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“St. Louis's Crown!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Crown Candy Kitchen

Crown Candy Kitchen
1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
(314) 621-9650
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Ranked #2 of 91 Dessert in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Coral Springs, Florida
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“St. Louis's Crown!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Definately a St. Louis landmark! So good it's been on foody shows on tv. Get a bacon sandwich with a pound of bacon. Or a homemade milkshake. DRink 5 milkshakes in something like 30 minutes and get them free! This is a small place in a rather strange area of north St. Louis, but it's worth the wait to get in! On hot days they even put up a tarp outside and a cooler of water to keep you cool and hydrated while you wait. After a great lunch, check out their home made candies for purchase.

Visited June 2012
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English first
St. Louis, MO
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Go for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Crown Candy may not be in the nicest part of St. Louis (go in the daytime), but the food is great, and the milkshakes are huge. Bring your appetite, and get ready to sample the best sweets the Midwest has to offer. Everything is made in-house and your tastebuds will know it. Have some mint non-pareils for me.

Visited March 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Takes you back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Step in to Crown Candy Kitchen and you think you went back 30 to 40 years back. The ambience inside is wonderful but the sundaes are even more delightful.

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california
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful shakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

This is an adorable little place with good food and fun candy,,,but most of all great shakes! It gets crowded but the tables move quickly.

Visited April 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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“Great ice cream and shakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Their sandwiches and chili are quite good, but most people go there for the superb ice cream sundaes and great malts and milk shakes which are served with the metal mixing cups. Servers can remember your order without writing it down. They also make their own chocolate candy, which is quite popular on Valentine's Day, Easter, and Mother's Day.

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