FSU Campus Spotlight : 5 Tallahassee Food Stops You Need to Try

FSU Local Spotlight : 5 Tallahassee Food Stops You Need to Try by Tim Kunz

FSU knows three things.

1) Football

2) Nightlife

3) Food

From a bacon-wrapped macaroni and cheese hot dog to a cheeseburger with peanut butter and jelly on top, Tallahassee is home to mouth-watering cuisine that you have to take advantage of.

Here are the top 5 Tallahassee, FL food stops you don’t want to miss out on:

5.) Guthrie’s Of Tallahassee

Address: 1818 W Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 244-2244

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Thanks to Guthrie’s, Tallahassee can say their chicken tender game is lit.

Price: $ out of $$$

What’s Popular?

The Guthrie’s Box: 4 delicious golden-fried tenders, fries, coleslaw, butter toast, and the signature “Guthrie’s sauce”.

You’ll Love:

Fast Service

Ample Seating

Open till 4:30AM

4.) Roboto Tokyo Grill

Address: 1350 W Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 915-0555

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Nicknamed “Mr. Robotos”, you can get your hibachi and sushi fix at an affordable price for students.

Price: $ out of $$$

What’s Popular?

Chicken Hibachi: $7.95

Steak Hibachi: $8.25

Tofu + Veggie: $7.95

You’ll Love:

Yum Yum sauce

Open till 10pm every day

Here’s a tip: If you plan to go at peak dinner hours (7-8) you may want to call your order in ahead of time because often the line is out the door!

3.) Gordo’s

Address: 1907 Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 576-5767

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Gordo’s serves a variety of traditional Cuban dishes. While they have inside seating their outside deck is the perfect place to bring any visitors you may have in town.

Price: $$ out of $$$

What’s Popular?

Seasoned fries with a side of “Gordo sauce”

The Cubano: roast beef, ham, mustard, pickles on delicious cuban bread

Chicken Philly

You’ll Love:

Cuban Atmosphere

Open until 11:00pm Monday-Saturday

Gordo’s is a popular spot for students to bring visiting parents or to enjoy a bucket of ice cold beer.

2.) Wells Brothers Bar And Grill

Address: 1710 W Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303

Phone: (850) 942-6665

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If you are looking for a burger, Wells Brothers is the right place-their meat is superior. Each burger comes with plenty of fries and you can choose from a variety of buns and toppings.

Price: $$ out of $$$

What’s Popular?

Lip Smacker: smoked bacon and cheddar cheese and slathered with creamy peanut butter; served on a kaiser roll

Gator Hater: bacon, red onion, lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese and horseradish mayo on buttered and toasted sourdough bread

Chili

You’ll Love:

Dive bar atmosphere

Build your own burger option

Open till 10pm Friday-Saturday

Known for its bold combinations, Wells Brothers is the perfect place to try something you never thought you’d have.

1.) Voodoo Dog

Address: 805 S Macomb Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone: (850) 244-0005

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This is our #1 food stop for a reason. Voodoo Dog has more hot dog combinations then you would have thought possible. You can get your dog with fried eggs, chili, or guacamole and even more outrageous toppings that will fulfill your wildest hot dog dreams.

Price: $ out of $$$

What’s Popular?

The Jefferson Dog: grilled hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with home-made macaroni and cheese and parmesan cheese bread crumbs, then wrapped in bacon, and finally topped with home-made macaroni and cheese and parmesan cheese bread crumbs.

Wake and Bake Dog: grilled hot dog topped with bacon and smothered with melted cheddar cheese and a fried egg

You’ll Love:

Arcade Games

Open till 10pm Friday and Saturday

Here’s a tip: Don’t park in spots assigned to the business next door or you will be towed!

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