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Chopstix Cafe

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3500 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3504
+1 352-367-0003
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I'm in Gainesville I make sure I get to eat here. I just love the view of the lake with its little gator on the water. Food is reasonably priced. Big portions. We had sushi tonight and didn't like what I got. Calamari is huge. Pad Thai is good. The servers were slow tonight though.

Thank hazel_travelss
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place with the lake is wonderful. The food incredible and the price is affordable. The staff is really kind and friendly. I love it.

Thank sometimesgo
Ocala, Florida
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Offering Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese dishes. Vegetarian and vegan friendly. Food was good and reasonably priced. Lovely lake view. Would visit again.

Thank Susan O
Gainesville, Florida
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pad Thai and a shrimp noodle bowl (soup) plus an order of shrimp summer rolls and jasmine tea, with tip, cost us $40. Not real cheap, but servings are generous and ingredients were fresh. Flavors were excellent and the food came out fast and piping hot.

Thank flplantdr
Palatka, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely spot on the lake. Good curry and pad thai. Service was very helpful, friendly, and attentive.

Thank Robert G
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed the lovely Chopstix Cafe. The setting is hard to beat, right next to Bivens Arm Lake so you can watch the cranes flying above the water in mirror image if you are lucky! There is a well stocked sushi bar and the menu leans toward Thailand cuisine with a number of curry dishes like Pad Thai. It is... More 

Thank Daniel F
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great food with big portions and super decent price. I recommend! It has a wonderful view to the lake and nature!

Thank Orlando L
Tipperary, Ireland
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stumbled on this restaurant while stopping overnight in a nearby hotel en route to Orlando airport. I didn't even realise there was a lake behind it but would recommend it for the food anyway. We really enjoyed our meal, the server recommended the squid which was great; I've had better edamame beans and I found the pad thai a... More 

Thank avagabond52
Buffalo, New York
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135 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal so much the 1st time, we couldn't wait to get back in town and return. As with our initial visit, tried a new dish and it was just as enjoyable as we remembered. Egg rolls were big, stuffed full and fried until golden and crisp. The chicken Kang Pa (classic Thai curry) was delicious and on... More 

Thank steve y
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great location on the water first off. Started with the spring rolls- grilled pork instead of shrimp. Very good? Then had the grilled pork, rice and vegetables. Pour over the fish sauce and yum! This is an authentic Vietnamese restaurant and they know what they're doing with this type cuisine. I don't know about the general tsu chicken or other... More 

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-367-0003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?