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Kool Beanz Cafe

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921 Thomasville Rd, Local Eatery with daily menu changes, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6219
850-224-2466
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Indialantic, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a little bit of a find. And don't let the casual atmosphere fool you. The food and service are fantastic. It may have been the best snapper I have ever tried, and the potatoes were fantastic. So was the bread. I would highly recommend this for lunch or dinner.

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Thank DhahnFL
Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been going to Kool Beanz for years and they never disappoint. Their commitment to fresh and in season ingredients is what makes this restaurant special. A true local gem!

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Thank Randall G
Tallahassee, Florida
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of eating here for my best friends graduation lunch. I was weary of this place for years as it just didn't seem like my scene but man was I wrong. The fun and colorful decor are nothing compared to what you are about to eat. The open kitchen allows patrons to see and experience their meal... More 

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Thank 447mian
tallahassee, florida
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of Tallahassee's best, American cooking with a southern twist--think grits,oysters and fish, greens, great desserts. An outdoor, screened , covered space is quieter than the indoor dining area. Good service. Lunch is often packed--try to get there before 11:30. Parking provided but latecomers are forced to explore side streets for a space.

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Thank cjaycee
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Real nice local Tally cafe. Homey feel with an eclectic menu of fish, chicken, pasta, duck and others. Entrees have a strong mixture of ingredients that accent a farm to table type approach. For example: "Caramelized salmon, green goddess sauce, garli sautéed sugar snaps, lentils, chevre-herb mashed potatoes". Food was very good and so was a wonderful warm brownie dessert... More 

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Thank Vincent P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waited forever to be served then got a dish of over cooked scallops...unbelievably bad! The only positive was they took it off the check. Total waste of a couple of hours.

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Thank Christopher W
Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food! Very unique and distinct menu that we were told changes often. Our food was excellent, the service was very good, food was a bit slow coming to the table from order time, but that was more than acceptable. Prices were a bit higher than the norm.

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Thank currycook
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant a number of times and it is one of my favorites in Tallahassee. The menu changes but is always full of delicious choices. I've never been disappointed in the food or service. I think its a great value. It does get crowded and is noisy but worth it.

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Thank Brian W
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us enjoyed a fabulous lunch. The server was very attentive, and the fish was perfectly prepared. Everything was great, as always.

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Thank Dwirish
Plano, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from Florida. Lucky for us it was very busy so we opted to sit at the bar. Best seats in the house. Got to see the chefs cook everything fresh right in front of us. We shared a salad and the plate with mojo spiced chicken, shrimp, chorizo and black... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Thomasville Rd, Local Eatery with daily menu changes, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6219
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: 850-224-2466

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Leesburg, FL, United States
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5 months ago
Bonita Springs, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?