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Satchel's Pizza

1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609-8925
+1 352-335-7272
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“calzone” (94 reviews)
“salad” (295 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609-8925
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Reviewed yesterday

Recently, Satchel's pizza burned down, but it is no longer under construction. The restaurant has a cool "vibe" but take caution that there is no air conditioning so it gets really hot during the summer time. There is live music, playgrounds, and a treehouse you...More

Thank arjunbamzai
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed a great, early dinner at Satchel's, our first in some time. Despite the loss of the wonderful playground for the kids out back (where we often used to eat to beat the crowds), it was a crowd pleaser and the quality of the...More

Thank historikerin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place brings back so many memories of the 70's. Very healthy food. Can be crowded at times so go off times. The van you can eat in is so adorable! Support local restaurants!

Thank TravelsnobCRA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Solid service. Hand made sodas. gREAt deep dish! Don't skip the dish. Cash only. Good beer. Get the deep dish. Favorite pizza. Ever.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pizza, great atmosphere, and a good time. While waiting for your pizza you can enjoy looking around at all the paraphernalia all around the restaurant.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Satchel's pizza is a piece of Gainesville history. They had the most awesome extended part of their restaurant in town with a bar, music, store and an artifacts room . My sisters came to visit from Boston and were astounded at the beaded door and...More

Thank Sararupa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here over 4 years! Love the ambience and the pizza is delicious and salad! Always a wait but worth it

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cash only! Live music on Saturday; the "Museum of Oddities" amazing 2 man entertainment. The salad is really a must try! The pizza is unique crispy and flavorful. The decor will keep you interested all throughout your meal. Staff is friendly. Go there and "Satch...More

Thank _C4ssie_S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Should have indicated on menu or by server that the pizza crust is basically Burt to a crisp. Nice retro place in a former bakery/pizza business. Will not return. Don't get the TA rating of #1.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Gainesville, we had the pleasure of eating at Satchel's. I can honestly say that this is the best pizza I have ever had and I have no problem recommending a visit. Actually, I can't wait to visit my son so...More

Thank Swampfox2014
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is this a good place for large groups? around 10-13 people?
2 October 2016|
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Response from lizharvey65 | Reviewed this property |
They could handle it but you should be prepared to wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609-8925
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-335-7272
  • E-mail