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Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

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217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-623-8187
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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340 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sandwiches, soups, sides and ice cream. This place has it all. The best milkshakes and sundaes finish the meal. The menu changes occasionally and there are daily specials. The Shoppe is staffed with the nicest people. We go often!

Thank Micky O
Kingsport, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fast service, good food and dessert along I-81. Interesting decor in this converted drug store. Seating outside was full so we ate in. Didn't see much on the menu for those trying to avoid gluten, but had the chicken fingers which were OK.

Thank Tenndoc01
Lancaster, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We wee in Abingdon for a show at the Barter Theater and took the opportunity to have ice cream and shakes at the soda shop. The blueberry milkshake was a first for me and really good!

Thank James S
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244 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In our quest to eat at a new place each time we visit Abingdon, we parked between Ellis Soda Shoppe and the Peppermill and flipped a coin. We won. Soda Shoppe this visit, Peppermill on the next. I ordered my customary Reuben with fries, and my wife had the French Dip half-sub with a cup of French onion soup. The... More 

Thank KentuckyHighlander
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped into the shoppe after dinner. They had any kind of ice cream we could have wanted and some unique combinations that we can't wait to try! Great little place!

Thank Brandy H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Had a delicious mint chocolate milkshake, perfectly-cooked pimento cheese burger, fresh cut fruit, and yummy onion rings. Great place!

Thank Ben M
Boynton Beach, Florida
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had ice cream after the theater, was great, the restaurant is decorated with some antiques. Service is quick.

Thank Carol S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chips were stale, chicken had NO seasoning, and service wasn't great. The decor is charming, though.

Thank Melanie W
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, service, and atmosphere. True locally and family owned business. It's always a treat to come here when visiting Abingdon. Not to mention it still has the old fashioned soda counter. It's a definite must try.

Thank lauramcmillan31
Cleveland, Virginia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit here. The food was great. The customer service was great. I loved the decor. Lots of old pharmacy medicines and tools. It was awesome.

Thank cchaffin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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?