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“Old fashioned soda shop”

Clinton's Soda Fountain
Ranked #1 of 8 Dessert in Independence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Good ice cream, phosphates, floats, etc. (No food is served). We were clearly tourists, but the staff didn't interact with us to tell us anything about the historic side of the business.

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Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

Service was great as was the ice cream. Atmosphere was really great with the old soda fountain. Also has a historic side with Truman working there as a kid.

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Reviewed 7 July 2013

This place has a neat history; Truman worked here as a teen when it was a drug store. I recommend the chocolate ice cream soda. There's various other sundaes, coffee, scones, postcards and some fun old-fashioned candy. Prices were a little higher than I expected, but probably about the same as Culver's.

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Thank nancyeden
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

Just what you would expect, a long soda fountain bar, lots of ice cream and drink treats. We had a root beer float made from root beer syrup and the soda water. Prices seemed reasonable. A sign says that President Truman worked here as a boy. Clinton's also has other sweets and candy plus some souvenirs. It is just south of the Harry S Truman National Historic Site where you buy your tickets for the Truman Home tour.

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Thank carym357
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Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

Delicious malts and shakes in a great atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Very friendly and attentive service.

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Thank Kilroy164
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