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Pomodoro Cafe

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9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
+1 352-380-9886
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Pomodoro a few times and while it's always good it just keeps getting better. My husband had the Green Mile (chicken, broccoli, and pasta in a cream sauce) and I had the open faced Italian sausage and mushroom calzone with the Italian wedding soup. Both delicious! But what put it over the top was the garlic bread... More 

Thank CJ K
Orlando, Florida
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is excellent as well as the service from the hosts to the servers! Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly. I really wish the portions were a tad bigger but I guess that's what the bread and salad or soup is for! Lol also must try one of their desserts. The cannoli cake was to die for!

Thank Kayla_Praskievicz
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with a group of 10. There was 2 for 1 glasses of wine. The food came out steaming hot and was delicious. Sometimes when you have a large group, the service is slow. But out service was good. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sherry K
Melbourne, FL, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

3 reviews 4.0 star rating 1/3/2017 We really like Pomodoro's. When you walk in, the smell makes your mouth water. Food is consistently good and reasonably priced. I like the open kitchen setup. Their weekday specials are excellent. Staff is well trained and goes out of their way. Salads are fresh. Bread is warm and yummy. Portions are huge so... More 

Thank Patricia M
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14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for my work Christmas party. The atmosphere was festive and the service was good. The bruschetta, spinach artichoke dip, and bread with balsamic was awesome! My entrée, however, was the mixed grill which was over cooked and inedible. My table mates who ordered pasta dishes complained that their food was under seasoned and kept reaching for the salt.

Thank RowantheHungry
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have eaten there a few times over the last few years and I have always enjoyed the food. My favorite thing is their mango-lime dressing that I get with everything.

Thank Sararupa P
Tampa, Florida
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Traveling, staying in Gainesville a couple of nights. Pomodoro Café not right in town and in a strip mall. A very nice atmosphere, well appointed, nice lighting, good music in the background, some Italian, Menu extensive. Has specials. Customer waiting ahead of us said desserts were the best and we had to order one (too full to order dessert after... More 

Thank William C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A quaint cafe straight out of Italy! From the moment you walk in your senses are filled with sights and aromas from Italy. Music sets the mood of this wonderfully delightful place. Staff are all friendly....decor depicts the theme of the restaurant and then the food! The food!!!! Must have their Italian Wedding Soup! Pastas are creamy and comforting....portions are... More 

Thank Tammy B
Tallahassee, Florida
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was frusrated from another part of town with traffic, so I headed north on I75, went up a couple of exits and saw Pomodora advertised on one of the I75 "blue signs", so I turne off not knowing what to expect. It is off the road in a Publix shopping center. As I walked in, it did not fit... More 

Thank Vic P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for high quality Italian good I suggest you eat here. I'd have posted pictures but I forgot to take one.

Thank Carmel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9200 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-9886

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