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Address: 135 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3807
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Fun old time candy store

Walked to Mayberry from our vacation rental. Cute little town with a number of fun shops. Made it just in time to check out Opie's Candy Store. Fun store full of yummy candies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
generations7
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked to Mayberry from our vacation rental. Cute little town with a number of fun shops. Made it just in time to check out Opie's Candy Store. Fun store full of yummy candies. Kids enjoyed it. Store clerk was very friendly.

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Thank generations7
Tennessee
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sweet little shop is full of all kinds of candy from both the past and present. You can fill a brown paper bag for $5.99. The selection is huge and we had as much fun as the actual little kids in the store hoopin' and hollerin' over the candies we remembered from our youth. The hardest part was deciding... More 

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Thank RDH2017
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Designed to look like an old-fashioned candy store this delightful place offers a large variety of back-in-day and present day candies. Of course in keeping with the Andy Griffith Show vibe of the town, there are pictures of little Opie (Ron Howard) everywhere along with Opie's favorite things. Don't miss this!

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Thank Tammie W
Southington,Ohio
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

At 5.95 a pound you can get your fill of candy and then some, just about all the candy you got as a kid are here, and most are in jars so you can mix and match to get a wide variety. If you love candy this is a must visit.

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Thank AWHEMH
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you are over age 50, you know what I'm talking about. Anyone that has ever purchased "penny candy" will get a kick out of stopping here. Just about any candy you remember buying as a kid. Decor adds to the experience.

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Thank Jammy5252
Washington, Pa
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Every kind of candy and memorable candy from growing up that you can imagine! Reasonable prices and friendly service!

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Thank momdzall
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love this little place. the owners are friendly and ALL the candy is yummy. Just be careful taking the kids in here as they will want everything they see. Just an overall great and fun place to visit.

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Thank Glenn D
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

You'll find candy in here that you've not thought about in years. It's clean, inviting and the service is always friendly. They also have ice cream.

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Thank Grammie0907
Greensboro, NC
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My son got an icecream cone here, and it was great! We also saw lots of candy, and some cute gift type items. They had RC cola and moonpies packaged together and tied with ribbon, and the prices weren't too bad. We enjoyed stopping here!

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Thank sbluesky225
Richmond, Virginia
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154 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This store offers a wide range of homemade candy offered in jars for $5.99/lb....ABSOLUTELY delicious! Other offerings include classic candies and sodas which are not available in many stores and ice cream. This is a highly recommended stop in downtown Mount Airy, NC!!!!

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Thank VirginiaTraveler805

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