The Lively Café

The Lively Café has been serving the Tallahassee community for 25 years, offering unique and affordable dishes in a relaxing, downtown setting! Check out our menu featuring soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, and family dinners for takeout.

Four menus rotate weekly, and each week we feature special soups, desserts, and a panini sandwich! You can place your order online for quick pickup OR stop by on your lunch break.

  • Open Tuesday–Friday; 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Indoor and outdoor dining available.
  • Order ahead online for quick pickup.
  • Credit/Debit Cards ONLY.

The Lively Café is managed by St. John’s Culinary Director Fran Doxsee and her team of volunteers who offer service with a smile. Please reach out by email if you have questions about the Café, including details on catering and how to get involved as a volunteer!