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Southern Candymakers

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334 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
800-344-9773
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 414
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  • 123
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't Look Anywhere Else

The best pralines in all of New Orleans -- no contest! Yes, they might be a bit more expensive, but the taste is out of this world. I order them as gifts for my Mom and it's always her favorite surprise. The pralines come individually wrapped and, then, boxed. By preparing them this way, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The best pralines in all of New Orleans -- no contest! Yes, they might be a bit more expensive, but the taste is out of this world. I order them as gifts for my Mom and it's always her favorite surprise. The pralines come individually wrapped and, then, boxed. By preparing them this way, the candy lasts a good long... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

As soon as you walk into the store and sometimes even before you get into it you're hit with a huge smell of deliciousness. They are constantly making fresh pralines fudge and toffee and they will always let you sample as much as you want. don't forget to try their sweet potato praline!!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Amazing little place for all kinds of sweet goodies, the staff was friendly and their pralines are world class. We only wanted to buy a few pralines but we ended up with 3 boxes because everything looks and tastes amazing. I think that their pralines are probably the best in NOLA,we bought some from other places as well but they... More 

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Wake Village, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Wonderful food, candies, gifts, etc.... The staff is very friendly and the service is excellent! We bought lots of goodies!

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Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Best Candy Ever!!!!!!! Home of the best praline candy I have ever tasted!!!!There was a line (of course) but it moved really fast. Worth the short wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I can't tell you how many times we stopped in this tiny sweet shoppe for pralines and toffee. An absolute must every time we visit the big easy!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stopped in here to buy some pralines and ended up buying quite a few goodies including some lovely pralines. The staff was patient while we decided and made for a fun visit. The cost was comparable with shops in Savannah, GA and Pigeon Forge, TN. :-)

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Endless supply of chocolate dipped candy and fresh pralines made on site . The best I have ever ate . This will be my go to place whenever I'm downtown NOLA .

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am more than confident this is what heaven smells like! Just go inside to break a little while if nothing else.... and while youre taking in the delicious aromas request a FREE SAMPLE of the best pralines in NoLa!!!! The service is always kinds and responsive (I visited multiple times in a week). Plus, they wrap all travel related... More 

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Galveston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went here on a culinary walking tour and got a praline for a sample. They are made in the store and delicious ! Pralines were on sale for $24.95 per pound. Did not try the other candy in the store.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 334 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 800-344-9773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?