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Swamp Restaurant

) #86 of 409 Restaurants in Gainesville $$ - $$$ American,
1642 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
+1 352-377-9267
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1642 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend, the University of Florida alum, said we had to go to the Swamp and then go to the Swamp. Our first stop was the football stadium and the second was this college pub. We got seats on the first floor which we were...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The Swamp is an essential stop when visiting Gainesville. It is a gator go to for great wings, beer, and good times. The servers are all UF students which means expect them to be friendly even if they aren't always attentive (which can happen on...More

Thank Paris F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Not anything big going on, so the music was a little loud for indoors (Was wondering if the level was set for the outside patrons - lots of yelling over the table). Menu had a good selection and was well priced given ingredients and portions....More

Thank lookie-brookie
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the Swamp Restaurant in Gainesville while in town to visit friends and go see some Gator sporting events. Although it was very busy on campus we were seated quickly and had a server immediately. Our food and drinks came out super fast...More

1  Thank canadian_gators
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great seating inside or out on the patio with a tv. Fast! Service. Friendly wait staff. Chicken nachos were large and didn't have that liquid cheese!!!! They were good. The ahi salad was perfect - gorgeous ahi and fresh greens (but the dressing I would...More

Thank SharaAbra
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Was typical college town bar/restaurant with ok food and ok service. Visited last July and food so unimpressive, cannot remember even what I had. Staff huddled and chatting so hard to get service sometimes. Some vegetarian options, decent drinks, mostly just atmosphere and location tho...More

Thank spartanwalkingmom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice spot next to Univ. of Fla. Enjoyed sitting outside for lunch on a beautiful day. Fish tacos were good. I am sure this place is packed on game days and other partying times - you can just feel it. That being said, food was...More

Thank 510mark510
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Service was super friendly. Food was good. Gator was crispy. Arielle our server is a HomeTown girl who loves her school and was proud to share her spirit with these first time visitors!

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Campus visit with my son. Pretty good place right next to campus. Very good wings, beer selection and atmosphere. Clean and not at all a dump like the name may imply. Very good burgers as well

Thank WIlC S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went to lunch on clear warm Sat. with oldest grandson attending Univ. of Florida as a freshman. Food was good, reasonable priced and served promptly. They well known in town for their evening or weekend beer specials in the bar (there are 2 - 1...More

Thank Alan O
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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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