Satisfy your sweet tooth with our guide to the best candy stores in Philadelphia. From classic favorites to modern treats, our guide features the absolute best spots. So let’s explore the best candy stores in Philly, as voted by those who know best.
2022: Philadelphia Voted Nuts To You Best Candy Store (TIE)!
Nuts To You
721 Walnut Street
(215) 925-1141 – nutstoyou.com
“If being nuts is wrong, we don’t want to be right” is an apt moniker for the family run Nuts To You purveyor of the finest chocolate covered almonds and pretzels, cordials and caramels, fudge, non-pareils and malt balls. The family-run shop since 1976 proudly displays shelves and shelves of every imaginable organic, raw, sugar free, salt, and no salt candy you might remember from growing up. So next time you’re on Rittenhouse Square stop in and try their chocolate-covered espresso beans for a little afternoon pick-me-up or linger awhile to ogle the bagfuls of confections that will help you fetch your favorite childhood memories and leave with a smile.
2022: Philadelphia Voted Shane Confectionery Best Candy Store (Tie) !
110 Market Street
(215) 922-1048 – shanecandies.com
Established in 1863, Shane Confectionery is America’s Oldest Candy Shop. Shane’s is known for its traditional and time-honored recipes, and the staff’s ongoing commitment to excellence can be seen throughout all that they do—from their beans-to-bars ground at the Shane Chocolate Works, to their expanded variety of superior vintage clear toys and historical drinking chocolates. Shane Confectionery has approachable yet high-end chocolate offerings, and they love to share their passion for every detail. The treats are made with responsibly sourced cocoa beans from small distributors in Latin America, seasonal and local ingredients. Visit Shane Confectionery on Market Street and experience your own love affair with chocolate.