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Copper Monkey Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
1702 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1800
+1 352-374-4984
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1702 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1800
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Shrinp basket with sweet potato fries, very good My husband had sandwich with clam chowder, it was very good also Sweet tea was delicious

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were in Gainesville for a couple of nights for a horse show. We stopped in here one early evening for a bite to eat and a drink. It is a small place, but really nice. Staff was prompt and friendly. Food came out hot...More

2  Thank 2015tray
Reviewed 27 April 2017

to me, when you walk in, it looks like a "dive bar" which isn't a bad thing. the bartender/server was polite and with in seconds was at the table. prices are reasonable and the food surpasses the atmosphere. gladly return

Thank tim d
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place was recommended by a server at a nearby eatery, and it was tasty! The burger patties are handmade, but the star of our meal was the honey chicken sandwich, complete with fried pickles on top of a grilled chicken breast! Good beer selection...More

Thank AuLu
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This place is small and quaint. The burgers are amazing, the wings are huge and the staff is very friendly. It;s obvious why they have lasted over 35 years in the same location.

1  Thank rtzeller
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The food is great and consistently so. The wait staff is also wonderful, fun, personable and attentive. Their Monday night $3 burger special is worth the wait (if you don't arrive by 5:00) The sweet potato fries are my all-time favorite! Their weekend breakfast is...More

2  Thank haughtsa
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

First time and will be back. Peyton was fab. Great to perfect customer service and we all loved our burgers. Unlike The swamp COPPER MONKEY IS MILITARY FRIENDLY and offers a discount. Great job.

1  Thank golfgator
Reviewed 29 December 2015

My son and I ate at the newest Copper Monkey in Jonesville outside of Gainesville and Newberry, FL. The french fries were light, crispy, not thick and the best I have probably ever had. I had the Mahi Mahi sandwich. Very good. Not much taste...More

2  Thank Hollie S
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with a few friends and ended up having a great time, awesome food and spectacular service from the bartender Mike! We had a couple burgers and the Reuben and they were all to die for!! The onion rings are outstanding as...More

Thank Kari S
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This has great burgers salads and we LOVED the funnel fries for dessert. Friendly staff. Only drawback was I couldn't get another funnel fries the next morning because it was 10:30 and the fryers were not ready yet....Copper Monkey.... I WILL be back for them...More

Thank boconogo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-374-4984
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