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Olde Time Soda Fountain

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93 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1752
+1 850-653-2606
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Jacksonville, FL
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to get some ice cream or a fountain drink. They also had a bunch of touristy souvenirs. My wife was actually able to find a x-mas gift there. The milk shakes looked great as well. I will have to get one next time we are there.

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Thank jbgator22
Marietta, Georgia
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Going through the front door of the Olde Time Soda Fountain was like stepping back in time. I crossed the black and white checked floor and hopped up on a tall stool facing a long, spotless counter. I ordered a chocolate malt, which quickly arrived. The staff is adept at mixing sodas, packing ice cream, giving directions, and making recommendations.... More 

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Thank Carol A S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We can not go through town without stopping in here for ice cream. It just doesn't seem right to come through Apalachicola and not stop in. Been coming here for over 20 years.

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Thank Grace H
Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Ice cream and adorable vacation momentos (think shell creatures with googly eyes). Do you need it? No. Do you want it? Yes!

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Thank Leisa F
Ocala, Florida
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here on November 22 at aprox 2:00 PM. Very good Banana Split. Nice little place. We would return. Staff did not seem very friendly.

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Thank ebecker1948
Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Because this is recommended as an old fashioned ice cream bar we wanted to visit. They offer basic sundaes, milkshakes, and sodas using Blue Bell Ice Cream. You can choose your own flavors for the ice cream and the toppings. The young girls working behind the counter are sweet, friendly and funny. They were very busy by the time we... More 

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Thank Dianne P
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Chocolate ice cream sodas, milkshakes, cones, malted shakes. Sit on a stool and go back in time. The young ladies working behind the counter are charmers. We love this place.

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Thank Teabagz
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly. Tons of tourist-y souvenirs to look at. I had a banana split, which was good, but hardly worth the nearly nine dollar price. The place does, as other reviewers have pointed out, smell of moth balls.

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Thank vols12m
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little stop if you're looking for kitschy souvenirs. The kids loved it because of course there are all the little toys and alligator stuff. Cute stop

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Thank Jess R
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

They serve a variety of blue bell ice creams and others. Great atmosphere for kids. Great stop for after lunch or during a walk around town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1752
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-2606
Description
Tel number 850-653-2606. Also listed in the Franklin County visitor guide.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?