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Atlanta, GA
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246 reviews 246 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Popcorn is very good. Go for the cheese, so good. Everyone's favorite is the cheese and sweet mixed. I am more of a purist. Buttery popcorn is not great...ok but not as good as cheese. Spicy cheese sample was good if you are into spice. They will give you a sample of any flavor. Helpful staff and nicely packaged.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Garrett's is super busy for a very good reason - fresh, best caramel corn anywhere and the smells are heaven! I always order the Garrett's mix which is caramel and cheese and the combo of sweet and salty is fantastic. Garrett's caramel corn is the best tasting of competitors corn as it has that sweet, rich, deep flavor that is... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was very excited to go to Garrett's while in Chicago because it was recommended by quite a few people as a "thing" to do when you are there. First off the line up was crazy but I was ok with it because it had to mean it was worth it. I bought quite a few different kinds since I... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had to wait in a long line for popcorn. It's the norm when buying popcorn there during the holidays.

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Novato, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife ordered me a 3 1/2 gallon tin of buttered popcorn for Christmas. They sent me cheese. We logged on to their website and immediately sent an email to "CUSTOMER SERVICE". 5 days later on Dec 30th, I called them. I was told that customer service is very backed up from the holiday issues. Them being backed up is... More 

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Ketchum, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I placed an order for one bin of popcorn almost three weeks ago - for a Christmas gift. My credit card has been charged but I have not seen the gift, tried calling and line is always busy, emailed multiple times asking for status and there was never a reply. I have no idea when it will come but it... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I walked into Garretts Popcorn on Randolph St yesterday and something seemed wrong. I could not put my finger on it at the time. Last night, while eating the popcorn it finally hit me. IT WAS NOT THE SAME POPCORN! I have enjoyed Garretts for over 20 years and when I was done eating, I made a... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We go to Garretts every December during our annual trek to Chicago. The popcorn is really great, we love the caramel mixes. The organization of the workers could use some work. Things can get backed up when the store is super busy. Also the hours on the voicemail are different that what comes up on the Internet. Despite these challenges... More 

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Vinton, Iowa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've tried for two years to get some of Garretts Popcorn to no avail. Too long of lines and not enough staff. Won't ever try again. Plenty of other popcorn places around. Need to learn how to run a business properly!

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Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a Chicago must have treat! The Chicago mix is best fresh and warm but is still yummy when it cools down. The evenly coated carmel corn tossed with the cheese popcorn was something I didn't try for years but once I dared, I was hooked.

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Address: Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Cuisine: American

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