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Great Lakes Candy

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223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
218-834-2121-223-27-55609
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I love to visit the North Shore with my grandchildren. The Great Lakes Candy store is one of our favorite stops! The staff are so friendly. My grandchildren have had the opportunity to watch candy being made!! They were also invited to dip gummy worms in chocolate! LOVED IT

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Thank H6793KOlorid
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great Lakes Candy Kitchen is a gem on the shore! When you step in the door, you take a step back in time. So much homemade candies that are absolutely delicious! This is a must visit!

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Thank April M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

They have the most amazing homemade candy! I have to limit myself otherwise I would buy out the whole store. The dark chocolate covered english toffee is out of this world as are the rest of the decedant choices. You will not be disappointed if you drop in to this sweet shop!

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Thank Squaredface
Minnetonka
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64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a great stop, if you're a kid or an adult, while driving up scenic drive. Great place to stop and slow down your drive to get that fix for your sweet tooth.

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Thank blueneoncafe
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

By far some of the most delicious candy eaten.. Turtles are heavenly and fudge is to dye for.. Never miss a stop on my way up the shore....

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Thank judypasek
Harrisonville, Missouri
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

this place was great, they were so nice. they have lots of yummy candy and treats. if you have a sweet tooth this is a must try

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Thank kara w
North Saint Paul, Minnesota
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The perfect candy store on the North Shore. There's chocolate everything! You'll always have a friendly smile waiting for you behind the counter. And in back of the store, they're making your treats! The surrounding area is so cute with photos opportunities. You'll be glad you stopped!

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Thank Pam988
south dakota
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a stop that is worth it, right along Scenic 61, easy parking and access. The selection and quality is out of this world. Can't wait to come back and enjoy some more.

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Thank jkregel
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a must-stop when traveling up the shore. The staff is always friendly and the myriad of delectable goodies can not be surpassed.

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Thank Familygetaway2014
Thompson nd.
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you like home mad candy you will love this place only thing wrong it was hard to stop picking out candy it was great

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Thank jeromew323

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Knife River
  • Phone Number: 218-834-2121-223-27-55609

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?