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Clinton's Soda Fountain

100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
+1 816-833-2046
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (20 reviews)
“ice cream” (41 reviews)
“banana split” (8 reviews)
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nestled on the historic Independence Square, a charming little soda fountain that will take you back in time. Bill Clinton even made a stop while campaining. While your on the square, book a tour of the Truman House., or take a ride in a covered...More

Thank sharkgirl75
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Where Harry Truman had his first job! Just another part of the history of Harry S. Truman. Excellent Soda's and Phosphates.

Thank Kristie H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Quant little corner soda shop where Harry Truman had his first job (see plaque). The mix sodas the old way, by hand. They also serve up some delicious ice cream. A single was about $3. Fun atmosphere. Places to sit and eat inside - which...More

Thank marshall5686
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My family and I visited Clinton's. A regular soda fountain, not anything spectacular but a neat little place to visit if you can.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

An old fashioned soda fountain. The root beer is great. Ice cream several varieties. Small place but stop in for a root beer float.

Thank deborahmadick
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Cute old fashioned (for real) soda fountain that's the site of the pharmacy that Truman worked at for his first job. Great sandwiches and century-old atmosphere.

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We went in for ice cream after lunch. The ice cream was very creamy. The prices are a bit high. It is an historic place as Harry Truman worked at this location...not Clinton's.

Thank shelman
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Kids got to experience a soda fountain. Ice cream was good and service was too. Of course there was a lot of candy for sale and souvenirs, tempting the kids, but that is par for the course.

Thank MHer101
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stopped in Clintons after a big lunch but still had to have a treat. So many choices!! They have a LOT of flavors of ice cream and many choices of cones. They also make floats, sundaes, phosphates. This is just like an old-time soda...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We grabbed some ice cream while waiting to tour the Truman home. It is good quality ice cream. We enjoyed it on a hot day, as we walked around the square.

Thank Attkica
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18 May 2015|
Response from DowneastCornhusker | Reviewed this property |
They serve a couple of simple sandwiches, I believe I had ham and cheese.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-833-2046
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