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Walker's Soda Fountain

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175 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3807
+1 336-786-4006
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Concord, North Carolina
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at Walkers today for lunch! Ordered the lunch special, fresh made burgers, fries and shake. We had a peanut butter shake and a butter pecan shake! Both were extremely good. The burgers were fresh and we loved that they put shredded lettuce on them instead of a leaf of lettuce. Fries were MOT greasy, they were great too.... More 

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Thank Joyce L
Radford, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visitors...really enjoyed it! Place is a little small, but gives you a old school vibe. The HUGE mugs for coke flats really nice. Note to first timers, drink some of the coke 'before' moving your spoon...then stir away! Burgers a little on smallish side, but good! French fries good and salty! Can't wait to go back and try... More 

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Thank MikeGA123
Ararat
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place they don't have a lot on the menu but what we got was very good I would definitely eat here again I really enjoyed the decor seems like a nice family atmosphere

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Thank Dewpayne
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girls both enjoyed a birthday cake milkshake and loved it. Others in our group enjoyed a traditional root beet float. The service was great, as was the atmosphere. A fun little stop on our trip down Main Street.

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Thank Colbey H
Raleigh, NC
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We were just not impressed with this restaurant. The employees did not seem to work clean. Yes they wore gloves, but, they touched their faces and hair and then touched food. It was not crowded but seem to take forever for service. 30 minutes for a milk shake.

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Thank ThatCouple
Eagan, Minnesota
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Visited Mt. Airy with friends and had lunch at this Soda Fountain which was said to be the basis for the fountain in the Andy Griffith Show. What we found was an older fountain, with very nice people running it and pretty good food. We all splurged and had cheeseburgers with different flavor malts, and walked away laughing with full... More 

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Thank eilertsson
Timberlake, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a late lunch with friends and enjoyed hearing about the soda fountain and some history about it from the owner!

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Thank shellabella1969
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with my husband after a visit to Pilot Mountain. We loved it! The workers were extremely polite and helpful. The food was tasty and the malt was wonderful! We spilt one and still found ourselves struggling to finish it. They got a bit busy before we ordered our malt so we had to wait a little bit but... More 

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Thank Morgan E
Johnson City, Tennessee
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat and drink. Never disappointed in their food. One of the few Soda Fountain bars left that I know of. We always make a pit stop here when we are visiting Mt. Airy.

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Thank 257wanda
Canon
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

My wife and I went there hoping to get treats and ice cream. We arrived over 1 hour before their posted closing time of 5 PM and the door was locked and the employees were cleaning up. They saw us and did not say sorry or even acknowledge us as we pulled on the door to find it locked. We... More 

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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, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3807
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-786-4006
Description
Old fashioned soda fountain - new ownership - use old fashioned glass bowls/dishes. Also serve hotdogs and a couple of other small sandwiches.

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