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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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255 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The soda fountain itself is charming, but the rest of the store is filled with typical tourist stuff. Not particularly interesting.

Thank biztravelerChicago
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cute ! Nice set up. Great prices ! This is a nice place to take a break and get an old fashion Milkshake and cool off. Enjoy going back in time to the local malt shop or your local drugstore sandwich shop.

Thank Tracie E
Central New York State
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189 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy, but this old time ice cream shop does have a good variety of flavors of ice cream. And the young woman who was in charge last night was very pleasant and friendly. A good time.

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Jacksonville, FL
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

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.

Thank jbgator22
Marietta, Georgia
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 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 

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.

Thank Grace H
Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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

Thank Leisa F
Ocala, Florida
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

Thank ebecker1948
Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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 

Thank Dianne P
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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.

Thank Teabagz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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?