It’s more than an infatuation; it’s an obsession in the East Valley. Our love affair with soda and sugar cookies is almost comical, but we embrace our addiction and feed it (and ourselves) regularly. For the novice soda shop sipper, here’s the insider’s guide to the best soda shops in Gilbert and Mesa!
“I love the Razzbear with Coke Zero and the boys I nanny always want The Shark Attack – a mix between Rubber Ducky and Sharks in the Water. Plus, we never leave without a Sassy’s cookie,” says @savannabrook2
Location: 4202 E. Main Street in Mesa
Hours: M-Th 7:30am to 10pm, Fri 7:30am to 11pm, Sat 9am to 11pm, Closed Sundays
“They put the most ‘flavor shots’ in your drink (in my opinion) and seem to have the most options,” says Meredith Jones Urry* of @stuffimakeandsell whose favorite drink is Your Mom Extra Dirty.
Location: 1245 N Gilbert Rd. in Gilbert and 154 N. Country Club Dr. in Mesa
Hours: M-Th 7:30am to 10pm, Fri 7:30am to 10:30pm, Sat 8:30am to 11:30pm, Closed Sundays
Location: 4311 E. Baseline Rd. #101a, Gilbert (new location just opened off Gilbert and Brown roads in Mesa!)
Hours: M-Th 8am to 9:30pm, Fri 8am to 11pm, Sat 9am to 11pm, Closed Sundays
“My kids love their kiddie cones and I love the Vanilla Cream Root Beer, “ said East Valley Mom Mindy Riggs Hermann, @mindy0508
Location: 9265 E. Baseline Rd. #104, Mesa
Hours: M-Th 7am to 9pm, Fri 7am to 11pm, Sat 8am to 11pm, Closed Sundays
“My kids LOVE The Missionary (Tiger’s Blood, Sprite and Coconut) and I love the Dirty Diet Dr. Pepper, and of course the cookies are sooo good,” says Mesa mom Amber Mason. @RooniePie
*Special thanks to Meredith Jones Urry of Mesa whose Facebook post inspired this blog.
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