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Wharf Express

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745 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4534
+1 850-656-1688
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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76 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wharf express offers a nice variety of fresh seafood, including shrimp, catfish, etc. The restaurant is clean. The food is well prepared and tasty.

Thank dbmmock
Level Contributor
72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were greeted immediately and with a smile. The fish tacos and grouper entree were both hot and delicious. We were glad we walked out of the Chili's next door and came here. Would definitely look for and visit another one. This is very casual- you order at the counter and they deliver the food to your table. Moderately priced... More 

Thank Cheryl C
Tallahassee, Florida
Level Contributor
39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Service was slow for lunch and the food was a little greasy. compared to other local seafood places (Shells, Seine Yard, Crystal River Seafood) I would rate this below average. Also very overpriced for what you get.

Thank Don B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is kind of like a Culvers where you order and pay and then they bring the food to the table. We tried fried shrimp, tilapia, mahi mahi, and the crab cakes. All of the food was good, especially the shrimp which had a lot of flavor. We didn't have anything special, but the food was good.

Thank summere626
Tallahassee, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a casual dining experience which has food, fast service with reasonable prices. Easy access to property.

Thank lasharnq
Naples, Florida
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Everything tasted the same...couldn't have told you the difference between the hushpuppies, the shrimp or fish....all just overly fried.

Thank Debbi W
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Order & pay at the counter and find a seat. Friendly & personable servers deliver your food and frequently check in on you & offer refills. Loved their mahi tacos! I was so happy to find a restaurant that serves real fish (instead of talapia, swai, or basa) in their tacos. At first I didn't think they would fill me... More 

Thank Mrs_Cutlip
Athens, Ohio
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We ate here as a family meal after Googling "casual seafood restaurant Tallahassee". We were pleasantly surprised. The location is great, less than a mile to the state Capitol. The good part: extensive seafood menu, fast service, good prices, and beer on the menu! The seafood was prepared several ways, grilled, blackened or fried. Also a few tables to eat... More 

Thank Kay K
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat something fast but not a burger. 😀 The food is delicious . The wharf platter is quite big and it was enough for two.

Thank Gina K
Savannah, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had the tilapia, shrimp and crab cake meal...YUM!!! The bacon wrapped shrimp were sooo good! Everything was cooked to perfection. No long wait. Will definitely come back!!!

Thank tnv83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4534
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-656-1688

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