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235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
+1 352-373-1919
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I choose Amelia's as a treat for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries,etc. Chef Andy and his staff are knowledgeable about locally-sourced menu options and they have an extensive wine menu. The atmosphere is sophisticated: linen tablecloths, candles, and soft music. Very romantic!

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time in several years (annual reunion in Gainesville) and were thrilled to see the standards remained as high as ever. We both had the salmon special and agreed it was one of the best ever. Amelia's is tucked into a small...More

Thank BobHoward9
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The service is always efficient and kind at Amelia's. They have a wide selection of pastas, meat, chicken and fish entrees - all well prepared and nicely presented. Nice wine list. Chef Andy usually visits each table and sincerely thanks diners for stopping in. A...More

Thank travchef
Reviewed 14 July 2017

After receiving our entrees way after people who sat down 20 minutes after us, my wife, who is lactose intolerant, received a different entrée than she ordered. When she got the manicotti instead of the cannelloni, the waiter aggressively said he wrote down the right...More

Thank Lindyboy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The chef comes out to greet each table, all food prepared to order, really great tasting. Service is impeccable.

Thank Joni E
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Chef Andy made an amazing dish that was off menu and it was the best lamb chop I think I have ever had! YUM!!!!

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Easily the best restaurant in Gainesville. Superb food, outstanding service and a relaxing atmosphere. This is our go-to spot for date nights, birthday and anniversary dinners. You can't go wrong with the surf and turf Adriatico, it's always top notch!

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Did the big old family dinner one night over the holidays. Having the two dining rooms separated gives the restaurant a really intimate feel. Amelia's is somehow family friendly and romantic at the same time. It is a little pricey for Gainesville, but you are...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There are no re-heats in this fine establishment. Chef Andy Fass is conscientious and stakes his reputation on fresh, clean cuisine. It is truly a dining experience; certainly not fast food, pre-made entrees. The tables are covered in crisp white linens with accompanying napkins and...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We just took some neighbors who have lived in Gainesville for 40+ years to Amelia's and once again they were great. The waiters are very friendly and knowledgeable, the food and drinks were great and we all had so much it was doggie bag time....More

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
23:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 S Main St, Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
    (2nd Place and E. 1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-1919
  • E-mail
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