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The Bada Bean

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2500 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4978
+1 850-562-2326
07:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Kimberly A
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bada Bean is a great local restaurant serving excellent (and bottomless) coffee. They have a big menu and some very tasty specials. I had the crab eggs benedict (a special) and it was AWESOME! A great spot to grab a bite in East Tallahassee.

Thank Mike D
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terribly slow service. Food is fair. Wait staff need a shower and some basic grooming. Parking is an issue. Would not return.

1 Thank X272DUmichaelf
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was a great local place that I tried with my wife. The food is great with big portions and the server was very laid back and fun. I recommend any of the breakfast skillets.

Thank Brian J
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

As a chef, this was the first time I visited this place and I was very impressed with this local place. I highly recommended this place for anyone looking for a great breakfast in Tallahassee. The service was very good. The Farmers Skillet was perfect and the homemade double chocolate chip muffin toasted with butter was excellent. If you are... More 

Thank Chef2017
Thomasville, Georgia
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565 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Bada Bean is a great spot for breakfast and lunch. Omelets, French toast, blueberry pancakes, sandwiches and much more on the menu are available to whet your tastebuds. Breakfast is served at lunch along with delicious mugs of coffee. Bada Bean is very easy to overlook in a small strip of shops on Apalachee Pkwy but don't drive by without... More 

Thank Smiles4miles
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a hard time deciding what to order because everything sounded so good. The food is absolutely delicious and the portions are huge. The wait staff and hosts are friendly, helpful and efficient. One of the few places where I would say the 50 minute wait was worth it!

Thank jjrmom60
tallahassee, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

get here early...like b4 8:30 on the weekend or expect a wait. But its worth it! I love anything they do with their amazing hollandaise...Bird Nest is my #1 go to, fried tatters with scrambled eggs, hollandaise and crisp bacon. Also the Shrimp & grits is best in town IMO (the lump of brie takes getting used to, I cut... More 

Thank Kim S
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We found the Bada Bean by searching Google Reviews and what a great place it turned out to be. It Bad Bean is in a strip mall and sort of small but also has some outside seating. Super nice waiter named Colton. The coffee and the breakfasts were wonderful. Pumpkin flavored pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs. Too many different choices to... More 

Thank DukelyFlukely
Tallahassee, Florida
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129 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I assumed this place was a coffee place with a few bread items to go along with the java. I finally went in for just that, and whoa... this is an awesome brunch spot. Or breakfast spot. I got pancakes, eggs and coffee and all was great. My favorite part is they give you the mug and the coffee carafes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?