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Jennifer's Pharmacy & Soda Shoppe

Map & Directions 30 N. Central Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
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314-862-7400
  • American, Dessert, Diner
  • Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm, Sat 9am-4pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club, cash, check, ATM/Debit
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Accepted
  • Street

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Riverfront Times' Description

The culinary genre of food that is "just like Mom used to make" can be found in lunch and dessert form at this old-fashioned drugstore counter and soda fountain. Straightforward and satisfying sandwiches include tuna salad, chicken salad, egg salad and PB&J, plus scrumptious Chicago-style and chili dogs. From the fountain, enjoy bona fide phosphates mixed right in front of you, a classic banana split sundae (chocolate, vanilla, strawberry ice creams; hot fudge, pineapple, strawberry toppings), or a surprise testament to New York, the egg cream. Of course there's pie, most notably the brownie pie with the melted chocolate-and-caramel icing on top. In short, a cheery throwback to PTA bake sales, mom-and-pop shops, the Woolworth's counter and Mom herself.

 
Member Reviews

  • on 11/10/09
    4

    This is a great place to find a small gift. Staff is super helpful and friendly. Soda shoppe is classic and delicious! Great place.

  • on 05/06/09
    4

    The milkshake doesn't show up on modern menus, and when it appears it does so as a hallmark of traditional American fare. Lately the cheeseburger, the milkshake's longtime comrade in arms, has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts, flushing the indulgent carnivore from celebrity chefs who dress up the chopped beef with manchego or Cotswold or eggplant in an attempt to deflect the common... More >>

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  • Riverfront Times on 11/15/10

    RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Place to Induce a Diabetic Coma- The hand made shakes will make you so happy!

  • Riverfront Times on 10/10/12

    RFT 2012 Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Lunch Counter- This Soda Shoppe is a way to revisit a simpler day in age! http://bit.ly/Rg7RmH

  • Julie A. on 08/19/13

    Best Pies!!!

  • Jzika H. on 09/15/12

    Heard it on the street from a crowd of college students "This is the coolest place in Saint Louis!". Best place to buy Asterix comics and get an old fashioned milkshake, I might add.

  • Jzika H. on 09/09/12

    Best old fashioned soda fountain in Saint Louis?

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