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The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop

119 N Nelson St, Bennington, KS 67422-5007
+1 855-378-7632
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“sundae” (2 reviews)
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119 N Nelson St, Bennington, KS 67422-5007
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped overnight in Salina and wanted dessert before we headed to our hotel. My husband found this place online- it was 12 miles away. Definitely worth it! It has tons of Dr Pepper memorabilia and the sundaes we had were wonderful! Their food menu looked...More

Thank ImOnThePath
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

I am flattered that you drove over...and I enjoyed the conversation! Thanks.

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Stumbled in and went back in time. The 2nd largest Dr Pepper memorabilia collection is wonderful. The friendly owner and "jerk" then make the most delicious treats. Had a great time and so glad we stopped in.

Thank jekcpa
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

I truly enjoyed your visit and the conversation. I am especially flattered that you came back so soon - look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

What a great Kansas treasure to stop for an old time soda fountain drink and view the worlds 2nd largest collection of Dr. Pepper Memorabilia. You will not believe your eyes. The old building in Bennington, Kansas has been lovingly restored and has a REAL...More

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SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

I owe you - what a great commercial! Thanks so much for taking time to write...and for your visit.

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Step back in time at this soda fountain in the old drugstore of a tiny town. They can make a soda just like they had in 1920. Wonderful ice cream, malts. Green River Floats with sherbet. Now serving sandwiches. Also houses an extensive Dr. Pepper...More

Thank Motion22
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Your review is awesome. Thanks so much, and thanks for coming in!

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome!! It has an amazing Dr Pepper collection. Step back in time with the decor. Get a real Dr Pepper from the soda fountain. Food is great especially the brownies and old fashion ice Cream.

Thank Kari K
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thanks for writing a review. BTW this is the second largest collection of Dr Pepper items on display in the world! If you are traveling through Texas, visit the Museum in Waco to see more...but they do not have our brownies!!

Reviewed September 18, 2017

A family member has always been raving about Linger Longer, so my wife and I finally made a short trek as well. What a place, while 54 years of age, the atmosphere takes you back to being a kid. If you remember the few soda...More

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SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Wow! What a lovely review...and so appreciated.

Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place! We had heard about it and had been wanting to check it out. Great supper and lots of fun! I know I wasn't able to see all of the things they have displayed there... Huge Dr. Pepper collection! Original old fashioned soda fountain...More

Thank Diana P
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit! That is supremely important to us. Thanks!

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Very cool vintage soda fountain! Their homemade waffle cones are sooo delish. We loved all the ice cream specialties we ordered, and really enjoyed looking at all the Dr. Pepper memorabilia. Our grandson had fun with the pinball machine. Great, friendly place to visit!

Thank Kathy P
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

So glad you came in! Thanks for the kind words. We appreciate you taking your time to review us.

Reviewed May 3, 2017

Seriously, we had the best time here. My boys and I took my host girls on an adventure before they leave Kansas. I have the book of Kansas' best things to see, and Soda Fountains are on the list. After we hit Rock City, we...More

Thank Jamie H
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thanks for the great commercial! It is important to us that our guests have a great time.

Reviewed October 3, 2016

Having seen the reviews on Tripadvisor and living nearby, decided on Saturday to take a drive and check it out. Much as the pictures posted show, the Linger Longer is a classic soda fountain type restaurant. With bar seating to accommodate 6 patrons, additional 4-top...More

Thank Andrew C
SGW111, Owner at The Linger Longer Soda Fountain & Sandwich Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2016

Thanks for taking time to write a review. I enjoyed visiting with you, too! Our kitchen is the size of a closet, so we are limited in the food items we can provide...please try one of our burgers the next time you're in...we've been told...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
Average prices
$7
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 N Nelson St, Bennington, KS 67422-5007
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 855-378-7632
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Description
"Step back in time" to experience our authentic soda fountain - one of the few remaining. Continuing tradition, we're in the original 106-year-old building with a beautiful tin ceiling. We still use the same soda fountain and back-bar. Hand-mixing fountain drinks with spigots and pumps allows patrons to experience old-fashioned deliciousness. After enjoying dessert or a sandwich, browse our collection of over 2,000 Dr Pepper collectibles and antiques. It is the second largest public collection in the United States! Plan on having time to play pinball etc. in our extensive game room or relax in the outdoor courtyard. And don't forget to try the Green River!
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