The stars of Riverdale in front of the iconic Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe, where much of the show's irresistible "tea" is spilled

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Owned (sometimes) and operated by the beloved Pop Tate (played by Alvin Sanders), Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe is a staple in The CW teen drama Riverdale. The diner sets the stage for almost all of the show's juicy intertwining storylines (past and present). Below, we dish on the most memorable moments and confidential conversations held in the retro booths at this iconic soda shop.

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Photo Credit: Lauren Radley (Illustration); Maarten de Boer/Contour by Getty Images (Mendes).

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