Best Tallahassee Restaurants for Prom

Senior Prom is one of the most memorable experiences in most high schoolers’ lives. From getting dressed up in tuxedos and elaborate dresses, to group photographs (see our list of the best photographers in Tallahassee), to limo and party bus rentals, to fine dining, Prom is often the first time most adolescents get to feel truly “grown up.”

A common tradition among prom goers involves getting together with a group of friends and going out for an opulent meal at an upscale restaurant, usually prior to heading to the location of the prom. For those of you planning your Senior Prom dinner experience, there are fortunately several amazing restaurants in Tallahassee that would be perfect for you and your date, and potentially a whole group of your friends too.

Check out our list of Best Tallahassee Restaurants for Prom to learn more about the most beloved romantic restaurants in town, where you are guaranteed to enjoy a meal just as posh as your prom dress/tuxedo.

Best Tallahassee Restaurants for Senior Prom

1. Savour

115 E Park Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


Consistently ranked as one of Tallahassee’s best restaurants, Savour offers a chic and eclectic dining experience in downtown Tallahassee, where guests are invited to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime meal with impeccable service. With a vision for seasonally inspired, regionally sourced and creatively prepared cuisine, Chef Brian Knepper brings more to the table, as an award-winning chef who was recently selected as a top 3 finalist for FRLA’s Chef of the Year!

2. Bella Bella

123 E 5th Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Bella Bella

Locally owned and operated for over 15 years, Bella Bella is known far beyond Tallahassee for its homemade fresh authentic Italian cuisine. For any prom guests looking for a lighter meal, Bella Bella is also beloved for their crisp, fresh salads and soups. And if anyone in your party has a sweet tooth, they also offer an ever changing array of decadent desserts. Truly an Italian restaurant like no other, Bella Bella is sure to please everyone in your group.

3. Cypress

320 E Tennessee St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


Cypress offers sophisticated Southern regional-style cuisine, located in a casual, metropolitan setting. Featuring a creative menu of fresh in-house preparations including chef-cut aged meats, local produce and fresh seafood. Locally owned and operated by a formally trained chef and his wife, together they seek to offer your prom group the most exceptional dining experience in the city.

4. The Melting Pot

2727 N Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Melting Pot

Enjoy a unique and incredibly fun dining experience in an inviting atmosphere when you and your friends sit down for some of The Melting Pot’s famous, gourmet fondue. Whether you want to share conversations over cheese and chocolate (they have NINE different types of chocolate fondue!), or your party is in the mood for full course dining, you will be able to find something enjoyable for everyone here. Plus, who doesn’t love being able to skewer their own meats and cook them at the table in an assortment of flavored broths!

5. Sage Restaurant

3534 Maclay Blvd S
Tallahassee, FL 32312


The concept behind Sage is to offer a wide range of freshly prepared, scratch-made foods at good value in a casual environment. Their mission is to serve the best food, give the best service, and offer a down to Earth atmosphere. While perhaps not quite as formal as some other restaurants on our list, the food is every bit as exquisite. Chef Terry and his staff offer a seasonal & multicultural menu showcasing the best local produce & seafood.

6. Il Lusso

201 E Park Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Il Lusso

Easily one of the fanciest Italian restaurants in Tallahassee, and perhaps one of the fanciest in all of Florida, Il Lusso is the definition of opulent. From the highest grade steaks and chops available to fresh, in-house made pastas, everything on Il Lusso’s menu is truly special. You will need reservations to ensure a table at this popular spot for Tallahassee’s most affluent, so be sure to call for a group table in advance.

7. Shula’s 347 Grille

415 N Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


Especially well-suited for group events, Shula’s 347 Grille Tallahassee is the perfect space to celebrate any type of special event, including prom dinners. 347 Grille’s attentive service and consistent, chef-driven cuisine will ensure a memorable event. Their menus are bursting with fresh ingredients and incredible flavors—when it comes to their decadent culinary creations, we’re certain you’ll be hooked at first bite.

8. Sakura Sushi & Grill

1318 N Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32303


Sakura Japanese restaurant is locally owned and operated, offering Tallahassee residents with authentic japanese cuisine and the freshest sushi in town, since 2008! Sakura, which translates as “Cherry Blossoms,” will make you and your friends feel like you have just left Florida and landed in Japan, for an unmatched sushi experience.

Tallahassee Prom Transportation

Without a doubt, the best way to arrive in style at any of these classy restaurants is by renting a stretch party bus large enough for you and your whole crew. Tomahawk Transportation specializes in helping make prom transportation a dream come true, providing eye-catching vehicles with clean, luxurious interiors, enough room for you and your entire group, and experienced drivers that can guarantee that you will arrive promptly, safely, and having the time of your life!

If you are looking for next level prom transportation this year, give our team a call today at (850) 815-2626 to discuss which party bus will work best for you and your friends.

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