We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Metro Diner

2132 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1204
+1 352-353-2889
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“hash browns” (23 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Diner, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2132 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1204
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (325)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Metro Diner is excellent! Always a great experience, I love the service, the food tastes great, and they are efficient when dealing with busy crowds. The manager is always walking around to check on tables, you can tell this place has really good management and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jjonesuf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had biscuits and gravy, eggs, hash browns, home fries, cheese grits and rye toast between the 2 of us. Everything was amazing! Great service and the manager, Richard came to greet us! The even have mimosas and Bloody Marys. Best breakfast I’ve had in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jami L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from the UK and we make a point of visiting a Metro Diner when we are in Florida. This visit was exceptional. As it was Thanksgiving weekend the had a special of a stuffing waffle. It was out of this world, it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have been to several Metro Diners in Florida (two in Jacksonville and this one in Gainesville) and nothing but great reports. This past weekend, we went for breakfast on a football Saturday and the place was packed. We knew we would have to wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JDMiami
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We eat at the metro at least once a month. Its always great! I have had the breakfast burrito and their huevos rancheros. Others I"ve dined with have never been dissatisfied

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank timgskinner
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Family weekend in Gainesville. Eight of us went in after the gator game, and the food was awesome. Big servings and great service. Friendly, clean and prices are surprisingly low! Will go back again!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L5802KGrobs
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Metro is a popular place. We visited on a Friday late morning and had to wait 15 mins for a table for four. No hardship; a sign of it’s popularity. The food is good quality and inexpensive, if a little basic as you’d expect. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Turnerm1966
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Yum! We were visiting Gainesville from the UK and wanted to try out an authentic local diner. So glad we chose Metro Diner. We enjoyed the bustling atmosphere and friendly service. The pancakes and bacon were particularly good. Huge portions which we couldn't finish but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank R7197HCsarahs
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We went here for the first time post county jury duty, and had a very good experience. We highly recommend it! 1. Cool little spot NE of Butler Plaza off 34th. Easy to get to, easy parking. 2. We got there early afternoon on a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank j g
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Om: On the way home from our Disney wedding (sad we had to leave!), we stopped here for a bite to eat on a Sunday morning after another breakfast place had a LONG wait. And what a great surprise! I guess it’s a small chain,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank OmAndNom
Nearby HotelsSee all 50 hotels in Gainesville
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
1,271 reviews
.45 km away
Aloft Gainesville University Area
21 reviews
.75 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville
764 reviews
1.65 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gainesville I-75
53 reviews
1.69 km away
Nearby Restaurants
369 reviews
.62 km away
Carrabba's Italian Grill
165 reviews
.77 km away
Tijuana Flats
43 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby Attractions
Butterfly Rainforest
1,064 reviews
.47 km away
Florida Museum of Natural History
849 reviews
.47 km away
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
226 reviews
.54 km away
University of Florida Bat House
377 reviews
1.59 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from P1939ITcristinad | Reviewed this property |
No reservations and I would say before church let’s out! Anytime before 11!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2132 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-353-2889
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing