Ramping Up the Beer Shelves – 600+ Strong!

Galco’s Soda Pop Stop will be luring in bigger crowds with the expanded corner beer area that owner John Nese jokingly refers to as “Beer-Vana.” Beer aficionados, take note! With  10 new refrigerated cases – up from four – devoted to artisanal beer in bottles, Galco’s is now offering more than 600 different brews, many beers that customers might […]

Holiday Hours 2012

Last minute shopping for parties, gifts…or just yourself! Christmas Eve 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Christmas Day. New Year’s Eve 9 a.m. -6:30 p.m., closed New Year’s Day. Come in and wish John a “Merry Christmas!”  

Wonderful Waters

Photo: Martha Benedict (c) 2012 This holiday season, give your body what it’s thirsty for: water. But not just any plastic bottled water. Oh no! At Galco’s we have a more than 60 selections of mineral and sparkling waters that are refreshing and revitalizing. Volcanic waters, imported waters, local waters, some flavored waters as well. […]

Gift Giving at Galco’s

It’s a joy to shop for friends, family, co-workers and clients at Galco’s. Really. We’re not kidding. Come in, grab a cart and select a dozen or so unique sodas, beers, waters, wines and other spirits for everyone on your holiday list. Don’t forget our old-time candies! You can choose to arrange your items in […]

Bye Bye, Deli Cases

We’re sad to see these beauties go, but we are making room for some new and improve amenities that we are sure will delight sodaphiles of all ages. (Plus, we couldn’t justify extra the city regulation taxes we were paying, even when they sat empty.) But Blockbuster lovers shouldn’t fear…the famed sandwich is still on […]

Oktoberfest is here! Drink beer!

Unpack the lederhosen and get your oom-pah-pah a running! It’s Oktoberfest time and we have a nice selection of  authentic German Oktoberfest beers including Spaten, Erdinger, Hofbrau and Weishephener. These are beers brewed exclusively for this time of the year which celebrate the end of summer and the onset of cooler months. And after the “fall” we’ve been […]

John Nese interview with Klaatu Magazine

(PHOTO BY MARTHA BENEDICT) (Translated version from Google Translator – view original French interview here.) Klaatu Magazine: Can you introduce yourself? John Nese: I’m John Nese, owner of Galco’s store Soda Pop Stop in Los Angeles. We are here since 1955 and we sell sodas for about fifteen years. KM: Why this type of product? […]

Hello to the Hippos!

  One fan wondered if we had to build bigger shelves once the Hippos arrived. While we didn’t have to construct a new display case, we did shuffle sodas around so folks could get their hands on the new Hippo Size Beverages. (With a name like Hippo, you’d think the bottles would be ENORMOUS!) Resurrected […]

A Pure Green River

It’s all coming back around – and we’re glad about that! Green River was originally developed during Prohibition by the Schoenhofen Brewery of Chicago answering the age-old question, “What do you do when you can’t brew beer?” Why, you make a delicious non-alcoholic bubbling beverage! And tasty it was. “The Lime soda with just a […]

Coming soon….

  We’re giving you a hint…. a “new” old product to hit the aisles this week….