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Address: 701 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201-4821
Phone Number: +1 573-443-8222
09:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 18:00
Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Sugar is good, Chocolate is better!

You can watch the candy being made, just like in Europe. You can look until your eyes turn chocolate and find the ones that need to go home with you. The range of candy is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2016
Columbia, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got there a few minutes before closing time, the lady told us as we were looking for chocolates that they close in 1 minute. I told her to go ahead and close, we would get candy elsewhere so she could go home! I've been in customer service for over 35 years and would NEVER say such a thing!!! Its... More 

Thank Deina H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt that they have a huge selection of candy, but the chocolate is their specialty. It is quite expensive so be prepared! They make some delicious treats but I wasn't particularly amazed. A nice place for a few little treats but don't get carried away.

Thank kitkathrin
Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

You can watch the candy being made, just like in Europe. You can look until your eyes turn chocolate and find the ones that need to go home with you. The range of candy is fantastic. There probably is not a taste bud alive that cannot be satisfied with something from the Candy Factor. Call ahead if you know what... More 

Thank M0Walker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

There is just so much to choose from!! I. Took my kids one day and they could not decide what to get. It isn't very expensive but it does add up quickly!! I have never tried something from here that I didn't like. Love the candy factory!

1 Thank Heather M
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I visited the Candy Factory before Christmas after not being in the store for years and was really delighted with the variety of gift items and the wonderful selection of chocolates and other candies. It will be a permanent stop on my Christmas shopping agenda from now on, and I'll be stopping in for other occasions throughout the year.

2 Thank Beoutdoors0723
Columbia, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nice place to go if you need to get a gift for a candy lover. Chocolate is decent but would be nice if they imported more higher quality chocolates to sell in addition to the local variety.

Thank John S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

The Candy Factory is a local shop that makes their own chocolates. The chocolate covered oreo' are my favorite and I always ask for them for my birthday, Mother's Day, whatever. The choc covered pretzels are yummy too. And they have a huge variety of truffles as well (dark choc, white choc, milk choc and all the flavors). When they... More 

1 Thank Barbara H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Best chocolate covered berries you can buy. They inject them with carbonation of some kind and they are delicious. I don't think they have them all of the time but definitely during holidays.

2 Thank Eatsalot03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

This shop always has attractive decorations for each season. The selection is very good & the chocolates are fabulous. Things are a bit expensive but you get great quality. It's a treat to have the dark chocolate cashew candy!

1 Thank Mumzie9196
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

We work with groups, and groups can tour and taste, at this exclusively local and scrumptious candy maker and retail shop. A must stop kind of place.

Thank motourpro

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