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Leonardo's 706

706 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5157
+1 352-378-2001
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
706 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5157
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I loved it! Food very good, service awesome and cocktails very nice. In my opinion is too expensive eat here so bring a lot of money. Enyoy!

Thank Machacho
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

My kids took me for our first time together here. It did not disappoint. My daughter’s salad was DELICIOUS and my son and I split a pizza which was perfect for 2 people. It is price but the aesthetic and ingredients used make it pretty...More

Thank P1939ITcristinad
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Had a reservation for 7:30 at this busy restaurant. Besides waiting an hour and a half (yep) for our food and 45 minutes for a soda and wine..we didn't complain and they gave us a dessert to go which my son loved. That said, the...More

1  Thank fillymo
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I and a friend brought our dogs and sat outside. A beautiful evening. Individual water bowls were immediately served. Our waiter came out and checked on us often. The food was fresh and locally sourced. My steak was cooked to perfection. Another huge plus is...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This place is excellent. I eat here every time I’m in Gainesville for work. And of course I pig out! Always start with their rolls drowning in garlic butter. Literally drowning. So good. I always order the Gorgonzola Chicken. It is my absolute fave. It...More

Thank damiendog
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We dined with our local cousins at Leonardo’s 706. Excellent service and very good food. The grouper was very good. My wife had pasta that was excellent. I do not hesitate to recommend this restaurant.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Went out with business associates. The food was great as was the service. The food preparation was very good and all liked their dinners.

Thank Swordfish911
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant ambiance, very good service, excellent food and if you are lucky to come on Mondays great live jazz.

Thank Praha4321
Reviewed February 26, 2018

I remember when the owner had introduced California style pizzas to the menu. The Thai chicken pizza is still excellent, and so are the garlic knots. The peanut butter pie is still great, too. One of the most amazing things about Leonardo's 706 is that...More

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This restaurant is walkable (fairly long walk) from downtown and UF. Good selection of appetizers and seafood entries. Other entries only so-so. Somewhat noisy, but service is good.

Thank Daniel S
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Questions & Answers
November 27, 2016|
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Response from Carolyn G | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but since it is a nice place no flip flops. They do take reservations and it is a good idea especially on the weekends or when something is going on with the Gators football team.
Amy W
February 20, 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
They have a very well stocked full bar and a nice selection of wine. Specify what you want and you will get it. The servers are generally well versed on the wines.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5157
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-2001
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