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Kool Beanz Cafe

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921 Thomasville Rd, Local Eatery with daily menu changes, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6219
+1 850-224-2466
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on a Tuesday evening. Restaurant opened at 5:30, we got the last inside table arriving there at 5:35. Service and food were remarkable. The decor is spartan and casual attire is the norm. The restaurant is small and noisy so it is not the place for a quiet meal. If you want great food, service and an unusual menu... More 

Thank Jerry J
Maitland, Florida
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Kool Beanz every time I visit Tallahassee and I am never disappointed. I love the menu that changes frequently. The flank steak is fabulous. They have an excellent wine selection and the art on the walls is all for sale. The staff seems to be about the same they have had for years. Great place.

Thank MdvGator
Land O Lakes, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

No kids menu, but there were two other families with kids there and the decor looked very bright and kid- friendly with paintings of animals everywhere. They even brought crayons when I asked so the kids could draw on the paper tablecloth. I ordered mac n cheese for the kids because it was offered as a side on the regular... More 

Thank Sarah B
Crystal River, Florida
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you walk in EVERYONE is friendly. We were a party of two waiting for the additional 3 to join us. They sat us right away. Our very tall waiter (sorry no name) was there in a flash to get our drink orders. He was very helpful with his craft beer knowledge and so easy. When our group... More 

Thank HiStaci
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice menu that changes. One of my favorites when in town for business, great atmosphere both inside and outside.

Thank Ryan S
Marianna, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to try this restaurant on an FSU game night-which meant we were seated right away with no wait. Relaxed funky atmosphere with art pieces hung everywhere. Food was absolutely perfect. Presentation, flavor, originality-all there! I had scallops, which were large and tender. My husband had a spicy pork dish. Even out gator tail appetizer was done... More 

Thank Amy A
Boca Raton, Florida
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kool Beanz is in many ways Tallahassee, not too chic, not too fancy, but just tasty enough and creative enough to impress. The food is outstandingly fresh and moist, and the service warm and friendly.

Thank QCao009
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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, nice wines (Malbec & Macon villages especially) in a unique setting. My wife had rainbow trout; I enjoyed peppered flank steak): both really good just too much! Should have shared. Wedge salad was excellent!

Thank Bill L
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with our son, a student at FSU because he had heard so many great things about the restaurant, and we were not disappointed. The menu changes each day, so you are seated, not knowing what exactly will be served. On the Saturday night we visited, the restaurant was packed and there was a decent wait, so we... More 

Thank sjhokie
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Using Trip Advisor to choose our lunch stop, we tried Kool Beanz Cafe and were not disappointed. Service was good and while the wait for our food was a bit long, it was worth it. They have an interesting menu with some creative twists. Our Shrimp & Pasta dish and the Pork Belly Rueben were terrific.

Thank travlingmama

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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: +1 850-224-2466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?