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Jefferson General Store

113 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
+1 903-665-8481
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Authentic and fun!

This place will send you back to your childhood with the vast array of old-time candy. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TylerTexasInn-com
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Tyler, Texas
A Must-Visit

Lots and lots of souvenir stuff, ranging from kitschy to nice and unusual. Lots of old-fashioned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bridgitt D
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“soda fountain” (37 reviews)
“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“cent coffee” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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113 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
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+1 903-665-8481
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place will send you back to your childhood with the vast array of old-time candy. Lots of souveniors, preserves, and ice cream, too!

Thank TylerTexasInn-com
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots and lots of souvenir stuff, ranging from kitschy to nice and unusual. Lots of old-fashioned toys and candy. Old fashioned soda fountain (that I didn't get a chance to try). Do not miss the pralines! Made daily in-store and beyond yummy.

Thank Bridgitt D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As other reviewers have noted, this place was busy when everything else seemed sleepy. Food, hats, curios, metal signs, soda fountain (with some really good ice cream), toys, hundreds of kinds of candies, hot sauce, barbecue sauce, jams, jellies, t-shirts, shirts, books ... it goes...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most busy places in Jefferson and always seems to be crowded (too crowded for my liking) but it is a good store. They have a little bit of everything. Candy, ice cream, knic-knack's (however you spell it), and plenty of...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We purchased 2 Cherry Floats and a Root Beer Float from the Soda Fountain and they were divine! What a great little store. Clean and Full of Novelties. Only 1 Bathroom and it's in need of a renovation!! Stop and play checkers while you enjoy...More

Thank texaswoods
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

You could probably spend all day in here and not see everything. Toys, novelties, saltwater taffy, homemade pralines, bluebell ice cream, homemade salsas jams and jellies. We got some cute Mother's Day gifts.

Thank Carmen B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique general store. Lots of unusual merchandise and very value priced. Their special is the Moody hot dog I highly encourage you to try these. Simply put, these are the best hot dogs on the planet. I'll definitely recommend this place...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Rustic old country store. Neat place to visit. Huge cup of coffee for a nickel (no free refills) A very good stop in Jefferson.

Thank G Y
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We visited this store multiple times because there is so much to see. They have a neat little bar with ice cream and snacks to eat. Very friendly employees, cute touristy things to look at. Great photo ops. The old truck out front makes a...More

Thank Janethetford
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Finally got to try ice cream sodas just like in those black and white movies! Great selection of sodas and really really cool antique bar and cash registers. They also make their own waffle cones which is cool.

Thank famouslastwords
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GayleTX
Are you going to be open this week (week before Christmas)?
19 December 2016|
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Response from Dana W | Reviewed this property |
They will probably be open each day but Christmas.
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