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English first
Scottsdale, AZ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's been a long time since I had a black and white at a real soda fountain. This was a cute and friendly place complete with the black and white checked flooring and fountain stools. Didn't have lunch but enjoyed the black and white and chocolate malt. Friendly folks!

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Ely, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Upon entering this establishment you will see a fountain that reminds you of an old school 50's scene...interesting. If you are hungry and wish to order there are ordering sheets to pick and choose. Beware the menu boards are along the far wall so seeing them is an extreme challenge! once you fill out your sheet you will have to... More 

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Alamosa, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Economy Drug has been in the same family for more than half a century. I first started going there for cherry cokes in 1961. The soda fountain has upgraded and offers wonderful milk shakes and simple lunches. It is a must-visit whenever I go to Ely

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Ely, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Here you can get a delicious sandwhich and drink for a very reasonable price. I would recommend the cherry lime ricky for a drink. There is a toy store down stairs for the kids, and pharmacy upstairs for the adults. Get all you need in one place!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As I am from the UK, I had never experienced a soda fountain in a drug store so when I saw this place was in Ely, I had to try it. I was not disappointed; the milkshake was the best I have ever had and their special tuna sandwich was delicious. If you are ever passing Ely Nevada, then make... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had never visited a soda fountain so went to Economy Drug on our way out of Ely. Hard to make a decision so many good options. We also had one of their delicious sandwiches. Topped off with great friendly service. Hope to revisit one day

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Portsmouth
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125 reviews 125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We arrived for a drink and ice cream at the end of a long drive and just as school was turning out. We were treated to lovely service at an old fashioned counter and then entertained by wonderfully well behaved school children ( girls) who were about nine years old. It really felt as though we had stepped back in... More 

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Hudson Valley, NY
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80 reviews 80 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Went for ice cream. Good ice cream, nice old fountain counter, friendly staff working there. Decided to ask the (very busy) pharmacist a question. He stopped what he was doing & spent time with us on our question, but then also spent time with us discussing vacation, and even went down the street to get more US 50 passports for... More 

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Ventura, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is awesome and the girls were great! It was nice to chit chat over milkshakes, Lime Rickey Cherry Soda and Chocolate Soda. I have fond memories of soda fountains from when I was a child and this place took me back. I'm glad that my kids had the chance to experience a good old fashioned American Soda Fountain... More 

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Linden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stopped for a mid-afternoon snack and all had milkshakes. It was nostalgia all the way. Chocolate shakes made with chocolate ice cream and strawberry shakes where the strawberry pieces get stuck in the straw. Who could ask for more?

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Additional Information about Economy Drug and Soda Fountain

Address: 696 Aultman Street, Ely, NV 89301
Phone Number: (775) 289-4929
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
Cuisine: American

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