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Cabo's Island Grill & Bar

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1221 Apalachee Pkwy, Parkway Shopping Center, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4543
+1 850-878-7707
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Tue 11:05 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The food is ok, not to fond of the salads & I love salads, but otherwise good. Their burgers are big & good.

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Thank Toiyea G
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938 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Wonderful choice of fish sandwiches, grouper, salmon, mani, and tuna today available on a bun. I wish this would catch on. Get it? "CATCH" on. Great in any case.

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1 Thank Mark W
Tallahassee, Florida
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The food is fabulous and quite reasonably priced. We've always had good service as well. The only down side, for me anyway, is the acustics of the restaurant creates a rather loud meal. It's not a reason to keep me away, however.

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Thank Ava O
Tallahassee, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Surf on into Cabo's for a light meal at a great price. Lots of seafood and Mexican menu items to fit the Longboarder in all of us. The Tuna Tacos come highly recommended.

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Thank SeminoleMatt
Tallahassee, Florida
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Cabos always has fresh food with quite a few meatless options. The wait staff is typically on point, friendly and willing to answer questions but upon occasion you'll be treated to complacency and apathy. Definitely love the unique combos of flavors and the prices are fair.

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Thank Frances H
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My co-worker friends and I enjoy coming here for lunch at least once a week. The wait staff are friendly and attentive. I'm often amazed at how well they manage to keep track of our orders given how busy the restaurant is during lunch hour. They always make sure our drinks are full and that the food is to our... More 

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Thank webrageous
Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My review is based on lunch only. A coworker took me here for lunch and recommended I choose from the lunch specials. First I would say that the atmosphere is cozy and the restaurant is very clean. The service has always been stellar for us. The first time, I got the burrito from the lunch menu and it was huge.... More 

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Thank Bellas5
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Cabo's is a very interesting place to eat. The owner is always tweaking his menu and offering great dining opportunities. Mike is, was and always be a surfer enthusiast and in addition to having surfing videos running all the time the place is decorated with surf boards. The staff is great but it's the food that really shines. Not to... More 

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Thank Nat T
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I went to Cabos for the first time the other night because I heard of how fantastic the food was. The Food was very good, the shipwreck margaritas were fantastic, but the best part hands down was my server Stephanie!! She was attentive, timely, polite, and a wonderful server overall!! I plan on going back just for the friendly faces!... More 

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Thank KevinBigs
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Went on a recommendation of a must eat in Tallahassee. Our group of 6 was sat in a rear booth at the restaurant. Our waitress looked like she might have just taken a hit from a crack pipe...I think we knew then it was going to be bad...After and hour wait we got our food consisting of taco plates, burger,... More 

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balagan1951, Owner at Cabo's Island Grill & Bar, responded to this review

I take this stuff very seriously. I find it unbelievable that anyone having such a bad experience anywhere would not demand their money back. I worked all weekend. Not once did anyone mention to me there was a problem. Had you spoken up, we would have gladly refunded your money or offered something different. For the record, the waitress “who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:05 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Apalachee Pkwy, Parkway Shopping Center, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4543
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-878-7707
Description
CLOSED MONDAYS... SUNDAYS WE SERVE BRUNCH FROM 9 AM. TO 2 PM DINNER AT 4 PM 9:30PM . Check out our newly added Patio!! We have been here for 29 years. If you are expecting a flashy new restaurant with all new furniture and bathrooms the size of living rooms we may not be your spot. But if good, fresh, reasonably priced food is what you are after we may just be it!. The center has been here a lot longer, being built about 1960. We are locally owned and one of the few, if not the only restaurant, in town & maybe anywhere, that provides health care for our employees. We have a diversified menu, offering vegetarian dishes, Our own idea of Mexican Food (No Lard in our beans) when possible, locally caught fish and shrimp, sandwiches, salads & upscale dinner specials at down home prices. We run our 200+ seat operation with one household double door freezer. We have the best margaritas (try our Shipwreck...) hand cut fries (voted #1 by the viewers of WCTV) and some say the best Burger for the buck in Tallahassee. We would like to mention that we have gluten free tortillas, and if wine is your thing, Bring in what you really would like to have and for nominal $6 bucks we will cork it. Please be aware that we get busy and when we do, it can get loud. If for any reason you aren't happy with either the service or the food please tell us. We are human, we make mistakes, and occasionally it happens. Thanks for taking the time to read this & thanks for supporting locally owned establishments. Mike Ferrara & Bobby Staerker.

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