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The Flying Biscuit Cafe

4150 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605-3506
+1 352-373-9500
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“biscuits” (110 reviews)
“french toast” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4150 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605-3506
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spur the moment stop by the flying biscuit looked at the menu thought I’d try something different the Southern scramble wow what are unique great meal friendly staff clean reasonably priced.

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an fun, eclectic, little restaurant in a strip-mall. It is mostly a breakfast and lunch place, and is well-known in the area, so expect a long line most of the time. The meals are huge, so you won't leave hungry. At our table,...More

Thank DrTerri
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food at the Flying Biscuit Café is good and it is plentiful. The pancakes are huge - I recommend the mixed berries topping. They boast about their creamy, cheesy grits - and with good reason. I have never tasted more delicious, creamy grits ever....More

Thank Kina J
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend lives in Gainesville so whenever I visit we like to try new restaurants but we’ve never been out for breakfast. We heard great things about this place so we decided to check it out and we were amazed. The place itself is decorated...More

Thank Kayla_Praskievicz
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and I have been to several events that use their catering. Most of their food is good and they have some standout dishes including their biscuits and apple butter. They are slightly pricey. Be aware that they are almost...More

Thank Chad2014
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty, atmosphere nice. Very busy on a Sunday morning, long wait...but the food was delicious.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017

OHHHH, busy place here! Greeted and seated immediately. Took a bit longer to get waited on, but when we were, we had her full attention! Katyln was terrific! FOOD was fabulous!!! Apparently there are several chains of this restaurant, although I have never heard of...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have been hearing rave reviews for nearly 5 years from a friend of mine who had kids at U of F. I finally got to experience the Flying Biscuit. I ordered eggs benedict (the original recipe) and it was not very good. Eggs weren't...More

Thank Kimberley L
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Freezing inside. "Love Cakes" - black beans w/cornmeal, topped w/tomatillo salsa, sour creme, and feta cheese - sounded delicious but were way too spicy for my tastes. Side salad was good size but mainly comprised of just spring greens. The silver lining:...More

Thank BeckyL-FL
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Varied and interesting menu with delicious little twists to almost every dish. Good service, though frequently busy. The restaurant is very echoing.

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4150 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605-3506
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-9500
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