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316 N Court St, Florence, AL
+1 256-764-1503
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09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Florence, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trowbridge's is a most unique establishment, having been run by four generations of the same family. A sandwich shop and ice cream parlor known to and frequented by generations of Florentines who would be lost without "Trowbridge's". They serve a variety of tasty sandwiches with ingredients all prepared in house; with their "chili-dog" being a specialty unlike any other. Fine... More 

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memphis
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were meeting up with some friends and decided on Trowbridges for lunch. It is a fun throwback to early soda shop days. Simple décor with simple but plentiful offerings. We had the egg and olive sandwich, pimento cheese sandwich and the chicken salad sandwiches - all were excellent. The ice cream was good as were the milk shake. All... More 

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Thank Julie and Tom M
Florence, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Years ago you could find several "soda shops, soda fountains" in various places such as shopping stores or some pharmacies and there you could get a sandwich or milkshake or ice-cream and Trowbridges reminds me a lot of these long gone soda shops. Trowbridges is always very crowded and there is a reason for that, you can get some good... More 

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Thank GaryK57
Tallahassee, Florida
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since 1918 this place has been around! We went in for ice cream, and were not disappointed. Hubby's banana split was the bomb!

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Thank Kimberly A
Helena, AL, United States
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a hot fudge Sunday and this place was like going back in time. Friendly staff who makes the sundaes and prices that were unbelievably low. Great experience if you are visiting Florence

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Thank Roger K
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its rare to see a cute little burger and shake place like this, but I love that it's still here! I grew up in this town and this is one of the most historic locations and delicious food that anyone can enjoy!

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Thank Lorna B
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat on a budget Banana sandwiches Chicken salad Coca Cola Glass Bottles Friendly and a history visit because many famous people have been there. Resteraunt has been in Florence for years. Great place

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Thank Stacey E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The only thing on the menu that has changed in 100 years is the prices. We had a simple lunch and an "oh my gosh" for desert. For two people who grew up on bologna sandwiches, it was a nostalgic, pleasant lunch.

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Thank Chauntiel C
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went there on our trip to Florence. It is like stepping back in time. All we had this trip were sundaes. But amazing. Great atmosphere. Such a cool place. Definitely worth a stop and visit.

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Thank Anthony P
Alabama
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This place has been in business since before I went to college here in the 80's and really hasn't changed. Even the prices seem to be about the same as they were in the 80's. The sandwiches are great (especially the homemade pimento cheese) and the milkshakes and malts are out of this world. It's like going back in time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N Court St, Florence, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 256-764-1503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?