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The college town of Gainesville has a great variety of restaurants, ranging from casual American eateries to high-end establishments featuring gourmet offerings. The town's wide assortment of restaurants spans from Japanese places serving sushi and udon noodle soups to steakhouses offering up NY strip steaks and loaded baked potatoes. Gainesville also has a number of casual bars and grills serving up sandwiches and hamburgers. For those looking to make a change from low-key American eateries, the town also has Italian restaurants known for bruschetta, brick oven pizza, and specialty pastas like bucatini Amatriciana. As the home to the University of Florida, Gainesville has an abundance of bars and gastropubs featuring everything from buffalo wings and nachos during football season to farm-to-table salads, pastas, and steak sandwiches.

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The best reviewed restaurant in Gainesville is Gator's Dockside - Gainesville

The restaurants with the best ambiance in Gainesville are Gator's Dockside - Gainesville, Black Prong Bar & Grill and P.F. Chang's - Gainesville

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