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Olde Time Soda Fountain

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Ice Cream
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93 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL
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Description: Tel number 850-653-2606. Also listed in the Franklin County visitor guide.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Stopped in for a treat. Hand dipped Blue Bell ice cream. Hubhy had his coffee ice cream made into a shake and it was awesome! Kinda fun to look at the trinkets while enjoying a cup of ice cream.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

great soda fountain and surroundings. Good and friendly and fast service and a gift shop with quick selections with variety.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The Butter Pecan shake was delicious. Seashells galore.. Good deals.. I will be back😄 Papa Joes restaurant is another great spot for supper. Ladies at local grocery store recommended it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stopped in for a treat. Hand dipped Blue Bell ice cream. Hubhy had his coffee ice cream made into a shake and it was awesome! Kinda fun to look at the trinkets while enjoying a cup of ice cream.

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Central New York State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Blue Bell ice cream served here is very fresh; they must sell a lot of it. Good selection of flavors, and a comfortable atmosphere in which to eat it -- very Old Time. My one hesitation in recommending this place is that some of the young women who work here are rather short with customers -- they seem to... More 

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Upstate New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Old-fashioned soda fountain combined with gift store. Most reasonable prices in town. Ice cream and sweets were good and resonably prices. Dished up by polite young ladies.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stopped in for ice cream, having learned that Blue Bell is quality ice cream in Florida (and maybe elsewhere?). I had pralines and cream, and my husband the almond fudge flavor. The shop also has kid candy and a few gift items available for sale, and benches outside for ice cream eaters!

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Panama City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stop here to grab Blue Bell ice cream for a snack. They have fancier options but we tend to favor the single scoop in a sugar cone. They have about 12-15 flavors at a time for fair prices. Its nothing fancy but its reliable. They have seating inside and also a couple of benches outside. Quick and easy stop.... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A great old timey ice cream shop. Owner has interesting long time Apalach. history. Cute store, some unique gifts. Oh, and good ice cream!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

So the food is really good (ice cream, etc.) but the smell will have you moving to the door. It's a musty smell, like (for those of you who live in Florida or know houses around there) when a house has not been sprayed with insulation under the house and it rains. But it always seems to smell like that.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Our service was excellent and for good quality ice cream the price was good.Had 10+ flavors to choose from and sodas, sundays, malts, and shakes. Our service was good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Description

Tel number 850-653-2606. Also listed in the Franklin County visitor guide.

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