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Walker's Soda Fountain


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Old fashioned soda fountain - new ownership - use old fashioned glass bowls/dishes. Also serve hotdogs and a couple of other small sandwiches.
Lunch, Drinks
American, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Greatly enjoyed Walker's Soda Shop, great food and service. Owner came over and greeted, gave very informative information on some of the great photo's on display, kinda makes you feel like you're back in "the day".. Enjoyed

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Donald R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole family absolutely loved this place. Our service was fast despite some of the previous reviews. We had a variety of food and shakes and can't say enough about how good this place was! We live 4 hours away and it would be worth...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kailamccoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was decent, what we got... fries never showed up. Malt only came after asking about it again and another server checking the ticket. If you’re in a hurry or want all the food at the same time, this isn’t it. Seemed like only one...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank koolaidGirl78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has not changed in 50-60 years. Just the way it was when Andy and his high school friends stopped after school for a malt. The Pharmacy is no longer there but the soda fountain, stools, counters are all there. To top it off,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dld0209
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Cute little soda fountain, the malts are wonderful, talk about going back in time. The only thing was the service was slow, but friendly.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tonie T
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Great place for a soda,malt or a sandwich. Place was a classic. Ice cream homemade. Staff talkative and helpful. Step back in time.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 165cheries
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We went in after Church. So did everyone else in town! As a result, service was slow, but club sandwich on wheat was good. Lots of autographed pictures to look at and soda fountain vibe is cool. Go there at noon or 1:30 on Sundays,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Beth Brown L
Reviewed April 27, 2019

Old fashioned soda fountain offers small town flavor and conversation with the friendly locals behind the counter. Reminds me of childhood in a small town. Every time we make a trip to Mt. Airy we go here for chocolate malts, made the old way.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BlueSpruce80
Reviewed April 13, 2019

They are about the best I have ever eating and at a good price. Good place to eat and enjoy your food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rayray3529
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

great chocolate malt and caramel malt. delicious old fashion banana splits. wonderful manager was very friendly and socialized with us for good conversation.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ksa1993
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Response from Pamela W | Reviewed this property |
Closed Monday T-S 11am to 5 pm Not sure about Sunday hours
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