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“A Trip Back in Time”

Clinton's Soda Fountain
Ranked #1 of 8 Dessert in Independence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

This little place is on the " old town square", it is a real soda shop. Ice cream is very good and the prices are right. It is also somewhat of a place of history. Seems that Harry Truman has his first job there when he was 16 years old.

Thank Garry S
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

Very good ice cream sundays, banana splits, etc... served at an old fashioned soda fountain. I suggest the black cow sunday. It is large and very good.

Thank JollyHenceforth
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

this was one of our final treats while on vacation! upon walking in we were told that they had no vanilla ice cream. how could they run out of one the most popular flavors on some of the hottest days of the year! management needs to works on there ordering! we ordered other flavors which still were good! my 72 year old father in law noticed one thing missing in this place! if this is a historic place where truman worked then where is the soda fountian? my father in law was a soda jerk when he was younger so he noticed right away! kinda like seeing an old car with the motor torn out! cool pictures and other stuff but, they should consider restoring this to truman's era! after all, the town is charging for the truman name, everywhere!

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Thank eroom5721
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

This was fun to see. It is an old-fashioned soda fountain. It also is the site of Harry Truman's first job. I had a diet rootbeer float. We sat at the counter and enjoyed the days gone by feel.

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Thank Karen D
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Reviewed June 28, 2012


Old fashioned ice cream...like in my childhood days and spectacular service in a nostalgic atmosphere.

Thank Sue P
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