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Albanese Candy Factory

5441 East Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070
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My 9 1/2 year old son and I stopped here yesterday for the first time after our first time to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New Lenox, Illinois
Candy, Candy and More Candy

This place has everything when it comes to candy. You can find the throw back candy (from years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerome M
Gary, Indiana
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  • Average7%
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“gummy bears” (80 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (20 reviews)
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5441 East Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My 9 1/2 year old son and I stopped here yesterday for the first time after our first time to County Line Orchard. What a neat looking place. My son did not want to take the tour so, he got some candy buttons and I...More

Thank ryansmom41
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has everything when it comes to candy. You can find the throw back candy (from years ago) to the modern candy. I like the way you can chose the candy that you want and they will let you sample some of the candy....More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. They have handicap parking and a restroom. They usually have $6 bags of goof up Gummies. But regular 5 pound bags are $12. Staff is quite friendly and location has easy access to highway. They also have a chocolate cans counter...More

Thank juliebfromindy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The size of this place is astronomical! Very busy! So much to chop from! Reminds me of being in some sort of Willy Wonka chocolate factory! There was s a chocolate fountain that appears to be approx at least 25 feet or more! People from...More

Thank jesswell1412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building on the outside is designed to make it very enticing. The inside was even better. Even if you do not buy any candy, it is worth the stop to visit. Many different types of candy. And, you can watch the factory through the...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop at Albanese whenever we are traveling anywhere near it! When you get out of your car, it smells sweet! The gummies can't be beat! I think that I love it more than my kids!! We come home with pounds of bears, worms, butterflies,...More

Thank Davina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They truly have the worlds best gummies here but you can find much more than just gummies here! This place is fantastic for gifts for the person who has everything or just that hard to shop for person! Every year I buy gifts for people...More

Thank Jillyjillyjilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Friday just after lunch and thought the place was pretty busy. The staff said it was rather slow for a Friday. It was nice that you got to sample a couple of things before making your purchases. We have been...More

1  Thank Cutch34
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in because we were in the area and love gummies! The outside of the building is adorable! You walk in and it's like a candy Mecca! Everything from nuts, chocolate, gummies, suckers to jelly beans! They have gummy goofs. What they call messed up...More

Thank Staci B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to this stop on our road trip; however it ended up being a disappointing once we got inside. The customer service and culture inside was not reflective of the decor outside and their brand as a confectioner. The young staff did...More

Thank Reflection2
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Debra H
6 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
ingredients are listed on the labels for candy.
24 June 2016|
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Response from Timothy A | Reviewed this property |
There really are no tours. It is basically look around when they are open. They have 4 big picture windows that you can see into the factory, but you could not really see much. Just the gummy bears going up a conveyor to... More
Madge S
30 September 2015|
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Response from Jacquelyn S | Reviewed this property |
Tour groups are 12-25 people, they are about 30 minutes long and are conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:30 am - 3 PM. They ask that you schedule 2 weeks in advance by calling 1-855-272-3227 X241. I hope... More