Brunch: 7am till 2 daily    Ice cream: M-F Noon-10, Sat 10-10, Sun 10-9
"You can tell that the owners had a dream of bringing happiness to the world, and they certainly succeed."
-Ben Stanaland
"The games to play and the toys to shop made the experience even better. And the price was great!!"
-Julie Mills
"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.
"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
"[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.
"Best Reuben I've had in over a decade. Wife loved her breakfast. The ice cream is always delicious."
-S. Ortolano
"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
"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
"This place was so cool! The game options were nice and the decorations as well. Everyone was super nice."
-Alain A De La Paz
"Best breakfast around Tallahassee."
--Butch H.
"When  ... researching ... the American soda fountain ... all roads led to Gregory Cohen, probably the country’s leading expert ..."
-Julia Moskin - New York Times
"We love this place. Definitely our favorite ice cream place."
-Anna Friars
"Greg, In the upcoming battle with Elon for candy supremacy, I'm glad you are on my side."
-Warren Buffett (yes that Warren)
"... check out the musical instruments ... for their ... marching band. I ... like the flame-bone (flamethrower trombone)."
-Chris Guarraia
"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.
"  Best ice-cream I've ever had! Greg was a treat."
-Chris S.
"One of the top 10 things to do in Tallahassee.  "
-Tallahassee Magazine
"... a jaw-dropping dessert experience. This toy store slash old-fashioned ice cream parlor and Victorian candy emporium has, um, everything"
-Miami Times

Today's Flavors

Ice Cream

Butter Pecan
Butterscotch swirl
Cappuccino Chip
Carrot Cake
Cherry Oblivion
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Chili
Chocolate Chip
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Cinnamon
Double Chocolate Chip
English Toffee
Java Jive
Maltball Fudge
Midnight Chocolate
Mint Special
Nutty Coconut
Peach Melba
Peanut Butter Fudge
Pistachio Almond
Purple People Eater
Real Strawberry
Rum Raisin
Smurf
Vanilla Bean

Sherbet

Lime Sherbet
Pineapple Sherbet
Strawberry Sherbet

Sorbet (Vegan)

Lemon Sorbet
Mango Sorbet
Tangerine Sorbet

Vegan Ice Kreme

Apple Pie
Chocolate
Vanilla IK

New Flavors in Red