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Ransone's Drug the Fountain Sandwich Grill

19771 Main St, Buchanan, VA 24066-5500
+1 540-254-2904
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (12 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
19771 Main St, Buchanan, VA 24066-5500
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stopped in here for lunch on our annual trek down I-81 in hopes that it would still be here. We had eaten here before and really enjoyed it. Were concerned since last time we were in the area, the storefront had a For Sale...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Basic, lunch-counter food that is done perfectly, with a smile and at a very low price. Step back into history, and order a grilled cheese. You won't regret the experience. We all thought that these places were all gone!

1  Thank UVAJD99
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had some great pie & coffee here a few years ago. Today, we stopped by, on our way back from NC to DC, about 3 PM for some coffee and something sweet to go with it. The waitress, who seemed nice, took our order...More

Thank Andrei K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Delicious choice, inexpensive, quick service. A 1950's style diner. We eat hear inbetween river tubing runs. You can walk from the Twin River's Outitters.

Thank DCNC
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is kinda how it used to be in the 1950's until the early 70's. The Fountain has a nice display of nostalgic diner equipment and other mid-20th century artifacts. The food was very good, with great prices. They have the large crinkle cut fries...More

Thank Glenn_Gibson_RVA
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A fountain shop / food counter.... a good old fashion 5 & 10 style lunch counter !! Paired with a drug store this is a step back in time. This is the type of food that made America great and die young!! Fried everything served...More

Thank clee46771
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place was a great place to eat! Excellent waitress and cook! Would recommend this place! The milkshakes were awesome also!

Thank Kristina C
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered a chicken wrap and my husband ordered a burger. The chicken was so tough that I could not chew it and the veggies were under cooked. The burger was almost burned. When I told the waitress that I could not eat the wrap...More

2  Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a late lunch there and ordered hamburgers. They were really tasty and tender. Their chili was very good, too. Spiced just right for me... not too much heat. Would definitely eat there again. Great 50's atmosphere throughout the store. Take a ride to...More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The service is extremely poor, the wait staff prefer to stand at the counter and talk, and their personal appearance is bad. Staff with long hair that is not tied up preparing and serving food. If you try to discuss your poor service with the...More

Thank Costerfield
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19771 Main St, Buchanan, VA 24066-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buchanan
  • Phone Number: +1 540-254-2904
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