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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” (602 reviews)
“pretzels” (11 reviews)
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334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

my friend and sister bought a lot of chocolate pralines. This store will let you taste their goodie first..which is good.

Thank Bing O
Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly staff, handing out samples, numerous flavors of pralines available. by far the creamiest and most flavorful

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a hard time making decisions on what to buy here today, so many delicious candies to choose from! I ended up getting some samplers, tortues, and divinity. We ate some of the tortues when we got back to our hotel, and they were...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for truly authentic pralines, go to Southern Candymakers! They make pralines like my mom used to make. Creamy. Rich. Pecan-filled... Delicious! Oh - they have lots of other sweet treats as well! I just never get past their pralines!

Thank Samssocute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion, these are the vest pralines in New Orleans! They make them right there in the store and I have tried many brands, these are the most authentic flavor.

Thank bamalena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pralines here are delicious! They have a really great selection of candies available for purchase and will wrap them for travel also. I will be back!

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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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Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
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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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