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Ford’s Garage Expansion Continues With Gainesville Location

Ford’s Garage – a restaurant loaded with cool bits and pieces of Blue Oval memorabilia – has expanded rapidly over the past several years, opening locations in Dearborn, Michigan, several throughout Florida – including one right at a dealership – and has many more planned for the future, including a site in Tennessee and four additional locations in the Detroit Metro area. However, Ford’s Garage isn’t done growing by a long shot, and is now set to open another location in Gainesville, Florida on November 30th, according to The Gainesville Sun.

The new, 7,300 square foot restaurant – which will be located in the Butler Town Center – was originally slated to open this past summer, but incurred some delays along the way. Now, it’s set to open its doors next week, giving visitors a trip back in time with a 1920s service station theme complete with vintage gas pumps and Blue Oval vehicles.

The very first Ford’s Garage location opened in Ford Myers, Florida back in 2012, and the majority of the restaurant’s locations are in that same state at the moment. However, the company currently has 21 locations either already open or under construction in the states of Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Texas, with many more planned to join that growing list in the near future.

After starting out sans the automaker’s official blessing, Ford’s Garage eventually became an official licensee of FoMoCo some time later, and hasn’t looked back since. Each location is designed to look like a vintage gas station, complete with all sorts of historic Ford memorabilia. As far as food goes, the focus is on classic American fare such as hamburgers and other types of comfort food, with plenty of craft beer on tap, too.

We’ll have more on Ford’s Garage soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for comprehensive Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Crabbymilton

    I visited the HENRY FORD MUSEUM for the second year in a row for vacation last month. But this year I tried FORD GARAGE for dinner one of the evenings. Great food and service and interesting atmosphere. All the more power to them as long as they keep up the great work.

  2. Mark B

    Pittsburgh could certainly use one!

  3. Ron Drabchuk

    Come to Canada!

  4. Car Dead call Fred

    Smart move putting them where all the old folks congregate and reminisce.

  5. Doug

    We went to the one in Orlando this past October while in FL. Great place.

  6. Craig Friedman

    Enjoyed them in Orlando and in Kissimmee Florida, now waiting for the one to be finished in Verera, Florida. We’ll be bringing our cars out there from our group: Indian River A’s


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