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Economy Drug and Soda Fountain

696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
+1 775-289-4929
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While traveling, we visited this small place two years ago and knew we would stop if we came through Ely, NV again. It is the old fashion, friendly-style of drugstore luncheonette that will remind you of your youth. We ordered off the menu a #1,...More

Thank MissHappyPatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived in ELY for 13 weeks Feb--April 2018 Great Community. . Great place to stop in for Lunch, Soda Floats or Coffee at the Soda Fountain

Thank mohmemuir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is impressive. If you are in Ely around lunch time, this is the place to go. Great fresh sandwiches and they know how to make a read soda! Very friendly staff. A real gem in Ely.

Thank Dan-n-Wanda
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Everyone said, "go the Economy Drug!". So we did and found an fantastic fountain. I've never met friendlier people. We watched the staff make homemade lemonade - fresh squeezed lemons with raspberry, that we ate with a spoon. Other flavors are available too. Another person...More

Thank B2493DYkathyl
Reviewed February 19, 2018

It's hard to explain how much this place took me back to my youth. A proper lunch counter but so much more. Don't miss out on the toy store in the basement!

Thank James W
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We went in to the drug store just really looking around, (but also needed fish oil for our dog) and noticed that damn, they have so much more than just drug store items. And down stairs...... Toys!!!! We're definitely going back to get some things....More

Thank outlawmarine
Reviewed November 7, 2017

The setting is completely nostalgic, with the soda fountain counter with traditional stools and tables with chrome and vinyl chairs. I arrived late in the evening and they were doing a VERY thorough cleaning of everything, all the way down to the nozzles on the...More

Thank DW75NW
Reviewed October 26, 2017

It has been decades since I've had lunch in a drugstore. I'm glad I did it again. This place looks and feels pretty much like 1958 -- which is a good thing. We had two BLTs, a chocolate malted, and a root beer float. Aside...More

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a bite and loved the experience. The place is a combination drug store and ice cream parlor and sandwich shop. The sandwiches were great as well as the hot fudge sundaes. The staff was friendly and did a terrific job in...More

1  Thank timothym931
Reviewed October 3, 2017

My husband stop by for lunch every time we are in the area for camping. (We live in Illinois.) Always receive friendly and fast service. The sandwiches are good but would recommend ordering with extra meat. The frappes are good too!

1  Thank imbody
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-4929
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