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Backwoods Bistro

401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
+1 850-320-6345
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“curly fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times with a group of friends. The food has been consistently good and we've received very good service. The crab bisque is delicious and I highly recommend it. The atmosphere is quiet with relaxed decor. This is a great place to...More

Thank Eater4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the scallops and they were very good, my daughter had the burger and it also was very good. My wife ordered the shrimp, it came out wrong the first time, raw the second time and then she changed to the burger which was...More

Thank sschwartz1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at this restaurant was very tasty, especially the corn crab bisque. The server was a very pleasant man who was attentive and made sure I had everything I needed. The menu looked really good. But, the place was dark and not clean.It felt...More

Thank Sherri M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Red Fish was a wonderful surprise along with the appetizers! Only been here twice, and this time was better than the last. It's good to know that there's a place like this with such variety! Service was very good.

Thank tkanjas
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We decided to go to Backwodd Bistro for lunch to have their Greek style pizza. They no longer offer this pizza, so decided on the Blue Cheese Burger and the Multi-Cheese pressed roll with a cup of crab bisque. It was 12:24pm when we placed...More

Thank SmilingAnne
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 11 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 26 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 14 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
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16 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
US$7 - US$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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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