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Big Top Candy Shop

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Old time isn't all that old

They don't have the candy that people bought in the first half of last century. There is a good... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Mister_Boffo
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Conroe, Texas
Old Time Candy & Soda Shop

Cute candy store with all kinds of old time candy and current candy too. They have chocolate... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
craftywriter
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San Diego, CA
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

They don't have the candy that people bought in the first half of last century. There is a good selection of items that will trigger nostalgia in middle-aged and younger people, but if you are older than that you will remember a lot more items...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Cute candy store with all kinds of old time candy and current candy too. They have chocolate, cookies, truffles, and an ice cream soda fountain too. Definitely worth a stop to check it out and buy some old time candy and soda.

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Reviewed November 28, 2017

This is a interesting place. They have a bunch of old candies that were tempting me, stuff I have not seen since I was a kid. If you have a sweet tooth, I highly recommend this place.

Thank coagula
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

All the candy from your childhood is right here in this shop. You can't leave this place without buying one of your memories! Very cute!

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Whenever I visit Austin, Big Top is a must. They have quite a selection of modern and retro candy as well as off the wall stuff. They also do shakes, sodas, shaved ice and homemade candies. The homemade candies are my favorite. They have their...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint candy store that offers a variety of candies including exotic treats such as ants and grasshopper candies (yes real ants and grasshoppers). I didnt try those exotic treats but the regular candies were tasty and so was the ice cream.

Thank takemetouring
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at Big Top. Stocked up on jelly beans and salt water taffy. We also tried out first Italian cream soda. Coconut lime-I think it was called the mermaid. Must try one! Super nice employees. Great selection. Great stop when you...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome. Every kind of candy and you can imagine. Was very cool to go to just don't take your without your check book or credit card. LOL!!😂😂😂

Thank jerryleow
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Pros - cute cute store. So fun to go down memory lane looking at favorite candy. Blast from the past. Expensive in my opinion but owner has to pay 5 workers when only one was working and the other four were solving horoscopes dilemmas.

Thank Jacki W
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

As you enter the sugar explodes in front of you with all types of candy. They serve ice cream in the back and drinks. This a is a must to bring kids to.

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The shop is 9.5 miles from the airport. The address is 1706 South Congress Avenue.
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