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Great Lakes Candy

223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I only eat chocolate from here now nothing comes close. herseys, godiva, dove Ghirradellis fan? Forget Those, you will be stocking up to last you through the long winter until they open again in April or May.... try the cube licorice, all handmade truffle and...More

Thank TacoBox
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This place has the best everything candy! The caramels are the best I've ever had! They also have homemade truffles in many flavors. The peanut brittle is very good also. You need to stop here.

Thank beech3242
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This place is such a special treat on the road north. We stopped in just as they opened on Tuesday, and we were invited to help the crew making ribbon candy. Not sure just how much "help" we were but we were rewarded with samples...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's a little pricey, but you get very good quality, from scratch, homemade candy at this place! It's convenient to all travelers. The amount of variety to pick from is outstanding! You just can't leave without buying something to take along!

Thank crklehr
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stopped by on a Monday morning and were amazed at the quantity of home made candies available. Very friendly staff and we even got the nickel tour!

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting for a couple years now. It has become a must-do as we drive up the North Shore. Nice selection of quality candies in a friendly little candy shop. Our kids won't let us skip it!

Thank kn56
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We expected this to be bigger, but the candy makes up for the store size. Samples of a lot of the candy, all home made. We bought some peanut brittle (excellent), and mixed and matched some of the other candies. Just ate the dark chocolate...More

Thank 2013tinaa
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We love this place so much! Our family stops here every summer when we stay at Larsmont Cottages. Actually we stop here at least a couple of times when we are up that way. You can even order candy online during the holiday!

Thank DGR33
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Yum Yum Yum! Candy in small batches in Copper Kettles! I'm talkin' Almond Bark that melts in your mouth! Peanut Brittle like Grandma used to make! Creamie Cream Caramels! Licorice to die for! Gotta stop for some treats! And like us, I'm guessing a couple...More

Thank mikie376
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

If your in town because of Emily's Cafe or getting fish from Russ Kendall, you must indulge yourself at the Great Lakes candy store. It's the best regionally made selection of candy. A great place to take the children and grandchildren. It's well worth the...More

Thank Bob S
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Open Hours
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  • Address: 223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Knife River
  • Phone Number: 218-834-2121-223-27-55609
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