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The Parrot Confectionery

42 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
+1 406-442-1470
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Satisfy your sweet tooth.

Experience old time soda shop surroundings and and cool treat or just stop in for a variety of old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grove City, Pennsylvania
Candy is back up to par with new owner!

I'm a local but had quit going to The Parrot after the original owner died and his family sold the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
helena, mt
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  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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42 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
+1 406-442-1470
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Experience old time soda shop surroundings and and cool treat or just stop in for a variety of old fashion candies to snack on during your trip through the gulch! The huckleberry and orange freeze was pure delight and cools down the warmest day!

Thank kdeniker
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I'm a local but had quit going to The Parrot after the original owner died and his family sold the business. It all went downhill from there with corners cut and an attitude of "take it or leave it". The new owner who just recently...More

1  Thank islandgirllil
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This time of year they make "potatoes", marzipan rolled in fine cinnamon to create a realistic looking potato. They are absolutely delicious. All the other things were as well.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stepped in here on Christmas Eve to see if we could find some last minute gifts. We walked in and there were 5 people behind the counter and not one of them even acknowledged that we were there. We looked around all the while...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our kids love the Parrot, and ask to be taken there on special outings with Mom and Dad. When my Mom visits Helena from time to time, she loves the old fashioned feel of the place and the timeless style that is unspoiled by decades...More

Thank subscribe2016
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went to visit for the candy, stayed for lunch. Had their tamale with chili. Best chili I have ever had, but did not resemble what you normally think of chili; no beans, smoother texture, and tamales to die for. I wish they would share their...More

Thank QueenG56
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an authentic soda fountain and candy shop. Was a great place to visit and buy some treats. Very fun. Would highly recommend.

Thank andersmorrison
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The place is really 3 things in one – a chocolate shop, an old fashioned soda fountain (with bar) and a little restaurant. We tried the chocolates and the soda fountain and were impressed. Soda fountain – so many options. They have malts, sodas and...More

Thank js6872
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Since 1910, The Parrot has offered up amazing sweets, great chili, and real fountain drinks. My parents had dates at this place in the 60's. The Parrot hasn't changed after all these years, and that's a wonderful thing. It's one of those places we hope...More

Thank Brent N
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was a childhood favorite for me. I moved away but make sure that I come back every summer while I am in town. I even have them mail me a little something special during the winter. This is the quintessential old fashion candy shop....More

Thank medicgal131
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