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Walker's Soda Fountain

175 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3807
+1 336-786-4006
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (50 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
“banana split” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Diner
175 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been there twice, The food is good, Pop is in a bottle if you want. Milkshakes are good to part of the group, Nice to see a former drug store with a fountain being put to good use.

Thank marybW829OR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we had a good enough time, but it is a bit of an odd place. I couldn’t tell whether it was a museum, place to get food or place to get a soda. Folks were nice inside.

Thank rawband
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First, don’t skip the milkshakes. My strawberry one made my day! Lots of basic lunch counter choices - burgers, hotdogs, grilled cheese… The decor is fun, and the service was great. Just don’t skip the milkshakes!

Thank Mom2Three1998
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Great old fashioned soda fountain. Employees are great. Food pretty good too. Pile about a pint of ice cream on the cones.

Thank flamingo66
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It was busy and slightly understaffed at the time, but the food was delicious, dirt cheap and very well done. The staff were exceptionally friendly, and the atmosphere was fantastic. I especially loved the Carolina Burger, and the milkshakes were to die for.

Thank jkaterberg12
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Love eating at places that remind me of when I was a kid. The real atmusfier is what makes it enjoyable to eat lunch there. Pictures on the walls remembers the cast of the Andy Griffith Show. The food is very good. It must be...More

Thank 555fredt
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The staff was so friendly. The shakes were great. A must when visiting Mayberry. Very reasonably priced....shakes were $4 and they brought out the mixer tumbler to refill your glass.

Thank epfanMeadowBridge_WV
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fun stop. The food options are good and the malts and coffee are great! There is easily enough milkshake or malt to split with someone, if you wanted too. The line to be seated moves pretty quickly. The folks are very friendly...More

Thank HonestReviewGuy913
wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks, It's wonderful people like you who make our jobs so enjoyable.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed in the atmosphere here. As I know we visited on a very busy weekend, it was very evident that these folks can’t handle this many people and their stress level was very high. The tempers was showing and we even watched one...More

Thank cthom54
wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

I don't know where you had your ice cream yesterday but it certantly wasn't WALKERS ! There were no tempers and we DIFFENTLY didnt have an employee quit and walk out.. In fact we had a very successful day with lots of fun, laughter and...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had been waiting all summer to have a root beer float and decided that it would happen in Mt. Airy at Walker’s, I was in ‘float heaven’ when it came to the table....lots of ice cream and it was excellent!!

Thank Nancy S
wsfmgr, Manager at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

So glad we were the one to send you to float heaven.

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31 July 2016|
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Response from Pamela W | Reviewed this property |
Closed Monday T-S 11am to 5 pm Not sure about Sunday hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
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
  • E-mail
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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