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Emiliano's Cafe

7 SE 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
+1 352-375-7381
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“tapas” (43 reviews)
“tostones” (11 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 SE 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great Sunday brunch, call for a reservation and you should be fine, the brunch menu is a great fusion of traditional and Latin flavors, my kids are not adventurous eaters and they had a great meal mom and I went for house...More

Thank kevin g
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to lunch at Emialiano's in quite a while. It's yummy and a great choice for downtown. The Yucca is so yummy. Went with 3 others and we had several appetizers and yummy entrees. Our server was fantastic, unfortunately,, I didn't catch his...More

Thank Pascale S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Emiliano's on numerous occasions but once in a while when I'm gloriously alone I sit at the tiny bar and have an adult mixed drink and dinner. The bartenders are usually chatty enough, but busy. Invariably I go away happy and...More

Thank 300williamsf
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I have to admit I am a picky eater and was nervous about going somewhere new, but Emiliano's is delicious. The food is full of flavor and everyone can find something they like on the menu. The atmosphere is also great- you can sit outside...More

Thank Corie P
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We went to lunch after church. I had never been to Emiliano's, my wife said that she went there for lunch for special occasions. The weather outside was nice with a bright sun and a zephyr-like breeze. We elected to eat outside under cover, but...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I reluctantly went to Emilianos after another culinary hotspot round the corner had a long waitlist and I am so happy that I did. The food was thoughtfully prepared and the service was amazing. We tried the special appetizer and I had the Paella that...More

Thank Cherrie H
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

After reading all the reviews for this place, we really thought it would be something special. We ordered a few tapas to split, all of which were pretty mediocre. I will say that their sangrias were delicious (and creative... and strong) and their tres leches...More

Thank Tammy O
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I have no complaints of the food but my girlfriend and I were out for girls night out to catch up when we couldn't believe it when they asked us if we could pay our bill and leave the table as they had people waiting!...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We nearly walked out of this restaurant as we sat at the bar for a full 5 minutes before we were served something to drink. Plenty of staff just walked by without even asking if we needed anything, and given we had no glass of...More

Thank Tasilee
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a great dinner here and everything was good. My husband loved the braised beef special and the seafood paella was great. The kids enjoyed their meals as well. The reason we gave them 4 points is due to the stale...More

Thank Mamamo72
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Steve R
15 September 2016|
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Response from Irmita2 | Reviewed this property |
I went for breakfast so I'm not sure. Sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 SE 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-6240
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-7381
  • E-mail
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