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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” (606 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 6 days ago via mobile

Very tasty and creamy pralines. Staff are friendly and happy for you to try lots of different samples. We bought the original ones in the end but the sweet potato ones were also very tasty.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite praline maker in NOLA. All are good, but this is my favorite, on Decatur in the French Quarter. I used to only eat the original, but must try the sweet potato praline.

Thank s2yates
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is relaxed. The order of service is a little chaotic because they are helping people around people. They greet you as soon as you walk in the door and do not have you waiting. They are very friendly. On top of that, the...More

Thank Pennie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place made DELICIOUS candies!!!! OMGoodness! They have prepackaged as well as sold by the pound options AND they have a website that you can order from if you find a favorite!

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in while walking around the French Quarter. Just about every type of candy you can think of. Friendly staff but most of the candies were already boxed up. Great for traveling or gifts but not for just buying & sampling. Clean , well...More

Thank EnjoysDining727
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful service, from a friendly staff. pralines are cooked as you watch - very fresh candy !!!! some of the best pralines I have eaten

Thank ClarenceC335
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure the place is good for pralines but I'm a gal who loves her chocolate. I got the "Mississippi Mud" bar which is dark chocolate with some caramel and milk chocolate swirled in. I took a bite and ... yuck! It didn't even taste...More

Thank landladytina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are there to satisfy your sweet tooth craving, or to purchase a gift box of delicacies, you are sure to be thrilled. Some of the best candies in the Quarter. An elaborate selection. From double dipped Oreos, to all chocolate varieties equally represented:...More

Thank blwclark
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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

1  Thank Bing O
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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

Thank Vicki S
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Local cuisine, Kids, 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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