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Blue Gill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, American,
1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
+1 352-872-5181
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience and service were excellent, but I think they stretch too far for a large menu when less would be more. The food was not good. The blue cheese chips had some kind of sugar, very unpleasant. The shrimp hush puppies sounded great but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest problem with Gainesville's restaurant scene is that there are so many good ones. As a visitor, it makes it difficult to go back to a restaurant that we like when there are so many great ones waiting to be tried. We can only...More

Thank FNIGUY
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for including Blue Gill on your culinary tour of Gainesville. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much! On your next visit I'd recommend one of our fresh fish specials for your entree or start with our crispy cauliflower. Thanks again!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Unique Non-franchise options are hard to come by in Gainesville. I sure hope this spot makes it. Waitstaff were awesome. Food top notch. Salad was superb!! I’ll be back someday!

Thank chadwallace
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to recognize our efforts! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I eat here every time I come to Gainesville. The food and the service are tops. Everything I have had from appetizers to entrees are delicious.

Thank Clark M
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for recognizing our efforts! We're glad you have had such great experiences with us, and we look forward to continuing that trend on your future visits!

Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had an end of the year party at the Blue Gill. There were 6 tasty hot appetizers available and great attention from our waitress. The collard greens were spiced differently than most I've had and really tasty. Also presented was mac and cheese, shrimp,...More

Thank David B
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful holiday party, and we look forward to having you back for dinner soon!

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I just ate here two nights in a row. The service is great and I observed them all working together as a team. That is so great to see. My food was amazing and a good pour on a Cab. Soups are hot and fresh,...More

Thank Susieforthebecki
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate you taking time to recognize our efforts, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We went here a few days after Hurricane Irma. Tried their smoked fish dip, open face tuna melt and chicken livers. The smoked fish dip was good. Every time I thought I was done, my hands kept going back for more. It's not as creamy...More

Thank scottine12
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Blue Gill. Our fish dip is one of our guests' favorites and is made from wild caught Atlantic Cod that we smoke in house, so the flavors are fresh and -as you said- worth "going back for more."

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Went with friends today. They liked the 2 fried green tomato tacos ($11) but I did not. They must have used cherry tomatoes and they were over 2/3 tasteless breading. Guac was old or poorly made. Pico de gallo was fresh and tasty. Tacos came...More

Thank IslandzGirl
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback. We strive to please all of our guests on every one of their visits. Clearly we did not in your instance, but will put both your positive and constructive feedback to use. We work very hard to meet...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Yes, right here in Gainesville, you will find one of the best restaurants in Florida. Blue Gill makes delicious food that is sourced locally and prepared fresh. And everything is both unique and very very good. Our favorite appetizer is the Crispy Cauliflower, made with...More

Thank flskycat
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review. There are a lot of wonderful restaurants in Florida and being among "one of the best" is really awesome. Our team works hard to provide the kind of experience you have had when dining with us, and your...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Service and food was amazing! Went there with my girlfriend and we were greeted right as we walked in and seated quickly. I have never been here before and the waitress was very helpful in giving suggestions. I got the "Blue" Gill Margarita and it...More

Thank David S
BlueGillQualityFoods, Manager at Blue Gill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and for recommending us to your friends. I hope that your positive experience leads to many more visits in the future.

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Response from Annamarie S | Reviewed this property |
The private room is off to the side. If you are planning a festive occasion (i.bridal shower) you will need to bring in decorations to soften the space. It can also get quite noisy but if you've got a younger crowd that... More
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your question; you will have to call them direct and ask.
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Response from AAR | Reviewed this property |
Probably as they are pretty accommodating but I would call to make sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-872-5181
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