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Lofty Pursuits

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Dessert, Ice Cream, Vegetarian, Vegan
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1415 Timberlane Rd #410, Tallahassee, FL 32312
+1 850-521-0091
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ice cream so good that it's almost spiritual

This place is fantastic. Bottom line. The ice cream, the sodas, the floats, all of it - AMAZING. You won't find another place like this for 500 miles. And the staff - they're friendly, knowledgeable, and almost religious about their product. This is one of those places that will eventually be on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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  • Families with children
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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very neat place in Tallahassee. Ice cream had good flavor. It's a little pricey in my opinion. I made my own sundae with 2 scoops of ice cream and a few toppings and it was about $8.

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Mobile
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is fantastic. Bottom line. The ice cream, the sodas, the floats, all of it - AMAZING. You won't find another place like this for 500 miles. And the staff - they're friendly, knowledgeable, and almost religious about their product. This is one of those places that will eventually be on a Food Network episode. I should also mention... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Authentic soda fountain!!! Attention foodies lol... eat here! Locally owned by nice owner, who is almost always on site. He truly cares about his business and customers and does a lot for the local community and schools too. Fun ice cream; puzzles on the tables to play with, good for families and kids. And. Amazing egg creams, and floats, and... More 

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Starke, Florida, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was excited to take my son to an ice cream parlor that had a toy store too. Not too much of a toy store, they barely had any toys. The ice cream was good even though we ordered by number from the menu, I saw the employee look it up to see what was in it and then left... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Friendly employees, many delicious ice cream choices. The game-toy-cool stuff part of this establishment was untidy and poorly stocked. No water fountain to wet my whistle after downing my dark chocolate ice cream. Nice selection of board games to try out.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great little soda fountain tucked away in a strip mall. Ice cream sundaes were wonderful, and the soda jerks were very nice. Made for a nice stop on the way south

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Want to experience an old time soda fountain / hangout place / non-electronic game store? Then this is the place for you. I quickly chose my ice cream flavor from their wide assortment, only to find out that they have even more choices of sundaes, including a "sushi" plate and the kitchen sink challenge, which comes in a real sink.... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

People around here are all hyped up on this place, and granted, it had pretty good ice cream, and some pretty decent flavors, and presents it in a neat way, I don't think that it is all that and a box of chocolate. I went expecting more of a vintage feel to the place, and found out that it looks... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This place is fantastic! I'd rather go here once than DQ 5 times. It's an old fashion styled shop, complete with glass dishes and real silverware. There is always a new and interesting ice cream to try, usually made even better with their freshly made ganache.

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atlanta, ga
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Interesting, unusual ice cream flavors but also the 'standards' that kids will grab on to and love. Staff is amazing. Prices are unusually low. Great little place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1415 Timberlane Rd #410, Tallahassee, FL 32312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-521-0091

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?