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Southern Candymakers

) #3 of 63 Dessert in New Orleans #5 of 1,666 Places to Eat in New Orleans ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pralines” (639 reviews)
“pretzels” (11 reviews)
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334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this wonderful store years ago and couldn't wait to come back. The pralines were just as yummy as they were then, but the prices took me by surprise. I know prices rise, but they have doubled! I missed my sweet treat, but couldn't...More

Thank greenehalltam
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had fresh Pralines, they were absolutely delish! When you walk in the store the smells are AMAZING!

Thank tracy6964
Reviewed 6 days ago

I actually visited this location 3 times on this trip. It is very addictive and so DELISH!!! I love it......that's all I can say is I love it! people work in there are the best and nicest. They let you try the sweets, omg. I...More

Thank SLM1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I greet every guest I have coming into New Orleans with a box of candy from Southern Candymaker. My Love for this place, and the product is endless. I have taken boxes of candy all over the world as gifts for clients and their families....More

Thank PNola504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely the best little candy nook in the big easy maybe even in the world. We enjoy watching them make pralines and of course eating them. We order online over the holidays and make sure to buy in bulk when we visit. Absolutely delicious and...More

Thank ashlogo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the Pralines. That's all I get here and they are amazing. Rich, creamy and full of pecans, they are dreamy. You won't be sorry!

Thank MSJet_Setter1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to do a praline taste test on a recent trip to New Orleans and Southern Candymaker's pralines both creamy and solid won the taste test! The chocolate clusters were also sinfully delicious. Plus a bag of salt water taffy was picked up as...More

Thank nathade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't miss a chance to sample pralines while we were in NOLA recently and Southern Candymakers was unanimously the best we tried. We enjoyed the original but reveled in the unique flavors Souther Candymakers had to offer...Chocolate (favorite), rum, peanut butter and coconut. All...More

Thank jennlovesfood
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Likely there is no better way to enjoy something sweet than to eat a praline. This confectionery provides one of the best to be had in New Orleans. Highly recommend all to visit this store to taste their product. Wow!

Thank Kieran1515
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I want to be wordy and eloquent. I want to waffle on about how great the confections are. I want to over use adverbs. I won't. 5 stars. One word..."Damn!" Enjoy

1  Thank TimShadows
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 205
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
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09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 800-344-9773
  • E-mail
Southern Candymakers is a family-owned candy store in New Orleans' charming French Quarter. According to Bon Appetit Magazine, we have the best pralines...fresh and handmade daily!
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