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Leonardo's 706

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706 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5157
+1 352-378-2001
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Long Beach, California, United States
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154 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It was late, we were tired but still wanted to spend time together. Leonardo's was the perfect stop, with excellent pizza, Caesar salad and, of course, the requisite glass of wine. My pal and I spent less than $20 for two huge and delicious slices, the perfectly prepared salad and my wine, which I consider a bargain. Yep, I'd come... More 

Thank Anne P
Treasure Island, Florida
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676 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The title doesn't say it all. We dine out a lot, and we were really impressed by this fine dining establishment. I ordered the Bouillabaisse, my wife ordered the Ceasar salad, which she rated absolutely excellent. The dish served me was not traditional bouillabaisse, but a pasta/seafood dish without a soup base. It was mussels, shrimp, clams, scallops & other... More 

Thank Daniel K
Gainesville, Florida
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A restaurant with a variety of complex pasta choices. Mid-size, with outside table options. Live jazz on thursdays. The wait staff features folks of varied appearances, including strange clothing and hair choices, tats and piercings, but they are good at their jobs, and i find it refreshing. A soli choice for dinner!

Thank Robert W
Gainesville, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place because they donate the slices from lunch to the homeless. By the slice at lunch, whole pies at dinner.

Thank Mary C
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Good food, nicely presented and delicious. Taking our college student grandson out to dinner and it was great. Great service and we were not there too long (as he had work to do)

Thank marshaeis
North Palm Beach, Florida
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226 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

My college aged kids and I went to dinner here on a Thursday night, jazz night. The restaurant has a jazz room which has a small bar and pleasant atmosphere. The jazz group, which I understand is the regular group, was terrific. Interestingly, even though it was a small area, the music was not too loud, it was perfect from... More 

Thank floridatocanada
Merritt Island, Florida
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224 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Chicken with Gorgonzola sauce sounds great-until it's drowning in it. Scallops over coconut jasmine rice sounds great-until rice is drowned in Asian sauce. Btw if you don't like burned, errr, charred asparagus, you should ask for it steamed. Josh gave great service.

Thank IslandzGirl
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

For last two years we have wanted to experience Leonardo's 706 but something always got in the way.Starts aligned this past weekend and we found ourselves there on Sunday evening. Service was exceptional with great insight into the specials and top rated menu items. Started with garlic rolls that came out hot topped with lots of butter and garlic. The... More 

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Archer, Florida
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went here as a group of four and had a wonderful meal! The grouper was particularly great. Do not skip dessert! They are delicious! Especially the peanut butter pie! The service was fantastic, with our drinks always topped off, food arrived at a great pace and everyone who brought food out had a smile. The walls were covered with... More 

Thank CGXterra
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109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend before attending a show at the University. I ordered a gin and tonic although they have a good wine and beer menu. Also a good martini one as well. Decor is a lot of wood and a colorful display of cute art. Booth was too tight, unless you are a size 0. So we moved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5157
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-2001

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