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Southern Candymakers

334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Average4%
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334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Though expensive($25.00 per pound) the Creamy Original Pralines are the very best in N.O. We tried 12-15 others on this trip alone, and it was not close.

1  Thank 63gorgogator
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lined up to acquire pralines and was not disappointed. Good source of treats to bring back home (they ship as well)

1  Thank Old_Musicmaker
Reviewed 4 days ago

Creamy Original is one of many Pralines, but don't bother with the others. At $25 a pound, which is expensive, these are the finest and have been for many, many years. If with a taste test, which we have done on each trip, you will...More

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the great pleasure of trying pralines at multiple places in the French Quarter on a recent trip to New Orleans. This is the only place we went back to for a second helping a day later. Hands down the best pralines we had...More

Thank WandrTheWrld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These were amazing! Free samples of everything they offer! Then, a quick hop to the river walk to enjoy the goodies☺️

Thank Elwing4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their pralines are the best in New Orleans. We tried other brands in the city and it wasn’t just the same. Customer service was also great especially TJ! Sorry for making your life difficult with my orders TJ!😜😁 but you’re the best!

1  Thank cottonball07
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG! The smell of that candy is mmmmm good. They were making peanut brittle, the caramel with nuts was so sweet and good. The sugar smell was every where. The calories are so worth it.

Thank Melba P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first introduction to pralines was in Texas as a teenager. I’ve traveled many locations since then that offer this delicious dessert. I guess I was sort of surprised that New Orleans had so many stores that advertise the best pralines in town . I...More

Thank brelda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many different types of pralines a nd other sweets for sale . They are very expensive but are very good .

Thank Dana F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered Southern Candymakers Pralines years ago on a business trip to NOLA. I have ordered their pralines & turtles on-line for years now to ship to Florida for gifts!! You Must go!! You Must try!!

Thank BrandieChristian
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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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