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“Back In Time”

Goolrick's Pharmacy
Certificate of Excellence
Type: Other
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Owner description: An old-fashioned drug store, said to be the oldest in America.
Reviewed December 15, 2012

I visited this landmark this summer with my two teenage children. I wanted them to have a feel for a lunch counter atmosphere. We all had ice cream desserts sundaes. The sundaes were large in size and made to order. Staff was nice, friendly, and able to give the history of the Pharmacy which dates back to shortly after the Civil War.

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Reviewed November 17, 2012

This place is one of the 'Must Go To' places in the 'Burg. It's in the middle of wonderful Caroline Street, great place for shops, people watching, and running into friends. The food at this landmark pharmacy is very good, but it's the experience of being there, and sitting at the lunch counter, that make it great. Do yourself a favor, don't miss it.

1  Thank Sacha0811
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Goolrick's is perennial. Wonderful old soda fountain with simple sandwiches and milkshakes. This is where the locals eat. Tourists who are lucky enough to stumble in are pleased to find lunch so reasonably priced.

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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Such a fun place to stop while touring/shopping old town Fredericksburg Nostalgia great soda fountain drinks and historical burgers.

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Reviewed August 11, 2012

If your tired of shopping, I stop in to an original true drug store and soda fountain and limited lunch items. Sodas and Milkshakes
are great considering they use very pedestrian Hersheys Ice Cream but is still worth the trip if your in "Old Town" on Caroline St.

1  Thank Dennis B
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