Open since 1939, Elliston Place Soda Shop is Nashville's oldest continuously operating restaurant in its original location. Known for its soda fountain specialties like milkshakes, malts, sodas, sundaes and banana splits, the shop also has one of the best country breakfasts in the city. They also offer Meat & 3 specials for lunch and one of the best cheeseburgers in town. The location of the Soda Shop is on the national register of historic places and is mentioned in the book ""1,000 Places to See Before You Die"". The landmark Soda Shop's nostalgic atmosphere makes it a popular filming site for music videos, television commercials and photo shoots. Celebrities and local and national politicians frequently stop in for a visit. Given its long history in the community the Soda Shop is thought of fondly by both current and former Nashviliians and is considered a ""must see"" for visitors.