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Backwoods Bistro

401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
+1 850-320-6345
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
“curly fries” (5 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7627
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just so so ok, I had Brusheta of sorts, it was cold. )-: Then on to the house recommend crab cake stack, Big Disappointment - small portion of crab cake on a big so so dry bun with minimal salad items! Terrible...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 7 November 2017 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 30 October 2017

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 26 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 30 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 10 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 27 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 15 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
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17 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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