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Laura's Candies

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331 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2216
+1 800-992-9699
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10:00 - 21:00
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Louisiana
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are a number of candy shops in the Quarter, but this one is definitely the best. The staff, especially Dwayne, are helpful in pointing you in the right direction and getting you swift service. The Rum Pralines are a must buy.

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Thank Tabitha D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Creamy Prailine Fudge is good, but the Traditional Fudge my wife makes is better than their Chocolate Fudge. Their Toffee is good, but, again, as good as my wife makes. The Milk Chocolate Truffle is wonderful. My wife doesn't make truffles.

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1 Thank Clifton W
Pacifica, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to taste and buy candy. You may have to wait to buy candy but it is definitely worth the weight. Everyone is talking about the pralines but my favorite here was the jellies candies. I have not had any so good since my childhood over 40 years ago. Definite stop for candy lovers

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1 Thank Clement309
Rockwood, Maine
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking along in New Orleans, we came across Laura's. There is quite a selection. The staff was very friendly and helpful in your selections. the shoppe is easy to locate. If you have a sweet tooth this is where you should shop.

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1 Thank Catherine H
Columbus, Ohio
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471 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved to stop here on a regular basis while walking around the French Quarter. They have fee samples, which was nice, but we usually bought something, as they were so good. Always worth a stop. There are multiple locations in the Quarter. Note that they are called prah-lines here not pray-lines

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Illinois
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we are in the French Quarter I have to get some pralines to take home, I love all their flavors and would not miss stopping here for the world.

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Thank Luv2Go6
Gig Harbor, Washington
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238 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What drew me to this store was the sparkling clean floors (rather a rarity in this town). The shop offers free samples on pralines. The shop has a huge selection of chocolates & candies behind glass display counters. They also sale ice cream. Laura's was opened in 1913, making it the oldest confectionery in New Orleans. In 1997, chocolatier John... More 

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Thank DisneyFan30
Petaluma, California
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Praline candy in 6 flavors, Mississippi Mud chocolates, suckers, and assorted candy. Had to get it from Laura's for my daughter Laura and my 3 granddaughters.

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Thank Bob S
missouri city, tx
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always always bring home a couple of boxes for us and our neighbors when we come to NOLA. It is caramel, pecan layered with either dark or milk chocolate. 1lb box is $19.99 which at first seemed high but it's really not! This is really quality stuff! Today we actually drove 30 minutes out of our way back from... More 

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Thank gwcynthia
Anchor Point, Alaska
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

God save us from this place, lol. We went in for a few flavored gum candies but walked out with $60 worth of confection heaven!!! Loved the Mudslide and Healthy bark, We later returned for more to take home with us. Lots of variety for everyone.

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Thank Sue D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 800-992-9699
Description
Old New Orleans Candy Store

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