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May's Candy Shop

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7351 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-6486
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Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

best fudge on the island in my opinion..its less sweet...they have a good selection of flavors and it is always fresh..

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Thank phaedra46
Phoenix, Arizona
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118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

May's Candy has been in business continously for about 137 years and it has the best fudge on the island. They still use all the best quality ingredients they always have and their fudge tastes like it. Full range of flavors but they added caramel this year and it is my new favorite. You can't imagine how good this tastes... More 

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Thank Mike R
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Twice a yr we travel to South Padre Island Texas. That is way down south on the bottom tip of Texas this side of Mexico. This time we decided to do something different and go north. WOW! Mackinac Island is amazing! We stop at several fudge places and fell in love with MAYS MACKINAC FUDGE! Under 20 bucks we bought... More 

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Thank 671perlan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We asked around to a few locals who had the best fudge on Mackinac Island and their overwhelming response was Murdick's! We couldn't agree more! We bought fudge from 2 other places before we asked around and was incredibly impressed by their prices and selection. Their fudge was by far the creamiest and smoothest!!

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Thank Leah K
Paisley, Canada
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

May's Candy shop has an excellent choice of fudge. A great spot to watch the preparation and making of the stuff. Good value packages offered.

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Thank Batman1942
Bluffton, Indiana
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped here for a fudge sample and ended up buying a combo box of fudge and also some of their wonderful candies. The service was great and so was the price and I hear they are the best on the island. The vanilla fudge is to die for!!

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Thank Rhinek1222
Wyandotte, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

There are two stores and we always buy fudge there . Bought one pound and got 1/2 free .service is always great . We were on the Island 5 times over the years . The only place we bye vanilla .

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Thank Bojana P
fox cities area
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

we tried almost every place of this kind ad i have nothing bad to say, they were friendly and reasonable

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Thank fun4thekids
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I think this is the best fudge on the island - seemed creamier. There are lots of other options here and the cheapest bottle water.

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Thank BetCox
Detroit
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We bought fudge from Mays and it is the best fudge I've ever had in my life. It was so smooth and creamy, kept you wanting to one more piece. They were very nice in the shop and they gave a free little bag of peanut brittle with each purchase. That's the only place I'd go back to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7351 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-6486
Description
The oldest, family operated fudge shop in the USA, with 6 Generations of candy makers! The only place that has the Famous Mackinac Fudge® on Mackinac Island, Michigan! Stop by and try a free sample!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?