Gainesville Shopping & Gainesville Shopping Malls

Shopping is a pleasure here in Gainesville, with many shopping centers and malls, plus unique shops of all types, from antiques to fine jewelry and art, and many more.

Only a mile and a half from the Plaza Hotel & Conference Center lies the "Miracle Mile" of Butler Plaza, the largest retail center in the Southeastern U.S. With its many large stores, smaller shops, and restaurants, you are sure to enjoy your time spent shopping here.

The Oaks Mall and Union Street Station are also nearby, and there are many other shops to visit during your stay in sunny Gainesville, Florida. Please see the list below for more information.

Gainesville shopping malls & locations listed by distance from the hotel:

Butler Plaza • 1.5 mi

Archer Rd, between I-75 and 34th St, Gainesville     (352) 372-3581

Butler Plaza, often called "The Miracle Mile", is the largest retail center in the Southeastern United States, covering a one-mile stretch of Archer Road in Gainesville. Over 100 tenants on over 1.2 million square feet means that you will be able to find what you are looking for here. There are two supermarkets, several clothing stores, shoe stores, a movie theater, various specialty stores, pet care stores, discount department stores, and many others. Also known as "Restaurant Row", Butler Plaza has over ten restaurants, including T.G.I. Fridays, Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, The Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Ale House, Hop's, Checkers, Chili's and Taco Bell. Butler Plaza has also been recognized as one of the most attractively landscaped shopping centers in Florida.


The Oaks Mall • 1.7 mi

6419 West Newberry Road, Gainesville (352) 333-9947

Over 140 of your favorite stores including Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Bath & Body Works, The Children's Place, Hollister Co., Victoria's Secret, Yankee Candle Co. Linens-N-Things, Cache and JoS. A. Bank. The Oaks Mall also has a Food Court and a play area designed for children 42" and under.


Union Street Station • 3.4 mi

201 SE 1st St, Gainesville (352) 372-6172

Located in the historic downtown area, Union Street Station is an urban development that offers uptown shopping.


Collectors Cabinet Inc • 3.4 mi

2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville (352) 371-7787


Klaus Fine Jewelers & Gallery • 3.4 mi

2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville (352) 375-2720


Painted Table • 3.4 mi

2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville    (352) 371-1555

The Painted Table is an antique consignment shop located in Thornebrook Village.

Tiger Lily Antiques • 3.4 mi

2408 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville (352) 376-1201

African Formula Products • 3.6 mi

3709 Southwest 42nd Avenue, Gainesville (352) 264-9668

Unique shop in Gainesville

Antique & Art Consignment Gallery • 3.7 mi

3322 Northwest 39th Terrace, Gainesville (352) 377-7000

Beauty Loft • 3.7 mi

3256 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville (352) 373-8863

Unique beauty shop in Gainesville


Waffle House • 0.6 mi

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


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


Guthries's of Gainesville • 0.8 mi

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

Golden fried chicken fingers


J P Gators • 0.8 mi

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

Sports bar, grill and billiards


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


Jimmy John's • 1.6 mi

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


Cyrus Oriental Rug Gallery • 6.5 mi

720 W University Ave, Gainesville (352) 337-1900

Jackson's Store • 6.8 mi

627 North Main Street, Gainesville (352) 377-1703

Antique shop

Fantasy Woodcraft • 7.4 mi

Highway 441, Micanopy, FL (352) 466-3144

Gator Trading Company • 9.2 mi

17703 Southwest 111th Avenue, Archer, FL (352) 495-9823