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Clinton's Soda Fountain

100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
+1 816-833-2046
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (20 reviews)
“ice cream” (44 reviews)
“banana split” (9 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here due to its historical significance. It was clean and the furniture looks like what you might have seen back in the 50s. I felt it was a little pricey for the portions, but then again, I don't really need to have an...More

Thank DandEOneBigAdventure
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Interesting little place of nostalgia. Okay place. One time visit type place. We decided to have an ice cream cone and relax for a bit. The young working girls could have cared less if we were in there or selling us anything. They were more...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was told by many to stop by Clinton's Soda Fountain on my day of Harry Truman history (he worked here when he was a boy). I got a chocolate malt, which was pretty good, but not nearly as chocolatey or malty enough for me....More

Thank hunnyjar
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a light snack and dessert. My banana split was excellent. My wife's root beer float was also outstanding. We highly recommend that you stop for any of their ice cream desserts.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Visit where President Truman would walk and stop. A must-see. Old fashioned fountain drinks - very cool. Definitely not something kids now a days see!

Thank kcredrocker
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nestled on the historic Independence Square, a charming little soda fountain that will take you back in time. Bill Clinton even made a stop while campaining. While your on the square, book a tour of the Truman House., or take a ride in a covered...More

Thank sharkgirl75
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Where Harry Truman had his first job! Just another part of the history of Harry S. Truman. Excellent Soda's and Phosphates.

Thank Kristie H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Quant little corner soda shop where Harry Truman had his first job (see plaque). The mix sodas the old way, by hand. They also serve up some delicious ice cream. A single was about $3. Fun atmosphere. Places to sit and eat inside - which...More

Thank marshall5686
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My family and I visited Clinton's. A regular soda fountain, not anything spectacular but a neat little place to visit if you can.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

An old fashioned soda fountain. The root beer is great. Ice cream several varieties. Small place but stop in for a root beer float.

Thank deborahmadick
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18 May 2015|
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Response from Safetyguy_328 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have soup and maybe 5 sandwiches I had the tuna on wheat it was excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-833-2046
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