Gainesville’s oldest restaurant. Where the locals eat. Double sided drive thru spot serving breakfast & lunch all day. Located in the NE side of town, Sandwich Inn is known for good food fast and easy on the wallet.
Sandwich Inn Gainesville Opened in 1963, Sandwich Inn is the oldest locally owned restaurant in Gainesville Florida. Still standing in its original location on NE 16th Ave and Main Street, the throwback double-sided drive through with a walk up window is still booming!
Our food is classic-with a southern twist- old-fashioned hamburgers, crispy golden fries, fried okra, sweet iced tea and thick frosty milkshakes using real DeConna ice cream. Our service is fast and sprinkled with southern hospitality!
As a North East Gainesville landmark, we have grown up with many locals who speak of generations enjoying the Sandwich Inn as a special treat spot. True to local spirit, the Sandwich Inn has only turned hands three times. The current owner, Bob Rella, bought the business in 1996, and it has been a family affair since then.
The introduction of breakfast and decision to make the menu available all day was a hit! Burgers in the morning, breakfast egg sandwiches in the afternoon…you get to choose! But we promise one thing, Sandwich Inn will always be a simple drive-thru, with great food, and southern hospitality…don’t be surprised if we know your name!