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Dr Jazz Soda Fountain & Grille

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230 W Saint Louis St, Lebanon, IL 62254-1560
+1 618-537-2200
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Wednesday
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Brookings, South Dakota
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a road trip, looking for a non-chain place to eat lunch. We saw a sign for Lebanon-historic downtown. What a great surprise! We turned off the highway and discovered downtown Lebanon. The visitor center volunteer suggested Dr Jazz for lunch. We really loved it. We ordered the sausage sandwich and it was really good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The flavored sodas are awesome and burgers/fries were great also....My wife and I had a sundae that was good...old town type restaurant with great service. Our family just moved close to here and will be going back.

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Thank Joe D
Fillmore, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

You need to go to their web site because they have lots to offer! When we ate there before the Hamburger and Fries were great. They have an Old Fashion Soda Fountain that is awesome! They have "It's a Wonderful Life" dinner shows in November and December. They have one or two bedrooms you can stay in overnight. It's a... More 

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Thank reunionplanner2013
Illinois
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great food – – awesome renovation of building into an old time soda fountain and upstairs with a bed and breakfast. We discovered that they often have musical review type shows with the evening meals. For example, During November and December the menu is changed for a Christmas or Thanksgiving type dinner, something that would have been eaten in the... More 

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Thank Gary & Becky M
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Had dinner here on our way home from Florida vacation, it s a very quaint 50's style soda shop. The food & service is very good reasonably priced complete with ice cream. Very unique and worth a visit. I enjoyed a cheeseburger with home made French fries not the usual frozen type.

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Thank Vicki A
Galesburg, Illinois
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337 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Great service and good food. We had Italian beef and hamburger and fries. Very good and the fries were outstanding. Wish we had room to try the ice cream but we didn't. Hoped we could stop on our way back home but we will have to put this down as a place to come back to on our travels. Oh... More 

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Peoria
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We took our oldest there about 5 years ago and I still remember teaching him a little about the history of old establishment like Dr. Jazz's. Now it is one of his favorite places to hand out and enjoy the atmosphere, food, and of course ice cream. If you are staying in a local BnB or travelling down I-64 stop... More 

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Mishawaka
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179 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Passing through Lebanon and needing a place to eat would be a great experience at Dr. Jazz. The service is good, the food is VERY good,and the atmosphere of the Old Time Soda Fountain is just unique. The grille truly began as an 1800 era Drug store, and then Soda Fountain. Along with being a source of a good meal,... More 

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Thank Keith Y
Southern Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Come to Downtown Lebanon the first Saturday of the month from May thru October to the Downtown Classic Car Cruise and visit Dr. Jazz's Old-Time Soda Fountain. It is like going back in time. You won't be sorry you came!

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Stopped by on our way thru town. Old fashion soda fountain was worth the visit. Food was good. Historical building with lots of old picture etc. Worth the time to stop by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W Saint Louis St, Lebanon, IL 62254-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-537-2200
Description
Once upon a time Soda Fountains were found throughout America. From the fancy shops of the East Coast to the small town drugstores of the Midwest to the beaches of the West Coast, everyone loved ice cream and found it at the local Soda Fountain. The vision of restoring a historic Soda Fountain led us to this circa 1900 pharmacy in Lebanon, Illinois. Many hours were spent restoring the Soda Fountain to its original grandeur in the hope of recreating the atmosphere that was so vivid in our memories. Our goal is to give you a place to sit and enjoy a taste of the past, creating new memories for the future. Dr. Jazz Soda Fountain proudly serves award-winning premium ice cream shipped specially from dairies all across the United States. Try our phosphates, sodas and specialty ice cream creations - we bet you can't finish the Ice Cream Overdose! The menu includes our excellent Italian Beef, Chicago-Style Hot Dog, and Burgers, along with salads, sides and more sandwiches. Take a step back in time with us, and experience the flavor of an old-time soda fountain and the quality of all american cuisine.

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