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Royalls Soda Shop

128 W Main St, Elkin, NC 28621-3488
+1 336-835-0028
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheeseburger” (4 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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128 W Main St, Elkin, NC 28621-3488
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The hot dogs here use to be the best in town. Now they are ok and cheap enough to be a bargain but you still have only chips for a side instead of fries. The nostalgia is what keeps Royal"s going. I think they have...More

Thank ChaneySue
Reviewed 3 March 2018

It has been some time since I stopped in, but one of my fondest memories growing up in this area was the amazing hot dogs and homemade chili. I can still taste them today. Stop in and give one a try.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Hot dogs were good. Server was friendly. But the atmosphere makes it worth stopping in. It is a step back to a time long gone.

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Some friends and family went here on a Saturday for lunch, as the place we originally chose to go to lunch had a long wait. I have been to many lunch counter type places over the years and this one was the first to disappoint....More

Thank DivaDoll905
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Just what the doctor ordered. We had a cheeseburger and grilled cheese. Simple and gooooood! Inexpensive too! We'll be back.

Thank Munibrokr
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Royall's already exists since 1923 and is run now by mum Debbie and her sons. They are particularly famous for their hotdogs, which they prepare in quantities. We stopped one early morning en route to the Smoky Mountains for coffee and got it freshly brewed...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I was looking forward to a good hot dog. I got a hot dog that had a bun that was dripping wet. The bun was so wet it dripped onto the deli paper. The liquid dripped down my hand and off the end of my...More

Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ok let's just take a step back in time, this is a great break from the drive thru fast food that we have found ourself trapped in. The food is cooked right there in front of you, everything is homemade, ( slaw, chili, chicken salad,...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We split the hotdog special and had milkshakes. Everything was wonderful. Fried hotdogs, all the way! Enjoyed every bite. Milkshake was delicious, needed a larger straw for the cookies and cream shake. Waitress was very polite and attentive.

1  Thank wilkeshomes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

You find world class hotdog claims everywhere. Some are very good and others not. These hotdogs were very good. The slaw was wet which made the bun fall apart , but eating with a fork was no problem. The soda shop was very clean and...More

Thank Jekyll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 W Main St, Elkin, NC 28621-3488
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Elkin
  • Phone Number: +1 336-835-0028
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