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Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-623-8187
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Powell, Tennessee
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a quick bite during a recent visit to Abingdon. The ambiance of the place is fabulous! It's like traveling back through time!! Our server was excellent and checked on us and provided drink refills numerous times all without being obtrusive. The meal (hot dog and chicken salad sandwich) was good but not fantastic.... More 

Thank David J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a chili dog and fries and it was excellent. The atmosphere is very cool with a lot to look at.

Thank luvacationing
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the grilled pimento cheese and fries which were very good. They also have outdoor seating that is pet friendly.

Thank Kelly S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Old fashioned candy store with good food and service. Had the chicken salad which was great with yummy French fries. Would go back. Not expensive.

Thank Opal795
Candler, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here prior to a play at the theater. The food was excellent, fast and very pleasant service. The fudge brownie excellent!

Thank kkarenjess
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to catch the owner here. He has a wealth of knowledge about drug stores and their soda fountains from the past. The store contains a large collection of memorabilia and furniture from past days. Enjoy a root beer float and a hotdog to make the visit even more special

Thank Ross M
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This place had a classic feel with the original soda fountain in place. The food was average lunch fare and the service was slow but it's worth a stop for the decor.

Thank foodisourlife
Max Meadows, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and myself ate here on a Saturday afternoon. It was busy and there was a wait but only about 15 minutes. Staff was friendly and the food was good. This is a great little place to take kids to show them what it was like to eat out in earlier times. We all had burgers and they... More 

Thank Mandy K
Corryton, Tennessee
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my friend. The atmosphere was great and the food was good, all around lunch food. I had a Reuben and it was very tasty. Our waitress could have been a little more friendly, but we all have our off days.

Thank Misty A
Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Very close to 81 and so much nicer than fast food. Delightful staff and good food. A very nice break on a long drive.

Thank Tecey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-623-8187

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?