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The Bada Bean

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2500 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4978
+1 850-562-2326
06:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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276 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food (breakfast) was very good. Huge variety of breakfast items some are very original. The coffee selection is good and it is self-serve. The getting of the food items took very long as did trying to pay our check. The food is worth the long wait and very poor parking though. Weekdays are better than weekends, very busy.

1 Thank Devilstowerwy
Weston, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the coffee and food. Very fun college atmosphere. My daughter took me here for mother daughter weekend at FSU. Nice menu selection and lots of choices for specialty coffee. Their breakfast blend was perfect. A must go for your visit with your Nole. 😄

Thank Diane S
Tallahassee, Florida
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This immensely popular spot is always crowded - with a waiting period. Indoor eating area is overwhelmingly noisy. Nothing to absorb sound. Small outdoor seating available. Food is good. Varied menu. Friendly servers. Considerable wait time for food to be delivered, once ordered. Reasonably priced.

Thank Frances T
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and love this little jewel of a restaurant! Parking is a challenge - but the food is worth the parking hassle! They have an assortment of breakfast/brunch style items - (the omelets are our favorite!) - with a variety of salads and sandwiches to choose from. We absolutely LOVE their coffee selections - and the 'down-home' owner gives... More 

Thank SeaAlot
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great service and a fun menu that reaches beyond your average breakfast meal. Specialty pancakes, delicious looking skillet meals and creative omelets ( or build your own!). The wait was long but we were there on a Saturday morning. Self serve Lucky Goat coffee - a Tallahassee favorite.

Thank TravelFun0101
Chicago, Illinois
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257 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Bada Bean has fantastic breakfasts at fantastic prices. It is a small restaurant, so there may be a wait, but it is definitely worth it. The portion sizes are very fair, especially for the price. The pastries are to die for. Unfortunately, they stopped making their cheese danish. But the cinnamon rolls are also quite good.

Thank KU90
Warner Robins, Georgia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

After failing to find good food all weekend we came across the Bada Bean! Best food choice of the entire FSU Alumni weekend! The server was friendly and the food was delicious; as well as prompt! The reviews helped us to make the choice of trying it out and we are grateful for the reviewers before us!!! Food choices were... More 

1 Thank Shamekia M
Fort Myers, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast and worth the wait. We waited for 10 minutes with great coffee offered right away! Bria was a treat as our waitress. The bacon is thick and cooked perfectly. I can't explain the great local coffee..Lucky Goat. Snowflake and Tallahassee blends..love the self serve bar for the coffee. Great find and worth the drive also. I got vegetable... More 

1 Thank happyfamily12842
Suffield, Connecticut
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102 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

When I come into town to visit my daughter we always stop by Bada Bean for breakfast. Their coffee is fantastic and their food is always fresh with some very unique dishes. I will however not recommend the oatmeal. When I ordered it I believe it was instant oatmeal from a pouch. Really easy to make oatmeal in a crockpot... More 

1 Thank lyndalou61
Tallahassee, Florida
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have spent the last 2 days with a friend that had appointments at the hospital, and each morning we have had breakfast. The first morning I ordered the Californian Omelette (Grilled onions, peppers, tomatoes, mushroom, spinach, and avocado with feta cheese) with home fries. OMG what a feast. The plain medium latte was also fabulous. My friend had to... More 

1 Thank Kimberly A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4978
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-562-2326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?