Ice cream & Candy: Monday to Saturday 7am to 10pm (Sunday until 9pm) Brunch: 7am to 1:30pm Sunday to Thursday, Brunch for dinner: 7am to 7:30pm Fri & Sat.
Thanksgiving hours. Wednesday 7am to 4pm, Thursday Closed, Friday 7am to 10pm.
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"When  ... researching ... the American soda fountain ... all roads led to Gregory Cohen, probably the country’s leading expert ..."
-Julia Moskin - New York Times
"Lofty Pursuits is undeniably a place of dreams. "
-Southern Living
"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
"Best breakfast around Tallahassee."
-Butch H.
"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
"We love this place. Definitely our favorite ice cream place."
-Anna Friars
"This place was so cool! The game options were nice and the decorations as well. Everyone was super nice."
-Alain A De La Paz
"Greg, In the upcoming battle with Elon for candy supremacy, I'm glad you are on my side."
-Warren Buffett (yes that Warren)
"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
"... check out the musical instruments ... for their ... marching band. I ... like the flame-bone (flamethrower trombone)."
-Chris Guarraia
"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
"The games to play and the toys to shop made the experience even better. And the price was great!!"
-Julie Mills
"Best ice-cream I've ever had! Greg was a treat."
-Chris S.
"Best Reuben I've had in over a decade. Wife loved her breakfast. The ice cream is always delicious."
-S. Ortolano
"One of the top 10 things to do in Tallahassee.  "
-Tallahassee 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."
"You can tell that the owners had a dream of bringing happiness to the world, and they certainly succeed."
-Ben Stanaland


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Saturday, December 9th 1-5pm.

Capitol Bells, A Tuba Christmas and the Lofty Pursuits… [More]

Saturday, December 9th 1-5pm.

Capitol Bells, A Tuba Christmas and the Lofty Pursuits… [More]

Today's Flavors

Ice Cream

Baja Chocolate
Banana Strawberry
Birthday Cake
Blueberry Cheesecake
Butter Pecan
Butterscotch Bomb
Butterscotch Swirl
Caramel Macchiato
Chocolate Chip Special
Chocolate Raspberry Truffle
Cookies & Cream
English Toffee
Garbage Can
Java Jive
Maltball Fudge
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Midnight Chocolate
Mint Trax
Peanut Butter Fudge
Pineapple Coconut
Real Strawberry
Red Velvet Cake
Special Praline
Vanilla Bean
Winter Holiday

No Sugar Added

NSA Coffee


Lime Sherbet
Strawberry Sherbet

Sorbet (Vegan)

Raspberry Sorbet
Tangerine Sorbet

Vegan Featured Toppings

Vegan Caramel Sauce
Vegan Ganache
Vegan Whip Kreme

Vegan Ice Kreme

Cookies 'N Kreme
Peppermint Candy IK
Pumpkin Pie IK

New Flavors in Red