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Southern Candymakers

334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pralines” (642 reviews)
“pretzels” (11 reviews)
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09:00 - 19:00All hours
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334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We tasted a few and, while pretty pricey, these were the best. Others were grainy, but these were smooth and delicious.

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This candy store is one of best kept secrets of NOLA. Everything is good and shrink wrap each box after tell them what you want in it to help preserve their great treats. My favorite is milk chocolate turtles. The only down side is most...More

Thank Duckmaster6
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We came here as part of a walking tour. The creamy pralines - warm! - were incredible! The rest i found not so good (chocolate pretty damn good, sweet potato weird). They were also really nice)

Thank Rose-Ranch
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It is the hardest thing for me to even pass Southern Candymakers . It usually means a stopover for a taste explosion. My favorites are the Turtle candies. I love all 3 flavors, Chocolate, White Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Get a mix of all 3,...More

Thank lafete11
Reviewed 8 August 2017

In a nutshell: If I want to stay in good standing with my family, these better be the Christmas and birthday and any other occasion gift I present. No, they're not the cheapest, but you pay for quality. Beyond pralines, the fudge is excellent as...More

Thank Ursulinesgirl
Reviewed 7 August 2017

You would hardly recognised this shop, you have to read all the shop signs or else you'll miss it. The guy who got my order was very friendly. they have different kinds of pralines to choose. they are all good, had to buy a box...More

Thank anritaa
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this wonderful store years ago and couldn't wait to come back. The pralines were just as yummy as they were then, but the prices took me by surprise. I know prices rise, but they have doubled! I missed my sweet treat, but couldn't...More

Thank greenehalltam
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had fresh Pralines, they were absolutely delish! When you walk in the store the smells are AMAZING!

Thank tracy6964
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I actually visited this location 3 times on this trip. It is very addictive and so DELISH!!! I love it......that's all I can say is I love it! people work in there are the best and nicest. They let you try the sweets, omg. I...More

Thank SLM1973
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I greet every guest I have coming into New Orleans with a box of candy from Southern Candymaker. My Love for this place, and the product is endless. I have taken boxes of candy all over the world as gifts for clients and their families....More

Thank PNola504
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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Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
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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