6 Atlanta Candy Stores to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth
If you are looking for a nostalgic, old-fashioned candy store or want to sample sweet, homemade treats, these stores offer some of both.
This whimsical candy store makes homemade gummy bears–everything from pineapple to grapefruit and even champagne for the grown-ups. Decadent truffles, old-fashioned soda and other candies can be purchased to satisfy your sweet tooth. Kids will love peering into the glass display to pick out their favorite pieces. Lolli & Pops carries sweet treats from around the world and some made locally.
North Point Mall and Perimeter Mall
Try classic sodas with fun labels, “Martian Soda,” “Kiss Cola” or “Lester’s Fixings,” which even includes a bacon-flavored soda. Retro candy fills the shelves, rainbow lollipops to Razzles and more. Kids can grab bags to fill with candy or pick a soda from the “Rocket Fizz Soda Shack.”
Decatur and Marietta
The quaint candy and ice cream shop is locally-owned and offers ice cream, bulk candy, chocolates and coffee. Kids can pick out rock candy in different colors, taste over 20 flavors of ice cream or fill a container with colorful candy from the wall of pull-down candy dispensers. There are areas for both inside and outside seating.
1144 Canton St., Ste. 105, Roswell
The vintage feel of this candy store inside of Ponce City Market is enhanced by the location and creaky wood floors. You and your kids will enjoy trying sweets from the past–Charleston Chew or BB Bats mixed in with modern favorites. The rainbow assortment of sodas also add to the experience, try orange and cream or cherry limeade made with cane sugar and presented in glass bottles.
Ponce City Market
Not only do they offer a wide assortment of colorful candy, they also have custom-made cakes, cookies and cupcakes of all types. Kids can grab a bag and choose candy from glass jars or containers throughout the store. Admire the candy-covered chandelier, candy tree and mini Ferris wheel. The store carries modern candy favorites and vintage treats such as Sugar Daddys and Mary Janes and you can enjoy milkshakes and floats, too.
2355 Cumberland Pkwy. SE, Atlanta
If you visit Decatur, one of your stops will most likely be this local variety store. The store carries different types of gifts and foods, but also has a wide assortment of candy and chocolate-covered nuts. Try the gummy frogs or the Georgia pecan log for a crunchy treat. This stop is a kid’s paradise because in addition to candy they also sell toys.
141 E Trinity Pl., Decatur
It’s Sugar: Atlantic Station
Fuzziwigs Candy Factory: Avalon, Avenue at Forsyth and N. Georgia Premium Outlets
River Street Sweets: Phipps Plaza
Kilwin’s: Atlantic Station