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Saugatuck Drugstore Soda Fountain

201 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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201 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place! Best place in town we have found to find great souvenir items like t-shirts, sweatshirts, coffee mugs, etc. Staff is very friendly and helpful!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see a drugstore in town, especially if you need something quick! Seemed to have everything, too. The staff was helpful and friendly. Clean and well stocked. There are t- shirts and souvenirs, also.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been goignto saugatuck for 30 years. The drug store is a staple in the downtown area! Great for sweatshirts and all your other saugatuck gear.

Thank KcOmalley825
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drugstore has all sorts of items - never fear if you forgot something. The soda fountain is great for a snack.

Thank calada02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun cold soda fountain! Great gift store to get meds and beach supplies. For fun in the sun. Great walking town and cruise on in here to grab a cold pop or soda! Fine gift store!!!!

Thank Serenity449
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The fountain is closed during the off season, but they have a HUGE selection of souvenir shirts, hats, etc. The staff was very nice and you need to go in and see all the stuff!

Thank srcurran22
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have used them for prescription (excellent service) and to find a little something-something. They have a bit of everything. Beach umbrellas, cards, games, t-shirts, sweatshirts. I could go on....check them out if you are in town.

Thank jrcipcic
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Saugatuck Drug store is in the heart of Saugatuck, and is famous for its' genuine soda bar in the back of the store. They have everything from moccasins to maps and kites to coloring books.

Thank lwlevey
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a cool shop that has a little bit of everything. Full service pharmacy, snack items, trinkets,gifts, the whole ball of wax.

Thank David T
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the soda fountain. Still serves all you loved in the 50's and 60's. The 1 scoop ice cream was more than enough for 2 to share. I had to have a Vanilla Coke, soda style. I was in heaven....More

Thank Judy T
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
Description
This Old Fashioned Soda Fountain is a staple for locals in Saugatuck. It has been here since 1913. It is in the back of the drug store. Coincidentally, kiddie-corner to Kilwins. What is great about this soda fountain, is that they do make old-fashioned sodas with heaps of ice-cream - and local Hudsonville Ice-Cream. Even better, this is a hidden gem for families in this ever-so growing, expensive tourist town (I am from nearby Grand Rapids....and FYI...the reason I had so many reviews last year, I took a year off to explore my #1 passion -traveling- from my real job (litigation); so if you would like an attorney turned writer/traveler/reviewer, I would be a great fit. But why it is a hidden gem for families: the Soda Fountain has hot dogs, fries, small $3 pizzas, pretzels - all the small stuff little kids love and that would make them happy after a hot day on the boat or at the beach, along with a small ice-cream cone or old-fashioned root-beer float. It's a great place.
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