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Paisley Cafe

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Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
+1 850-385-7268
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Paisley Cafe is absolutely wonderful. The atmosphere is up-scale, but comfortable. The owner showed us around the restaurant and explained the various specials and dishes to us. All of the staff was super friendly and the food is so amazing. Their grits are so perfect. I'm looking forward to my next visit!

Thank flesh-cladmonster
West Chester, Ohio
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times and have yet to be disappointed. Very creative menu with fresh ingredients prepared to perfection. Tomato Bisque is outstanding and my favorite sandwich is the Chicken Salad Croissant - the secret is the muscadine preserves!! We will be back again as the whole family loves this place!

Thank jcrslick
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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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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17 reviews
11 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 

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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 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?