The Lively Café

The Lively Café has been serving the Tallahassee community for more than 20 years. Offering unique and affordable dishes in a relaxing, downtown setting, the Café is managed by St. John’s Culinary Director Fran Doxsee and her team of volunteers who offer service with a smile.

Family dinners have joined the lineup of favorite soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. 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.
  • NO CASH ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

Please reach out by email if you have questions about the Café, including details on catering and how to get involved as a volunteer!