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Backwoods Bistro

401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
+1 850-320-6345
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“curly fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I always have a great time here eating and listening to live bands on Fridays. We met friends here for food and drinks and it was exellent.

Thank Mel_CanJamusa
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After an FSU home game we waited to get a seat here. The service was horrible and the food was mediocre. I didn't even like the Decor. Won't go again!

Thank oinkye
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We came in on a Sunday at 1pm and were seated right away.It was a bit loud.We were surprised to see live music on a Sunday. Storm was our server and all around great ! My husband ordered a garlic fritata with smoked pork ,...More

Thank rosieflum
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We love to hit the local and unfranchised type establishments. We were in town for a camp and stopped in for Dinner on day 1 of 3. The service was wonderful, very friendly and a clean restaurant!! They have a small garden area in the...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The menu offerings are diverse and all who visit should find something to their liking. We ordered two appetizers - Cream Cheese Stuffed Crab balls and Blairstone Basil Buttons (stuffed mushrooms) - both very good. For my entree, I ordered the Sprouting Crab Cake Stack...More

Thank Cleomissy
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Nice bistro with a pleasant ambiance and engaging staff. Not your usual bar food menu; crab cake sandwich was excellent and the fries were hot. Bartenders pour heavy and the prices are excellent. Not fine dining but worth a visit for a quality meal.

Thank BocaOpa
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We thought this was a tropical bar/grill venue but surprise it was s unique Bistro/Micro bear restaurant. Great varied menu with unique entries and interesting twists on traditional dishes. Great menu solid service and delicious food. Full bar and live music on Thursday and Friday....More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on Sunday around noon. They only had breakfast food available. My son had the Bulkin Omelette. He said it was very good. The wait staff was adequate. Not rude but not really friendly. The interior was dark. Would not visit again.

Thank Darrick24
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Our entire experience was lackluster. The food was ok. We got the deviled eggs as an appetizer l. They were the best thing we ate, but for two whole eggs $9 was a little steep. My husband got a sandwich with grits on it. They...More

Thank fsujenn83
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The food here didn't impress me much. It's very much like a fern bar in terms of menu options and taste. It is a good place for a large group as they have private dining rooms. So for an office lunch or something it's okay,...More

Thank holabonjour
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17 August 2015|
Response from snootsncoots | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are still open. They have a website and a Facebook page if you want to check it out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-320-6345
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