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About A La Provence

A La Provence of Tallahassee is a fine dining restaurant offering French Classics and Euro-American cuisine. Our seafood is purchased fresh daily. Our meats and poultry are organic and locally sourced when possible. Our outstanding wine list and full bar offer a diverse selection to compliment our menu and please every palate.

1415 Timberlane Road
Tallahassee, FL 32312
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary French, Contemporary American, French American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
On August 5, 2017. we will open for lunch and serve our dinner menu for lunch and dinner. Congratulations graduates

Cross Street:
Thomasville

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(850) 329-6870

Website:
http://www.aprovence.com/

Parking Details:
Plenty of parking in the shopping center

Executive Chef:
Chris Traylor

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

A La Provence Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.2

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (17)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Local Ingredients (12)
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Good for a Date (12)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Romantic (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Business Meals (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Cozy (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Authentic (4)
Casual (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Healthy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Fun (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I had the best prepared Salmon at Al La Provence last weekend. The wine selection was good and the service was excellent. Highly recommend it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was delicious once it came. A long wait though. Not sure whether it was the kitchen or a shortage of wait staff. We were put in a back room which had way to much light,and was cold compared to the main dining room, and no ambiance. It was Parents Weekend in Tallahassee so they probably opened up the back room to accommodate the additional people this past weekend. Sometime the additional space is detrimental to an otherwise lovely place to dine.

Tags: Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food not bad and price ok but poor service and ambiance

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We enjoyed the restaurant. It is a high end French restaurant. So with that comes some expectations. Our waiter was fun and worked hard to be a high end waiter with a little more polish to go. The room we were sat in was not nearly as nice as the food and could use a little decor. The food was great and the price was about right for the food. I'd go again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a nice meal, not outstanding. Had to go to the bar to get our drinks because the server did not know the brands. Cheese plate came with wrong cheese, but that was corrected. Price point for steaks was high, but serving size generous.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Dependably excellent food. Seafood is great and fresh. Salads are unique and delicious. Entrees are wonderful and exciting to look forward to enjoying!!

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

They always have the best specials, our family LOVES dining there!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Customers need to be aware that "made from scratch" meals take longer-maybe offer pre-order at reservation .

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Very well trained staff. Great food. It has become our favorite for a special date night. The only negative is that the decor could use a refresh, or at least some artwork on the walls.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Met at A La Provence with a colleague for a business lunch. This happened to be one of those days where the weather was just right for sitting outside in their nicely appointed outdoor patio. Although it overlooks the shopping center parking lot where they are located, the service was good and the nice weather made it worthwhile.......

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Our experience was a very pleasant surprise! It was our first time. We wanted a unique , non chain restaurant experience! We were warmly greeted by the staff, we were served right away. The French food was authentic, fresh and full of flavor. We could tell the chef put thought and expertise into our culinary experience. My husband and I had a wonderful time.
We did wonder why there wasn't soft music. It was a very quiet restaurant and the decor was dated but that is not why we went there. The service and food outshines it all. We would absolutely return.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

I went with a close friend using a Groupon for two diners. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was very cordial. This is not the place you go to looking for a "fine dining", or "high-class" experience. However, this is not a restaurant that even attempts to be a Michelin star establishment. And because it knows exactly what it is and what it can do, it delivers extremely good service to its patrons as well as HIGH quality food. The food is DELICIOSO and it is prepared and delivered with care and attention to detail.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on September 22, 2017

La Provence has been around for awhile. Its always been a fine restaurant with a good but unexciting menu. With the current chefs, La Provence has quietly morphed into a go to place. The food is excellent. The preparations are often inspired. We ate an excellent escargot casserole with melted Brie. The crispy eggplant is to die for. The cheese board also hits the spot. The fish presentation (a special) was the best fish I've ever eaten. My wife loves the Pot eu Feu (short ribs). Excellent duo of duck. Highly recommended.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on September 10, 2017

The cuisine and service were outstanding!

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 (Savannah)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Great restaurant but just a little hard to find. It's worth

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Best steaks in Tallahassee. The spinalis? I've never heard of before. Our server recommended highly, was incredible.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Vegan, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Wonderful, somewhat- elegant meal in a quiet setting. The food was superb and the service great!

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 17, 2017

I eat here often, and every meal I have ever had was beautifully presented, and very delicious!! The service is attentive. I like the quiet atmosphere, and know that I will be able to hear everyone, even if our group is large. I have hosted or attended several meetings, or special occasions in their private room and found the food and service there equally as delicious and supurb!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Tea, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Casual elegance that is bookended by great food and service. Must go!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 5, 2017

My daughter graduated from FSO with her Masters Degree so we wanted to take her somewhere special, but different. It was a pleasure as we laughed and had a great time while enjoying a great meal.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2017

My wife greatly enjoyed the beef-barley soup; I was less enamored. We both loved the cobia entree. It was exactly as described. The unique beef entree was also a good quality item. In general, a pleasant evening of dining.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 1, 2017

Love this place. I will continue to eat here and recommend to others!

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 30, 2017

As a former chef and avid foodie, I can honestly say that my wife and I had a 5 star experience at A La Provence. Every element from the service, to the presentation, aromas and flavors was worthy of the highest praises amongst the culinary community. Best of all, it felt good to know that our patronage helped to support local farmers because A La Provence uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Very well done.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Cozy, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Organic, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2017

I had the best vegetarian meal there. I am not a vegetarian but love vegetarian food, so whenever I am at A la Provance, I get the same vegetarian dish (they only have one on the menu, so no confusing it :)
My father had steak and also liked it a lot and he had a salad (sorry forgot the name) that he said he could eat every day.
And he is very picky, I am not so much.
We also both had deserts: I had bread pudding he had a special that day: chocolate cake.
We both loved it!
Every time I am in Tallahassee, A la Provance is always frequented by my family and myself.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 22, 2017

We enjoy this restaurant because of the food and romantic atmosphere. We don't drink alcohol and the servers still give us great service which doesn't always happen at finer restaurants.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Spicy
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 16, 2017

good restaurant,,,food value ok...food quality good...nice spot

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on July 8, 2017

I love this place. The food is excellent only exceeded by the service. It is pricey but worth it from time to time.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Dinner with friends was delightful. Our server was very helpful and attentive. And the food is consistently wonderful and it is one of the few places that we can enjoy a quiet meal in a relaxing atmosphere - that's why it is our favorite and why we keep returning!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Always a pleasure to dine at Provence. Lunch was fantastic

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Organic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on July 7, 2017

I took mom there for her birthday. The party in the back room was loud, off key singing. The wait for our food was excruciating. The menu was printed on old paper, Staples worn out and folded in half. The decor doesn't match , ambiance was contradictory...rattan meets velvet vinyl.
The cobia was dry and lacking for visual appeal. The waitress was very well informed and attentive.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Authentic food. I have been to France several times. Food was great!

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We love this restaurant. It is perfect every time. Food is amazing!

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 24, 2017

I haven't experienced anything like that before. The service was excellent. In particular our server went over and beyond. Very good food and wine selection. Just overall an outstanding place to dine.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on June 19, 2017

Great lunch. Unobtrusive service. Perfect

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Fantastic food and knowledgeable servers make for a great experience. We've been to this restaurant on a few different occasions, and it always feels special.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Our server brought out items for us to try...like tasting items. He was very knowledgeable about gluten free dining. Indeed, a major part of the upscale and modern menu was either GF or able to be adjusted by the very creative chef. Delicious from appetizer through dessert!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Four of us, 2, 20-somethings and 2 older really relaxed and enjoyed good wine, food, and service. One of our party, from NJ, said the ambiance reminded her of some of the classic places back home.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on June 10, 2017

My mother enjoyed her 103rd birthday celebration at A La Provence. Our wait staff was attentive, and we enjoyed a leisurely, delicious meal in a quiet, relaxed environment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Poor food and waiters. Food tastes prepacked. Fish is smelly and old. They do have table cloths, which is a rarity in this town. Centrally located so you save gas but over priced for the quality of food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 22, 2017

Always enjoy the great food and service at La Provence. Bar area was very busy this evening but food was good (love the filet) and service good!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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