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The Candy Co.

Ice Cream
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480 Main St., Ouray, CO
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Description: 970-325-4077

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  • 9
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not impressed

We stopped in here about noon and the place was closed. We tried again about 4 PM and it was open. We mentioned to the clerk working there that we had been in earlier and her only reply was "Well this is Ouray". She seemed to have no interest in helping us, and some of the prewrapped fudge felt... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
medalguy
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Jemez Pueblo NM
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Cedaredge, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

One of the few places open on Christmas Day. Service person was not friendly and looked in very poor health. Although I bought one piece of candy, just to be friendly, but threw it in the trash after returning to our room - afraid it may have been as bad as the condition of the help.

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Jemez Pueblo NM
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stopped in here about noon and the place was closed. We tried again about 4 PM and it was open. We mentioned to the clerk working there that we had been in earlier and her only reply was "Well this is Ouray". She seemed to have no interest in helping us, and some of the prewrapped fudge felt like... More 

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Phoenix
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

While walking around Ouray we stopped to pick up some candy. Everyone loved what they picked out and the prices were good. There was a lot of old candies you don't see anymore also.

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Dallas, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Used to be my daughter's favorite when she was little girl and we came here, but now the selection is very limited, service not friendly, and we were very disappointed.

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Columbus, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a true old time candy store with some amazing chocolates on offer. There were also a huge selection of fudges and some unique takes on old favorites. The ice creams on offer looked very tasty! Hard to choose amongst all the great tastes. Have to go back to try more!

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Blanding, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Not a great selection of candy - mostly the same candy you can buy anywhere else. The chocolates and fudges were not good and they were pricey. Thumbs down.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The candy is superb as was the scrap cookie. Everything melted in my mouth. I do think it was a bit over the top in pricing, but for a once in a while sweet treat, it was great.

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Ouray, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

To Those who Came to the Store...In mid season I the owner was laid up with medical issues. I want to apologize for the rudeness, smells, limited selection of chocolates, ice cream and any other problems I missed. And yes I do make most chocolates some I just can't make with my limited experience. I want to extent my apology... More 

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Wimberley, TX
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The place smelled like urine and sewage. The candies were not homemade, and were nothing special. The attendants were disinterested. Didn't greet us when we went in except to look up for a moment. Wouldn't go back.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Ugh where to start. Inventory was very limited. Things didn't look very fresh. Handwritten signs labeling candy had spelling errors and were sloppy. We ordered ice cream and picked two of the flavors that didn't look freezer burnt. Service was awful. Employee was rude and disinterested in interacting with us at all. She watched my daughters ice cream scoop fall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 480 Main St., Ouray, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Ouray

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Description

970-325-4077

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