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Frank's Soda

Phillycrazy Sep 23, 2009 07:52 PM

I'll be visiting Philadelphia next week and would like to know where I can purchase Frank's Soda either in the Northeast or Center City. I am particularly looking for Frank's black cherry wishniak. I've heard it might be available from stores that sell beer. Anyone know of a specific store?

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    Chefpaulo RE: Phillycrazy Sep 24, 2009 03:21 AM

    I haven't seen Frank's in over 20 years. If they are still in business, they hide it well. Their low budget, 5-second TV ads with the sock puppets were ubiquitous in the 60s and 70s.
    "Is it Frank's? Thanks!"


    1. cheesewit RE: Phillycrazy Sep 24, 2009 04:58 AM

      Frank's Black Cherry Wishniak is now being made in Baltimore and shipped nationwide. It's available on amazon and on taste of philly.com. You might find it in some store corner stores. It's only in cans, not bottles and it's the only flavor being made.

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        Phillycrazy RE: cheesewit Sep 24, 2009 08:01 AM

        Thanks for the replys. I know for a fact that atleast 3 flavors of Frank's Soda is still made and shipped to specialty stores around the country. Anyone know where it is available in Philadelphia?

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          barryg RE: Phillycrazy Sep 27, 2009 07:41 PM

          Not too many answers in this thread... the "stores that sell beer" you mean are likely beer distributors, where they would sell it by the case. I have no idea who sells it, but you may want to try calling Bella Vista Beer Distributor and Society Hill Beverage (phone numbers are on Google). Both stock a wide variety of beer, and if they don't carry Frank's maybe they know a distributor that does.

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        rocknroll52 RE: Phillycrazy Sep 24, 2009 08:08 AM

        I might be dreaming this but I thought that Cosi carried Frank's soda. I could be wrong. But check it out, if you are nearby one.

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          FISHINC RE: Phillycrazy Sep 27, 2009 05:25 PM

          I loved Frank's orange soda

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            lavendarlady RE: Phillycrazy May 5, 2010 01:57 PM

            Bell's Beverage in Philly!

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              phillyguy RE: Phillycrazy May 9, 2010 07:40 PM

              famous deli in the krewstown shopping center in the northeast sells 2 liter bottles of Frank's cream soda and rootbeer possibly some other flavors

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                Unkle Al RE: Phillycrazy May 10, 2010 05:30 AM

                Madonna's in Glenside has a full line of Frank's soda.

                Madonna's Distributing (215) 884-1378
                478 N Easton Rd, Glenside, PA

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                  gardens4me RE: Phillycrazy May 14, 2010 04:17 PM

                  You should be able to buy Frank's Soda at any Philly Beer Distributor. I know that the beer distributor in Mount Airy has it.

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