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Kool Beanz Cafe

921 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6219
850-224-2466
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Ranked #3 of 660 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This restaurants menu changes with the seasons to ensure that the food they serve is quality and in season, and you can definitely tell. Not only is the environment and service great, but the food is beyond exceptional. Unfortunately I'm on a college student budget so I'm stuck with my meal plan, but if I could, I'd eat here everyday!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a must if you are in the area. We found this place on Trip Advisor and it's no wonder why they are rated so high. Great service and even better food. I had the scallops and they were outstanding. I would definitely come back!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Lunch with my friend this afternoon could not have been much better. We each had very different dishes and were well pleased. She ate falafel as the focus of her lunch while my plate featured perfectly spiced and cooked ocean scallops. The woman who coached us through the menu and served us so gracefully was a delightful treat. Be back.... More

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Somerset, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We sat on the outside patio area since the inside had 30 min wait (even on a Monday evening). Plenty of choices with many fish/meat/vegetarian options. Each dish had some interesting and different sides and the staff accommodated switching of sides on a dish for one of the person in our party. I had Pecan crusted trout (two large portions),... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My pasta drowed in its white sauce. It tasted more like flour in my opinion. My wife had the flank steak, mashed potatoes. I fed off her plate.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Kool Beanz has always been one of my favorite restaurants but my last two visits has been a disappointment. During our last visit, service was nonexistent and my food (Flank Steak) was served cold. Our waitress was nowhere to be found so I had to wave my arms to get someone's attention. Waitress was pleasant but disappeared during most of... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have loved this place since it opened many years ago. After the first review of the food I saw a letter to the editor saying "That place will never last. Who wants to eat anything like that?" Well, we did and many more did it would seem. From the style of the building I think it must have been... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was my first visit and after seeing the high ratings on trip advisor I convinced my husband and son to try it with me. We got there early (5:30)and were seated right away (afterwards there was a long line). I got the tilefish which was amazing and my husband got the pepper steak, also amazing. My son is not... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Kool Beanz is a very good place to eat a great meal. They do not take reservations. So, if you are in a rush, don't go on a prime night. We got there on a Saturday a bit after 6pm. They open at 5:30. It was a graduation night so there was already a 25 minute wait for indoor seating.... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I arrived @ 9:30 and was seated almost immediately (outside, in a corner, but it made it easier to watch, listen to the other diners). Even 1/2 hour before closing, this place is jumping. By the time the waiter took my order, I had already selected 3 dishes. The waiter seemed rushed (he forgot to take my drink order first,... More

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