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Candy Kitchen

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1401 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
(727) 517-7656
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Dining options: Dessert

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent homemade icecream!

Candy Kitchen has awesome homemade Ice cream and we enjoyed it very much and recommend it to everyone. They have many of the old time candies and sodas in stock as well. It really took me back to my childhood to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Candy Kitchen has awesome homemade Ice cream and we enjoyed it very much and recommend it to everyone. They have many of the old time candies and sodas in stock as well. It really took me back to my childhood to visit.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Best ice cream in the area! Great selection of flavors and some excellent candies and glass bottle sodas to round out the sugar fix.

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stopped by because we heard about Candy Kitchen's delicious homemade ice cream but while we loved the ice cream, we had so much fun looking at all the candy! There was candy from years past that I didn't even know existed anymore. They also had homemade fudge and specialty glass bottle soda such as Nehi. We had such a... More 

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PA
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21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Step back in time as you gaze through the endless displays of old time candy while waiting for your ice cream. Bubble gum cigars, Black Cows, Sugar Babie, Bit O Honey and all the old favorites from childhood. Even some really gross stuff like scorpion candy (YES! REAL SCORPIONS inside) & chocolate covered ants.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We came here multiple times during our week long stay in Sand Key. The hand dipped ice cream was delicious and SO WELL priced. The staff was also very friendly and willing to let us try as many flavors as we wanted. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you are in the mood for a fun treat, make sure to stop at Candy Kitchen and it will take you back to your childhood. Every type of candy you can imagine!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

With so many positive reviews, I was really excited to try this place. However, I found the ice cream to be severely underwhelming. Had two chocolate type flavors and I thought that both had a grainy texture to them, not at all rich and creamy like quality ice cream should be. Glad we went to this place on the first... More 

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New Franken, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great Ice Cream! In one week we made three visits to the Candy Kitchen. Each time ordering Sundae's or Malts. Both are excellent.. Go there!!!! We really like the original Candy Kitchen in Madiera Beach.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

After walking to one of the many restaurants on Gulf Blvd, this is a must stop for dessert. The waffle cones with the hand dipped ice cream is a great way to top off a meal. Also, this place has candy you have not seen in years. Highly recommend.

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Dundas, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Super fun ice cream shop and candy store to take kids into while out on a stroll for spring break. Grandpa was able to show grandkids candy he use to eat well over 50 years ago, and kids had a great time checking out the candy with the bugs in it! Ice cream was good and enjoyed sitting out on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Indian Rocks Beach
  • Phone Number: (727) 517-7656

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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