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Albanese Candy Factory

5441 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070
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Candy Heaven

All the candy you can possibly imagine! The place is always super busy but if you have a sweet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Theresa E
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Worth a short stop.

It’s definitely not a massive factory tour. Only three out of five windows to look into the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Erica P
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“gummy bears” (95 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (24 reviews)
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5441 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
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+1 219-947-3070
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the candy you can possibly imagine! The place is always super busy but if you have a sweet tooth.. this place is worth the stop and time. Long lines at the cashiers.

Thank Theresa E
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s definitely not a massive factory tour. Only three out of five windows to look into the factory. All it showed was the peach ring production room. There was a good size candy store but the amount of customers was overwhelming. The oopies gummy bears...More

Thank Erica P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great snacks and candy. The absolute best gummies ever. And I don't normally eat gummies. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place! My daughter had a great time here. So many choices of candy. A must stop. The prices are good too! Watch the gummi's come right off the assembly line.

Thank Jenny B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A co worker brought in a jar of gummy bears - I tried one and was hooked. So when I met out of state friends for lunch - we had to stop ! They are now fans I love that you can try before you...More

Thank Suza223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, I was disappointed that you have to have a group of 25 to have a tour. Next, to see it had to be scheduled in advance. I’ve done other tours where they run every half an hour and they take however many they have....More

1  Thank Kaskaggs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt like I was in the movie Willy Wonka! So much candy, I was in a sugar overload just looking at it. Fun to watch the factory through the windows too!

Thank Faye Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Albanese Candy Factory is gigantic. Huge retail area with many employees -- necessary because there were many customers. It was actually too crowded, but quick service. Excellent selection of flavors and shapes of gummy candy. If you aren't on a scheduled group tour, your opportunity...More

Thank LynnCapital
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This store had lots of old school candy from when I was a kid. The gummy bears are delicious and fresh. Staff was very friendly and offered free samples. Prices were very reasonable. Store was a little crowded but lines quickly.

Thank jill h
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on a Saturday in July late in the morning, and it was very busy. We walked through the self-guided tour area, but it was too noisy to listen to the video monitors. Instead we just watched the live action through the windows into...More

Thank 96skb
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Laura M
19 February 2018|
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Response from aegeeg | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to call the store in the morning.
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Debra H
6 May 2017|
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ingredients are listed on the labels for candy.
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pumpkinlawyer
24 June 2016|
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Response from Timothy A | Reviewed this property |
There really are no tours. It is basically look around when they are open. They have 4 big picture windows that you can see into the factory, but you could not really see much. Just the gummy bears going up a conveyor to... More
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