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Paisley Cafe

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Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
+1 850-385-7268
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Jupiter, Florida
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for Sunday Brunch and got there a little after 11am. Stood on a long line to order the food only to find out so many items were sold out. When we finally did get our food, the quiche was still refrigerator cold, there was black beans that appeared to come straight out of the can with its... More 

Thank Dori H
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176 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selections and atmosphere and service BUT very pricey for Tallahassee. What I usually get for $12 elsewhere is over $20 here. They are imaginative in their selections so you may want so split an order to try them out.

Thank Pat S
Tallahassee, Florida
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really love our lunches at the Paisley Cafe! The space is small, the specials are great, the service is wonderful, and the food is so good!! Sometimes there's a wait but it is tolerable and a part of the experience. Enjoy this midtown jewel!!

Thank BlondeSeminole
Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband & I were in town for a wedding & were told that the rehearsal dinner was to be @ the Paisley Café. We got in early & decided to go there for lunch. We met the owner, Kirstan Lee. She was very charming & told us that all the sausages used @ her café were from her family... More 

Thank Deb H
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I went to the Paisley cafe after reading the reviews on trip advisor and I can now vouch for the great reviews, it was absolutely delicious. The service was great and the outdoor seating was fun and inviting.

1 Thank Terry D
Miami, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Found this little gem during a business trip in Tallahassee. It's quaint, tiny place toy can't see from the street, offering home cooked deliciousness and excellent service! The mixed berry lemonade, wow!! (Picture shared). The soups were amazing and the bread it is served with fresh and crunchy! I had the shrimp and Gouda grits (picture shared) and it was... More 

1 Thank BerthaGalindo
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch with family and this charming cafe that is tucked beneath a fabulous bookstore (Midtown Reader). A fun outing for out of town guests! The food was delicious, the courtyard was charming and the service was great! A split of Prosecco, a bowl of lobster bisque, a crispy pressed sandwich or a beautiful presented salad are all... More 

1 Thank BBB2013
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I live in Tampa and I wish they had this restaurant there. The sandwiches are amazing and are worth the price as they have prime ingredients. The soups are excellent. The mac and cheese is amazing. The service is incredible here. I eat here every time I come to Tallahassee

1 Thank meterstick
Tallahassee, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 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!

1 Thank flesh-cladmonster
West Chester, Ohio
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 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!

1 Thank jcrslick

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?