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Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain

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Address: 604 Waldron St, Corinth, MS 38834
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Delicious food and fun environment

Food was great, malts and shakes wonderful (you even get the mixer container, so they're HUGE). Wonderful old-fashioned drug store soda fountain environment. This is a MUST if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Jerry J
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Food was great, malts and shakes wonderful (you even get the mixer container, so they're HUGE). Wonderful old-fashioned drug store soda fountain environment. This is a MUST if you're in Corinth. Too bad it isn't listed as a restaurant. It's listed as an attraction. I'm sure many miss it due to this unfortunate listing.

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Counce, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Wow o wow what a cool old time Drug store . The food is great , area is small the lines at 11.30 are long . Food worth it . We took grandkids an they loved it !

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Borroum's came highly recommended for their burgers! And we were not disappointed! Big, juicy, fresh burgers and hand cut fries! Fabulous! No wonder this place is so crowded at lunch. CASH or check only! We had to run to ATM.

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Tennessee
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81 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a super find! The food in nothing out of the ordinary but the history of this building is extraordinary. It was established after the Civil War by a Confederate doctor. It has been the subject of many articles and TV feature presentations. We were lucky enough to meet up with the Great, Great Granddaughter of Borroum, Camille Borroum Mitchell.... More 

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a nice lunch here I had the slug burger and enjoyed it and my wife had the cheese burger says its the best burger she has ever had the staff where busy musthave been take outs but we didn't wait any longer than other places for the food to arrive. Glad we stopped

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you're anywhere near Corinth, Mississippi, it's worth the drive to stop for lunch at Borroum's Drug Store. It's a true piece of Americana with a great menu as well. Suggest you try the Slugburger - even if you just want to get one to share. We had a round of Patty Melts (delicious) and the Ham and Swiss Melt... More 

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Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I went at lunch time, and I can see why there are some complaints about the service. However to be fair, amid all the chaos, the servers did a great job of getting to everybody and part of the problem is they do a tremendous amount of takeout, which impacts the speed of service. However it was a fun and... More 

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Graham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Having read the reviews I find I have to disagree with the ones that chastise the store. We found it clean and a fun place to visit. Had a root beer float made with REAL ice cream (not that soft, pasty crap from fast food places), friend had a milk-shake. Shake made with real ice cream in a metal cup... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After visiting Corinth we had planned on visiting the Drug Store as it is listed as the old fashioned side fountain store. Maybe we were too late, lunches done and winding down. Who knows, but every single table needed clearing, still not to be outdone, we waited for the waitress to clear a table and sat down. We should just... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The food was great the soda jerks were fun to talk to definitely a small town vibe and the food was really affordable I would highly recommend it

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