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Great sandwiches.

My spouse and I drop by Goolrick’s Pharmacy several times a year just to get their sandwiches... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Bones2
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Flavored cokes the way we remembered them

The Nations Oldest Soda Fountain...we had to stop and try a Cherry Coke and a Vanilla Coke to see... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Rosie0302
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Pennsylvania
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An old-fashioned drug store, said to be the oldest in America.
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

My spouse and I drop by Goolrick’s Pharmacy several times a year just to get their sandwiches. Great 50s era soda counter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bones2
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Nations Oldest Soda Fountain...we had to stop and try a Cherry Coke and a Vanilla Coke to see if they tasted as good as we remembered from our youth. Absolutely ! We were warmly welcomed as we walked inside and told we could sit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I was exploring Fredericksburg and found this cool little throwback to have lunch. It was yummy, inexpensive and quick. Loved it! Glad I stopped here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank swandive208
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Took our 5yo granddaughter to lunch at the nation's longest continuously operating soda fountain (coolness) and had an ideal, kids' lunch: sandwiches (hot dog for the kid, egg salad for me, and liverwurst for the husband - who LOVED it). All came with chips and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank D_317_B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Goolrick's is a must to visit when in Fredericksburg! It looks to be an icon of the town and the old fashioned soda fountain was terrific! If you come to town, you have to visit Goolrick's!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

$7 got me a tuna on white with a pickle n chips and a large Coke. Service can be slow but young kids gotta learn. A must to do when visiting downtown.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kimo688889
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Lunch at Goolrick's! Egg salad sandwiches and milk shakes!Egg salad was light and fresh. Milk shakes--pineapple and vanilla-- were rich and delicious! Lots of seating! Highly recommend this iconic downtown Fredericksburg stop!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cymohr
Reviewed July 24, 2018

What a great find. An old fashioned Drugstore selling Soda. If you are old enough to remember them then you gotta go. Great Soda’s and Floats, old style furnishings and great staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My 12 year old had read about this in one of the tourist brochures, so we gave it a try when we had a few extra minutes in our schedule. There is not much to look at, but I gave the kids a choice of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Misvr
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Too fun! It is like stepping back in time. I smiled when I saw cherry coke, egg salad sandwiches, malts, fresh squeezed lemonade (too mention just a few items) on their menu. Hard to know what to pick. Glad I was with friends cause we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Louise O | Reviewed this property |
I know the pharmacy hours are different than the fountain but I have supplied a phone number 540-373-9878 to acquire the correct hours of the fountain service. Food is great there but arrive early for lunch. Hope this helps
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