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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“grouper” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“spumoni” (4 reviews)
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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 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner on a Sat when their was a home game. The food was really great. Very fresh with a lot of flavor. Desert was chocolate mousse cake made in house-very good not the chocolate cake with tons of ganache. Service was slow at...More

Thank GGreene25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way down from Blue Ridge, Ga and wrote to Andy the owner & Chef asking for fried artichokes the way my Mom made coming from Bari. He totally surprised me making them for us and were delicious. We had the pasta...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I visited Amelia’s Italian Cuisine in Gainesville and it was great! I was totally craving chicken carbonara which wasn’t on the menu and they made it just for me! My family enjoyed their meals as well and my mother in law ordered the grouper and...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The best restaurant in town. Had the grouper special which spoiled me for fish anyplace else. Fish was wonderful and don’t forget the mushrooms in the salad or mushroom pasta. Chef/owner is wonderful host. Service very attentive without being intrusive.

Thank KBM212
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This was my 4th time dining here. The food is fresh and always homemade tasing. Marinara is nice and thick. Desserts are made in house and so good. Sometimes service is a tad slow but well worth the trip

Thank FMK05
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The dinner was amazing! I ordered a special, which was Salmone Andaluccia. The fish was a good size, covered in sauce with sun dried tomatoes, garlic and mushrooms. It came with a good sized salad and a side of pasta. The chef is a sauce...More

Thank Helene H
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My wife and I were traveling thru Florida and stopped for dinner. What an amazing experience. We were treated like royalty. The Chef personally brought us champagne to congratulate us. Both of us had veal dishes which were outstanding. The evening ended with complimentary desserts...More

Thank artaline
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I had a salad with oil and vinegar, super bread and butter. The Veal Parmigiana was very good and worth getting again. The sauce on the penne pasta was not very flavorful and the least enticing of the meal. My wife had the veal pecatta...More

Thank FloridaNative1944
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I was not impressed during this, my fist visit, to Amelia’s. To begin with, the restaurant felt very cramped. My table was so small and in the corner, with one side against the wall. It was very tight to maneuver through the tables. Our server...More

Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We met some friends here. Food was very good, just like last year. Nice salad, fine lasagna, and yummy cheese cake. Others in the party enjoyed their meals too. The owner and chef checks on you which is nice. Good value too.

Thank dave1960fromyork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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