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Economy Candy

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Since 1937, on the Lower East Side Economy Candy is an old-fashioned, family-owned candy store that sells thousands of kinds of chocolates, candies, nuts, dried fruits; including halvah, sugar free candy and of course all the old time candy you had...more
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108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
Lower East Side
+1 212-254-1531
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We were finishing up our OnBoard tour when the guide said that he had a special stop for the kids, and also the adults. We pull up to the unassuming street and there it is, the greatest candy store I've even been too. They have...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have kids back home, it’s unmissable!! We just got back to Australia and the kids are in heaven with what we brought.

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Heard about economy and finally visited, because I needed retro candy for party bags I am making. I found exactly what I needed. Economy has bulk items; pre weighed and priced bags of candies, mostly by flavor. There are individual items you can mix and...More

Thank 326Taedward
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This neighborhood candy store met our expectations tightly packed to the ceiling with mountains of every candy variety you could think of and then some (2000+ varieties). We found favorites like C.Howard's Violets, Chocolately Star Cookies, imported German Haribo Gummies and more. Going through the...More

Thank emilymaehood
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Looking for Candy stuff you can’t get now (candy smokes anyone?). Head to this beauty. Been around since the 1930s so you know it’s good.

Thank Neil F
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Big selection of all types of candy. Friendly staff nice atmosphere. Was a few cents short but a guy behind the counter let me off in exchange for a review so here I am! Besides that, was a good store with very good prices on...More

Thank Giovanni A
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I've lived in New York for almost 10 years, but have known about this place for a LONG time. It is one of my all time favorite stores (of any kind) in all of New York City. I have a major sweet tooth, so this...More

Thank RogersMissouri
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

If you are in NYC , then visit this place!! Oldest and best candy store in NYC...and in my opinion, best candy store in the world. Has everything you could imagine and more. Including vintage bubble gum cards. The staff are super freindly. Great value...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Worth the visit. Variety of sweets from different parts of the world. Visited once, probably will visit again this Christmas. LOVE NEW YORK

Thank BellaHughes
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Amazing shop with lots of different types of candy fudge & chocolates. I bought a large bag of pick & mix a large choice & delicious tasting.

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Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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May 14, 2018|
Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
Hello, Prices online and in the store are the same! Best, Economy Candy
April 25, 2017|
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Response from katie8484 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies my autocorrect it's a 3 min walk from Rivington st
March 7, 2017|
Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
We carry Hershey kisses in a few varieties. Standard silver are 4.99 a pound Check out our website!