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Economy Drug and Soda Fountain

696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
+1 775-289-4929
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
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696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone said, "go the Economy Drug!". So we did and found an fantastic fountain. I've never met friendlier people. We watched the staff make homemade lemonade - fresh squeezed lemons with raspberry, that we ate with a spoon. Other flavors are available too. Another person...More

Thank B2493DYkathyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to explain how much this place took me back to my youth. A proper lunch counter but so much more. Don't miss out on the toy store in the basement!

Thank James W
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We went in to the drug store just really looking around, (but also needed fish oil for our dog) and noticed that damn, they have so much more than just drug store items. And down stairs...... Toys!!!! We're definitely going back to get some things....More

Thank outlawmarine
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The setting is completely nostalgic, with the soda fountain counter with traditional stools and tables with chrome and vinyl chairs. I arrived late in the evening and they were doing a VERY thorough cleaning of everything, all the way down to the nozzles on the...More

Thank DW75NW
Reviewed 27 October 2017

It has been decades since I've had lunch in a drugstore. I'm glad I did it again. This place looks and feels pretty much like 1958 -- which is a good thing. We had two BLTs, a chocolate malted, and a root beer float. Aside...More

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a bite and loved the experience. The place is a combination drug store and ice cream parlor and sandwich shop. The sandwiches were great as well as the hot fudge sundaes. The staff was friendly and did a terrific job in...More

1  Thank timothym931
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband stop by for lunch every time we are in the area for camping. (We live in Illinois.) Always receive friendly and fast service. The sandwiches are good but would recommend ordering with extra meat. The frappes are good too!

1  Thank imbody
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Good food, friendly staff and good location right downtown. Retro ice cream parlor look with black and white tile floor and counter and stools.

1  Thank Woodrii
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I recently stopped here with my family group of eight while traveling. We arrived about the same time as another group of 8-10 people. The young ladies working did not become flustered, just called for help. Extra workers arrived immediately. Our sandwiches were prepared quickly...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This review makes me sad to post because I've been a fan of this place for so many years, however the last two experiences my family recently had makes me wonder what's changed? First time we were overcharged and had two chocolate malts that we...More

1  Thank Mary B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-4929
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