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The Candy Factory

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Delicious stop

We went on a day that the factory wasn't running, but we still went up to the viewing room to check... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
Summeradventures5
A Columbia Favorite

I have tried many chocolate covered strawberries and even tried to make my own but nothing compares... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
April C
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701 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201-4821
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

We went on a day that the factory wasn't running, but we still went up to the viewing room to check it out. We got a pretty good sampling of the chocolate and everything was delicious. The chocolate covered strawberries and raspberries were amazing.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

I placed 2 orders to be delivered on 5/10 neither which were delivered. They were for Mother's Day. Cancel them both it's too late now!!! Very disappointed!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Diane E
Reviewed February 14, 2019

I have tried many chocolate covered strawberries and even tried to make my own but nothing compares to these. They are so delicious and priced the same as our local grocery stores' selections. I highly recommend any and all of their creations. They have nice,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank April C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

From the front to the back, this store is full of chocolate! In all shapes, sizes, varieties! It's wonderful, and ,fattening... We couldn't leave empty handed.. We bought everything dipped in dark chocolate! From almonds, to Oreo's! Such a large variety! The prices are reasonable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2SmallTownTravelers
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We are getting seconds today. 😄 The dark choc pretzels and PB cups are awesome. Dark mint choc good too. Handicap accessible. Reasonable prices. Go here if visiting

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank travelercd
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The Candy Factory is conveniently located in downtown Columbia, Mo. We were there buying the area's VERY BEST chocolate covered strawberries for Valentines Day presents, and a box of exceptional dark chocolates. This place has an incredible selection of candy, but it also has a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Bob_Hhuwieler
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Came upon this little shop. Plenty of homemake candies/chocolate and more. Just lot of goodies and worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ECWorld
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a whim and were happy we did. The homemade chocolates are delicious! There is a wide variety of chocolate-related items, so be sure to look at everything. Also, check out the cute gift items...I was happy to see a Made in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank C7794BVjenniferg
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Good selection of candies. They have more than just chocolate. They'll also ship if you want to send a gift. They have sugar-free candy for diabetics, so I took my sister a box.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank dpmissouri
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We got there a few minutes before closing time, the lady told us as we were looking for chocolates that they close in 1 minute. I told her to go ahead and close, we would get candy elsewhere so she could go home! I've been...More

Date of experience: November 2016
8  Thank deina1965
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