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The Candymaker

1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
+1 850-654-0833
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“fudge” (26 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (11 reviews)
“caramel apple” (11 reviews)
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1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must if you have kids or a sweet tooth. The selection was great and at least 30 flavors of salt water taffy. A little pricey

Thank Rolaloop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The smell of the apples is what lured us to this place. The perfect place to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Thank carsos01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here to see what they had to offer. My wife loved the caramel apple and my niece got rock candy. I love the way it's decorated. I picked up some black licorice for my dad. Great value and a neat shop.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Candymaker on the last day of our vacation and wished we had shopped there for souvenirs instead of the supercenter type souvenir shops. Do yourself a favor and get your souvenirs here instead! Much better selection of really interesting wares instead...More

Thank Bexology
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Breakfast is OK, though limited. However, the choices and quality of treats is outstanding. Candymaker makes their own fudge and taffy, with about 30 flavors of taffy and 4-5 types of fudge. This a stop for us every trip to Destin. Also has other locations...More

Thank TheValen
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A nice and cozy restaurant here found near Calhoun Beach. We came in for breakfast and it was surprisingly very good. I had the breakfast sandwich with home fries and it was delicious. The restaurant also houses a homemade candy store and their sweet selections...More

Thank Laquentus J
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for salt water taffy. Disappointed in the quantity of flavors. Bought some of quite a few flavors. The quality was great. Very good flavor. Lots of neat beach themed knick knacks

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Small store with some expensive chocolate. They were not making taffy when I went. Main reason I stopped by. Small selection of taffy flavors ready to buy per pound. Worth a quick trip to check it out.

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We watched them make batches of salt water taffy and the kids loved seeing it! The most wonderful sweets. Taffy and candy are wonderful! Great service!

Thank Lizbeth B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Don't let the name "Candymaker" fool you. It is not a true "candy store" like most candy stores folks are used to. It is very dark and not very friendly. This store has an eclectic collection of very expensive, fragile items that make the best...More

Thank munky2005
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Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-0833
From homemade candies to a good ol' southern breakfast served everyday right on the gulf in Destin Florida.
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