4 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Gainesville, FL

Indulge in a date night during your stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn. Start with our Wine & Cheese hour, then make your way to one of the many romantic restaurants in Gainesville, FL. With such a lively downtown area, there are tons of restaurants to choose from. Indulge in delicious fresh pasta or opt for some surf and turf. With so many options, it’s difficult to pick, so we’ve chosen a few of our favorites to help you make a decision.

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4 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Gainesville, FL

1. Embers Wood Grill

romantic diningEmbers Wood Grill in Gainesville, FL, won’t disappoint. They have won countless awards, and when you come here for dinner, you’ll see why. They serve only USDA Prime Cut Meat that they cook over a real wood grill. Taste the delicious smokiness that comes through in everything from grilled steaks to seafood. They have multiple options for seating in their dining room or the outdoor courtyard. For a more casual meal, you can sit at their full bar. With 2 certified Sommeliers, you will be in good hands for dinner and wine pairings.

2. Manuel’s Vintage Room

Manuel’s Vintage Room in Gainesville, FL, will wow you with its elegant white tablecloths and Italian influences. The cuisine is inspired by the travels of the owner, Manuel Chavez, creating an eclectic menu. You’ll find everything from lobster ravioli to veal porcini. We recommend making a reservation for this popular spot in advance, especially because of its small size.

3. Paramount Grill

Paramount Grill in Gainesville, FL, is an incredible upscale dining destination that has been catering to the area for more than 15 years. Its simple atmosphere is balanced by the enticing menu. They aim to use the freshest ingredients possible and make everything in-house, including the decadent desserts.

4. Civilization

Experience big, bold flavors at Civilization, a largely vegetarian restaurant that serves savory international dishes. Whether your partner is a fanatic for Italian food, Hispanic cuisine, or anything in between, this a great place to satisfy all your cravings for your favorite dishes in this cool, eclectic restaurant.

Have a Romantic Stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn

Camelot BedroomSweetwater Branch Inn has everything you need for a romantic stay in Gainesville. Start your planning by choosing from our elegant accommodations; we have rooms, suites, and private cottages all perfect for a special stay. Plus, we are located just moments away from many downtown attractions like romantic restaurants in Gainesville, FL. Book your romantic stay today!

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