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Embers Wood Grill

3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
+1 352-380-0901
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three couples dined at Embers Wood Grill. Amazing food, selection, preparation, and taste, a real trifecta. Filets, ribeys, and short ribs ordered. Lobster/mashed, broiled beefsteak tomatoes, mushrooms, asparagus, we sampled it all. Even the lobster bisque. Great wine too. Silver Oak and a Caymus.

Thank david p
Reviewed 5 days ago

TL:DR version: food was good, service was below expected. The food deserves 5 stars.The service left something to be desired. When greeted at the front, one of the Hostesses took our name and left to check on the table to make sure it was ready....More

Thank megobignow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fancy dining but relaxed atmosphere. Staff were friendly and happy to take photos. Not cheap but good value. Almost managed 3 courses and they were happy to box desserts.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were celebrating a special occasion dinner and we all agreed that this restaurant was the best choice available in Gainesville. We were happy with the wine list. Nice ambiance if a tiny bit too dark. Wait staff was professional, although some might think perhaps...More

Thank paintergurl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Embers several times. The food is ok and so is the service. Have also eaten at Sparks next door, which I prefer as we don't care for big heavy meals all the time. Most interesting is Embers claim that the owner...More

Thank djdyal
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We had my sisters rehearsal dinner here. Cocktail hour first and then dinner for 30... they did a wonderful job. It's a beautiful setting. The staff was great. And the food was fabulous!!! Nuff said

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Everything was first class service food drinks Gainesville.’s finest restaurant. Make reservations for your special occasions you will not be disappointed

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Don't let the "strip mall"-looking outside appearance or weird location fool you--this restaurant is great! Excellent food, varied menu, good service, nice quiet setting, and reasonable prices for drinks and food. Highly recommend!

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. The waiter was attentive but not overbearing. The presentation was very nice as well. I would highly recommend Embers when you want a nice dinner but make reservations.

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I looked this restaurant up on a whim. we needed to stop. We had been driving to long. I looked up restaurants and Embers had great ratings. The food was delicious from Appetizer to Dessert. The Wine list and Port's are fanatics. We had a...More

Thank Meredith V
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Laurie G
13 April 2017|
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Response from LarryJupiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes each entrée comes with one side. The lobster mashed potatoes were excellent!
25 February 2017|
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Response from Lorraine J | Reviewed this property |
You can wear Jeans and nice shirt but most people are dressed in regular pants and nice shirts.
Robert V
15 January 2017|
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Response from MarneyGtrRN | Reviewed this property |
Two side dishes. The portions were generous. We are big eaters and didn’t leave hungry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901
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