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The Candymaker

) #1 of 5 Coffee & Tea in Destin #91 of 255 Places to Eat in Destin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
+1 850-654-0833
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (24 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (11 reviews)
“truffles” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
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American
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1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for salt water taffy. Disappointed in the quantity of flavors. Bought some of quite a few flavors. The quality was great. Very good flavor. Lots of neat beach themed knick knacks

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small store with some expensive chocolate. They were not making taffy when I went. Main reason I stopped by. Small selection of taffy flavors ready to buy per pound. Worth a quick trip to check it out.

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We watched them make batches of salt water taffy and the kids loved seeing it! The most wonderful sweets. Taffy and candy are wonderful! Great service!

Thank Lizbeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name "Candymaker" fool you. It is not a true "candy store" like most candy stores folks are used to. It is very dark and not very friendly. This store has an eclectic collection of very expensive, fragile items that make the best...More

Thank munky2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to both locations....in Destin (near The Back Porch), and in Sandestin. What can you say about a candy shop? The staff is friendly and helpful, and the candy is delicious. I don't think we've ever been disappointed. The Destin location offers breakfast, but...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my family and i went for a late breakfast, to kick off one of our rainy mornings in Destin.. our food was very good, our waitress was very friendly and worked hard! The Candymaker puts whip cream and chocolate syrup on top of the kids...More

Thank hhollan24
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good place to get caramel apples, taffy, chocolate, souvenirs. They had a great selection of shark tooth necklaces that were reasonably priced.

Thank Gerry L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Overall the experience was good. My father and I walked there for breakfast and sat on the patio that has a decent view. The food is good and the service friendly. Nothing to write home about.

Thank LCS69
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Kids loved this place. They also serve ice cream and milkshakes. It was close to hotels and a cute store.

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This little spot is right in the middle of my days here. The candy is all made right on site and is super tasty. Getting a frozen chocolate banana tomorrow and some heath chocolate bark. Yum yum

Thank Karen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-0833
Description
From homemade candies to a good ol' southern breakfast served everyday right on the gulf in Destin Florida.
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