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Candies By Vletas

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1201 N 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
325.673.2005
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vleta's is by far our favorite place to buy hand-dipped, homemade candies. The caramels are amazing and the pralines are the best I have ever eaten. Such a cool building! Also, the dipped fruit...is delicious and so tasty. Great place to treat yourself or pick up a really sweet gift for someone!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Mary Kay K
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Vleta's is by far our favorite place to buy hand-dipped, homemade candies. The caramels are amazing and the pralines are the best I have ever eaten. Such a cool building! Also, the dipped fruit...is delicious and so tasty. Great place to treat yourself or pick up a really sweet gift for someone!

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Abilene, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

True, this was the only time I've been there and I only tried one piece of candy, but I wasn't thrilled with the taste for the price. I paid $5 for 4 pieces of chocolate one which was consumed in 2 bites. I was expecting more of the place than just candy for sale...like actually seeing candy made or such.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is the place to go for that special chocolate-lover person in your life. Their chocolate covered strawberries cost more than those in the grocery store but they are better! They also have different sizes of assorted giftbaskets if you want to surprise a patient in the hospital or send to someone away from home that misses Abilene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fabulous taste - every time. When we want to give chocolates for a special occasion, there is only one place to go. Candies by Vletas consistently has delicious treats and the price is always surprisingly low. Can't brag on them enough.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

They make their own dipped chocolates. The best part is that you can special order an item if you do so well enough in advance. For example: they always have brazil nuts dipped in milk chocolate; but you can order brazil nuts dipped in dark chocolate. It is not, however, a restaurant. It is just a candy store.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It definitely has some of the best chocolate and affordable for gift presentation. Easy find on N.1st.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a great treat to drop in Vletas and browse through all of the delicious candies. My favorites are the white chocolate covered grapes when they have them and also the chocolate covered strawberries. My son always has to have an assortment of truffles. So good.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

All of the candies are made by hand and are fresh and delicious! They have a very large variety for any taste. The Pecan Pralines are the best I've ever tasted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very cute store that smells heavenly. Any way you like your chocolate, they have it. They gave us a sample of chocolate with pecan. We bought caramel corn with white chocolate for a friend (she said delicious), taffy which I LOVE, chocolate with almonds and chocolate toffee. All were excellent. Great place for valentine gifts and gifts for the hard... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

What an indulgence we are blessed with in Abilene Texas! Yes, it's far too expensive, but the candies offered here are absolutely mouthwatering and give you just a little bit of magic while visiting the old converted depot! Love this joint!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 N 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: 325.673.2005
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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