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Great Lakes Candy

223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fudge” (10 reviews)
“cookies” (3 reviews)
“great lakes” (8 reviews)
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10:00 - 19:00All hours
223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The owner is wonderful, and very friendly! The treats are very good! The atmosphere and smell of the shop when you enter entices you to buy! Worth the stop!

Thank RFreel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I walked through the door, all I could think to say was "Wow, it smells great in here!" It really does - there's fudge and truffles and walls full of all kinds of candy. It's overwhelming in the best way. We bought a couple...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to this candy store for years and it's absolutely amazing. The candy is always fresh (they make it in house). Pretty much everything here is amazing. Some favorites are the: chocolate dipped orange peels, sweet caramels, Swedish fish, sea salt caramels,...More

Thank Karissa E
Reviewed 7 June 2017

While traveling the North Shore we found this delightful candy store. Walking up to the door you just inhale all these wonderful smells and going inside was a must! I bought coconut peanut brittle - it was delicious!! Lots of cute packaging and wonderful chocolates!

Thank deb r
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Make sure if you are going up the North Shore to stop at this place. Wonderful people with great candy made from scratch on site.

Thank John T
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I love to visit the North Shore with my grandchildren. The Great Lakes Candy store is one of our favorite stops! The staff are so friendly. My grandchildren have had the opportunity to watch candy being made!! They were also invited to dip gummy worms...More

1  Thank H6793KOlorid
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great Lakes Candy Kitchen is a gem on the shore! When you step in the door, you take a step back in time. So much homemade candies that are absolutely delicious! This is a must visit!

Thank April M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

They have the most amazing homemade candy! I have to limit myself otherwise I would buy out the whole store. The dark chocolate covered english toffee is out of this world as are the rest of the decedant choices. You will not be disappointed if...More

Thank Squaredface
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a great stop, if you're a kid or an adult, while driving up scenic drive. Great place to stop and slow down your drive to get that fix for your sweet tooth.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

By far some of the most delicious candy eaten.. Turtles are heavenly and fudge is to dye for.. Never miss a stop on my way up the shore....

Thank judypasek
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Parking Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Knife River
  • Phone Number: 218-834-2121-223-27-55609
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