The Secret And Amazing Soda Fountain In New Mexico That Only Locals Know About

Going to the pharmacy is a pain, right? It often involves slow lines and stress. However, that’s not the case at one unique Albuquerque business.

As you walk into Model Pharmacy, you step back in time to the era of lunch counters and – best of all – old-school soda fountains. If you’ve ever suspected that ice cream was the ultimate medicine, you’ll love this place.

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This one-of-a-kind store is located at 3636 Monte Vista Boulevard NE in Albuquerque.

Have you been to Model Pharmacy?

If you’re not within an easy drive of Albuquerque, check out these other retro spots spread across the state.