Get to know…Southwood

If you're hunting for a secluded, peaceful community with tons of green space, ancient oaks, and blissful privacy that's still a short drive to shopping and entertainment, look no further than the Southwood neighborhood. Located in Southeast Tallahassee, Southwood has excellent schools and miles of trails perfect for hiking or biking.

Where to go in Southwood, What to do?

Southwood is just a few minutes' drive from the Florida State and FAMU campuses, dining, nightlife, and everything else that Tally has to offer. Check out these tasty locations close to you:

Corner Pocket Bar and Grill

If you're someone who likes to shoot some pool and watch the latest games, then stop by Corner Pocket Bar and Grill. Just head north on Capital Circle to Apalachee Parkway and find one of Tallahassee's most poppin' place to kick back with some friends. For the days Corner Pocket is too crowded, head over to Zingales Billards and Sports Bar close by for a similar vibe!

CK Crab House

Calling all of our seafood lovers! CK Crab House is the perfect spot for a casual date night or dinner with friends and fam. CK's also has some of the best crab cakes in North Florida. Stop in for some of the freshest seafood in town.

Georgio's Fine Food and Spirits

Located on Apalachee Parkway, Georgio's offers locally sourced seafood and prime steaks, as well as a lovingly crafted menu of Mediterranean favorites. Personally prepared by their chef Grant Beane and his culinary team, Georgio's specializes in making delicious food and valuing their customers satisfaction.

Canopy Road Cafe

Canopy Road has been a Tallahassee favorite for a few years now! Featuring traditional breakfast and lunch favorites with a creative twist. Try the Fat Elvis pancakes – fluffy flapjacks with peanut butter chips, bananas, and bacon.

The Bada Bean

A South Tally favorite, the Bada Bean is more than just hella good coffee – they also serve up decadent breakfast selections like cinnamon roll pancakes and gigantic biscuits with homemade sausage gravy.

Need Some Green?

If you're itching to get outside and enjoy fresh air and some breathtaking north Florida scenery, then Southwood is the perfect neighborhood for you!

Hilaman Golf Course

A popular city-run public golf club, Hilaman has an exquisite 18-hole course, an affordable golf camp for kids, rental space for special events, and an adorable snack shack serving up burgers and sandwiches with a smile.

Jack L. McLean Community Center

This sprawling complex is perfect for a day spent outside enjoying the Florida lifestyle. Featuring an aquatic complex with enormous pool, water slides, and exercise classes, this enjoyable park also boasts a 24-hole disc golf course, bike trails, volleyball courts, and picnic pavilions complete with grills.

SouthWood Golf Club

Nestled in the heart of Southwood, this esteemed country club offers all you would expect at one of Florida's premier courses. Memberships are quite affordable and cover a wide range of amenities. A popular destination for weddings, the club has a professionally designed golf course, a delicious restaurant, and a "19th Hole" with stone-fired pizza and ice-cold beers.

Capital Park

This great little community park has something for everyone. Well-maintained baseball fields are perfect for Little League or a pick-up kickball game, there's a tidy playground for the kiddies, and a peaceful trail for exercise and walking meditations.

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