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Southern Candymakers

334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pralines” (616 reviews)
“sweet potato” (47 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for real candy being made, as though they had never seen candy being made before. Entertaining people selling candy and putting on quite a show while doing it.

Thank sidneystjohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took us several trips to NOLA to determine that these are the best pralines. I especially like the sweet potato (which grosses out my husband) and the rum pralines; he likes the chocolate. You can mix and match flavors in varying sizes of boxes....More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

As the name implies, this is a candy place, though they do have ice cream. We tried several pralines (sweet potato, rum, coconut, and original) and they were all very good. A milk chocolate covered cherry was also very good. Definitely recommend this place, but...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Came for the pralines as a little treat on our trip and ended up getting everything BUT pralines! :) It was hard to pick just one, but everything we tried was yummy. Yes, it's a BIT expensive for "candy" but everything is so unique and...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great store with awesome pralines! The BEST! The employees are very very nice! The price is a little expensive but is truly worth it!

Thank Hstngigi
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stopped here for pralines and they have a great choice in flavors. Hard to choose so got too many. Pralines do not keep well and turn to sugar in couple days no matter where you go. They are very good here, so eat up.

Thank sunnylooker
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Extremely good pralines. I have tasted many pralines, but this gem in the French Quarter offers the best in taste and quality! Makes great gifts!

Thank raybW9030VC
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Very nice variety of candies but some are way too expensive. The ones I tried were good though, but I've eaten way better for a fraction of the price. Still is a place which should at least be visited

Thank Nestor M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Must go to get homemade pralines samples. They offer a variety of pralines and other candies and treats. All reasonable prices. Will box and shrink wrap your box to remain fresh until you get home. Can watch candy being made. Candy makers are friendly and...More

Thank Roblyn H
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Very tasty and creamy pralines. Staff are friendly and happy for you to try lots of different samples. We bought the original ones in the end but the sweet potato ones were also very tasty.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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