Brunch 7am to 2pm Sunday to Thursday. 7am to 8pm Fri & Sat, Ice cream from 7am to 10pm (Sundae 7am to 9pm)

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"Lofty Pursuits is undeniably a place of dreams. "
-Southern Living
"This place is amazing, between the candy made in-house, the delicious malts, and the period designed atmosphere, you'll feel right at home at Lofty Pursuits."
-Bradley M.
"... a jaw-dropping dessert experience. This toy store slash old-fashioned ice cream parlor and Victorian candy emporium has, um, everything"
-Miami Times
"Best ice-cream I've ever had! Greg was a treat."
-Chris S.
"This place was so cool! The game options were nice and the decorations as well. Everyone was super nice."
-Alain A De La Paz
"[Lofty Pursuits] had the greatest food and coffee that I have had in years. It was so good I had to stop and thank the cook."
-S.A.
"When  ... researching ... the American soda fountain ... all roads led to Gregory Cohen, probably the country’s leading expert ..."
-Julia Moskin - New York Times
"Stopped to get some ice cream after an eventful day. Was pleased to find there were a large selection of vegan and non dairy treats."
-Jane Spivey
"We love this place. Definitely our favorite ice cream place."
-Anna Friars
"One of the top 10 things to do in Tallahassee.  "
-Tallahassee Magazine
"The games to play and the toys to shop made the experience even better. And the price was great!!"
-Julie Mills
"Best Reuben I've had in over a decade. Wife loved her breakfast. The ice cream is always delicious."
-S. Ortolano
"You can tell that the owners had a dream of bringing happiness to the world, and they certainly succeed."
-Ben Stanaland
"... check out the musical instruments ... for their ... marching band. I ... like the flame-bone (flamethrower trombone)."
-Chris Guarraia
"By far the most active channel to get your molten sugar fix is Lofty Pursuits, the eponymous account for an ice cream, candy and toy shop"
-Food and Wine Magazine
"The owner, Greg, was incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable. The shop is wonderfully nostalgic, and all of the sampled wares were delicious! I can't wait to return!"
-Leah S.
"Came from Washington state for this, 10 out of 5 if I could. Great service even better ice cream and candy. Would recommend to anyone!"
-Jonathan Du Perron
"Greg, In the upcoming battle with Elon for candy supremacy, I'm glad you are on my side."
-Warren Buffett (yes that Warren)
"Best breakfast around Tallahassee."
-Butch H.

 

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A very Lofty Christmas from 1pm to 5pm on December 10th. Live music with Capitol Bells, A Tuba… [More]

A very Lofty Christmas from 1pm to 5pm on December 10th. Live music with Capitol Bells, A Tuba… [More]

Today's Flavors

Ice Cream

Apple Strudel
Calypso Crunch
Cherry Oblivion
Cinnamon
Coconut Almond Fudge
Cookie Monster
Cookies & Cream
Egg Nog
English Toffee
Guava Cheesecake
Java Jive
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Midnight Chocolate
Mint Trax
Peach Melba
Peppermint Flash
Pistachio Almond
Praline & Cream
Real Strawberry
Rum Raisin
Spumoni
Stellar Coffee
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Fudge
Winter Holiday

No Sugar Added

Butter Pecan

Sherbet

Lime Sherbet
Pineapple Sherbet
Strawberry Sherbet

Sorbet (Vegan)

Lemon Sorbet
Mango Sorbet
Rattler Sorbet
Seminole Sorbet
Tangerine Sorbet

Vegan Featured Toppings

Vegan Caramel Sauce
Vegan Ganache
Vegan Whip Kreme

Vegan Ice Kreme

Chocolate
Smores
Strawberry
Vanilla

New Flavors in Red