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Embers Wood Grill

3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
+1 352-380-0901
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Gainesville and want a good steak, stop by Embers. This place is the best in town for a great steak.

Thank George C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Embers is a fun, popular, reservations-advised nouveau American cuisine restaurant that offers good seating, many food choices. The service is friendly and accommodating. The kitchen tends to get a little backed up, so I took off a star for that. The food is as advertised...More

Thank Maelgori
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great meal, in a nice atmosphere, with excellent service, this is the place to go. Always very good quality food, cooked to perfection, served by a great staff. The wood grilled flavor that the steaks have is very unique, and you...More

Thank jj-howard60
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a special restaurant in Gainesville and my husband and I enjoy spending special events at this wonderful food establishment. They have a great wine menu and their mushrooms are divine! We have enjoyed their seafood and vegetables. The wait staff is extremely knowledgable...More

Thank MaryKit
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I ha heard of Embers and friends raved about it so I told my husband thats where we were going for my birthday. Best dining experience Gainesville has to offer. started the meal with the coconut shrimp appetizer, plenty for the 3 of us. The...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We took our daughter for her birthday while visiting in Gainesville. I had read the great reviews so we decided to give it a try. The ambience is wonderful, soft lighting, white table cloths, comfortable sized rooms. The service was excellent. Food was delicious. We...More

Thank jlausier6
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The grilled Caesar salad was unique as the romaine was lettuce was actually grilled. It was tasty. We had the wild mushroom appetizer stuffed inside the lightest flakiest pastry ever. The lobster mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, crab bisque, filet mignon, salmon-all savory bite was...More

Thank MarneyGtrRN
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Carol and I celebrated our 37th wedding anniversary at Embers Wood Grill in Gainesville, Florida, Oct. 18, 2017. This was our third anniversary in a row at Embers. Every bit of the dinner — from soup and salad to desert — was excellent. While many...More

Thank glennmarston
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We travel through Gainesville twice a year and always dine at Embers. It is always outstanding, but tonight it was amazing. The waitstaff is friendly and professional, subdued atmosphere and stellar food. Our fillets tonight were like butter; I mentioned to our server that I...More

Thank Hawkeyewriter
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Linen tablecloths, wait people constantly using crumb catchers. Fabulous steaks, drinks, and service.

Thank H3487AQmarya
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Laurie G
12 April 2017|
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Response from LarryJupiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes each entrée comes with one side. The lobster mashed potatoes were excellent!
25 February 2017|
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Response from Lorraine J | Reviewed this property |
You can wear Jeans and nice shirt but most people are dressed in regular pants and nice shirts.
Robert V
14 January 2017|
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Response from MarneyGtrRN | Reviewed this property |
Two side dishes. The portions were generous. We are big eaters and didn’t leave hungry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901
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