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235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
+1 352-373-1919
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amelia's is one of the best Italian restaurants we've eaten at. Thanks to tripadvisor reviewers for this wonderful discovery! Everything about our dinner was perfect. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was lovely, and service was friendly and well paced. We chose an appetizer for...More

Thank karen0706
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four adults had a wonderful lunch. We each had a pasta dish and split the salad amount the four of us. The ravioli was wonderful as was the fra diablo. We all enjoyed the Roma salad. While tablecloth and nice white napkins showed a lot...More

Thank Nelsonfl
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Gainesville on the way south and found Amelia’s on Open Table. We parked in the little paid parking close by. We arrived between 5 and 5:30 and we weren’t sure the restaurant was opened. They had an outside area that wasn’t...More

Thank hhstokes
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My family and I choose Amelia's as a treat for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries,etc. Chef Andy and his staff are knowledgeable about locally-sourced menu options and they have an extensive wine menu. The atmosphere is sophisticated: linen tablecloths, candles, and soft music. Very romantic!

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited for the first time in several years (annual reunion in Gainesville) and were thrilled to see the standards remained as high as ever. We both had the salmon special and agreed it was one of the best ever. Amelia's is tucked into a small...More

Thank BobHoward9
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The service is always efficient and kind at Amelia's. They have a wide selection of pastas, meat, chicken and fish entrees - all well prepared and nicely presented. Nice wine list. Chef Andy usually visits each table and sincerely thanks diners for stopping in. A...More

Thank travchef
Reviewed 15 July 2017

After receiving our entrees way after people who sat down 20 minutes after us, my wife, who is lactose intolerant, received a different entrée than she ordered. When she got the manicotti instead of the cannelloni, the waiter aggressively said he wrote down the right...More

Thank Lindyboy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The chef comes out to greet each table, all food prepared to order, really great tasting. Service is impeccable.

Thank Joni E
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Chef Andy made an amazing dish that was off menu and it was the best lamb chop I think I have ever had! YUM!!!!

Thank John D
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Easily the best restaurant in Gainesville. Superb food, outstanding service and a relaxing atmosphere. This is our go-to spot for date nights, birthday and anniversary dinners. You can't go wrong with the surf and turf Adriatico, it's always top notch!

Thank Lindsay S
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.35 km away
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.45 km away
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.03 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
    (2nd Place and E. 1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-1919
  • E-mail
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