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South Side Soda Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1122 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526-4343
+1 219-534-3790
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place cause it popped up on my places to visit in northern Indiana. The food was extremely good, the wait staff was great, and they make an awesome milkshake.

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Thank Kris B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Goshen local I can say that this is one place I always recommend to out-of-towners, if you will. I do always make sure that they aren't picky though. The food is good, fresh, but the service is something to work on. Most of the waitresses are younger/high school age which seems to make for more chit chat and... More 

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Thank virginiamay
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had a lot of fried and greesy food but it was really REALLY good. The dinner was a bit dark and dated. If you sit at the counter you can watch your food being made

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Thank Kimberly J
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Heard about this place from a friend and was excited to try it out!! The parking was awful, but for good food, I wouldn't care. The restaurant was cute and it clean. I had the Philly cheesesteak & there wasn't hardly any cheese on it - it was dry. The french fries were bland & cold. Hubby had pasta &... More 

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Thank gail h
Goshen, Indiana
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The service was top notch! The diner was quaint and the food was superb. The oysters were fresh. The onion rings we're delicious! The fries were amazing! The desserts and fresh cherry coke were something that I don't get every day!

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Thank Kristina H
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

I ordered the philly cheese steak, since it was my first time, Ash my waitress, suggested this sandwich for $6.85. She suggested curly fries so I made it a basket for an additional $1.75. The slaw was served in a small plastic cup and was a bit tart. The curly fries were a little under cooked but hot and tasty.... More 

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Thank plrbear2231
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times. I like the atmosphere, the food and they have great customer service. I usually have one of their burgers. But my particular favorite is when they serve Bangers and Mash. The sausage is just spicy enough to have great flavor and the potatoes are spot on.

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Thank Michael S
Goshen, Indiana
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy going here. Closed Mondays. Great food. Fantastic pies. Fun diner atmosphere. You can't go wrong with anything in the menu.

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Thank mlr0yer
Goshen, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The South Side Soda Shop is a popular diner for locals and visitors to Goshen. The food is very good, service is great, atmosphere is terrific, and the prices are very reasonable. Choose an old style booth or table with red vinyl covered chairs on a black and white tile floor to set the mood. Then order a rich cream... More 

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Thank Tim M
Goshen, Indiana
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

If you are from out of town and looking for somewhere to eat to tell you friends about in some other part of the country - this would make that list. Desserts are outstanding and still serve green river soda!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526-4343
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Goshen
  • Phone Number: +1 219-534-3790

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