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Black Dog Cafe

Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars
184 reviews onYelp logo
(850) 224-2518
Location229 Lake Ella Dr Tallahassee, FL
CategoriesCoffee & Tea

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updated: September 18, 2023
Year Established1997
Julio C.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars06/25/2023
We visited Black Dog Cafe after a friend of a friend recommended it. We sat outside on the Patio, the view was impecable. It provided a peaceful start to... read review
Yasmine K.
Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars04/23/2023
I ordered a pesto, provolone, and tomato bagel melt from Black Dog (~$11) and it was delicious! The pesto wasn't as strong but it hit the spot. The bagel... read review
MaryAnne T.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars05/19/2022
My first visit! Finally! I've head so many good things but had never taken the time to stop in! However, cousin was heading out of town & wanted to grab a... read review

Business Description

Tucked away in the heart of Tallahassee, Black Dog Cafe is a hidden gem that is sure to delight your senses and warm your heart. This cozy coffeehouse has been a staple of the community since 1997, offering a welcoming ambiance that invites you to slow down and savor the moment.

As you step inside Black Dog Cafe, you are greeted by the warm aroma of freshly brewed coffee and the gentle hum of conversation. The décor is understated yet charming, with comfortable seating areas and large windows that offer a serene view of Lake Ella.

But it's the coffee that steals the show at Black Dog Cafe. The menu features a variety of gourmet coffees, teas, and chai, all made with organic and sustainable ingredients. The cold brew is a must-try, served nitro or non-nitro, and brewed to perfection. The pastries and locally made ice cream are also quite popular, adding a touch of sweetness to your day.

Black Dog Cafe is not just a coffeehouse, it's also a community hub. On Wednesdays, the cafe hosts a Growers' Market, featuring locally grown produce that is fresh and delicious. Chess enthusiasts will also appreciate the regular Saturday chess games, adding a touch of excitement to the weekend.

Carla, the owner of Black Dog Cafe, is a teacher and writer who started the cafe while pregnant with her first child. She envisioned a place for conversation, community, and coffee, and that's exactly what Black Dog Cafe has become. Her passion for shopping locally is evident in the cafe's commitment to supporting local businesses and farmers.

Whether you're looking for a quiet place to work, a cozy spot for a date, or a friendly atmosphere to catch up with friends, Black Dog Cafe is the perfect destination. With its warm ambiance, delicious coffee, and welcoming staff, it's no wonder this coffeehouse has become a beloved institution in Tallahassee.

Gift Ideas for Black Dog Cafe

If you're looking for a unique and thoughtful gift that will truly delight your loved ones, look no further than Black Dog Cafe. This cozy coffeehouse is a treasure trove of goodies that are sure to please even the most discerning palate.

For the coffee lover in your life, consider gifting a bag of Black Dog's signature roast. Made from organic and sustainable beans, this coffee is a true expression of the cafe's commitment to quality and community. Pair it with some locally made baked goods or a jar of artisanal honey for the ultimate coffee lover's gift.

If tea is more your style, Black Dog Cafe has you covered. Their menu features a variety of loose-leaf teas, including black, green, white, and herbal blends. Gift a tin of their most popular blend, or create a custom tea sampler with a selection of flavors and varieties.

For the sweet tooth, Black Dog Cafe's locally made ice cream is a must-try. With flavors like Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean, and Mint Chocolate Chip, there's something for everyone. Pair it with some homemade fudge or chocolate-covered espresso beans for a sweet and indulgent gift.

But Black Dog Cafe isn't just about coffee and sweets - they also offer a range of savory treats that make great gifts. Consider gifting a basket of their locally sourced produce or a jar of homemade jam. Or, for the cheese lover in your life, put together a selection of artisanal cheeses from Black Dog's deli case.

No matter what you choose, a gift from Black Dog Cafe is sure to impress. With their commitment to quality, community, and sustainability, you can feel good about supporting a local business while delighting your loved ones with a truly unique and thoughtful gift.

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