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$10 - $26
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African
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Visited this gem while visiting dear friends in Tallahassee. The sorrel drink was just like an authentic one from the island of Jamaica. Food was delicious and very generous portions. It's a shame they are closing. The syrup was warm with a hint of cinnamon....If you have a chance to go before the close, highly recommendMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

When they open first time it was good but slowly the was deteriorating. I really do not know how they got the excellence award! Last Saturday we had a dinner there, the chicken was bad or spoiled three off us we had chicken we were...sick with a sever stomach upset. So be careful! It is not a cheap restaurant but the food is very bad.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

I visit often to participate in Black on Black Rhyme. The group meets every Tuesday from 9pm - 11pm,doors open at 8pm. The atmosphere is great as people share poetry, song and sometimes rap or stepping. The restaurant itself serves awesome food with a lot...of choices for vegans and vegetarians. There are great choices for meat eaters too. No matter what I choose from the menu, I always get a slice of the vegan cheesecake. The food is good, the prices a little high. Just watch out for the receipt which auto includes gratuity but has a spot to add additional gratuity.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

I ate here with a colleague sometime in the last year; we both enjoyed the distinctive, flavorful food. Returning to a hotel near Nefetari's this week, I chose to have dinner at Nefetari's two nights in a row. The first night, I had the Honey...Eggplant dish with tofu: savory, complex complex flavors that continued to delight my tastebuds . . . and I'm not a big fan of eggplant as a rule. The second night, I had the coconut curry with lamb, with sides of grilled veggies and basmati rice. Phenomenal! A word of caution: while neither of the dishes I chose were too spicy (the curry, in fact, is mild, though richly flavorful), I know that the "pepper" on the menu means really hot, outside my personal comfort zone. Great service, too. I'm definitely keeping Nefetari's on my "adventurous" list for Tallahasee.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The lamb burger is heaven. I brought my friend from VA. He is in love with the food. Cooked to perfection along with a salad and sweet potato fries.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Delightful brunch with friends at Nefetari’s. Excellent food and service. Stunning African art decor. We started with cranberry and mango mimosas then had great samosas for appetizers. The wild mushroom ravioli was superb as were the royal omelet and tofu scramble. Best meal I had...in Tallahassee. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

There is a dead stuffed lion in the entrance of this restaurant. I was shocked and appalled that Nefetari's would have a dead threatened species and I left very upset without eating at the restaurant. I would greatly appreciate it if the owners would please...consider removing the lion from the restaurant. I understand that it is the owners' choice to do what they would like and that the decorations of the restaurant are Egyptian themed; however a dead animal is not an object or a decoration - and most definitely not a trophy to put on display. It also implies that it is okay to hunt and display threatened species. I feel it is incredibly disrespectful, especially at a restaurant that prides itself in serving many vegan options. I cannot support this restaurant unless the lion is removed.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Inside the humble exterior is a sensual African and Asian influenced journey with beautiful decor and delicious food. I had the Coconut Curry Chicken (bone-in) that was one of the most balanced curries I have ever had. Chicken was perfectly cooked and tender. Side of...collards were flavorful with enough acid and heat. The rice was fragrant and fluffy. My friend had the honey eggplant, also well prepared. Will save room next time for dessert! The chef visited and explained that everything is made from scratch. So many items on the menu to try. Will definitely be back next time in Tallahassee.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

One of the first things you notice upon entering is how clean the place is. They have a very eclectic healthy menu and I think everything is cooked to order. Try the sample juices! I had the juice rather than their wines. The owners give...a personal touch. I highly recommend the eggplant! You feel well tended too. This is an underrated jewel in Tallahassee run by lovely people. One note- unless you’re going in for just drinks & dessert, this is not a place to go if you’re in a hurry. It’s a true dining experience where you can hear your partner(s). Reserve this table for a Royal dining experience!More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

As a person with food allergies and restrictions I love the variety Nefetari's offers. The food is delicious and the service is friendly. I have been coming here for years.

Date of visit: February 2019
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rjon112
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For dinner $16-20 a plate
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