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“Yummy lunch”
Review of Backwoods Bistro

Backwoods Bistro
Ranked #109 of 820 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Price range: $7 - $18
Cuisines: American, Bar
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Private Dining
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Private Dining
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We enjoyed a great lunch. Blue crab sandwich and sweet potato fries for me. I started eating slower just to enjoy ever bite. He ahi tuna sub with cream of carrot & rice soup. Wish the soup was a bit hotter. Hard to tell with cream soups what the right temp should be. Don't forget dessert, chocolate terramsu! Service was prompt and friendly. Decor was ok nothing special.

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Winkerice, Owner at Backwoods Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Chandon3535,
We appreciate you taking the time to give us positive feedback about your lunch. We strive to serve amazing food and great service along with it. I'm glad you liked the carrot soup- it was the first time Jesse made it and we have heard rave reviews about it. We hope to see you again soon and thank you again.

Winky Jenkins-Rice

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Went for brunch recently. The food was only decent, My order was wrong but it still tasted fine. I was too hungry to send it to back. It has taken so much time to get my first food, I didn't want to risk it. Had some of my friends food and it was pretty good. Definitely think that the service needs to be improved and it should succeed its a college town so a good atmosphere is what is need and it definitely has that.

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Thank Laura G
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Winkerice, Owner at Backwoods Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Hello Laura,
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your comments on Backwoods. We strive for nothing less than amazing food and service. We apologize that your experience was less than perfect. We hope you will give us another try since we have been working on additional training for our staff to be the best we can be.

Thank you,
Winky Jenkins-Rice

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Reviewed September 9, 2013

It could have been our menu selection...but, average chicken salad and sandwich. The beer and mixed drink the hubby ordered was warm. It certainly filled the tummy, but, I probably would pick another item or another place in town next time. It was walking distance to our downtown hotel, so that was a plus.

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Thank mvpage
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Winkerice, Owner at Backwoods Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Hello mvpage,
We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are sorry that you did not have a better experience with us. We value our customers and would hope you would give us another try next time you are in the area. We will make it worth your while.
Thank you.
Winky Jenkins-Rice

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Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

First time at Backwoods Bistro, and a great experience. Impressive menu and terrific food! Four of us loved the old school brushetta, and our entrees were all outstanding. We will definitely put Backwoods Bistro on our go to list. Plus this is a local business.

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Thank Gr8GatorGirl67
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Winkerice, Owner at Backwoods Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2013

Hello Gr8GatorGirl67! Thank you for supporting our family restaurant. We are glad that you and your fellow diners enjoyed your meals and the service. Our mission is to create great food and experience for our customers. We also appreciate your support of local businesses. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

I am fortunate to have experienced restaurants around the world, so I forget to rate the ones in my own hometown. This was such a pleasant surprise. Backyard Bistro is a wonderful mix of fine food (the bistro part) with a casual ambiance (the backyard with friends part). This was our first but not our last visit. The food was excellent, fresh and full of flavor. We were greeted by the proud owner. After dinner we were having so much fun, we decided to stay and listen to fantastic live jazz music from local musicians from FSU. It is family friendly, young, but not too much. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank BSBFlorida
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Winkerice, Owner at Backwoods Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Hello BSBFlorida,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review for Backwoods Bistro! We are especially pleased to hear from our local Tallahassee folks. As a new restaurant, we appreciate feedback so we can continue to improve and provide a special experience for our customers. We are happy to hear that you stayed to enjoy the music, as well. The music venues have been especially popular and well received. We look forward to seeing you again.
Winky Jenkins-Rice

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