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Embers Wood Grill

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3545 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
+1 352-380-0901
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Orlando, Florida
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one restaurant that definitely overcame first impression. The auto forwarding of calls to a recorded message telling you to leave your name/number and they'll call back (which they did not) and the hostess giving the impression of how dare you show up without a reservation (in spite of of not being able to do so because they don't... More 

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rumson, nj
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience. Do not be fooled by its low key facade on a non-descript highway. This is a serious restaurant serving the highest quality food. The waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. The complimentary bread was outstanding and the main courses were perfect. We shared perfectly cooked scallops on one plate and a pork dish that was superb. Sides... More 

Thank boardwalk77
Keystone Heights, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I made a reservation for V.D. and after I was seated I found out that they had a 200.00 per couple price for dinner that I was not told about previously. They would not let me order off the regular menu, it was too late to go elsewhere for dinner. I was also offered a $30.00 wine selection for 8... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent wine list, the Arrowwood cab went very well with the superb ribeye steak. Cooked perfectly, the service was very professional. Our favorite special celebration steakhouse. Pricey but worth it.

Thank jimmurphey
Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Embers had a lovely ambiance and excellent food and service. However it is rather pricey, especially for steaks, so it's a restaurant that would be perfect for celebrating special events with family and friends when you want to make it a special evening.

Thank mars2000t
Gainesville, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good atmosphere, always reliable! We have had dinner at Embers and on a number of occasions including business, just a couple, or with family and friends. It is the best place in town for steaks. The fish is always pretty good the side dishes are wonderful. The atmosphere is nice especially if you were to go next-door to... More 

Thank FrankandJane44
Cary, North Carolina
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a steak in Gainesville and was told to go here. It didn't disappoint. Ordered a Filet Mignon and it was perfectly cooked. Got a side of Grilled Onions that were fantastic. Ordered the flaming creme brulee for dessert....fantastic. Small restaurant with excellent service. We got there early and was seated without a reservations but later on it filled up... More 

Thank NCTraveler1999
Gainesville, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been eating there for many years and have always found consistent quality and freshness. Especially love the Sea Bass...one of my favorites. The wait staff is consistent and well trained; the wines are excellent

Thank Bobbie H
Munich, Germany
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for diner as this is one of the highest rated restaurants in town. The room is gigantic and very noisy which does not convey a very romantic feeling. It is a grill after all. We had the blue crab soup and foie gras as starters. The soup was really blend although according to our waiter this is... More 

Thank ManuLeFoodie
Gainesville, Florida
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no better place for a celebration! Food and service excel. We have never been disappointed. Filet Mignon was perfect. Flaming Creme Brûlée a fab finish to a wonderful meal!

Thank Linda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Grill
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?