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Swamp Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
1642 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
+1 352-377-9267
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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1642 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat little place across the street from the university. Sat outside on a beautiful day and enjoyed the gator tacos. Service was fine, food was prompt and the tacos had a unique taste. Also ordered the sweet potato fries which were yummy....More

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I visited here on the day of the men's basketball UF-Vanderbilt game. We were waiting quite a bit for food but it turns out two people for the kitchen didn't show to work that day. My server can't control that so it was okay. Outside...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Every time we visit Gainesville it has been a tradition to eat at the Swamp. Over the holidays, we visited Gainesville and made our ritual stop to eat at the Swamp. The restaurant was not empty nor super busy so we were easily seated. The...More

Thank the2travelingsisters
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

It was just my daughter and I. We sat outside and I had the spicy tuna bowl and it was very good. She had the turkey club on a pretzel roll with waffles sweet potato fries. Fries were excellent. Sandwich was good but she wished...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Came to the Swamp restuarant as an out of town guest on gameday since it was close to the stadium and had plenty of food and drinks available. We got there just after the "normal" lunch for a night game and it took a little...More

Thank wayneph
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The family and I stopped in for an impromtu visit to the Uof F, for a quick campus visit. The first order of business, find food. We visited on a Sunday AM and found they were serving brunch. My daughters had the Chicken and Waffles...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is The stop on a big weekend. Ambience out the wazoo with a great vibe. Food is good, but you don’t come here for that. Service is good considering how packed it is. Value too is good. But you come to the Swamp for...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for tailgating but get there early because tables are difficult to get. Drinks are affordable, We had Gator and it was very good. Service was very good as busy as they were.

Thank Rafael H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Right in midtown. Restaurant by day, crazy college bar by night. Its such a cute restaurant right by UF. Awesome atmosphere, awesome service and awesome food. I love going there for dinner, they are always so quick and not expensive either. And at night if...More

Thank michelleoreilly
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The Bloody Mary came with a meal, a wing, celery, olives, and pickle. Good and spicy too. The burger was just average. Service left something to be desired but it was homecoming weekend. Good crowd .

Thank Bernadette1352
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23 February 2018|
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Response from Katherine S | Reviewed this property |
There’s parking all around town around UF. I’m not certain how much around the restaurant is their parking.
19 April 2017|
Response from 510mark510 | Reviewed this property |
No idea
24 June 2016|
Response from 730rita | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but am guessing yes. Vey good food Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1642 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-377-9267
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