Ballyhoo Grill

★★★★★
  • 3700 W University Ave

    Gainesville, FL 32607

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  • 352-373-0059

About Ballyhoo Grill

Hours
Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

Food

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Stopped here on our way to Southwest FL. Easy to get to from the highway but not tourist/traveler over run. Excellent salads (salmon and a steak) recommended by our friendly server. Fun to eat outside after being cooped up in the car for a

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Stopped here on our way to Southwest FL. Easy to get to from the highway but not tourist/traveler over run. Excellent salads (salmon and a steak) recommended by our friendly server. Fun to eat outside after being cooped up in the car for a

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Honestly, my favorite place to eat dinner. Their new menu is awesome (try the Blueberry Filet, it's amazing!), and the service is always great. My family and I go there all the time, and will continue to return.

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Honestly, my favorite place to eat dinner. Their new menu is awesome (try the Blueberry Filet, it's amazing!), and the service is always great. My family and I go there all the time, and will continue to return.

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Great fun and good food. Bette had the prime rib casedias and I had the ribs. Huge helping of ribs but I was expecting pork and they were beef. Good though and the casedias were excellent. Good service, great beer - we will be back.

3
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Great fun and good food. Bette had the prime rib casedias and I had the ribs. Huge helping of ribs but I was expecting pork and they were beef. Good though and the casedias were excellent. Good service, great beer - we will be back.

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This is a fun environment. The food is great & competitively priced. The wait staff is top notch. & the sushi is delicious!!

3
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This is a fun environment. The food is great & competitively priced. The wait staff is top notch. & the sushi is delicious!!

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I came here for the first time last night and fell in love with the stuffed salmon dish and garlic mashed potatoes. It was so amazing, I had to come back today to see what else they had to offer. Even the Caesar salad was delicious (their

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I came here for the first time last night and fell in love with the stuffed salmon dish and garlic mashed potatoes. It was so amazing, I had to come back today to see what else they had to offer. Even the Caesar salad was delicious (their

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We were just in town overnight, spent about 2 hours researching places to have dinner and finally decided to try Ballyhoo Grill. I have to say, it was an excellent choice. From the fried green tomatoes, to the shrimp & grits and build your

3
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We were just in town overnight, spent about 2 hours researching places to have dinner and finally decided to try Ballyhoo Grill. I have to say, it was an excellent choice. From the fried green tomatoes, to the shrimp & grits and build your

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Staff are very nice and attentive.

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Staff are very nice and attentive.

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I've eaten here several times and eaten lots of things off the menu. Everything was good. Everything has sat well. It's a typical pub and you won't be sorry eating there. The seafood pasta is really good. I've enjoyed all their seafood

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I've eaten here several times and eaten lots of things off the menu. Everything was good. Everything has sat well. It's a typical pub and you won't be sorry eating there. The seafood pasta is really good. I've enjoyed all their seafood

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Always a good experience. Nice to sit outside or in. Beer is cheap and cold.

3
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Always a good experience. Nice to sit outside or in. Beer is cheap and cold.

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Food was great, service was good and decor was fun. I'll definitely give it another go... On a weeknight!

3
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Food was great, service was good and decor was fun. I'll definitely give it another go... On a weeknight!

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Excellent staff/food. My servers were Jays in and then Shane, wonderful!!

3
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Excellent staff/food. My servers were Jays in and then Shane, wonderful!!

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Good neighborhood. Convenient Parking. The children love the ambiance, with all the fishnets, dive suits, boat pieces, with a Key West sort of theme. Sometimes when it gets crowded things get less than ideal. I try to eat there when it is

3
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Good neighborhood. Convenient Parking. The children love the ambiance, with all the fishnets, dive suits, boat pieces, with a Key West sort of theme. Sometimes when it gets crowded things get less than ideal. I try to eat there when it is

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Had my daughters 40th birthday there. Excellent service for such a big party! The food was good,the atmosphere pleasant.

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Had my daughters 40th birthday there. Excellent service for such a big party! The food was good,the atmosphere pleasant.

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Thought this would be a chain-type place with limited food options but surprised with the variety on the menu. I had the filet which was cooked perfectly and flavored well - even the grits were spot on. Local brews and staff was very

3
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Thought this would be a chain-type place with limited food options but surprised with the variety on the menu. I had the filet which was cooked perfectly and flavored well - even the grits were spot on. Local brews and staff was very

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While in town for the Gator / Kentucky game I brought the family to Ballyhoo's for lunch.\r
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This is one of the best restaurants I experienced while in Gainesville. From the moment we were greeted at the door until I payed the bill the

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While in town for the Gator / Kentucky game I brought the family to Ballyhoo's for lunch.\r
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This is one of the best restaurants I experienced while in Gainesville. From the moment we were greeted at the door until I payed the bill the

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Another restaurant favored by the locals, especially when hosting out of town guests. The fish dishes are fresh and well prepared, the music is fun, and the crowds during Gator games testify to its popularity.

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Another restaurant favored by the locals, especially when hosting out of town guests. The fish dishes are fresh and well prepared, the music is fun, and the crowds during Gator games testify to its popularity.

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I eat at this Resturant weekly: Usually at lunch.\r
It has a large menu but is know for sea food dishes. The cedar plank salmon is exceptional.\r
All ages frequent Ballyhoos but the college crowd usually dominates. Very crowded during

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I eat at this Resturant weekly: Usually at lunch.\r
It has a large menu but is know for sea food dishes. The cedar plank salmon is exceptional.\r
All ages frequent Ballyhoos but the college crowd usually dominates. Very crowded during

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The service was wonderful. The "happy hour" drink was not watered-down. My steak was cooked to perfection. The price point was acceptable.

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The service was wonderful. The "happy hour" drink was not watered-down. My steak was cooked to perfection. The price point was acceptable.

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the burger was great

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the burger was great

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We went here for lunch primarily because it had been featured on college football broadcasts and we were completely open-minded about what to expect. We were very happy with our choice! It was a bit muggy to sit outside so we chose to be

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We went here for lunch primarily because it had been featured on college football broadcasts and we were completely open-minded about what to expect. We were very happy with our choice! It was a bit muggy to sit outside so we chose to be

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Pretty good food, service 5 star. Our food server, Kathryn was timely, personal and a quick friendly smile, she pointed us in the right direction on the house specialties, she was a 5 star server. . The grilled shrimp was delicious and

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Pretty good food, service 5 star. Our food server, Kathryn was timely, personal and a quick friendly smile, she pointed us in the right direction on the house specialties, she was a 5 star server. . The grilled shrimp was delicious and

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One of my favorite spots to take out of town guests for a casual supper. The seafood is good and fresh, the atmosphere is friendly and the wait staff always tries hard.

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One of my favorite spots to take out of town guests for a casual supper. The seafood is good and fresh, the atmosphere is friendly and the wait staff always tries hard.

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We LOVE Ballyhoo! They are one of the few Gainesville restaurants that has consistently good food with cosistently good service. The bananas foster is to die for (and it's fun to watch them make it at the table). The new tiki hut patio

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We LOVE Ballyhoo! They are one of the few Gainesville restaurants that has consistently good food with cosistently good service. The bananas foster is to die for (and it's fun to watch them make it at the table). The new tiki hut patio

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our food and service were great-steamed dumplings, 2 different flatbreads, and mahi tacos! Don't be put off, just go!

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our food and service were great-steamed dumplings, 2 different flatbreads, and mahi tacos! Don't be put off, just go!

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Always love the happy hour here, the fried calamari is fantastic. Never disappointed here. I do miss the peanuts!

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Always love the happy hour here, the fried calamari is fantastic. Never disappointed here. I do miss the peanuts!

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Wow!! Passing by decided to give it a try. Thankfully didn't just trust the three stars on Yelp. Service phenomenal (Mia is the best!), Calamari best we've had to date! Everything just perfect. And a great place to watch the Gators game

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Wow!! Passing by decided to give it a try. Thankfully didn't just trust the three stars on Yelp. Service phenomenal (Mia is the best!), Calamari best we've had to date! Everything just perfect. And a great place to watch the Gators game

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Wow they are the biggest and best I have had. We have had other food here but it is hard not to order the Nachos. Salads are good, wings are good. Everything we have had has been good. Good service even when they are busy. Would recommend.

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Wow they are the biggest and best I have had. We have had other food here but it is hard not to order the Nachos. Salads are good, wings are good. Everything we have had has been good. Good service even when they are busy. Would recommend.

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Went with close friends to celebrate anniversary. Nice restaurant, indoor and outdoor seating, varied menu , good fish dishes even though it is mostly steak house. Good service, average prices

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Went with close friends to celebrate anniversary. Nice restaurant, indoor and outdoor seating, varied menu , good fish dishes even though it is mostly steak house. Good service, average prices

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Great atmosphere, fresh seafood, great drinks. Love it.

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Great atmosphere, fresh seafood, great drinks. Love it.

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Some perty good sushi, also seafood it's great too.

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Some perty good sushi, also seafood it's great too.

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Me and my sweetie was in town to attend a wedding and came for lunch here with our family. We sat outside in the patio area and it was nice actually. Although it was a bit chilly for a Flordia day, I wasn't too cold at all. They had

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Me and my sweetie was in town to attend a wedding and came for lunch here with our family. We sat outside in the patio area and it was nice actually. Although it was a bit chilly for a Flordia day, I wasn't too cold at all. They had

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Service was terrific. Would def go again.

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Service was terrific. Would def go again.

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Outdoor seating, great fish tacos and margaritas plus awesome service.

3
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Outdoor seating, great fish tacos and margaritas plus awesome service.

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Stopped here for lunch just passing through on our way to Disney and the food and service was awesome!!!!

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Stopped here for lunch just passing through on our way to Disney and the food and service was awesome!!!!

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This is a great place to watch a Gator game, enjoy good time with friends and good food. The staff is consistently friendly, the seafood is fresh and at reasonable prices.

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This is a great place to watch a Gator game, enjoy good time with friends and good food. The staff is consistently friendly, the seafood is fresh and at reasonable prices.

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What a pleasant surprise to find Ballyhoo Grill when I was in Gainesville on businsess, Was so good ate there 2 nights in a row

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What a pleasant surprise to find Ballyhoo Grill when I was in Gainesville on businsess, Was so good ate there 2 nights in a row

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My wife and I visited while in town for an appointment. Had the grilled grouper and blackened grouper with black beans and rice and the summer squash medley. Large portion of fish, cooked perfectly the blackened had a good spice without

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My wife and I visited while in town for an appointment. Had the grilled grouper and blackened grouper with black beans and rice and the summer squash medley. Large portion of fish, cooked perfectly the blackened had a good spice without

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The food is excellent and the staff were very knowledgeable and the menu is great. The outside seating is my favorite with cool, shaded but open all around with a tropical island type attmosphere. Great drinks too.

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The food is excellent and the staff were very knowledgeable and the menu is great. The outside seating is my favorite with cool, shaded but open all around with a tropical island type attmosphere. Great drinks too.

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I eat here all the time and love this place. Can't go wrong with a steak and the dynamite shrimp are awesome

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I eat here all the time and love this place. Can't go wrong with a steak and the dynamite shrimp are awesome

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Fried gator, oysters on the half shell, firecracker shrimp. Great place, full of great Gator people.

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Fried gator, oysters on the half shell, firecracker shrimp. Great place, full of great Gator people.

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Bally hoo hoo:) good margaritas..awesome chicken quesadilla and flatbreads

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Bally hoo hoo:) good margaritas..awesome chicken quesadilla and flatbreads

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We just love this restaurant. We have eaten here many times while in town for UF games. They are consistently good, the seafood is fresh, the service is friendly and the beer is cold. What could be better than that? Well, no wait in line

3
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We just love this restaurant. We have eaten here many times while in town for UF games. They are consistently good, the seafood is fresh, the service is friendly and the beer is cold. What could be better than that? Well, no wait in line

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THE BEST FOOD AND GREAT SERVICE THEIR WHITE SANGRIA IS THE BEST!\r

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THE BEST FOOD AND GREAT SERVICE THEIR WHITE SANGRIA IS THE BEST!\r

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OUTSTANDING ALWAYS...Every dish is prepared great.\r
Upbeat, Jimmy Buffet Atmosphere makes the place laid back, fun, and just plain enjoyable. You can come as you are or dress up, whatever floats your boat.\r
Deserts are out of this world:

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OUTSTANDING ALWAYS...Every dish is prepared great.\r
Upbeat, Jimmy Buffet Atmosphere makes the place laid back, fun, and just plain enjoyable. You can come as you are or dress up, whatever floats your boat.\r
Deserts are out of this world:

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Ballyhoo is by far one of our favorite restaurants. The food, service and atmosphere is always terrific and the menu offers a wide selection, there is something for everyone no matter what your taste is or how hungry you are. The portion

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Ballyhoo is by far one of our favorite restaurants. The food, service and atmosphere is always terrific and the menu offers a wide selection, there is something for everyone no matter what your taste is or how hungry you are. The portion

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Love the unique menu and atmosphere at lunch. The night crowd is a little loud for me, but this is my favorite lunch place in Gainesville. Grilled salmon is very tasty and they even offer raw oysters! House salad is the best in town!

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Love the unique menu and atmosphere at lunch. The night crowd is a little loud for me, but this is my favorite lunch place in Gainesville. Grilled salmon is very tasty and they even offer raw oysters! House salad is the best in town!

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Went to Ballyhoo to wind down from stressful day and had a wonderful recuperation with good wine and a Flatbread with slices of steak, mozzarella cheese, tomato, and fresh basil leaves. Heavenly. Now I want to go back and sample the

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Went to Ballyhoo to wind down from stressful day and had a wonderful recuperation with good wine and a Flatbread with slices of steak, mozzarella cheese, tomato, and fresh basil leaves. Heavenly. Now I want to go back and sample the

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I was in Gainesvile for a business meeting and a small grouip of us went tto Ballywho, mainly because it was close. WELL!! The menu had a good assortment to choose from, and the five of us each order something different. I ordered their

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I was in Gainesvile for a business meeting and a small grouip of us went tto Ballywho, mainly because it was close. WELL!! The menu had a good assortment to choose from, and the five of us each order something different. I ordered their

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We had not eaten at Ballyhoo in over 4 years, since our daughter graudated from UF. Decided it would be a nice place to go. Came in from Ocala. We made reservations, were seated right away.Kevin, our server, was the best! He was attentive

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We had not eaten at Ballyhoo in over 4 years, since our daughter graudated from UF. Decided it would be a nice place to go. Came in from Ocala. We made reservations, were seated right away.Kevin, our server, was the best! He was attentive

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This restaurant has it all; awesome food, great atmosphere and a wonderful location. It's in the parking lot of a large movie theater, so it's super easy to catch a movie after dinner. They also have a great patio outside where they do

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This restaurant has it all; awesome food, great atmosphere and a wonderful location. It's in the parking lot of a large movie theater, so it's super easy to catch a movie after dinner. They also have a great patio outside where they do

 

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