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Pop's Ice Cream & Soda Bar

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1916 Memorial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2014
+1 540-345-2129
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Roanoke, VA
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455 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The menu consists of grilled cheese sandwiches and ice cream so if you're in the mood for those, it's perfect. I wanted a Coke and they don't serve soft drinks - I think it's a natural food type of thing. The staff was very friendly and prices very reasonable.

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Thank Hokiechip
Virginia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a group of 9 people at Pop's on a Saturday night. The ice cream was great; a little something for everyone. The old fashion soda was good too! The place is a bit small for a group of our size. The one large table was taken so we had to split up and use three of the remaining... More 

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Thank akgorby
Virginia
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The ice cream is delicious - they use Homestead! I love the community vibe and the owners are friendly. The menu is a great mix of old school soda fountain faves as well as awesome lunch options like sandwiches and salads. A great place to bring the family or at the end of a date!

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Thank Rhonda S
Lebanon, Virginia
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234 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My wife, a friend and I visited Pop's after a medical appointment 3 hours from home. The reviews were good and the day was hot. We all ordered ice cream and it was very rich and unusually creamy. The atmosphere was old-time-soda-fountain. Nice. Rest rooms were spotless.

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Thank ClinchMtnMan
Salem, Ohio
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

step back in time with the soda drinks and ice cream. small place but a nice stop to our trip in Roanoke.

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Thank Kristy Q
Wise, Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Pop's is Awesome! Such a cute little ice cream bar. They serve local creamery ice cream. Root beer float was delicious. Grilled cheese sandwiches are so wonderful. This is a must visit place for locals and out-of-towners.

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Thank vannleanne
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

What a great place to visit. I was like steeping back in time to Happy Days. Ice cream sodas are great!!!

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Thank MrsBondSomerset
Virginia, USA
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We came across this ice cream parlor accidentally and decided to give it a try. It is an interesting place, almost an old fashioned ice cream parlor. The servers were very friendly and the ice cream was very good. They also had bowls of fresh watermelon which would be very delightful on a hot day.

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Thank GraceinVirginia
Rocky Mount, Virginia
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I've been here for book club, on a date, with family and with friends. It's just a fun, cool, welcoming place. Old fashioned sodas, sundaes, brownies, lots of cool grilled cheese sandwiches. A fun neighborhood place. Love it.

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Thank Tammy B
Vienna, Austria
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

All the makings of a traditional soda fountain? In this age? Sold! Grilled cheese sandwiches (and those without cheese!) are served with popcorn and an old-fashioned potato smiley. This is comfort food at it's best!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1916 Memorial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-345-2129

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