Off-Campus Dining

Tallahassee, FL
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2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There is nothing less than 10 mins walking distace

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: The Food is great, there are many places to go that serve great food late nights.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are a number of businesses near the school, but they don't offer much towards a student discount.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There's a checkers not too far. Theres that restaurant New Oleans that is not too far. But McDonalds, Burger King is a walking distance(I never walk there before)

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I love to eat! So having a list of endless restaurants is important to me. There is a wide varitey of dinners/food joints in Tallahassee, some are costly (worth every penny if the food is good) and some are inexpensive; it all depends on what you have a taste for. Being that this is a college town, sadly not a lot of restaurants offer student discounts but I hope dinners will implement that idea into their business plan in the near future. Most restaurants are away from campus, thus causing you to drive or catch other ways of transportation. The variety of food goes from, Chinese, to Jamaican, to Italian pizza joints.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 449th
    Best Off-Campus Dining Cost
  • 1243rd
    Best Off-Campus Dining Variety

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Angel Neal
Tampa, Fla
Journalism/Magazine Production
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At first glance, students might get the wrong impression that all Tallahassee has to offer is repetitive fast food places. But, if they look past all the McDonald’s, Burger Kings, and chicken spots, there are some hidden gems. There is a lot of variety in the restaurants here, so no matter what kind of food you are craving, you should be able to find an affordable option. Tallahassee dining includes European, Italian, Asian, Mexican, American, seafood, vegetarian, soul food, and delis, among others. Plus, there are all the fast food chains, which are close to the school.

On the other hand, kosher and vegetarian options are not that common. Tallahassee has about three restaurants that cater to non-meat eaters, but the city does have many alternative markets where students can purchase food to create their own meals. The prices are reasonable for many of the restaurants and are not too far-fetched for an average student’s budget. Overall, the restaurants are convenient, which comes in handy when students are tired of eating the same on-campus menu items.

Facts & Statistics

24-Hour Dining
  • IHOP
  • McDonald's
Best Asian
  • Bamboo House
  • Hong Kong
  • Osaka
  • Panda Express
Best Breakfast
  • Olean's Café
  • Panera Bread
Best Coffee
  • Panera Bread
  • Starbucks
Best Healthy
Best Late-Night
  • Denny's
  • Guthrie's
  • IHOP
Best Mexican
  • Chipotle
  • Taco Bell
Best Pizza
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Hungry Howie's
  • Papa John's
Best Wings
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Hobbit Hoagies Factory
  • Wing Zone
Best Place to Take a Date
  • Andrew's 228
  • Olive Garden
  • Osaka
Best Place to Take Your Parents
  • Applebee's
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Chili's
Other Places to Check Out
  • Burger King
  • McDonald's
  • Shoney's
  • Taco Bell
  • Zaxby's

Grocery StoresWhat's This?

New Leaf Market
1235 Apalachee Pkwy.
(850) 942-2557
Daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
1700 N. Monroe St.
(850) 222-1975
Daily 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sam's Club
3122 Dick Wilson Blvd.
(850) 671-5959
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wal-Mart Supercenter
4400 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 574-3588
Daily 24 hours
3813 N. Monroe St.
(850) 562-1369
Daily 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

Restaurant ListingsWhat's This?

Andrew's 228
Food: American, Italian
228 S. Adams St.
(850) 222-3444
Price: $10-$30
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill
Food: American
1355 Apalachee Parkway
(850) 222-1254
Price: $8-$15
Bamboo House
Food: Chinese
112 E. 6th St.
(850) 224-9099
Price: $8-$15
Bella Bella
Food: Italian
123 E. 5th Ave.
(850) 412-1114
Price: $15-$25
Cool Features: There is outdoor seating.
Bonefish Grill
Food: Seafood
3491 Thomasville Rd.
(850) 297-0460
Price: $10-$25
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
Food: American
1921 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 425-5293
Price: $8-$15
Chili's Grill & Bar
Food: American
719 Apalachee Parkway
(850) 877-2148
Price: $8-$15
Food: Fast food, Mexican
1498 Apalachee Parkway
(850) 254-9992
Price: $3-$8
The Crepevine
Food: European
2020 W. Pensacola St.
(850) 329-7373
Price: Less than $10
Cool Features: You get to listen to mellow tunes while you eat.
Food: American
875 Traditions Way
(850) 645-2233
Price: $8-$15
Domino's Pizza
Food: Pizza
1528 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 222-6363
Price: $8-$15
Food: Fried chicken
1818 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 224-2244
Price: Less than $10
Harry's Seafood, Bar, and Grille
Food: American, seafood, southern
301 S. Bronough St.
(850) 222-3976
Price: $10-$20
Hobbit Hoagie Factory
Food: Sandwiches, wings
2020 W. Pensacola St.
(850) 576-1009
Price: $5-$15
Hong Kong
Food: Chinese
1214 Capital Cir.
(850) 877-6652
Price: $5-$10
Hungry Howie's
Food: Pizza
2020 W. Pensacola St.
(850) 574-2200
Price: Less than $10
Food: Breakfast
2840 Apalachee Parkway
(850) 656-1621
Price: $5-$10
Leola's Crab Shack
Food: Seafood
710 W. Orange Ave.
(850) 575-0395
Price: Less than $10
Food: Asian
1001 N. Monroe St.
(850) 847-0003
Price: $15-$25
Cool Features: The restaurant is beautifully designed.
Olean's Café
Food: Soul food
1605 S. Adams St.
(850) 521-0259
Price: Less than $10
Olive Garden
Food: Italian
1103 Apalachee Parkway
(850) 878-2949
Price: $10-$25
Food: Japanese hibachi
1690 Raymond Diehl Rd.
(850) 531-0222
Price: $15-$30
Panda Express
Food: Chinese
1410 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 222-6899
Price: $5-$10
Panera Bread
Food: Sandwiches
800 Ocala Rd.
(850) 580-8918
Price: $3-$8
Papa John's Pizza
Food: Pizza
1429 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 224-1222
Price: $8-$15
The Red Elephant Pizza and Grill
Food: American, pizza
1872 Thomasville Rd.
(850) 222-PIZZA
Price: $5-$10
Food: Coffee
902-904 Wildwood Drive
(850) 645-8146
Price: $3-$8
Food: Sandwiches
1214 S. Monroe St.
(850) 222-0077
Price: $3-$8
Wing Zone
Food: Wings
2037 W. Pensacola St.
(850) 576-9464
Price: $8-$15

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus restaurants on the following topics    Based on 128 responses

Very poor
  • Cost
  • Convenience
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Student discounts
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

How would you rate the diversity of off-campus dining options?    Based on 144 responses

  • 7% An endless repetition of the same few places.
  • 35% Mostly just chain restaurants and fast food.
  • 35% Enough variety to keep things interesting.
  • 24% A nice variety of local spots and ethnic cuisine.
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