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Embers Wood Grill

3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
+1 352-380-0901
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3545 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the better restaurants in Gainesville. Awesome selection of wine – probably the best in Gainesville. Always good food and good time there

Thank Focus_On_Freedoms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a go to for private parties and special events. Their king crab is so good. Steaks are very good & grouper as well. I’ve never had anything bad. One of my absolute favs here is the crab bisque. Best soup ever! Very rich!...More

Thank mccason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere! Service and atmosphere was second to none! I attended a work function there that was planned the last minute and the staff handled our group like they knew we were coming!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made 3 calls without being able to speak with a person. I made a reservation elsewhere. If you can't pick up the phone during business hours or return a recorded message promptly, you are not likely to see our business. They will not make...More

1  Thank Jill H
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten twice I’ve over 6 months. This most recent time (April 2018), I ordered their Ribeye with Lobster Mash and Grilled Blue Cheese Tomatoes. The dish was $40. Firstly, it is NOT a $40 steak. This ribeye was half as thick as it should’ve...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Three couples dined at Embers Wood Grill. Amazing food, selection, preparation, and taste, a real trifecta. Filets, ribeys, and short ribs ordered. Lobster/mashed, broiled beefsteak tomatoes, mushrooms, asparagus, we sampled it all. Even the lobster bisque. Great wine too. Silver Oak and a Caymus.

Thank david p
Reviewed 15 April 2018

TL:DR version: food was good, service was below expected. The food deserves 5 stars.The service left something to be desired. When greeted at the front, one of the Hostesses took our name and left to check on the table to make sure it was ready....More

Thank megobignow
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Fancy dining but relaxed atmosphere. Staff were friendly and happy to take photos. Not cheap but good value. Almost managed 3 courses and they were happy to box desserts.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We were celebrating a special occasion dinner and we all agreed that this restaurant was the best choice available in Gainesville. We were happy with the wine list. Nice ambiance if a tiny bit too dark. Wait staff was professional, although some might think perhaps...More

Thank paintergurl
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at Embers several times. The food is ok and so is the service. Have also eaten at Sparks next door, which I prefer as we don't care for big heavy meals all the time. Most interesting is Embers claim that the owner...More

1  Thank djdyal
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Laurie G
13 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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 St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2775
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-380-0901
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