We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Embers Wood Grill

3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
+1 352-380-0901
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
All hours
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
Write a Review
Reviews (447)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great value for quality dining. I have never experienced a dish that I did not enjoy. Service is top notch. If any area lacking it would be in the desert selection I feel it could be larger.

Thank kmu829
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dinner at Embers. A little on the pricey side. We started with Fois Gras. Delicious. We also had salads and steaks. As might be expected the steaks were stellar. The salads were fresh with colorful ingredients. The crowd is old and the atmosphere is not...More

Thank Bluestriped_Grunt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I spent a week here and explored many steakhouses. This is #1. The ambience, the servers, the food, all go towards top grade. It's expensive but worth it. The 20 oz bone-in ribeye is $48 and yes it includes two sides, but still...More

Thank JudymD
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been twice and both times were impressed by the food, staff, and general ambiance. I personally recommend whatever cut of beef you're feeling in the mood for, while my wife is vegetarian and still had a great time. There is...More

Thank Costin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere was lovely, we could actually talk to each other & not be drowned out by a neighboring table. Our waiter was extremely helpful & right on top of things. Coming from South Florida, we found the the food fine, nothing extraordinary, and prices a...More

Thank KathyF3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful, the service was perfect, the atmosphere was everything we had hoped for ....... but the prices were so hiked up for graduation weekend it was ridiculous. We were very caught off guard to find the same menu item jacked up $12-14...More

Thank Lesha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect. Just drove all the way from NOLA to Gainesville and wanted/needed a really good dinner; no chain restaurant. Found this gem. Super, creative menu and delicious cuisine. Top notch steakhouse, however my wife and I weren't in the mood for steak. No...More

Thank Jess F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and excellent attention. They open for lunch only in special occasions. The waiter was very nice.

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at Embers for the second time recently about three weeks ago. There were three of us for dinner. My immediately previous visit, we were a table of 8. On both occasions I age quite well as did all of my dining companions. First,...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great special occasion restaurant or a place to go when you just want to sit back. relax and enjoy a very good meal. The wine list is extensive so there is no problem finding an appropriate compliment to the food. The crab bisque is...More

Thank cruisergirl2014
Nearby Restaurants
Square 1
134 reviews
.43 km away
Indian Cuisine
105 reviews
.13 km away
Peach Valley Cafe
195 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Butterfly Rainforest
866 reviews
1.68 km away
Florida Museum of Natural History
690 reviews
1.67 km away
University of Florida
271 reviews
2.63 km away
University of Florida Bat House
303 reviews
2.70 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Laurie G
Is everything a la carte, or do entrees come with side dishes?
13 April 2017|
Answer Show all 10 answers
Response from LarryJupiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes each entrée comes with one side. The lobster mashed potatoes were excellent!
What is the typical dress? Is jeans and a nice shirt ok? Or is it fancier?
25 February 2017|
Answer Show all 15 answers
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
What is icluded in entrees.
15 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Fusion3 | Reviewed this property |
To be truthful, Bob, I can't remember. My son and I went there after a long, long day of apartment hunting, and we were thankful that they could fit us in without reservations. I believe they have an online menu. If I... More
Improve this listing

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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901
  • E-mail