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Southern Candymakers

334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
+1 800-344-9773
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pralines” (614 reviews)
“sweet potato” (45 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
09:00 - 19:00All hours
££ - £££
334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This place made DELICIOUS candies!!!! OMGoodness! They have prepackaged as well as sold by the pound options AND they have a website that you can order from if you find a favorite!

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped in while walking around the French Quarter. Just about every type of candy you can think of. Friendly staff but most of the candies were already boxed up. Great for traveling or gifts but not for just buying & sampling. Clean , well...More

Thank EnjoysDining727
Reviewed 9 November 2017

wonderful service, from a friendly staff. pralines are cooked as you watch - very fresh candy !!!! some of the best pralines I have eaten

Thank ClarenceC335
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I'm sure the place is good for pralines but I'm a gal who loves her chocolate. I got the "Mississippi Mud" bar which is dark chocolate with some caramel and milk chocolate swirled in. I took a bite and ... yuck! It didn't even taste...More

Thank landladytina
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Whether you are there to satisfy your sweet tooth craving, or to purchase a gift box of delicacies, you are sure to be thrilled. Some of the best candies in the Quarter. An elaborate selection. From double dipped Oreos, to all chocolate varieties equally represented:...More

Thank blwclark
Reviewed 16 October 2017

my friend and sister bought a lot of chocolate pralines. This store will let you taste their goodie first..which is good.

1  Thank Bing O
Reviewed 9 October 2017

friendly staff, handing out samples, numerous flavors of pralines available. by far the creamiest and most flavorful

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I had a hard time making decisions on what to buy here today, so many delicious candies to choose from! I ended up getting some samplers, tortues, and divinity. We ate some of the tortues when we got back to our hotel, and they were...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for truly authentic pralines, go to Southern Candymakers! They make pralines like my mom used to make. Creamy. Rich. Pecan-filled... Delicious! Oh - they have lots of other sweet treats as well! I just never get past their pralines!

Thank Samssocute
Reviewed 2 October 2017

In my opinion, these are the vest pralines in New Orleans! They make them right there in the store and I have tried many brands, these are the most authentic flavor.

Thank bamalena
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1024
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 800-344-9773
  • E-mail
Southern Candymakers is a family-owned candy store in New Orleans' charming French Quarter. According to Bon Appetit Magazine, we have the best pralines...fresh and handmade daily!
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