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Not a tourist spot, but a great place to shop!

A previous review was right--this is a small store that is not really a tourist spot as much as a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Heavenly sweet shop in the heart of Mexico City

What an amazing shop full of sweet delights! From Glaceed fruits, tempting and delicious... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
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“candy store”(5 reviews)
Typical Mexican candystore full of traditions and romanticism founded on 1874.
Calle 5 de Mayo No. 39, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
+52 55 5521 1787
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A previous review was right--this is a small store that is not really a tourist spot as much as a regular (but terrific) sweets store. It's worth a look if you want to try candies that are all made the way they were made in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FussyGrl
Reviewed 3 January 2019

With the name dulceria, and with a lot of history, I expected Dulceria de Celaya to be more than mazapanes and frutas cristalizadas. As I got in, I got out. Not really a touristic place, mainly in a city with so many old stores as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing shop full of sweet delights! From Glaceed fruits, tempting and delicious chocolates to fudgelike milk based sweets full of nuts and selected spices!. My daughter and I left with small bags filled with a few choice treasures. The window display of glistening...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LR D
Reviewed 5 June 2018

First, this is a beautiful little shop. Second, if you like sweets, it is a nirvana in Mexico City. It has all kinds of sweets that are not only gorgeous to look at but delicious to eat. In the Historico Centro, this is a shop...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

So glad we visited - a delicious array of sweets! There was not a lot of English spoken in the shop but the lady helping us was helpful with explanations and suggested options. We also tried some random items that caught our eye that ended...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The shop was very pretty as was all the candy and other treats. We were the only people in the shop with 3 people behind the counter. No one helped us, very reluctantly someone did pack up our purchases, but no help at all as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

As an English speaker who hasn’t taken Spanish since high school, I was able to get around Mexico City with my broken Spanish that mainly consisted of asking “what do you recommend” or “what is popular?” Staff would typically smile and recite the few most...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Over a century old! This is a historic candy shop that is fun both to look at and to sample. I loved the chocolate covered cherries (maraschino) and the small pastilles that had a liquid center. Delicious! Some flavors are unusual; I asked for cinnamon...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Cynthwandering
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful candy store that is located in the Historic Center. The building is beautiful and there is a very wide assortment of Mexican candies. I highly recommend visiting this shop and trying at least one candy that looks interesting to you.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Navigator740149
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Boy, is this place awesome. Definitely stop by to get your sugar rush. Everything in their store taste awesome. My personal favorite are their Glorias. They are the best Glorias I have ever tasted. This is one of the oldest Dulcerias in Mexico City and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank uday029
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