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Crown Candy Kitchen

1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
+1 314-621-9650
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wanted to go just to experience the history of this place. It's small, and most always crowded. I wasnt impressed by the offerings but again, I am not sorry I went because it does have quite a long history. Worth looking it up and...More

Thank marysmiles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

CCK, as my colleagues call Crown Candy Kitchen serves the best BLT sandwiches in the world. Period. The bacon is stacked 2+ inches high & is simply delicious. In addition, CCK serves fabulous ice cream, nearly any way a person could want it. Once you've...More

Thank twotrippinsisters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lives up to it's long held reputation for great meals. Get there early and expect a line. Line moves fairly quickly.

Thank bdalton324
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Crown Candy for about 30 years. Here's some inside scoop. The prices just went up abs around that time they sent out an S.O.S. to us natives about how they need more business to stay in business. However, i can't see paying...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crown Candy is a St. Louis institution. The BLTs, egg sandwiches and malts / milkshares are worth every calorie - all of the selections are so delicious. When you walk in you feel transported to another era - the booths, servers, ambiance and food are...More

Thank oceangirl117
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opened in 1913, this small vintage eatery has been bringing customers back again and again. When you enter, you will think you have gone back in time, with its still working soda fountain, old time coke-a-cola machine and other signs from the past. They are...More

Thank Italy0415
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My Reuben was less than adequate, but that doesn’t count against the stunning ice cream, or the Perfect BLT my friends ordered. The candy I’d first rate and the ambience is out of a movie. So old school you just have to try it when...More

Thank BJ J
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I was surprised to get to go here for lunch last week. I was given 4 bars of Godiva chocolates as a hint to what my surprise was - CROWN CANDY for lunch. We had to stand outside for maybe 20 minutes but I have...More

Thank BRBE001
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Very tasty. Worth the wait. Hot fudge sundae was so delicious and it's just a standard, classic, can't miss place when you visit St Louis.

1  Thank Lisamarch
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Crown Candy is the best treat one can give yourself. It is always a wonderful experience. I always recommend taking a friend, so you can split two sandwiches. My personal favorite are the Egg Salad and the BLT. You have to try the milkshakes. It...More

Thank BHB53
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Response from jr L | Reviewed this property |
NO none needed first come first served.
7 June 2017|
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Response from Naples77 | Reviewed this property |
I always recommend getting their food to go unless you have lots of time and no other appointments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-621-9650
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