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...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (505)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time at Embers, a nice restaurant, great for a date. The food was even better than the first time. Their pork and chicken dishes are their cheaper dishes but were absolutely delicious. Two sides are included with each dish and their...More

Thank Chad2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated a birthday here and had 16 people at our table. The food and service was a 10+. We had the pleasure of having Victor as our server. He was funny and very attentive. Best service we've had in a while. Thanks Embers and...More

Thank okeydockee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dad's favorite restaurant, with good reason. We took him there for his Christmas gift and had a wonderful meal. Steaks prepared properly, expert guidance from our waiter. Apologies, I forgot his name, but he recently moved here from S. Florida. Got the 40 year port...More

Thank flybone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by just how consistently good our meal was. From the duck, to the lamb, to the scallops,sides and desserts, everything was done really well. The staff was very willing to answer our wine questions. We will definitely be back.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title says it all. This restaurant requires reservation. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of food and the seating and the whole environment. The hostess and the server were extremely nice and professionals.

Thank Haitham G
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re in Gainesville and want a good steak, stop by Embers. This place is the best in town for a great steak.

Thank George C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Embers is a fun, popular, reservations-advised nouveau American cuisine restaurant that offers good seating, many food choices. The service is friendly and accommodating. The kitchen tends to get a little backed up, so I took off a star for that. The food is as advertised...More

Thank Maelgori
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If you want a great meal, in a nice atmosphere, with excellent service, this is the place to go. Always very good quality food, cooked to perfection, served by a great staff. The wood grilled flavor that the steaks have is very unique, and you...More

Thank jj-howard60
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a special restaurant in Gainesville and my husband and I enjoy spending special events at this wonderful food establishment. They have a great wine menu and their mushrooms are divine! We have enjoyed their seafood and vegetables. The wait staff is extremely knowledgable...More

Thank MaryKit
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I ha heard of Embers and friends raved about it so I told my husband thats where we were going for my birthday. Best dining experience Gainesville has to offer. started the meal with the coconut shrimp appetizer, plenty for the 3 of us. The...More

Thank Carol R
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Gainesville
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville
636 reviews
1.19 km away
Hampton Inn Gainesville
693 reviews
1.20 km away
Drury Inn & Suites Gainesville
7 reviews
1.22 km away
Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands
556 reviews
1.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Indian Cuisine
115 reviews
.13 km away
Peach Valley Cafe
211 reviews
.38 km away
Spark at Embers
25 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Butterfly Rainforest
957 reviews
1.68 km away
Florida Museum of Natural History
772 reviews
1.67 km away
University of Florida Bat House
347 reviews
2.70 km away
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
345 reviews
3.81 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Laurie G
12 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from LarryJupiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes each entrée comes with one side. The lobster mashed potatoes were excellent!
24 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 16 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
14 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MarneyGtrRN | Reviewed this property |
Two side dishes. The portions were generous. We are big eaters and didn’t leave hungry.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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 Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing