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Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-623-8187
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (44 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Ruben sandwiches, they were very good. The nachos were good too. We were full after that, so we didn't get any dessert.

Thank Kri12345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived early for my first visit to the Barter Theater to see The Music Man. This [place is just a block or so away, so I had a rootbeer float before the show. All of the sodas, sundaes, etc. are made the old fashioned...More

1  Thank RUtraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once I actually had one of their black angus hot dogs, but without the chili and onions. I loved the Hawaiian Grilled Chicken sandwich that comes on a Kaiser roll with grilled pineapple salsa and tortilla chips. I've also had the French Dip, the Classic...More

Thank MWC597
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Greeted by the owner, which is a good indication of the experience to come. Very good service by some very pleasant folks and very good and generous food.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while traveling and had a delicious lunch! The grilled pimento cheese sandwich is wonderful! My husband had the Reuben and said the corned beef was nice and lean. We did not splurge for a milkshake but the blenders were constantly going while we...More

Thank SweetHomeFlorida
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What an awesome choice for lunch. I had the grilled pimento cheese sandwich with fries and a pickle. My husband had a burger and crispy fries and he said it was one of the best burgers he has ever had. I used to work in...More

Thank julia_fisher
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Star rating is based on a standard scale. Pleasant old fashion soda shop/drug store decor. Had French dip and potato soup. This is a traditional soup versus the overly thick stuff of modern style. It did have an unnecessary "kick" (why does everything have to...More

Thank MWTravelinLady
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great decor, very friendly, welcoming staff, excellent service, excellent food, very clean A must when in the area.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite with locals and tourists alike. Wonderfully decorated, great food, old ice cream shoppe type offerings. Easy parking close to Martha Washington and Barter Theatre.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a nice little soda shop with friendly staff. It can get very crowded at times but is a nice place to go for refreshments on a hot day.

Thank Dini35
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-623-8187
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