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15 SE 1st Ave, #3, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
+1 352-283-8646
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 SE 1st Ave, #3, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited OAK to scope out a place to take a customer out for a Christmas dinner. Thought it would be a good place as they have tables that comfortably seat 20. Decided this would not be a good spot Food - Average. Pork chop good....More

Thank TravelingPirateX
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I went here with my dad for dinner. The restaurant is well decorated but I do think the set up increases the noise in the restaurant. We were pretty much yelling across the table when we were talking because we couldn't hear each other. Does...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We were staying for the weekend to visit our nephew a freshman. It was a football weekend. We went here for after dinner drinks on Fri night at the bar and received fabulous service from Aisha, our bartender. She was friendly and very attentive. After...More

Thank Tamerabilicic
Reviewed September 3, 2018

In town after a football game. Sunday Brunch. It was crowded, yet it only took us about 15 mins. to be seated. The interior is very nicely done with lots of cool wood, a nice bar location and good all around table set-up. This place...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This place has a beautiful ambiance and decoration. Wood everything. Beautiful inside. Just beautiful. Food was beautifully presented and good. Wasn’t anything HUGE to rave about but the place is so gorgeous it’s nice just to sit at and marvel! Eggs Benedict for me. Homemade...More

Thank P1939ITcristinad
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Fair portion of food though we were charged $2 more for grilled asparagus when nowhere on the menu is there a charge listed for them.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I've visited Oak both for dinner and drinks. The food is good but the restaurant is always packed to the brim in the evenings and it is hard to hear someone across the table, and you are in close quarters with those around you. Would...More

Thank Corie P
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Came here for brunch after a school event. Came with 10 people. Saturday menu is mostly brunch items and unlimited Mimosas for $15. Average prices were $11-16 for most entrees. We got omelets, eggs Benedict, lox and bagel and bananas foster French toast. Everything was...More

Thank Nailcutter
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Food was good but I got hamburger, tomato was one of the worst I ever had, tested like a river. For a small college town it was a little bit pricey.

Thank Sulu D
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We like to eat at locals restaurants when traveling. This restaurant has a good atmosphere and friendly staff. I ask if I could order the pimento cheese appetizer from the dinner menu even though it was lunch time and they Said yes. The menu looks...More

Thank eliuddiaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 SE 1st Ave, #3, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-283-8646
  • E-mail
Original American Kitchen (OAK) serves tasty American dishes for daily dinner and weekend brunches. Our menu has seasonal changes and a variety of classic dishes as well as our own twist on home cooked meals. Pair those with our delicious homemade cocktails, large variety of bourbons & whiskey, and our 16-tap craft beer wall you are guaranteed to have a good time with the charm of the south.
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