Covey Kitchen + Cocktails
Covey Kitchen + Cocktails, located at Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida, offers a casually elegant culinary experience with globally influenced cuisine. Led by Executive Chef Charlie Keller, a graduate of Johnson & Wales, the seasonal menu showcases the freshest produce from area farms and locally inspired dishes. Current highlights include buttermilk fried chicken alongside risotto and braised savoy cabbage, Key West pink shrimp served with Jimmy Red grits, Scottish salmon and classic steak frites with watercress, roasted pepper and blue cheese salad, fries and roasted garlic aioli. Sweet-toothed diners will be treated to delicious classics like housemade Florida citrus pie, bread pudding and red velvet cake.
For those seeking a refreshing tipple, Covey Kitchen + Cocktails drink selections feature inventive craft cocktails, including Jus de Poire, Perfect Fig and an Elderflower Margarita, a menu of craft beers with a focus on Gainesville’s award-winning breweries, and an impressive wine selection. Covey Kitchen + Cocktails features a stylish indoor-dining space with floor-to-ceiling windows, a bar, a private dining alcove, and an outdoor terrace overlooking Rush Lake.