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Economy Candy

108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
+1 212-254-1531
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Since 1937, on the Lower East Side Economy Candy is an old-fashioned, family-owned candy store that sells thousands of kinds of chocolates, candies, nuts, dried fruits; including halvah, sugar free candy and of course all the old time candy you had when you were a kid. We also specialize in retail and wholesale sales for weddings/parties and other retail businesses.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“candy store” (43 reviews)
“jelly belly” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
Lower East Side
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+1 212-254-1531
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going to this store since the sixth grade and I love this place. They've got a variety of different candies and amazing prices. They also sell old fashioned candy that would be hard to find elsewhere. Everyone who goes here would love this...More

Thank Steff L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have everything you can imagine. From all over the world. Better eat before you go there, otherwise it might end tragic.

Thank Tokyowife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. Can't tell you how many times I very excitedly said, "I remember this!" Tons of candy to pick from, and especially loved the nostalgia. Prices are extremely reasonable. I'm so glad we went. Such a cool neighborhood to check out as well....More

Thank BaseballFan5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go here but lately buy on line and they ship usually in two days. Prices are wholesale and they have a large selection of goods to buy. The also have seasonal chocolates, licorice and gag items. Looking for key de stuff or...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew of this place from a friend so when visiting New York I told the Mrs we were going there. She wasn't interested until we got there. This shop is a proper hidden gem. I would defiantly recommend this place for all you sweetie...More

1  Thank danq23
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a unique place to get some sweets while you're walking around the LES be sure to stop at Economy Candy. They have everything from old school treats to the newest gummies and candies on the market. Fun place!

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The Pickle Guys recommended this place and we're so glad they did! My 12 year old's face lit up beyond belief when we found it. They every type of candy imaginable, including by-the-pound varieties. The prices were reasonable too. If you're in the Chinatown area...More

Thank JCStover
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! It has old fashioned candy like candy cigarettes, astro and whistle pops, hard sour rolled candy and on and on. Also european candy bars, real Japanese candy along with the standard candy bars. Every kind of jelly belly, m&m and tons...More

Thank reogirl
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Economy is packed with everything sweet and good. Jelly bellies, M&Ms in all colors, dried fruit, nuts, chocolates of every description and so much more.

1  Thank sschweid
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Do not get sucked into the awful Dylan's Candy Bar tourist trap if you're a candy aficionado. This place is the real deal. No frills, but amazing selection and prices. We go every time we go to NYC. Awesome Lower East Side institution. GO!

1  Thank bsusi01
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Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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jemina2015
25 April 2017|
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Response from katie8484 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies my autocorrect it's a 3 min walk from Rivington st
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jemina2015
7 March 2017|
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Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
We carry Hershey kisses in a few varieties. Standard silver are 4.99 a pound Check out our website!
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Bob G
22 December 2016|
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Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
Unfortunately they haven't made it in about ten years! It was the best We do carry the chocolate covered graham crackers with raspberry jelly! They are the closest thing
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