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Sandy's Place

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5001 NW 34th St, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
+1 352-367-9993
11:00 - 21:00
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Hawthorne, Florida
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133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Food was fair but our table needed to be cleaned with a Brillo pad it had so much accumulated dirt. It doubles as an American/Greek diner and sports bar. There appears to be a loyal following. Might consider the bar for a game, or food to go, but won't sit in a booth ever again.

Thank mpe12
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The food is fantastic such a shame I will not eat there again because the cleanliness just screams I don't care about you! Greasy grimy carpet, sticky tables, horrible bathrooms!! The best mousaka I ever ate in the filthiest place I've ever eaten in! Please Sandy spend a little money and clean up the place... Smile once in a while... More 

Thank Worldtravler57
Gainesville, Florida
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very tasty Greek food. May favorite is the Mushroom Swiss Burger. Best burger in the Gainesville area.

Thank gator2510
Gainesville, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Food is good Owner is Greek... Waitress are nice One has a bad attitude All in all great place to dine

Thank BauerSocks
Gainesville, Florida
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Run down, yes, but the food and the interesting blend of owner and employees makes me return often. Nice to get a terrific burger or a wonderful gyro. Dark, a little dingy but worth the trip

2 Thank Denise M
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Did I spell that correctly? Love that this is a neighborhood establishment and family-owned by actual Greeks! The food is legit and tasty. It's reasonably priced and the serving sizes are very good. The place isn't fancy, but some nights they offer live music. I often call in my order and take it to go. I recommend this place if... More 

1 Thank Nan T
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743 reviews
565 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The chili is very good - thick and well seasoned. The burger (they only come in one-half pound) was juicy and tasted great. The place is a bit dark and dingy inside but the staff is nice and the owner genuinely interested in making sure your meal is satisfactory.

1 Thank travchef
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

I used to frequent this place many times in the past but I got older and Sandy's got a little run down. The place doesn't look very likable from the outside, the inside is still homey if a little shabby. I always get a gyro to go and order an extra side of tzatziki sauce and it's enough for two.... More 

Thank maddaw10
Gainesville, Florida
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This place is pretty tired and is supposed to be greek style restaurant. Is is not as it does not even have Avgo lemano soup. The greek salad is pretty good and the burgers are pretty good but as most Gainesville places it depends on who is cooking.

2 Thank Scott J
Bluffton, South Carolina
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We almost turned around and walked away as this place is located in a dilapidated strip mall that is undergoing renovations. Yes, the place is rundown with duct tape holding most of the booths seats together and a lounge atmosphere but if you can overlook that the food is pretty good. My wife and I had the gyros and our... More 

1 Thank Bob M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 NW 34th St, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-367-9993

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?