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Lofty Pursuits

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1355 Market Street, Ste a11, Tallahassee, FL 32312-1732
+1 850-521-0091
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Been going to Lofty Pursuits for years but service has seriously plummeted. The last few times, the girl who served me couldn't bother to smile and seemed angry to do her job. The new location is also feeling more cramped than the last and the parking lot stinks. It's good ice cream, but the vibe has become a complete bummer!... More 

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Thank Cathryn M
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

I think this was the best breakfast I've ever had out..and that's saying something. Everything was absolutely perfect. I had "The Lofty Wake Up Call" with a homemade waffle, two eggs, two slices of bacon, shredded hash browns, grits, and toast. I normally don't get too excited by breakfasts but this was so good I told the cook he'd done... More 

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Thank mdfloyd322
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

I ordered some candy (drop candy, humbugs, and image candy) from Lofty Pursuits, all of which was excellent.

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Thank Tim W
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

100 year old candy making, ice cream made here, great breakfast, a game library to play with, separate party/meeting room and a great variety of old fashion sodas made with cane sugar. Everything here is top quality at a decent price. Check them out on Facebook or YouTube if you'd like to see the candy making.

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Thank dutecht
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

When I went to Lofty Pursuit, it was great!!! The ice cream was delicious and they homemade there own candy. If you come on Saturday you can see them crafting it.

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Thank Elisabeth D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Stopped after dinner with some friends. A good assortment of flavors but I have to say I wasn't that impressed with the quality of the ice cream I had. A little gritty and not as smooth as some store bought brands. At $3.25 a scoop, I think I'll stick with Publix brand !

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Thank Brian W
Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

OK lets start by saying you have had a great meal at say Gordo's and you are longing for something sweet to top it off. You simply walk across the parking lot to Lofty Pursuits. If you have kids with you they will go nuts. How about trying out toys before you buy. Kids riding all kinds of toys throughout... More 

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Thank Randy F
BirminghamAL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We came here with the kids and grandkids and had a wonderful time at this ice cream shop from the past. They have an excellent selection, and the sampler size cone variety pack is wonderful. One nice thing about this place is the selection of games and old style toys that are available.

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Thank LoveTravelingOn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Not only was the ice cream yummy but you get your inner nerd happy too. Game night was happening when we were here and had all kinds of other fun events (Voltron poetry anyone?) Hubby loved the slightly spicy Mexican chocolate ice cream and I enjoyed the vegan Pina colada ice cream. Fun place!

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Thank readaholic23
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a small old fashioned ice cream shop offering plenty of flavors of ice cream, sundaes and sodas. The sundaes were delicious. As you eat, you can try out one of their demo board games that are available for purchase.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Market Street, Ste a11, Tallahassee, FL 32312-1732
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-521-0091
Description
A classic american soda fountain brought to high cuisine that serves a locally sourced breakfast 7 days per week from 7am to 11am. 40 flavors of ice cream, and 52 of sundaes (one for every sundae of the year), shakes, and ice cream sodas on the menu. Our menu is a history of the American soda fountain.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?