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Paisley Cafe

Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
+1 850-385-7268
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (11 reviews)
“apple butter” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Parking is the first issue when deciding to visit this restaurant at lunch time. The small lot is shared by a large insurance agency and three other businesses, including Paisley Cafe. We appeared to get the last parking place near the 11:00 opening, and yet,...More

Thank foodieintally
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful little hidden gem. It is located at the back of a building. We saw the sign, but didn't see the restaurant until we parked and started walking up. Very quaint and cute. We had a couple hiccups, but one of the servers brought us...More

Thank macie106
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tucked away gem is worth seeking out. Delicious food, friendly service. Cheese grits to die for. They even have a small meeting room if you have an event.

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Have lived in Tallahassee for 7 years and this was my first but definitely not my last visit.Fabulous bread and tasty sandwiches.Our Waiter Brian was just perfect ,funny but respectful.

Thank Jacky S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I went to Paisley for my birthday to have brunch with my family. We had a great time and a great meal. Brian took great care of us. The Nutella bread pudding was fantastic. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank A6956DJlisas
Reviewed 13 December 2017

It's a funky little place with no tablecloths but lots of things to look at on the walls and sitting around. We had reserved a private room for our ladies group, which tends to laugh a lot! Our waiter Justin was gracious, efficient and managed...More

Thank Sandtom
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Whenever you eat here, the food that you choose is like farm to table, as I'm sure it is! We all had something different, a salad or a sandwich. Cheese and ham on a small bun, made there, delicious! Whatever you order, you will enjoy!...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Cute place - family owned and run... interesting food choices that were better than expected. I had some sandwich with cream cheese and amazing blueberries. It was super rich but I couldn't stop eating it! I am not a shrimp and grits fan but my...More

Thank Cyndi L W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The staff is consistently friendly and you can tell they take pride in their work and service. The food is always fresh and made to order with ingredients that are locally sourced! (Go Local!!). The front outdoor patio is the perfect reprieve to take a...More

Thank CourtMort247
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed a Cuban accompanied by black beans and rice. During a previous visit, the turkey, apple butter and brie sandwich with lobster bisque soup was excellent! Funky atmosphere just adds to the experience!

Thank mille832
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Sharon M
22 August 2016|
Response from TallyFL | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they do. But they do have a back room with large table you can reserve for occasions.
28 August 2015|
Response from Vengel | Reviewed this property |
I don't know anything about their catering or even if they have one but if they did I would definitely use them because they are fantastic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thomasville Road, Midtown, Tallahassee, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-385-7268
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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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