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Soda Fountain of Venice

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349 West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-488-7600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Like stepping back in time. An authentic old fashioned soda fountain...
Like stepping back in time. An authentic old fashioned soda fountain serving a wide variety of sundaes, ice cream sodas and malts. Also serving New York style thin crust hand-tossed pizza as well as delicious sandwiches and salads. There's something for everyone at The Soda Fountain.
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most Milkshakes were great!

5 of us got milkshakes. All were very good except the chocolate banana. I thought they would be using real banana, but they just mixed in the banana flavored syrup. It was not good. Too bad!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Jeremiah S
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

5 of us got milkshakes. All were very good except the chocolate banana. I thought they would be using real banana, but they just mixed in the banana flavored syrup. It was not good. Too bad!

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Oh my goodness. Our first time in here, we stopped for ice cream. I got a rootbeer float, my husband, a malted milkshake and a sloppy dog. Everything was phenominal! The waitresses were awesome. Watchomg them make shakes, floats and sundaes was a lot of fun. They had flair and were very fast while creating masterpieces. Everything else we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visit venice about every year a D we always have to make it a point to stop in here at least twice! Our favorite things are garlic knots, make your own pizza slices, and the soda options. Love the atmosphere. I hope nothing every changes because we will always be loyal customers.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I stopped here for lunch and we all really enjoyed it! We ordered pizza and milkshakes and they were both great! We will definitely be back😊

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you are strolling down W. Venice Ave. on the Island and you get to the Post Office and think there is nothing any further down (except the beach) THINK AGAIN. There is a hidden gem just a few more steps west. It's The Soda Fountain, a wonderful touch of yesterday with AUTHENTIC soda fountain treats plus a HUGE food... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great Burger and chili cheese fries...good atmosphere...clean...decent prices...can't ask for more of a seaside burger joint!

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

One the best places for pizza in Venice. Good selection. Interesting decor. Only negative - uncomfortable chairs and cramped quarters.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Remember those good old days when you could sit at the counter and drink a milkshake or soda. Well this is the place to go if you want to recreate those days. The store atmospere is great. The food is good and the ice cream is really good.

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Outdoor seating was our choice, we all ate different menu items and all were enjoyed. My milkshake was delicious, it had a whole banana in it and when I had finished my glass there was a refill too.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We love this diner having visited several times. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They have a good variety of food on offer and is always of a very good quality. Always seems to have plenty of local residents visiting which is a good sign ! Recommend a visit if you're in Venice Main Street.

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Additional Information about Soda Fountain of Venice

Address: 349 West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: +1 941-488-7600
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 7 - 12
Cuisine: American, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 349 West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-7600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Like stepping back in time. An authentic old fashioned soda fountain serving a wide variety of sundaes, ice cream sodas and malts. Also serving New York style thin crust hand-tossed pizza as well as delicious sandwiches and salads. There's something for everyone at The Soda Fountain.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?