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Caruso Candy Kitchen

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130 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
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Traverse City, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was impressed with the 2 page menu of just ice cream desserts, a malt/soda menu, and one for lunch items. Everything was very inexpensive. I had an ice cream treat that was presented in a nice glass sundae bowl. They also had their own homemade chocolates for sale. Decor looked like it would have 50 years ago.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Excellent candy. Really good old fashioned home made chocolates. A great place to cure a sweet tooth

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Centerville, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

One of my favorite places to stop in for lunch and some home-made candy. :) Family-owned, original wood benches, charming.

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Dowagiac, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Oh my Goodness! If you miss the days of having a true vintage soda, this is the place, Having been there in Downtown Dowagaic for over 100 years, Caruso is the place to go for fresh handmade candies, and old fashioned candies from the past. Offers nice faire of sandwhiches which are all made from scratch on site, and dont... More 

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Dowagiac, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Caruso's used to be an awesome place to go for handmade candy. However, as of late there has been hardly any selection even after multiple visits.

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New Lenox, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Hand made milk shakes, reasonably priced meals, and great service. Three reasons we always return - not to mention, where else are you going to get a Phosphate??? :)

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

Not being a chocolate lover & more of a Carmel person - you have many options! I purchased Carmel's and they were very good! My friend like the chocolate turtles and would recommend! Love the nostalgic feel of old soda shop with candy cases you buy by the pound! Recommend if your in the area to give them a try!... More 

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Buchanan, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

This candy store took me back to my childhood growing up in the 50's. There is a fountain bar for ordering ice cream delights with original equipment. Remember the green Hamilton Beach malted machines? They have a great selection of chocolates like we used to eat many years ago. They also have some of the "penny candy". This is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cass County  >  Dowagiac

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