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Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill

217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-623-8187
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a favorite with locals and tourists alike. Wonderfully decorated, great food, old ice cream shoppe type offerings. Easy parking close to Martha Washington and Barter Theatre.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice little soda shop with friendly staff. It can get very crowded at times but is a nice place to go for refreshments on a hot day.

Thank Dini35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stop and get something to eat. Lots to choose from even vegan items that my friend was glad to see. Not far from the interstate and better than any fast food place. Looking forward to going back someday.

Thank Kellie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a family vacation day, and stopped here to eat. The cheese on my daughter's grilled cheese sandwich was not melted and did not go all the way to the edge of the bread. The chicken nachos were cold and the cheese not...More

Thank AnnaKrug
HDESoda_08, Owner at Ellis Soda Shoppe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for your visit and I am truly sorry that we failed you in such a way. As owner I take full responsibility for not meeting your expectations. Obviously, we must have rushed your order. I only wish that you had informed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Abingdon this past weekend for the first time and was looking for somewhere to eat and I stumbled upon this place. Great food and fast service, except the portions were a tiny bit small. This would be a good place for lunch but not...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful, as we had 8 people meeting for lunch. I had a club sandwich which was very good. Can order sodas from the fountain, shakes and other goodies. Service was also pretty fast. It was recommended by the locals.

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate egg and bacon sandwiches in this restaurant that is on main street. Friendly server and great ambience. Interesting things to read on the wall. We will definitely return next time we visit Abingdon!

Thank D_McCall54
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My husband & I recently stopped in Abingdon on our way to south western Va. We stopped at the visitor center to ask about a local place for lunch. Ellis Soda shop was recommended. It was a nice little soda shop. My husband & I...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Ellis offers a GREAT lunch , breakfast on the weekends (very good!) , and you are able to sit in the decor of an old pharmacy with many artifacts, photos, and "old timey" feel. The food is good, the service is friendly, and the cost...More

Thank pilgrimrandysmith
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for breakfast on a Friday morning. Service was great and quick. Definitely would like to go back and try their lunch and desserts.

Thank alpraytor
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-623-8187
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