visited May 2012
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Gathering Place across from football stadium”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

The food is OK, but most people go there to drink and meet people.

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Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“A Gator Staple”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Always delicious, fun atmosphere, great for college students or visiting families

Visited May 2012
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Thank O34
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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203 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“GROSSLY OVERPRICED”
Reviewed April 8, 2012

We've been wanting to visit this iconic Hogtown icon for years. This time, tailgating right across the street for the Orange and Blue game, we made it. Only a few seconds wait, and the hostess seated us on the front patio, a nice location. But we had to endure people hanging around waiting to pounce on the first available table, bypassing the hostess station, that was annoying. We were just there for a few drinks before the game. Wait staff was good. We ordered chips and Salsa with a cheese dipping sauce for nine bucks. Chips were average, salsa was horrible, but spicy cheese cauce was great. We were disappointed to find out our Bloody Marys were ten bucks a pop, since they were bland, didn't taste fresh, were served in plastic cups and had no garnish at all; no celery, not even a lonely olive. We left feeling violated and tourist trapped...

  • Visited April 2012
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Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good Food, Buzzy Atmosphere, Great Wings.”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

I had the fish tacos which were good and chicken wings for appetizers which were great. On Monday nights the wings are $.35 each, but they sell out quickly. My wife had the Mahi with a Mango relish that she liked a lot. Try the sweet potato fries, they are tasty.

The Swamp has a neat college atmosphere and try to sit outside during the Spring months.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Leester2
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