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The Candymaker

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$$ - $$$
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1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
+1 850-654-0833
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Pulaski, Virginia
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were full from dinner at "The Back Porch" but we still had to buy some goodies.(right across the street) Kid that waited on us was friendly and knowledgeable. They even had my favorite candy, candied orange peel. Lots of sugarfree choices too.

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Thank MBandJohn
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We tried Candymaker 2 years ago when we were here, and we thought we'd try it again. The chocolate truffles are just average. If you know good fudge, this fudge is not good. Other candy is average, but lots of variety.

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Thank cgordon0299
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

this place had alot of cool gift ideas with ocean theme. the chocolate was very delicious but a bit pricey. we purchased alot of snacks & walked down to the beach right outside & it was really nice.

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Thank Baopham316
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place has a little of everything, candy, toys, shells, even has a coffee shop inside. Definitely worththe stop.

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Thank David F
Pensacola, Florida
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402 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Candy, FUDGE, coffee, and gifts....great Place! The fudge is amazing!!! The staff is great, it's just a good spot to pop into if you're having a sweet tooth attack!!! Caffeine and chocolate, good combination!!!

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Thank Cary and Kelly R
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I cannot make a trip to Destin without going here several times. I have never had fudge better anywhere that I have traveled to.

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Thank myenrollments
Garland, Texas
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in two nights ago (our last night on vacay) for a sweet snack and I wish I had gone much sooner. This place is super cute. They offer breakfast, coffee treats, a lot of candy, chocolates, truffles, and a lot of souvenirs too! Great prices and good candy! Loved the truffles! If you're staying near "the back porch" it's... More 

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Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A must stop in. This will satisfy your sweet tooth for sure. They offer Jelly Bellies, caramel apples, all kinds of taffy along with fudge and chocolates out of this world

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Thank NEAL42
Miramar Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch nearby and stopped in. There is a large selection of in-house made candies as well as nostalgic and popular candies. There are some nautical themed gifts here and books on shells / birds / etc of Florida. As for the claim of largest candy store or candy maker in Florida I would have expected more but it... More 

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Thank Keith L
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Went in for the candy we had heard so much about! The taffy is made daily and so much better than the stuff you get "elsewhere" in a box. This is the real deal. Then we saw the self serve Ice cream bar & they have frozen Yogurt!!! The topping choices are endless! Well, there are lots of toppings! :-)... More 

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Thank Dee L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1771 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-0833

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