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Watson Drugs & Soda Fountain

116 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92866
(714) 532-6315
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Taste & Tradition since 1899

Watson's Drugstore was founded in 1899, making it the oldest ongoing business in the city. Today, Watson's is an old-fashioned soda fountain, with the walls decorated with old advertisements and license plates and a large bar lined with stools and red vinyl seats. The menu is classic Americana, with items like burgers, patty melts, fries and classic breakfasts. Being a soda fountain, diners...

Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain has been premier drug store and soda fountain shop for over 100 years! Located in Old Town Orange, this establishment has been around since 1899. Come in to this 1950's diner and enjoy all the great burgers, steaks, shakes, malts, and ice cream floats your heart desires.

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OC landmark on Orange’s traffic circle for American diner fare and ice cream specialties.

Watson's Drug Store Restaurant Review: Watson’s Drug Store is really an American diner and soda fountain nestled within the confines of a 1950s-style pharmacy and restaurant. The staff is friendly and the flavorful food is reasonably priced. In the early morning hours, locals and nearby Chapman University students drop in for a full breakfast menu. Lunch is a treat with satisfying sandwiches...

A one-stop spot for prescriptions, a plate of comfort food and a soda-fountain treat.

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Watson's has been serving up authentic all-American fare for more than a century. Established in 1899, this classic diner is a local favorite and has become a must-eat O.C....

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Located in downtown Orange CA, close to lots of shops and antique stores. Inside is decked out with modern upgrades including a few flat screens.
Great menu variety with an extensive selection of burgers and shakes. They also serve breakfast items all day.
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Nostalgic fun time

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What’s not to love with a nostalgic drug store and soda fountain? The drinks were well prepared, although the cotton candy martini is too sweet and had to be returned. Notwithstanding, the atmosphere is fun, the food was enjoyable, and the trip down memory lane...

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Watson Drug & Soda Fountain is located at 1538 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA..

Watson Drug & Soda Fountain can be found at E Chapman Ave 116. The following is offered: Drug Stores. The entry is present with us since Sep 9, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In Orange there are 6 other Drug Stores. An overview can be found here.

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This is the oldest continuously operated business in the city of Orange.

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