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206 N Market St, West Union, OH 45693-1307
+1 937-544-2451
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ryland heights, ky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Yes they serve food -- and nickel cokes -- from the soda fountain. No kidding. But a cherry coke will set you back a dime. Don't miss the $1 pimento cheese sandwich; only other place I know you can get that deal is at Augusta National at the Masters. But they don't have toys from your childhood on the shelf.... More 

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Thank neal s
Middletown, Ohio
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Blake's has one of the few soda fountains left in Ohio. I have visited this establishment for many years. The sandwiches are very tasty and definitely the cheapest place in town to eat. it is really neat to sit on one of the few stools while sipping on a 10 cent coke. The soda fountain lady Teresa, is one of... More 

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Thank Michael T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great service, great prices (I mean, obviously), and fun experience. Definitely worth the stop to dine-in for lunch. :)

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1 Thank Carla P
Powell, Ohio
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We had read about this place that had a soda fountain that still served 5c cokes. This is a small town drug store. We found the soda fountain in the back. There were two stools open. My wife ordered a chocolate coke. The small glass was about the size of a breakfast beverage glass. My wife went with a medium... More 

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1 Thank rjrobbin
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We found out from an advertisement that we got at Serpent Mound about BLAKE PHARMACY and went there just out of curiosity. What an experience. We just went for the 5cent Coke, but had 2 sandwiches, 2 REAL milkshakes and 2 Cokes for 5.58$. It is a MUST stop when you are in the area. They are super friendly

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Thank Sibylle B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We went for the 5 cent coke! It was very small, but you could get a bigger one that was still very cheap. They had cheap sandwiches too. Pimento cheese was good. It was just fun. And lets face it, there arent many places around to get a snack!

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Thank donnalynne59
Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

My husband and I ventured to Blake's for lunch while staying at a local B&B. The food was for sure affordable, but nothing fancy. Mostly it was fun to chat with the lady running the counter and try some interesting concoctions- specifically she had us try Marshmallow fluff mixed with coke, which was a new one for me. I'm glad... More 

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Cleveland
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249 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We stopped here for the kitsch factor. The menu is extremely limited and the food just okay, but the prices are a time warp and the flavored pops were fun. Our kids had a great time picking out cheap candy and were even each given some coins for the pinball and bubblegum machines. Unfortunately because it's in a store there... More 

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Peebles, Ohio
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

From the outside you would have no idea a small restaurant is inside this pharmacy. You can sit down and have a toasted ham salad sandwich with chips and a 5 cent Coke (yes, five CENTS) for $1.50 (yes, one dollar and fifty cents). Get a root beer float, chocolate shake, an ice cream. Basic sandwiches but very tasty. All... More 

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Thank Brian S
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

If you are stopping in West Union and need a cheap, quick bite to eat this is the place to go. My husband and I stopped in on a Saturday and ordered two sandwiches, a coke, a root beer float and an ice cream sundae and the total was $6! Was it the best sandwich I have ever eaten? No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N Market St, West Union, OH 45693-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  West Union
  • Phone Number: +1 937-544-2451

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?