We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Luncheon Disaster” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Cody's Original Roadhouse

Cody's Original Roadhouse
1926 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, FL 32308
850-402-3014
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #175 of 619 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Price range: $10 - $25
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: You'll only need to look around Cody's to see why "Original" is our middle name. You'll enter an era gone by, when things were simpler, more casual and definitely more relaxed. Tubs of roasted peanuts are available throughout for snackin', crackin' or throwin' on the floor. You'll enjoy Cody's fresh cut, flame broiled, USDA prime and choice Steaks, Prime Rib, Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Back Ribs, Fresh, Fresh Fish, Burgers, Fajitas and more. At Cody's, we're proud of our expert cooking skills and we've put the grill front and center for your viewing.All told, Cody's Original Roadhouse is a fun, casual, family friendly Roadhouse that serves "Just Plain Good Food®". You won't go home hungry or broke - you'll just go home happy!
Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Luncheon Disaster”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Party of 12 entered at 1130. Restaurant 50% full. Seated at table with some unclean dinnerware and at other places missing napkins and dinnerware. Drink order finally taken at 1200. 1220: two persons served (salad); 1230 second round of drinks served. 1235: 10 other meals arrived. 1250: Final meal served. (A hamburger: waiter asked what final person had ordered) Manager summoned and dissatisfaction presented. Suggested that person served at 1250 not be charged. 1315 difficulty obtaining checks. Person who got the 1250 meal fully charged. All checks paid an 18% service charge. Food was unseasoned and tasteless. This was not a good experience. None of the participants will return. This party of twelve had only one waiter.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

100 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    29
    20
    25
    12
    14
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very disappointed....!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at lunch on a Saturday to an almost empty dining area so I figured the service would be quick. To make a long story short the service was very poor, the prime rib was not very hot and tasteless, the steamed veggies were undercooked and it took what seemed to be an eternity for this event to conclude. Needless to say we will not be back.

Visited December 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Pensacola, Florida
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Not So Good”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Slow Wednesday night. Out of the first two draft beers I tried to order. Waiter Greg friendly but not attentive. Not sure where he goes. Only has two tables to serve.

Ordered NY strip medium. Came out maybe Rare. Imagine my delight when the 2nd attempt came out cooked Medium. Even the steamed veggies were ok.

Of course, Manager Paul hasn't stopped by to inquire about my day or my meal or to apologize for all the problems. But then why would he? He's responsible for ordering and staff training. He's the one who has let Greg down. Greg is just the face of the organization.

Price is reasonable. I had a lot of food. However, no offer of a discount or a dessert. Perhaps they are ok with this level of service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Indialantic, Florida
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Thanksgiving at Cody's”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We happened to be traveling and in Tallahassee on Thanksgiving, and this was one of the only restaurants of this type that was open. We were there about 6:30 and it was pretty empty. Despite that, the service was slow and kind of off. Maybe our server was new, but things just didn't flow. However, the food was good, the portions large, and two for one drinks at happy hour helped. The restaurant is fun, decorated with lots of car stuff. I think on a different day it could be excellent.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Florida Panhandle
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excellent lunch menu!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We've eaten here several times over the last couple of years, always for lunch. The lunch menu is an excellent value where the two of us routinely have lunch and a couple of drinks for around $35, tip included. The salads are always fresh and crisp and not just a bunch of lettuce. The prime rib lunch plate is well seasoned. The sandwiches are generous in the amount of meat and we often take home leftovers as the quantities are generous. The soup and salad lunch is also a great way to go! Lots of options and we have yet to have an average experience. Highly recommend Cody's for lunch!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Cody's Original Roadhouse also viewed

Tallahassee, Florida Panhandle
Tallahassee, Florida Panhandle
 

Been to Cody's Original Roadhouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cody's Original Roadhouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.