Gainesville Florida Restaurants & Dining

Nearby Gainesville Dining - Sure to Satisfy


The Lakeside Grill, the on-site restaurant at the Plaza Hotel & Conference Center has all the tasty food you could possibly desire during your stay in Gainesville, Florida. Dine in the lovely restaurant or on the terrace by the lake and enjoy a variety of enticing meals specially made to your order. The Lakeside Grill also offers catering for meetings and events, and room service for your convenience.


Of course, when you prefer to dine out, you are in luck because there are many wonderful restaurants here in Gainesville, many only a short distance from the hotel. Review the following list to see the many delicious options that await you.


Gainesville area restaurants listed by distance from the Plaza Hotel & Conference Center:




Chop STIX Cafe • 0.2 mi

3500 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 367-0003

Pan-Asian Cuisine, Vegetarian Dishes, Noodles, and Sushi Bar

Website: http://www.chopstixcafe.com/




Cabana Cafe • 0.3 mi

2445 Sw 13th St, Gainesville (352) 373-7003

Cuban Cuisine




International House of Pancakes • 0.4 mi

3613 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 336-1839

Pancakes and more, breakfast, lunch, & dinner / 24-hour restaurant

Website: http://ihop.know-where.com/ihop//region/US/FL.html




Merlion • 0.4 mi

3610 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 376-8998

Southeast Asian Cuisine with a Special Vegetarian menu

Website: http://www.merlionrestaurant.net/




Szechuan Panda Restaurant • 0.4 mi

3830 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 336-6464

Chinese Cuisine, lunch & dinner buffet or take-out

Website: http://www.szechuanpanda.com/




Virtually Cuban • 0.4 mi

2409 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 336-4125

Cuban Cuisine, delivery available

Website: http://virtuallycuban.com/




Domino's - Magnolia Park • 0.6 mi

2106 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 373-2337

Pizza, delivery only

Website: http://www.gatordominos.com/




Gatorland • 0.6 mi

2212 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 373-4388

Alcohol served




LA Tienda Latina • 0.6 mi

2204 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 367-0022

Authentic Mexican food




Trader's South-Gatorland • 0.6 mi

2212 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 373-4388

Alcohol served




Waffle House • 0.6 mi

2120 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 376-7208

Website: http://www.wafflehouse.com




BAHN Thai Restaurant • 0.7 mi

1902 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 335-1204

Traditional Thai cuisine, casual atmosphere, dine in or take-out, beer/wine served




China Super Buffet   •  0.7 mi

1900 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville    (352) 375-8828 

Chinese food, buffet-style




Cedar River Seafood & Oyster Bar of Gainesville • 0.8 mi

1621 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 376-0351

Seafood, large portions




El Toro Mexican Restaurant • 0.8 mi

1723 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 376-6989

Website: http://www.eltorogainesville.com/




Guthries's of Gainesville • 0.8 mi

1521 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 505-5635

Golden fried chicken fingers

Website: http://www.guthrieschicken.com/index.html




J P Gators • 0.8 mi

1605 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 378-5933

Sports bar, grill and billiards

Website: http://www.jpgators.com/




Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse • 0.8 mi

1624 Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 373-1076

Japanese cuisine




Taste of India • 0.8 mi

1207 Southwest 16th Avenue, Gainesville (352) 378-0010

Indian Cuisine




Taco Bell • 1.1 mi

Southwest 13th Street, Gainesville (352) 264-1839

Website: http://www.tacobell.com/




Jimmy John's • 1.6 mi

2220 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville (352) 271-7600

Website: http://www.jimmyjohns.com/menu/menu.aspx