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Crown Candy Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Small $3.99
Large $4.99
Chili Tamale
Chili Mac
Chili Dog
served with chips and a pickle
Grilled Cheese
american cheese melted between thick-sliced texas toast.
Egg Salad
homemade egg salad served on whole wheat toast.
Albacore White Tuna Salad
homemade tuna salad served on whole wheat toast.
Gourmet Frank Beef
frank served on bun.
sliced ham served on thick-sliced texas toast.
Grilled Ham & Cheese
sliced ham & melted cheese served on grilled sourdough.
Roast Beef
sliced roast beef served on a large hoagie.
Corned Beef
sliced corned beef piled high on rye.
sliced turkey breast served on whole wheat toast.
Breaded Chicken
breaded chicken breast w/ lettuce, tomato, swiss & miracle whip.
american, swiss, cheddar, provolone.
Meat On Chef Salad
Boiled Egg
Chef $1.39
Small $1.09
Extra Dressing
homemade, rich & creamy – but not too sweet! it’s 14% butterfat with flavorings blended here in the shop in an antique copper candy kettle. only the finest ingredients.
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Black Cherry
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Fresh Strawberry
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Fresh Banana
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Chocolate Chip
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Ozark Black Walnut
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Oreo Coffee
1 Scoop Cone/cup $2.79
2 Scoop Cone/cup $4.29
Chocolate Chocolate Chip
Regular Sundae
two scoops of any flavor ice cream with your choice of one topping: chocolate, strawberry, pineapple, cherry, butterscotch or marshmallow sauce.
Make That Sundae A Newport
same great sundae with a ton of whipped cream & pecans.
Carmel Sundae
Hot Fudge Sundae
handmade fudge sauce, thick, hot and gooey, over two scoops of ice cream, any flavor. ask for the sauce separately if you like. warning: this is not for people with dentures!
Fruit Salad Sundae
two scoops of vanilla ice cream lie under a cascade of fresh & frozen fruit.
Swiss Chocolate Sundae
lots of vanilla ice cream with sweet chocolate sauce folded in and chocolate sprinkles scattered on top.
Chocolate Marshmallow
vanilla with chocolate and marshmallow sauce.
Crown Sundae
vanilla ice cream with hot fudge and caramel sauce topped with lots of buttered roasted pecans.
Club House Nut
lots of buttered pecans and crushed nuts grace two scoops of vanilla ice cream covered with strawberry and pineapple sauce. its halo of whipped cream is topped by a cherry.
Lovers Delight
twin scoops of ice cream topped with crushed nuts, pineapple and strawberry sauce, thin slices of banana, whipped cream & a cherry.
Per Lb. $19.0
Milk Chocolate Crown Candy Hash
Per Lb. $20.0
Dark Chocolate Crown Candy Hash
1/2 Lb. $9.5
1 Lb. $19.0
2 Lb. $36.0
3 Lb. $54.0
5 Lb. $80.0
Assorted Chocolates
per box.
Per Lb. $16.0
Peanut Clusters
Per Lb. $16.0
Raisin Clusters
Per Lb. $16.0
Coconut Clusters
Per Lb. $17.0
Pecan Clusters
Per Lb. $17.0
Cashew Clusters
Per Lb. $17.0
Almond Clusters
Per Lb. $17.0
Walnut Clusters
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband usually eats his restaurant meals completely. He had the “heart stopper BLT”, about a lb of bacon! And he DID bring a lot of bacon home! It’s a historic lunch restaurant with a cute atmosphere. We usually have sandwiches, share a shake or...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lizzy4848
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best places to eat or to buy candy. Crown Candy makes their own candy but bring $$$. They are expensive. They look like a soda fountain/diner that was popular. They also serve lunch and if you can't get away they...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the location scare you away. This gem is a part of St. Louis history and serves up a great turkey club and old fashion malts! A nice lunch date idea!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HappeTravelz
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. The restaurant has been in the family and in STL for over 100 years. The BLT is amazing! I swear they load it with a pound of bacon. The homemade shakes, Malts and candy are also amazing. Can’t go...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 538kristinb
Reviewed January 28, 2019

We journeyed across the mighty Mississippi to go to the St. Louis auto show and wanted a nearby place to grab a meal. Had heard some hype about this place, so decided to give it a try for our first time. I had read an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

Horrible restaurant in a very dangerous area. North St Louis has a reputation built by police reports of violence. They were crowded and made me sit with other people and then they would not split the bill. One person only had a credit card and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fran H
Reviewed January 16, 2019

St. Louis history is found here. Crown Candy has been around for years as an old fashioned soda fountain serving home made ice cream in sundaes, shakes, malts and just ice cream. It is the home of the 1/2 bound BLT and homemade candy that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bolla1
Reviewed January 10, 2019

We went here for dessert. It is always a treat to visit Crown Candy. Not only is the food great, but the ice cream is truly special. I tried a Caramel Newport. It was so creamy and gooey. My wife had an orange ice cream...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lorin G
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Visited on a Monday which meant the chicken salad wasn't an option (tues. and thurs. only), so had the BLT as it seemed to be all the rage from previous reviews. I love bacon-a lot. However, found the BLT lacking; lacking the LT that is....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gina T
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The food is great and so are the prices on this very old St. Louis treasure. The portions are very large so be sure to save room for the ice cream which is the BEST! The lines can be long but you will be rewarded...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jane S
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July 18, 2018|
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Response from ChrisWilkerson | Reviewed this property |
I just looked it up online. It’s the heart stopping BLT and it’s $10 dollars.
June 28, 2017|
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Response from jr L | Reviewed this property |
NO none needed first come first served.
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Naples77 | Reviewed this property |
I always recommend getting their food to go unless you have lots of time and no other appointments.
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