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Candy House Gourmet Chocolates

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Address: 510 Kentucky Ave, Joplin, MO 64801-2219 (Formerly Richardson's Candy Factory)
Phone Number: 417-623-7171
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Too bad they are closing down!

A long-time tradition in the area. Too bad they could not keep it going. We will miss this in our area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 9, 2016
Diamond, United States
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Diamond, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

A long-time tradition in the area. Too bad they could not keep it going. We will miss this in our area.

Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The place is hard to find, terrible location. We got there about 2:30 and as we were driving in the woman that was working there pulled up in her car and told that they were closing early and she was just leaving. Didn't even get to see the place. Don't waste your time , if you manage to find it... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The Candy House makes all of their chocolate in house. It is the most delicious and decadent chocolate ever. I love their chocolate covered strawberries, their malted milk balls and their chocolate caramels

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Joplin, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

What can I say about the salted caramels? I guess , at the end of the day , if I had to pick between Salted Caramels and a beating, I would take the beating if it meant I could have the salted caramels...

1 Thank Mike M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The reason I ranked this "attraction" as three stars is because it really is just a store. We were there at 2:30 in the afternoon during the week and there was no candy being made. There are glass windows along the wall so if people are making candy, people can actually see the process. No real "tour" though. On the... More 

2 Thank gabi_kansas
Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

How can chocolate rate anything but 5 stars. Candy House Chocolates are soooo good. I think their toffee is my favorite -- at least until I think about their salted caramel. Then I'm not so sure. And their turtles. How can I choose?? Try them all. Good stuff!

Strafford, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is your average gourmet chocolate house. The chocolates were delicious and they give your samples. It is expensive but what can you say - it is gourmet chocolates. Look to the sale area where past holidays are on sale and you can get some great deals. I loved the chocolate covered toffee...it was awesome. My husband and nephew loved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

My daughter and I went to Candy House Gourmet chocolates after finding it in the top things to do in Joplin on trip advisor! The people were so nice and you can watch them making chocolates right there in the window! I love good quality chocolate - and this place did not disappoint! I was able to grab some chocolate... More 

1 Thank Angela G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Although closed in Redding's Mill, the original location, they are still open at 5th and Virginia. Quality and selection are the same. Your frequent shoppers card has become useless. They are transitioning to new owners and in this interim, things are a bit awkward but still going.

1 Thank Danny T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

The business has moved locations through the years but the quality & flavors have remained constant - excellent!! There are new owners in transition now and I am expecting, based on the quality reputation of the Candy House as well as the new owners reputation for excelling, that the fine delicacies I enjoyed for over 20 years will remain constant... More 

Thank James P

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