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Address: 42 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
Phone Number: 406-442-1470
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Very Fun Place to Visit

This is an authentic soda fountain and candy shop. Was a great place to visit and buy some treats. Very fun. Would highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
andersmorrison
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an authentic soda fountain and candy shop. Was a great place to visit and buy some treats. Very fun. Would highly recommend.

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Thank andersmorrison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is really 3 things in one – a chocolate shop, an old fashioned soda fountain (with bar) and a little restaurant. We tried the chocolates and the soda fountain and were impressed. Soda fountain – so many options. They have malts, sodas and phosphates. It seems like they have limitless options and the staff is very helpful in... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Since 1910, The Parrot has offered up amazing sweets, great chili, and real fountain drinks. My parents had dates at this place in the 60's. The Parrot hasn't changed after all these years, and that's a wonderful thing. It's one of those places we hope never goes away. If you're in Helena, stop by a locally owned and operated establishment... More 

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Thank Brent N
California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was a childhood favorite for me. I moved away but make sure that I come back every summer while I am in town. I even have them mail me a little something special during the winter. This is the quintessential old fashion candy shop. They don't have much actual food so don't come expecting a full meal. This is... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Oh my a chocoholic's dream. Every kinda of confection plus Ice cream and old fashioned sodas. My husband's family sent care packages overseas to him when he was serving in Germany. A taste of home.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

On a suggestion from someone we decided to stop in here on our roundabout of Montana. Smell of the place is heavenly if you are a chocolate fan. Would I live anywhere near there I would be there on a daily basis and hardly be able to fit my fat butt through the door. They have some delectable creations. The... More 

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Thank Leeniebeanie
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Some of my earliest memories growing up in Helena were sitting in a booth at The Parrott with my parents and grandparents, eating chili and chocolate. As a fifth generation Helenan, I imagined my great and great great grandparents sitting in the same booths. Several years ago I moved away to New England. This year, when it came time send... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Absolutely charming shop, visit even if you aren't going to make a purchase. The décor is great, a complete time warp!

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Boulder, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

another icon for a visitor to stop and see in Helena.I love to stop in and have an icecream soda with a friend or bring someone there to sit in one of the booths and enjoy a memory!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Classic candy shop! Everything is made in house, great old-fashioned candy. Pretty good amount of sweets and treats for the price

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