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GREAT for your Sweet Tooth!!

There's several stores in town that sell candy/sweets/ice cream/etc, however my favorite of all is... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Rockledge, Florida
Cutest little candy store

On our way to Myrtle Beach, we visited "Mayberry." We saw Opie's Candy Store and it was like... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Andrea W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids wanted ice cream so we stopped to get them some. My husband stayed with the kids while I looked around the store. My husband finds me and tells me they only take cash. Luckily, he had cash on him to get the kids...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed April 18, 2019

First, I LOVE penny candy stores. I don't expect fine chocolates, but I expect the usual quality. I picked an assortment of chewies, wrapped and chocolates. This place DOES NOT take credit or debit cards. Who carries cash these days? Well, then you can use...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

It was closed Sunday morning around 10 AM. Since we didn't get to go, I can't say if it's good or bad, so that is why I gave the average rating. I will say that it did look good/interesting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed October 17, 2018

What makes this store a "somewhat" attraction and a Store combined, is because it is in Mt. Airy, NC, in the Downtown area, and located on the street that is part of the "Mayberry" set up from the famous old Andy Griffith Show look alike,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DeoniaNeveu
Reviewed September 13, 2018

There's several stores in town that sell candy/sweets/ice cream/etc, however my favorite of all is Opies....very friendly atmosphere and I'm pretty certain they have the largest variety. Even better, their price per pound for all their candy is less than any other store in town.......save...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HungryGreek32955
Reviewed August 27, 2018

On our way to Myrtle Beach, we visited "Mayberry." We saw Opie's Candy Store and it was like Christmas morning! Every kind of candy imaginable. They even have ice cream! The employees were so sweet!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

More varieties than you can imagine! Fill your bag with all your favorites and you are sure to walk out with a smile!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SellingMayberry
Reviewed April 16, 2018

While in Mt. Airy, we stopped at Opie's candy store. This place had a huge variety of old time candy to chose from. We bought their candy jars and filled them for friends. I was "like a kid in a candy store" while there. This...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Stepping through the door is like going back to your childhood being surrounded by all those sweets! He had a wonderful selection of ole time favorites. While you can purchase candy and ice cream in many shops, the customer service here is beyond compare. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank weekendbeacherNC
Reviewed January 7, 2018

While most of the candies are available in food and discount stores, there is something about buying a few of these and a few of those. It's like getting a quarter to buy penny candy when you are a kid. Only now, it's by the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gina S
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