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Rebecca Ruth Candy Factory

116 East Second Street, Frankfort, KY 40601-2902
+1 502-223-7475
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Delicious treats abound

Recently we found ourselves in the neighborhood and stopped by. We were pleasantly surprised by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cara F
via mobile
Candy Lover's Dream!

We did not get there in time for a tour, but there was no need! All I needed to know was displayed... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
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116 East Second Street, Frankfort, KY 40601-2902
+1 502-223-7475

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently we found ourselves in the neighborhood and stopped by. We were pleasantly surprised by the selection of sweets. The friendly staff offered a few samples which prompted us to bring home a goody bag. You can not go wrong, but make sure to try...More

Thank Cara F
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We did not get there in time for a tour, but there was no need! All I needed to know was displayed in the glass cases in the candy store! The staff is attentive and kind - they will answer every question you have about...More

Thank Bassetlove
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Coming to visit from Mexico city... they have already a schedule tour.. 2 more couples arrived asking for the tour..they say the same thing... curious that they don't have a time for the tour.. and supposedly they made it depending on people coming in asking...More

2  Thank Addy V
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Did not know how the candy would taste with bourbon involved. I like bourbon but most alcohol-infused candies tend to taste artificial or overpowering. These do Not. The bourbon balls were delicious and and mint julep balls were very good too. They do not make...More

1  Thank lagiant
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Rebecca Ruth Candy is delicious and her story is amazing and inspiring. The shoppe is quite small, so the tour is very much like visiting a family member's kitchen. If you are looking for the big assembly line operation, you will be disappointed. If you...More

1  Thank Kris A
Reviewed 25 August 2016

They claim to be the originator of the Bourbon Ball; theirs are very good and come in three bourbon flavors. A pound of perfect bourbon balls is about $27. The Boo Boos have defects like cracked pecans or missing chocolate coating and are about $19...More

1  Thank OldBoyScoutFox
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Be sure to ask to see the 12-foot curved marble table the founders first made candy on. Rebecca Ruth is the pride of Frankfort. Founded by two women in 1919, the business has gradually expanded, and now offers tours along with delicious chocolates. Try the...More

1  Thank 63vm
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice staff. They weren't producing candy when we went so that was disappointing. For $20.00 for a family of four tour I need more than an i pad with videos. Candy is fabulous! It is expensive. We laid down a $50.00 bill at this place....More

1  Thank AMBC77
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Ok seriously...I have to control myself to visit only so often. If I visited as much as I wanted to I would be in a sugar comma. I love the bourbon candies but there is so much more. The salted caramels are amazing. I especially...More

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Rebecca Ruth has been here a long time offering a variety of chocolates and specializing in bourbon chocolates. The shop has a lot of historical items and is a good place to stop for some fresh sweets. There is a small parking lot adjacent, and...More

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
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