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Jefferson General Store

113 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
+1 903-665-8481
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Made a quick stop and loved the store

On our way back from vacation we decided to visit historic Jefferson. We stopped in a few stores... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles M
via mobile
Step back in time

They have all the candy from your childhood. Great old fashion soda shop set up. Also great gifts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christy S
via mobile
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“soda fountain” (37 reviews)
“ice cream” (35 reviews)
“cent coffee” (15 reviews)
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113 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
+1 903-665-8481
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way back from vacation we decided to visit historic Jefferson. We stopped in a few stores and this one was our favorite. The atmosphere is great and is like stepping back in time. We plan to visit and spend the night in order...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have all the candy from your childhood. Great old fashion soda shop set up. Also great gifts and collectibles.

Thank Christy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting you must stop in here to look around and have a soda,malt and/or 5 cent coffee. Fun place and the kids loved looking around.

Thank mmccauley2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is awesome!!! Lots of old things that bring back childhood memories. They have 5cent coffee and lots of goodies.

Thank ginbo43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are expecting an old fashioned General Store like your Grandma and Grandpa had- this is not for you. Though there are some displayed from years gone by, there are tons of cute items-hats, wall decor, cute. The ice cream I went in for...More

Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This place will send you back to your childhood with the vast array of old-time candy. Lots of souveniors, preserves, and ice cream, too!

Thank TylerTexasInn-com
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lots and lots of souvenir stuff, ranging from kitschy to nice and unusual. Lots of old-fashioned toys and candy. Old fashioned soda fountain (that I didn't get a chance to try). Do not miss the pralines! Made daily in-store and beyond yummy.

Thank Bridgitt D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

As other reviewers have noted, this place was busy when everything else seemed sleepy. Food, hats, curios, metal signs, soda fountain (with some really good ice cream), toys, hundreds of kinds of candies, hot sauce, barbecue sauce, jams, jellies, t-shirts, shirts, books ... it goes...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most busy places in Jefferson and always seems to be crowded (too crowded for my liking) but it is a good store. They have a little bit of everything. Candy, ice cream, knic-knack's (however you spell it), and plenty of...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We purchased 2 Cherry Floats and a Root Beer Float from the Soda Fountain and they were divine! What a great little store. Clean and Full of Novelties. Only 1 Bathroom and it's in need of a renovation!! Stop and play checkers while you enjoy...More

Thank texaswoods
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19 December 2016|
Response from Dana W | Reviewed this property |
They will probably be open each day but Christmas.