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5 Best Candy Shops in Connecticut!

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Feel as though you are entering the magical, whimsical world of Willy Wonka by stepping foot into one of Connecticut’s best candy stores. These colorful shops sell all things delicious, from our favorite nostalgic candy, to on-trend options such as salted caramel chocolate. Who’s ready for a sugar rush?

Gumdrops and Lollipops, Niantic, CT

This sweet, 50s-style diner and candy store has an impressive array of candy ready to be boxed, bagged, or eaten straight away. Serving some of the best candy fruit slices around, you’ll find unique flavors such as pineapple, coconut, chili mango, pear, and more. They also sell packaged candies, homemade fudge (it’s also amazing), and specialty truffles. 

Chocolate Shell, Old Lyme, CT

This candy and chocolate store is certainly on-trend with their chocolate beer bottle caps, chocolate covered pretzels, Coffee Crisp, and Fika spreads. Also available are old favorites like Abba Zabba, Air Heads, Swedish Fish, and Oh Henry! Every sweet tooth will certainly find something special to take home from this local favorite shop.

Fascia’s Chocolates, Waterbury, CT

Open for approximately 50 years, Fascia’s knows its candy. Other than its delicious chocolates and gelato, Fascia’s stands out from the crowd due to its awesome events. They offer create your own bar experiences, chocolate and wine parings, and chocolate tours. 

The Sweet Tooth, Plymouth, CT

Sweet Tooth’s Candy and Ice Cream Boutique sells a selection of New England’s favorite sweets such as chocolate from Fascia’s, fudge from Phenomenal Fudge, and Buck’s Premium Ice Cream. In addition, they have one thousand different varieties of penny candy like salt water taffy, Good and Plenty, and Bit O Honey. Stop by to pick up an assorted bag of your favorites.

Mr. D’s, Wallingford, CT

In addition to other sweet offerings, Mr. D’s provides a mind-boggling array of nostalgic candies. Look for Air Heads, Fruit Stripe Gum, licorice ropes, Mary Jane, and Boston Baked Beans. If candy isn’t your thing, hit the ice cream counter, or purchase a cake or ice cream cake for your next event.

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