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South Side Soda Shop

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1122 South Main Street, Goshen, IN 46526-4343
219-534-3790
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Never been disappointed.

The service is always good with cheery efficient staff. Love the food with some old favorites and some new trendier offerings. Nothing fancy but clean and always a good meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Goshen, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Goshen, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The service is always good with cheery efficient staff. Love the food with some old favorites and some new trendier offerings. Nothing fancy but clean and always a good meal.

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Elkhart, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Egg salad Sandwiches as good. Atmosphere is a 50's style Diner. Not my first choice but a reasonably priced place to grab a bite to eat.

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Beverly Shores, Indiana
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It was a good lunch distraction and a reason to go on a road trip and get out of the house. Spotted it on Triple D and thought we would go. I started with oysters on the half shell at $2 a piece, clam roll and onion rings. My wife tried the liverwurst and bacon sandwich. Green River's to quench... More 

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Syracuse
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Been going to this diner for years but had not visited in the past year or two. It used to be a lot better than we found it to be this visit. The place is in dire need of cleaning as are the clothes the employees were wearing. There were four of us in our party and although they were... More 

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Goshen, IN
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

no real problem but not that WOW experience one might like. Food adequate, atmosphere 50's diner. Not going to win any health department awards for cleanliness.

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Goshen, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My son likes to come here for ice cream. We have eaten here several time for dinner. Good fish/seafood selection on Fridays. Closed on Mondays.

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Goshen, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A 50's styled diner with some modern, eclectic twists on the menu. Classic fountain drinks, broad menu, freshest seafood dishes you can imagine in Goshen, well-prepared and served, and desserts (pies) too good to be true. Always a must-do when in Goshen.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Great sandwiches, chili, salads, chili, ice cream, and pies. And, did I mention the chili? It's great. And, no matter what you get, be sure to order a basket of the spiral fries to share!! Excellent, unique setting. You will love the atmosphere and the food!

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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113 reviews 113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Pretty good stop. Food is decent. A lot of history in this little place. If you like seeing old time diners or soda shops, this is worth a stop. Food is good and not too expensive. I'd stop here again.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Good quality food and selection. Eat your pie first then your dinner! It's astep back in time when you walk through the door. Young and old this place does not disappoint!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1122 South Main Street, Goshen, IN 46526-4343
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Goshen
  • Phone Number: 219-534-3790

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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