Get to know…Miccosukee

Named for the prosperous Miccosukee Tribe, part of the Seminole Nation in the 18th century, this beautifully wooded area in Northeast Tallahassee is perfect for residents who love the outdoors and the gently rolling hills of north Florida. The Miccosukee neighborhood has several historical areas of note, miles of lovely trails, and is a great neighborhood for medical professionals and students, as well as growing families.

What To Do In Miccosukee?

Miccosukee is relatively quiet, but it's just a short drive to more bustling areas of Tally whenever you get the urge. This neighborhood is also home to several medical complexes, such as Elite Women's Health, Tallahassee Gastro, Tallahassee Memorial, and the Capital Regional Medical Center.

Fallschase Village Center

A popular destination in Miccosukee, this shopping plaza hosts a massive Costco, a Walmart Supercenter, a Bass Pro Shop, and a movie theater.

Wharf Casual Seafood

Perfect for a quick bite, this super casual seafood joint offers oysters, po boys, and local favorites like the fried green tomato BLT.

Cinco de Mayo

If you're craving some authentic, affordable Mexican cuisine, don't miss Cinco de Mayo. Their menu is bursting with specials for lunch and dinner – seriously, try the Chile Rellenos – and their mango margaritas are sublime.

The Egg Café & Eatery

In search of a delectable brunch? The Egg offers amazing omelets with fresh ingredients like smoked salmon and crab meat, enormous burgers, classics like loaded grits and biscuits and gravy, and extremely tasty Bloody Marys.

Zingales Billiards and Sports Bar

The welcoming local watering hole is home to an enthusiastic pool league, a menu of humble but delicious bar food, and cheap, ice cold beers. If you want to shoot a couple games on a rainy afternoon while watching some sportsball on big screen TVs, this is your place!

Persis Indian Grill

Fans of healthy and flavorful Indian food will flock to this hidden gem. From curry to biryani, Persis has some of the best in the area. Miccosukee is also home to Apna Bazaar Indian Market as well, for those who enjoy creating their own at home.

Gaines Street Pies

With three Tally locations, this pizzeria is a crowd favorite and has a beloved menu of delightful pizza offerings. Using only the freshest ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible, Gaines Street is a go-to for affordable but delicious comfort food.

Miccosukee's Natural Attractions

Miccosukee boasts some of Leon County's most attractive and lush subtropical landscape. Check out these luscious local parks – perfect for a romantic picnic, a healthy bike ride with friends, or a peaceful, meditative walk with your pet. 

Governor's Park

Not far from the center of town, this quiet city park features a large lawn of soft green grass - a fabulous location for a pickup game, a playdate, or just relaxing in the sun.

Tom Brown Park

This dog-friendly urban green space has it all – a large playground for the kids, wooden boardwalks for a nice stroll, and paved trails for running and biking. The forested area of this park is quite eerie and striking on foggy early mornings, and there's also a course for disc golf.

West Cadillac Trailhead and Lafayette Heritage Trail Park

Nature lovers will really dig this lakeside relaxation area. Start at the shores of Upper Lake Lafayette and walk or bike this scenic trail to Piney Z Lake – don't miss the breathtaking views from the covered bridge by Lake Lafayette.

Miccosukee Canopy Road Greenway

Offering over six miles of oak-canopied trails for hiking, running, or riding horses, this is a stellar place to get away for a day. Fields of wildflowers and vistas of unspoilt Florida scenery await at this hidden gem of Tallahassee.These are the opinions of writers and not the opinions of or any of our advertising partners.