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Southern Candymakers

334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely wonderful chocolates. I love dark chocolates and these are so rich. My favorites were the dark chocolates with pecans. Insanely good! I also enjoyed the sea salt caramel with pecans. My husband enjoyed some of the sugar free chocolates. Taking home some pecan brittle.

Thank jay919
Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked out all the candymakers in the area and came back to this one. Once again all the locals pointed out this little hole in the wall.....the sign hanging from the wall is almost missed....the candymaker is a lovely lady from Ohio who decided...More

Thank mcjacso
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here to get some pralines to bring home as gifts. For me pralines are not that good. Sort of like a hard carmel with some pecans in it and way too sweet. However, I spotted the turtles while I was in the store and...More

Thank Glenda V
Reviewed 30 January 2018

for real candy being made, as though they had never seen candy being made before. Entertaining people selling candy and putting on quite a show while doing it.

Thank sidneystjohn
Reviewed 24 January 2018

It took us several trips to NOLA to determine that these are the best pralines. I especially like the sweet potato (which grosses out my husband) and the rum pralines; he likes the chocolate. You can mix and match flavors in varying sizes of boxes....More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

As the name implies, this is a candy place, though they do have ice cream. We tried several pralines (sweet potato, rum, coconut, and original) and they were all very good. A milk chocolate covered cherry was also very good. Definitely recommend this place, but...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Came for the pralines as a little treat on our trip and ended up getting everything BUT pralines! :) It was hard to pick just one, but everything we tried was yummy. Yes, it's a BIT expensive for "candy" but everything is so unique and...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great store with awesome pralines! The BEST! The employees are very very nice! The price is a little expensive but is truly worth it!

Thank Hstngigi
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stopped here for pralines and they have a great choice in flavors. Hard to choose so got too many. Pralines do not keep well and turn to sugar in couple days no matter where you go. They are very good here, so eat up.

Thank sunnylooker
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Extremely good pralines. I have tasted many pralines, but this gem in the French Quarter offers the best in taste and quality! Makes great gifts!

Thank raybW9030VC
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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US$ 205
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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
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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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