What food will you welcome 2022 with? Gainesville and surrounding areas have a host of restaurant dine-in, takeout and drive-thru options open New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and even some 24/7.
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Restaurants open 24/7 in Gainesville
Perkins, located at 6825 W. Newberry Road
IHOP, located at 3625 SW 13th St.
Waffle House, three locations at 7611 W. Newberry Road, 5130 NW 13th St., 915 E. University Ave.
Krispy Kreme, located at 306 NW 13th St.
Hankering for a meal before the midnight countdown that you can't get the next day? These restaurants are open
El Indio Mexican Restaurant has two Gainesville locations open NYE. One is 407 NW 13th St., with hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The other is 5011 NW 34th St., with hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Red Wok Buffet, located at 24204 W. Newberry Road in Newberry, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mi Apa Latin Cafe is open at its Gainesville location, 114 SW 34th St., from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Need coffee or a bite to eat New Year's Day or the night before? Here are some options
T.G.I.Fridays, 3075 Clark Butler Blvd., open 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Yummy House, 3102 SW 34th St., open 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Wok N Roll, 2106 SW 34th St., open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Gumby's Pizza, 2028 SW 34th St., open 11 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Coffee Culture, 2020 NW 13th St., open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Starbucks, 1614 NW 13th St., open Friday from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dunkin Donuts, 2900 SW 42nd St., open Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Metro Diner, 2130 SW 34th St., open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Carrabba's Italian Grill, 3021 SW 34th St., open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Red Lobster, 6910 W. Newberry Road, open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Cheesecake Factory, 2851 SW 35th Drive, open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
LongHorn Steakhouse, 2933 Clark Butler Blvd., open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Outback Steakhouse, 3760 SW Archer Road, open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Peppino's Pizza, 3731 W. University Ave., open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Flying Biscuit Cafe, 4150 NW 16th Blvd., open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Liquid Ginger, 101 SE 2nd Place, open Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
This article originally appeared on The Gainesville Sun: Gainesville restaurants open on New Year's Eve, New Year's Day