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Paisley Cafe

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Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
+1 850-385-7268
10:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have tried Paisely four times with various family/friends who wanted to go there. Twice served cold eggs for breakfast. Lunch sandwiches and sides were good but overpriced. It is also in a somewhat cramped small space. There are several places for brunch/lunch in Tallahassee with better ambience, food and prices.

Thank James M
Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine sent a text asking me to lunch today...she suggested Paisley Cafe. I ordered one of their lunch specials with a side of Gouda cheese grits (Yum!). My friend ordered a chicken salad sandwich with a side of the same Gouda cheese grits. The service was quick, and the food was so yummy! It was the perfect... More 

Thank familymom22
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Tallahassee for the day and needed to have lunch. Being new to this town I began a search for a good place to eat. I came upon Paisly cafe and decided to give it a try. Paisley is a small quaint cafe that is full of flavor. For starters, while I was beginning to order the owner... More 

Thank modrono
Tallahassee, FL
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I went to Paisley on four occasions with various friends or family members who had wanted to try as it had some good reviews. Went for breakfast twice and eggs Benedict both times was served cold; reheated on request but then overcooked. Other two times went for lunch and the sandwiches and sides were better, but hard... More 

2 Thank Patonkos
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I am an ovo-lacto vegetarian. I rate this place as excellent for working with my eating restrictions

Thank Anica S
Lutz, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nice brunch place. Great grits. The overall atmosphere is good. The menu prices were a little high for the amount of food served.

Thank mew22465
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is what a $50 lunch for 2 looks like: 2 sandwiches, 2 sides (fruit and pasta salad) 1 sweet tea, 1 water, 1 kids lemonade Stopped for lunch with my college daughter. She had warned me it was on the expensive side, so I was not surprised to see a chicken salad on a croissant with a side of... More 

3 Thank TravelingFamilyOfSix
College Station, Texas
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The menu items are unique and change regularly. I got the brunch sampler and everything tasted very flavorful. Definitely not just the same old things. The sangria was also delicious, not too sweet and not too weak. Worth trying, I would go back but not often due to the price! Most menu items are around $18. Service was great as... More 

1 Thank ErinElizabeth6
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong- I love me a good sandwich from paisley. But emptying out my wallet for it while surrounded by stuffy, over dressed women isn't my scene.

1 Thank EmmaJo430
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I eat lunch here from time to time, my favorite thing about this restaurant is there healthy menu options with out all the BS. Most of there items are 7 ingredients or less and they make all there ingredients in house. $15 for a salad with chicken is a little pricy but the food is always on point.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-385-7268
When lightning strikes, sometimes you have to follow it. Kiersten Lee decided to open Paisley Cafe after a 19 year career in banking. She fell in love with the Midtown Design Center and decided to open up a cafe on a whim. Being able to provide the highest quality ingredients and highest level of customer service is Paisley's foundation. We are not only able to nourish our customers physically, but also emotionally and spiritually through our "Love on a Plate".

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