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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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100 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Cute old fashioned (for real) soda fountain that's the site of the pharmacy that Truman worked at for his first job. Great sandwiches and century-old atmosphere.

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We went in for ice cream after lunch. The ice cream was very creamy. The prices are a bit high. It is an historic place as Harry Truman worked at this location...not Clinton's.

Thank shelman
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Kids got to experience a soda fountain. Ice cream was good and service was too. Of course there was a lot of candy for sale and souvenirs, tempting the kids, but that is par for the course.

Thank MHer101
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stopped in Clintons after a big lunch but still had to have a treat. So many choices!! They have a LOT of flavors of ice cream and many choices of cones. They also make floats, sundaes, phosphates. This is just like an old-time soda...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We grabbed some ice cream while waiting to tour the Truman home. It is good quality ice cream. We enjoyed it on a hot day, as we walked around the square.

Thank Attkica
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Quaint. Right out of Mayberry. Clinton's has a real soda fountain. They can make you a phosphate, malt, sandwich, or sundae. Order at the counter ans sit at the soda fountain or take it to a table in back. The Tux is a delicious black...More

Thank EDian831
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Besides the historical field trip this could be for kids to learn about Harry Truman, this is quaint fun soda fountain. My black cherry soda made with real phosphates! The glass candy jars and the soda fountain bar that you can swivel around was fun....More

Thank robertachristine
Reviewed 2 May 2016

As a visitor to Independence, you are directed to Clinton's to see where President Truman held a job as a young man. There is nothing special about this soda fountain. The service was average and, as we found throughout the courthouse square in many shops,...More

Reviewed 27 April 2016

We had hoped that it might be more gift shop than soda fountain, but it wasn't. Bought some candy for the kids and nuts for us. The nuts were great. It was a rainy day and rather cool so we skipped the ice cream, although...More

Thank Beth Anne S
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Had a good lunch, and good ice cream. Loved the preserved decor and the service was excellent! Would definitely go again.

Thank Marylou R
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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

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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