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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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Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was just passing through and decided to stop for an ice cream. This place is a great bit of Americana. The whole town has great old time charm. Everyone was very nice. The ice cream was good. I had already eaten lunch, but interestingly enough I was told by two separate people in town that this place has the... More 

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Thank Matt M
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The friendly staff can't be beat. Ice cream, milkshakes and much more. Wish places like this was everywhere

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Thank AAIN13
Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like a step back to the soda bar days. Service was quick and we had a good burger and blt. An old man volnteers there and just greets people and clears tables! The staff are friendly. The washroom is from years a go. It was clean but really out dated. I guess their codes allow it? I would go back... More 

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Thank Chuck S
Blue Ridge, Georgia, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Mt. Airy, my husband and I decided to stop into Walker's for a soda. We enjoyed sharing a strawberry soda at an old fashion soda counter. Such fun and it brought back memories of our childhood. We didn't have anything other than the soda, which was delicious, but the burgers looked and smelled incredible.

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Thank Rhenda B
Tennessee
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I asked for a single scoop Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough in a sugar cone. What I received was the largest single scoop I had ever received. Delicious too! The portions are plentiful. My friend had the Butter Pecan made with real Moonshine. He said it had a "whang" to it. Well, what do you expect...ice cream + moonshine. LOL So... More 

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Thank RDH2017
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "must visit" if you go to Mount Airy. An old-fashioned soda fountain that was once a drug store, you can get a hand mixed soda, phosphate, float, shake or just ice cream. They also offer a lunch menu. The owners are extremely friendly and will fill you in on the history of the store as it relates... More 

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Thank Tammie W
Rushville, Indiana
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love going down memory lane with this location. They had the counter and fountain drinks to match. We ordered cherry old fashion sodas. Presentation alone made them mouth watering and topped with a cherry.

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Thank Robin S
wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! More 

Concord, North Carolina
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 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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wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting with us, I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself and the food we look forward to your next visit. More 

Radford, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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
wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this review

we are looking forward to your return, glad you enjoyed your floats and meal , sorry you thought the burgers were small but they are 1/4 pound patties team them with fries and a shake or float most can't eat it all. More 

Ararat
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 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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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?