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Walker's Soda Fountain

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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175 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
+1 336-786-4006
11:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat and drink. Never disappointed in their food. One of the few Soda Fountain bars left that I know of. We always make a pit stop here when we are visiting Mt. Airy.

Thank 257wanda
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went there hoping to get treats and ice cream. We arrived over 1 hour before their posted closing time of 5 PM and the door was locked and the employees were cleaning up. They saw us and did not say sorry or even acknowledge us as we pulled on the door to find it locked. We... More 

Thank Ernest R
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned yummy treats. A back in the 50s feeling. Friendly service, great food, family friendly

Thank Donna S
Candler, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Gotta visit this place! The shakes and sodas looked delicious! It was fun to see to all of the autographed photos. If you are a fan of The Andy Griffith Show, you need to stop in and visit!

Thank Tammy W
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

For a southern town my husband and I were surprised to find the locals here a bit on the unhappy side. While it seemed that everyone working there asked if we had been helped it took over 30 minutes to get two mikshakes and mine tasted like the ice cream could have been as old as the town itself. It... More 

Thank dalleenj2016
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stopped in for ice cream and wow! Just like the old days. A REAL banana split and very generous with serving size. Wish we had one in my town. Quality product and inexpensive too.

Thank DonnaPixie
Buffalo, NY
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We totally got into the era in this Soda Fountain We visited during Mayberry Days and the place was packed! The quality did not suffer. The poor dishwasher who by the way did them all by hand, worked his butt off the whole time we were there and never cut corners. Just kept pushing thru. We were so impressed. A... More 

Thank Jeree
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has great hamburgers and milkshakes and everything in between. It seems hectic when there's something going on downtown like Mayberry Days, but the food is always good. The décor is retro and reminds you of Leave it to Beaver or Happy Days. It's always fun.

Thank Grammie0907
mt airy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

....good hot dogs and milkshakes.nice people....1950s' decor.remindes you of the good 'ol days.....floats are good...

Thank myron s
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181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go in for lunch only to find them closed. Not sure why--it was a Monday around lunch time.

Thank aquaH2Omama
wsfmgr, Owner at Walker's Soda Fountain, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't get to visit with us but I can assure you we were open on Monday a week ago the only day we close is Tuesday the other 6 days we open at 11. Please try us again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-786-4006
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?