Cheap Eats Near University of Florida at Gainesville

Nothing helps students at the University of Florida at Gainesville get good grades than feeding that college hunger. Whether you're fixing a snack for yourself in your dorm room, seeking to satisfy a ravenous appetite in the middle of the night or sharing a dinner with a new friend, there's no food supply shortage in Gainesville, Florida. Here are resources to cheap eats in and around U of F at Gainesville.

Midnight Run

Got the late night munchies? You can't miss with Relish, a better burger experience than you've ever had before. Relish is open from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., and you can get much more than ordinary burgers. They serve up veggie burgers, salmon burgers and all the extras you crave.

Casual Meal with a New Friend

Your college life begins with meeting new friends. Why not get to know each other over a pizza? Locals will tell you, Papa Johns is the best pizza pie around Gainesville. Pick up, get delivery or dine in. The choice is yours. Open until midnight.

Dorm Snack Solutions

For a tasty bite in the dorm, try these two quick and easy recipes.

1. Cheese Burrito


Organic Shredded Cheddar cheese from Earth Origins Market
Flour tortilla
Optional ingredients: shredded lettuce, chopped olives, refried beans


Lay the tortilla on the counter.
Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top, along with any of the other optional ingredients.
Roll up into thirds like a burrito.
Put on a plate and microwave for 15 seconds or until cheese is melted.

2. Chicken Roll-Ups

Ingredients: Directions:
  1. Lay the tortilla on the counter.
  2. Place a layer of deli chicken to cover the tortilla.
  3. Sprinkle shredded lettuce on top.
  4. Roll up into thirds like a burrito and enjoy.

Kate Supino writes from sunny South Florida, where hungry college students abound.