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Eckels Ice Cream Fountain

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10 reviews
36 East Main Street,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 458-8551
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Step back in time when you enter through the front doors of this old-fashioned ice cream parlor. Originally opening as a pharmacy in 1879, this historic building offers old-fashioned charm and was featured in the movie Girl, Interrupted. Now serving PA Preferred Hershey Creamery ice cream, ice cream sodas, sundaes, banana splits, milk shakes, floats, hot dogs, sandwiches, soup and penny candy. The original soda fountain and marble counter remain, as do the wooden tables and glass shelving. A small pharmacy museum in the back of the building offers an extra bit of nostalgia.

Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail

Eckel's Ice Cream Fountain is a location along the Cumberland Valley Ice Cream TrailDownload the passport and check off each stop on the list as you go.

 

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  • Downtown:
  • Notes: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm; Fri 5pm-9pm; Sat 12pm-9pm We will serve breakfast the first Saturday of every month from 7am to 10am. We will have a limited menu. Choices will include French toast, pancakes, waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and toast.
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Accepted:
    • Discover
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
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  • Lunch Served:
General
  • Casual:
  • Price Range: Up to $10
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  • Temporarily Closed:
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Mon
11:30am - 2:00pm
Tue
11:30am - 2:00pm
Wed
11:30am - 2:00pm
Thu
11:30am - 2:00pm
Fri
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Sat
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sun
Closed
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