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Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

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217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-623-8187
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat when in Abingdon

We had an enjoyable time eating here as the staff was very friendly, the menu full of delicious comfort type, home cooked dishes and the building is a well preserved example of a small town drug store and soda fountain. Once the locals started arriving for dinner, it was nice to see the interaction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Steve F
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Asheville
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Food was just ok at best and that is generous. Service was marginal- waitress came to fill one tea after we asked but ignored that everyone else was out of drink. The owner socialized very loudly to the table next to us the entire time we were there.

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Asheville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had an enjoyable time eating here as the staff was very friendly, the menu full of delicious comfort type, home cooked dishes and the building is a well preserved example of a small town drug store and soda fountain. Once the locals started arriving for dinner, it was nice to see the interaction between the wait staff and the... More 

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Maiden, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great Burgers and good wait staff. Dropped in before a Barter Theater production and had burgers and fries. Fries were frozen and didn't have much taste but the "chefs special and the burger with pimento cheese were cooked perfectly and were excellent. My wife also enjoyed their sweet potato fries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I eat here every time I go see a Barter show. I always get a burger and a hand jerk soda(vanilla coke is the best!). Service is great also.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ate here for lunch with a large church group. The staff did a great job of taking care of all of us in a short amount of time, but that's the best thing I have to say about this restaurant. I got the chicken salad on a croissant, and after about 3 bites, I bit into the largest piece of... More 

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Damascus, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stopped here twice and enjoyed it! Great burgers, sandwiches and soda/floats. The people are friendly and the building has a lot of charm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Stopped in during week for dinner. Would recommend for lunch. Nice sandwich menu. Very very classic American food. Looks like an old Pharmacy converted. Would return.

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TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had lunch here on a rainy day with my daughter before seeing a matinee at the Barter. I had the Granny turkey club with the soup of the day (creamy potato). My daughter had chicken tender. Her meal came with fries and a side of fruit. All of our food was tasty,but I wish I had gotten the whole sandwich... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had a great dinner ... Club sandwiches and awesome cole slaw! Cute little local eatery. Awesome chocolate milkshake!

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South Western, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've eaten here over a dozen times, and always leave happy! From their juicy burgers, grilled pimento cheese, sandwiches, desserts, milkshakes, and hand jerked soda, it's all good!! Friendly and fast service, and tasty food in a nice casual atmosphere!

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Additional Information about Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

Address: 217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone Number: +1 276-623-8187
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 to 15
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-623-8187

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 to 15
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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