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Albanese Candy Factory

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Address: 5441 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
Phone Number:
+1 219-947-3070
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00

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it lots of treats there but very small and alot of the old school candy is not there....the chocolate which is my fav has a nice selection

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Candice D
Gary, Indiana, Usa

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Gary, Indiana, Usa
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14 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it lots of treats there but very small and alot of the old school candy is not there....the chocolate which is my fav has a nice selection

Thank Candice D
Pocatello, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our school group did the little video tour of the factory and it was highly educational. We all bought candy. They have really done a great job at making the flavor pop in their gummy candy.

Thank rda525
Zionsville, Indiana
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to admit, this place is my weakness. I originally stopped here because of the billboard on 65. I shouldn't have. Now, every time I'm on my way to Chicago I stop by the factory. My wife has me on a strict diet, and this is the one secret I keep from her!!! The chocolate covered nuts are fantastic!... More 

Thank GoButler99
Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in to buy several gifts for colleagues at work. After make my candy and gift box purchases I then purchased some candy for my two kids, husband and my mom! The people that work there are so helpful, patient and friendly. I would love to go back for a tour and see how it's all made!

Thank PatD25
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about this place a few times and decided to surprise the kids and stop there on the way home from Chicago. They were very surprised and totally thrilled! Selection was amazing and prices were great!! Can't wait to visit again!

Thank Colleen R
Noblesville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Their chocolates are delicious, their gummies are the best, their gift packages beautifully done and the place is decorated with the whimsy fit for a child and an adult who is a true kid at heart. I love this place and every time we are in the area we make a point to stop in. You can tour the factory... More 

Thank mburbank2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Place for the chocoholics!!! Must visit place for the chocolate lovers ... so many varieties and all tasty... Nuts, chocolates, gift boxes!!! I miss this very badly as I am out of this area now. Best thing is you can taste and choose what you want!!! Also the production of chocolate or packing is visible from the outlet area.. Never... More 

Thank dhayenandan
Weehawken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Albanese is the company that order from online. I had to drive from Indy to Chicago for work and I saw the big billboard on I-65. I immediately told Google Maps to redirect me to Albanese. Upon entering, there is candy candy candy chocolate, more chocolate and more candy. I don't even know how to describe all the different kinds... More 

Thank psudino
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This candy store is like an old fashioned store. They have been a filled with candy. The chocolate candy is in an area all by itself. They are very organized and efficient when waiting on you. The employees are very friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

See candy being made on the tours, find any candy you can imagine! There is an outlet of this factory just a few miles west.

Thank Beverly B

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