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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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6611 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4350
+1 352-331-8070
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of options on the menu, almost overwhelming, but it captures all palates. Everyone in our group all agreed the food was really good. Our server was incredible, on point, friendly and above and beyond. Very large dining area that can accommodate larger groups and a good size bar area. Plenty of TVs throughout. There's also an outdoor patio. Of... More 

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Thank DestressedA
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just left BJ's. Not one to leave negative reviews, but we sat for 25 minutes and had no service. A half dozen waiters walked by, but no one picked up that we hadn't been helped. Poor form, they just lost a customer.

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Thank Jason L
Tallahassee, Florida
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I first looked through the menu I was taken back by how expensive the food items were compared to other BJ locations. But once the food arrived, I was delighted by how large the portions were! My waiter was attentive and never left my drink glass empty. Left full and highly satisfied! The items pictured were appetizers!

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Thank marinexbiologist
Medina, Ohio
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overall had a nice experience. interior was pleasant. staff were polite and accommodating. friends food came out correctly, mine however not so much, 2x actually. ordered BBQ pulled pork, first there was a rather large hunk of in edible meat, next the meat was extremely tough. not what you'd expect from a sandwich like that. luckily my server was on... More 

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Thank tim d
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my grandchildren who are adults. We had a really good time. It was a last minute decision but we were very pleased. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We have eaten here before and are never disappointed.

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Thank 289marshah
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have BJs in Indiana, but the food, service and atmosphere here in Gainesville is excellent. We love the wide variety of entrees offered, and the Roasted Brussel Sprouts are the BEST! Very nice and clean restaurant....don't pass it up!

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Thank Kathryn W
Gainesville, Florida
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Our family absolutely loves bjs but for some reason last 2 times service not so good, food under cooked. Today bjs resumes it's former glory in our eyes. Erich K was awesome in every way with superior service, food was perfectly prepared. All around a great night. Thanks Erich!

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Thank Zinnamon L
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,153 reviews
1,147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I do not normally review chain restaurants, but will for this excellent eatery. First it is stunningly beautiful. Second the hospitality is exceptional; all the staff seem to go out of their way to make you feel at home. The fare is diverse and offers something for almost everyone. The housemate brews are great. A comprehensive list of wines and... More 

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Thank 4bird1
Melrose, Florida
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I had never eaten here before but had heard good things so we decided to try it for dinner. The food was great! My only complaint was the service was very slow. So in saying that, let me say our waitress was running all over the place so it was my opinion that it must be the kitchen itself that... More 

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Thank Andrew R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse is a chain with about 170 locations nationwide. They feature an unremarkable selection of “craft brews” that can get boring very fast. The food is exactly what one would expect – shopping mall excitement delivered by overworked, undertrained servers. I’ve relied on BJ’s for those occasional business lunches or early casual dinners where I want to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6611 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4350
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-331-8070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?