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  2. Distance: 4.83mi
  3. Distance: 5.39mi
  4. Distance: 5.50mi

About Sabore - Tioga

Saboré comes from the Spanish word sabor, meaning flavor, and that's just what you'll find here. Our dishes are inspired by the dynamic cuisines from places like Europe, Asia and South America. So let us surprise your palate with our global flair and exotic ingredients. Experiencing world cuisine this fresh usually requires a passport.

13005 SW 1st Road
Tioga, FL 32669
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Fusion / Eclectic, Latin / Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Open Only for Special Events
Tuesday - Wednesday: 5pm - close
Friday: 3pm-close
Saturday: 10am-3pm (brunch), 5pm-close (dinner)
Sunday: 10am - 3pm (brunch), 5pm-close (dinner)

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(352) 332-2727

Website:
http://www.saborerestaurant.com/

Executive Chef:
Valero Alises

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout

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Sun 11:00AM - 12:30PM 4:00PM - 6:30PM

Tue - Thu 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 12:30PM 4:00PM - 6:30PM 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 12:30PM

Sat 11:00AM - 12:30PM

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Sabore - Tioga Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.1

service

3.9

ambience

4.2

value

3.3

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Quiet

70% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (6)
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Good for Birthdays (4)
Business Meals (4)
Fun (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Romantic (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Cozy (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Healthy (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Casual (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Authentic (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Excellent service and the best food in Gainesville- a MUST EAT THERE kind of place

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fun, Late-night Find
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 11, 2017

The food was good with a good combination of flavors. I think of it as Spanish with an Asian twist.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on April 8, 2017

We went here for Saturday brunch. He was delicious. Best eggs benedict I have ever had. The waitress was extremely friendly. Spoke to us in lenght about the restaurant, where they get their food, and how they prepare their food. Next time we are in Gainesville we will go back for dinner and try out the bar area. This restaurant is beautiful!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on April 2, 2017

The lobster ravioli was topped with an ethereal foam.
The charcuterie board had many savory flavors, and textures.
Yes, Silver Oak by the Glass.
But, the S'mores made with liquid nitrogen at table-side, was a theatrical experience that caused this restaurant to be remembered with my other favorite, one-of-a-kind, experiences: The Four Seasons in Atlanta, The Inn at Little Washington, ... , etc.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 4, 2017

We came to Gainesville for the weekend and as we love to try new food we came to Sabore. The food, the drinks and the service were outstanding. We had the tuna tostones as the appetizer, and the grilled octopus and Kobe flank stake as entrees. And we finished with the Cronuts. Jeremy and the entire staff were attentive and super cordial. Thank you for a great experience that was worth every single penny :) We highly recommend this restaurant to everyone that's looking for an amazing food experience!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 3, 2017

We ordered the Kobe stake, it was fantastic. We also ordered the 3 cheese player & the sprouts.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on March 1, 2017

Second time dining at this restaurant. Great food. Meats are well seasoned and everybody should try the coconut risotto. Great "Pan con tomato". Lots of good vegetable choices. Food is Spanish inspired.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 28, 2017

The food was to die for... I wish I could have tried everything on the menu. However, what I did have left me wanting more. Never in my life had I had food like this- true it was my first time eating octopus, and yet I never thought it would be this amazing. For those who are willing to try new things the Grilled Spanish Octopus is a must as well as the Fried Rhode Island Calamari. And for the vegans try the Spinach a la Catalana the way this dish was made and the way it taste would make anyone want to slap their mom for not cooking spinach this way. Needless to say I would be coming back again. The staff was very friendly and the chief even came out to check on us. I enjoy everything about this place and I plan on going back again for another date night with the hubby.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 26, 2017

Three of us had dinner on a Sunday evening and the food was amazing. Very fresh, very inventive and we will dine there again on my next trip back to Gainsville. The service was excellent and without a doubt the best that I have experienced in town. If you have any doubts about going, let me tell you to put them aside and make the journey, especially if you consider yourself a foodie.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Spicy, Local Ingredients, Vegan, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 19, 2017

Sabore was a one the best dining experiences Ive ever had. The food was amazing and flavorful, the atmosphere was cozy and tasteful and the service was excellent!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 19, 2017

Were visiting Gainesville for a few days and were looking for a good steak. This restaurant did not pop up on any searches for steak houses, we only found it on Ken's Eats blog. The restaurant is beautiful, the food is outstanding and the service was excellent. Filet Mignon was awesome. Highly recommend it. My salad was gigantic though, would recommend splitting with at least three people.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 18, 2017

I have been here a number of times. Since my last visit, the menu has completely changed. Not for the better. The previous tapas menu was wonderful! I have never had a less than wonderful experience. This time, the food was only mediocre. The calamari was too bready and had little flavor. The charcuterie plate had a salmon mix rather than the billed fifth meat. The potato side was ok, but needed something. The best meal was the scallops. The service was wonderful as always, I have come here every time I visited my family( usually 3-4 times a year), but I have no need to return. I miss the old Sabore!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Food was good but very high priced for the portion size. An appetizer of cheese and fruit was $19. Doubt I would return to this place. Service was excellent, attentive but not hovering. Dessert was OK but the choices were very slim.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 15, 2017

Sabore is a high class, tasty spot. The decor is modern and sexy with a menu to match. The waitstaff and Chef made us feel special. I loved the use of technology for their menu and wines. If you are celebrating a special occasion, hanging out with the girls or need a date night, head to Sabore.

Tags: Special Occasion, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Really bad experience for their Valentine's dinner. Had been to Sabore a few times prior and always had good experience. This time the food wasn't good, it took nearly an hour per course - bummer

Tags: Tapas, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 2, 2017

The picture of the menu on the iPad DID NOT match at all what was served

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 24, 2017

Always love eating here. It seems their focus has gone away from tapas to a more traditional menu. You can obviously still share, but kind of miss the whole tapas thing. The short rib and pork chop were outstanding. Caesar salad was enough for 6 people - even if one person did a pretty good job of it. They served a broccoli soup tasting as an amuse bouche (sp?) that was to die for, and I would love to see that on the regular menu. Maybe one of the best soups I've ever had. The chorizo mashed potatoes were excellent, but the coconut risotto was a bit dry and kind of uninteresting. Always love their calamari, but this time they were a bit over sauced and didn't have the whole, crispy calamari - just the rings. Still good, but not fabulous. Could have just been a fluky night. Service was great and we got lots of attention from the entire staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 21, 2017

The food was as delicious as ever while the Chef made sure everything was to our standards and gave some insights into the dishes.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 11, 2017

Excellent food, great ambience & knowable servers!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Long wait, OK food, nothing that I would eat again and there was a table with I presume VIP's and that pretty much was the focus of attention of the staff and Chef. So not a great night for Sabore

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful meal in a roomy yet cozy booth. The staff was great! The menu had so many delicious and unique dishes that we had trouble choosing. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 28, 2016

The food was delicious and the service was impeccable! Shaun was outstanding. I will certainly return.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Amazing food with a European flair. Fine dining at its best. Intimate atmosphere and great staff.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 21, 2016

Tapas are now secondary, so that's the first warning. They still will do "tapas style" for you, but the menu is not geared for it and it does not work well.

This was our second time here and while service was amazing the first time, it was dismal this time. Literally 15 minutes between being seated, by our server, and her bothering to come back for drinks. She was absent most of the time, failed to bring anything asked for, including a functioning menu. The saving grace of service was the busser who was clearly trying his best to cover for our terrible server.

You'll easily drop $100-150 for two and, while it used to be, it definitely isn't anymore. If you're in Tioga hit up blue highway and grab a beer at WOB. It'll be a better night.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 14, 2016

Excellent service. Excellent cuisine. Food is of high quality. Exceptional flavor profiles. All food cooked perfectly to temperature and brought nice and hot to table.

Tags: Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Food is overpriced - many portions (specifically those from the "land" portion of menu) are not commensurate with the cost - and under-seasoned. Even the dessert (we tried the Cronuts) was bland. Perhaps the Brunch menu will prove to be tastier...

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2016

Wow!
What an amazing menu. I brought my mother in for her birthday after not visiting the place in a couple years. The menu is very awesome with Spanish and French classics and fusions of both. It is for refined eaters who know types of cuts, bloodlines of animals and classic high end French and Barcelonan food. The chef and FOH were on point and very insightful! Keep up the awesome work!
Sincerely
Not your average Gainesvillian!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Outstanding Value, Paleo Friendly, Organic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 15, 2016

Outstanding restaurant with amazing food. Nothing like this in the entire Gainesville area. This is the best place to celebrate any speccial occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Tapas
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 12, 2016

This was our third visit but the first time since the menu changed. We were looking forward to something that is no longer on the menu and its replacement was subpar to the original. While nothing was bad with the visit, we were still disappointed because we were excited about our visit and what we thought we were going to be eating. The new menu doesn't seem inspired by anything new. Nothing revolutionary. While we are a fan of truffles, we weren't overly impressed with the expensive truffles that were being highlighted. Likely won't return until the menu changes again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2016

We had been to Sabore once before & were happy to get a last-minute reservation. The menu is interesting & on the eclectic side. We shared a great kale salad with crispy quinoa, dried fruit, shredded manchego cheese & prosciutto. Then the 2 of us shared a meat charcuterie platter and a cheese platter. Each had 3 varieties and was served with thinly sliced crackers, tomato bread, a persimmon compote, prunes, and fresh berries. It was very filling. We were too full for dessert. Would definitely go back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 2, 2016

This restaurant is headed downhill! It used to be better but since they moved from tapas, it has not been good! I have been half dozen times and I am done!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 25, 2016

I love Sabore! The food is very inventive, and the drinks are interesting. My favorite dish is the red curry mahi mahi. But one comment...if you are a vegetarian (as we had one in our group) be aware that they don't let you know all the ingredients in some things that you would expect to be vegetarian. They don't denote it on the menu, so if you are concerned make sure you ask the waiter.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 23, 2016

The food had lot's of flavor and the customer service was great!

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Tapas
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 8, 2016

The restaurant needs to add at least 1 vegetarian entree. The food was amazing and service was best I have ever seen.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Seasonal
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2016

New menu / menu overhaul is awesome - so glad Sabore is "back" :)

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 25, 2016

Enjoyed a great brunch with some wonderful flavor profiles.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on September 8, 2016

Celebrated our wedding anniversary last night at Sabore. Upon going through their menu, we were instantly disappointed to find out that my husband's favourite lobster bisque has been taken off the menu. Also, they don't serve their sangrias in pitchers anymore, I don't know why! The new menu doesn't seem too appetising without our old-time favourites. It will be a long time before we go back to Sabore again. Already, my husband has spread the bad news about the lobster bisque to all his friends.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2016

We came here looking for specific menu items we had seen online only to find out they had recently changed the menu. Still a nice dinner but was disappointed that we couldn't get what we had come for

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Unusual for Sabore, we waited for almost an hour after ordering to receive our entrees. They have switched formats from tapas style to entree style. Not a plus in my opinion. The food however was excellent as usual. We even ordered the SMORES dessert and that was a real treat w the liquid nitrogen, campfire smell and wonderful chocolate.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 13, 2016

The best dining in Gainesville, FL . Make this a special occasion stop for dinner, or an every day lunch spot - you will not be disappointed !

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion
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