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Great Lakes Candy

223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's a little pricey, but you get very good quality, from scratch, homemade candy at this place! It's convenient to all travelers. The amount of variety to pick from is outstanding! You just can't leave without buying something to take along!

Thank crklehr
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stopped by on a Monday morning and were amazed at the quantity of home made candies available. Very friendly staff and we even got the nickel tour!

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting for a couple years now. It has become a must-do as we drive up the North Shore. Nice selection of quality candies in a friendly little candy shop. Our kids won't let us skip it!

Thank kn56
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We expected this to be bigger, but the candy makes up for the store size. Samples of a lot of the candy, all home made. We bought some peanut brittle (excellent), and mixed and matched some of the other candies. Just ate the dark chocolate...More

Thank 2013tinaa
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We love this place so much! Our family stops here every summer when we stay at Larsmont Cottages. Actually we stop here at least a couple of times when we are up that way. You can even order candy online during the holiday!

Thank DGR33
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Yum Yum Yum! Candy in small batches in Copper Kettles! I'm talkin' Almond Bark that melts in your mouth! Peanut Brittle like Grandma used to make! Creamie Cream Caramels! Licorice to die for! Gotta stop for some treats! And like us, I'm guessing a couple...More

Thank mikie376
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

If your in town because of Emily's Cafe or getting fish from Russ Kendall, you must indulge yourself at the Great Lakes candy store. It's the best regionally made selection of candy. A great place to take the children and grandchildren. It's well worth the...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Duluth and North Shore area (and most tourist cities) are full of candy stores--but this is the real deal!! Located right on scenic 61, it's a must-see. Kids had fun picking out candy. The homemade caramels were delicious and the wonderful employee helping us...More

Thank Sissyquail
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The sights and smells of an old-fashioned chocolate shop are irresistible. In addition to the great candy, they also have home-made ice cream treats. We love this place.

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My Daughter and I stopped by on our way home and this place rocks. We enjoyed the Bear Trail and then went into the store. Immediately you are greeted with the sweet smell of all kinds of yummy sweets. There is an unbelievable selection to...More

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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Scenic Dr, Knife River, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Knife River
  • Phone Number: 218-834-2121-223-27-55609
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