Counter service, tile floors, ceiling fans: Brooklyn Farmacy is the picture book version of a soda fountain, the one you imagine when you dream of being served a root beer float served in a fountain glass. The room dates to the 1920s, but Brooklyn Farmacy opened in 2010, so it looks at the classics with fresh eyes. The fluffernutters and grilled cheeses and sundaes egg creams are made with great care, and with good ingredients. Most important, it will delight your little food critic. It doesn’t matter what you order, your kid will love every last taste.
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Everybody loves a soda fountain! Part ice cream parlor, part luncheonette, it’s the restaurant a kid would dream up. Where else do you find a menu with a dozen different kinds of sundaes—and where it would be strange if you didn't order some kind of dessert?
A visit to a soda fountain is a must for any city kid. Along with classic candy stores in NYC and the best ice cream shops in NYC, these awesome soda fountains guarantee a good time. So make a plan, save room for dessert and get your camera phone ready: These are some of the most amazing Instagrammable dessert spots in NYC!