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Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed July 24, 2022 via mobile

Jan and Bob are amazing! Best chocolate anywhere! Can’t go wrong with anything! And they ship!!! We made several trips and brought it back as souvenirs! Can’t wait to order the holiday flavors!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2022

Thank you, Amy, for your review! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed July 6, 2022

If you are a chocolate lover then this is hand's down a place that you must check out! The owner Jan is the absolute sweetest, she let my son and I sample a few things, which of course were so delicious that we had to...buy! My son said hand down she makes the best chocolate candies and the fudge is to die for!!! We had to stop by twice before returning home, on our last visit Jan let us know that she ships to although it will not be the same as actually being in the shop we are absolutely going to be have our favorites shipped.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed April 8, 2022 via mobile

Love Jan’s candies. I’m so impressed by all her hard work. You can see her and her partner in the back working hard. My friend really loved all the pretty touches. Will be sure to be back next year as always for our Easter and...Passover gifts :)More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 25, 2022

Stopped in here and bought a bunch of candy. Everything was excellent and Jan was super nice. If you have a sweet tooth and your in LBTS, it's worth it to shop here.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 13, 2022

Met Jan, who seems to have a tie with the eternal fountain of youth by making so many treats and fudge. She was so helpful with our questions, we spent about $15-20 each visit, and we went every other day. They have everything to satisfy...a sweet tooth, dark chocolates, milk chocolates, peanut butter banana, etc etc, as well as truffles and fudge. YUMMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed February 4, 2022

Jan is a sweet lady who makes superior sweets with quality ingredients and heart. My favourite, her dark chocolate covered candied ginger, is amongst the best I've had anywhere. Nice quiet little shop, good attention to detail, unrushed, always happy to chat...she is a phenom.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2022

Thank you, Michael, for your five-star review. We love taking time with talk to our “chocolate family” We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed January 12, 2022

Jan's Homemade Candies are a pure delight for the senses. Their candies are made by hand in small batches. This is truly a Mom and Pop operation. The candies are made with love staying true to family tradition for over 20 years in Lauderdale by...the Sea. Jan learned these candy confections in her Grandma Yeager’s kitchen in Elton, Pennsylvania as a young girl. When she married her soul mate Bob she brought her family recipes to their Chicago home. Eventually it was necessary to create a candy factory there during their family rearing days. They traded the cold Chicago Winters for warm Florida Sunshine and are now here for your pleasure. Everything I've tried is delightful. You can taste the love that goes into every piece of candy. It is no surprise that they have been featured as one of ten "Sweet Stops Across America" in the July 2014, Special Edition of "All-American Cooking's Brownies, Cookies, Bars, and More" Magazine. They have even been named ONE OF THE TOP TEN CHOCOLATE SHOPS IN AMERICA in the Jan-Feb 2015 issue of "Cooking with Paula Deen". Do yourself a huge flavor, stop in and treat yourself and or someone special, to a sweet that you will not soon forget!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2022

Thank you so much for your review. Your kind words are treasured. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed November 4, 2021

We have a time share in Lauderdale by the sea, so we make it a point to stop in to see Jan every year. Her candies are wonderful mouthwatering delights, but the sweetest treat is Jan and her husband Bob! They are a joy to...visit, we highly recommend visiting their shop when you are in the area!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2022

Thank you so much! We look forward to your yearly visits!

Reviewed October 7, 2021

When you walk in the door you receive a genuine smile from the owner which goes a long way in this area. The owner offered my son some free samplings of chocolate and she was very nice and accommodating. We will be back!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2021

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to your next visit! Thank you!

Reviewed June 18, 2021

Absolutely perfect! You could smell all the goodness right as you walk in. Jan, the woman owner, helped me and my family beautifully. After we got our stuff she gave us a free snookie. I left wanting more. 11/10 recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2021

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure serving you.

Reviewed June 18, 2021

The customer service was amazing and so welcoming. The treats tasted so good and will have you craving for more.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2021

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed June 18, 2021

Service is almost as amazing as the candy. Just purchased a father’s day gift here. Jan is the sweestest business owner ever!!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 21, 2021 via mobile

I found this small store just off the main drag by accident shortly before departure. Holy cow!!! Hands down one of the best chocolate places ever!! And I’m a chocoholic! Highly recommend this cute shop with the even cuter owners. Support this great small business!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 30, 2021

This little shop is a local legend. We heard about it from a close friend, and we were not disappointed. You'll find every flavor that you can.imagine, and Jan, the lovely person who runs the shop and crafts the candies, goes out of her way...to make your experience excellent. Each of our children chose different flavored chocolate: banana, mango, coconut, peach, taramasu, blueberry, raspberry, dutch chocolate... I lost track of how many options, but if you can imagine it, it's probably there. On top of that was a variety of fudges, lolly pops, and all kinds of delightful treats. We even found homemade marzipan - we had literally searched for weeks to find that back home, and it wasn't until Jan's that we found it. I don't come down to Fort Lauderdale often, but I can say that this little chocolate shop was one of the highlights of our entire trip.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2021

Thank you so much for your review. It was a treat for us to meet you and your lovely family. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Florida!

Reviewed March 6, 2021 via mobile

Jan brought childhood memories back to us with her amazing chocolate and sweet, grandmother personality. Highly recommend for the taste and experience!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Jan, Owner at Jan's Homemade Candies, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2021

Thank you so much for your review. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your friends. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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roemobay
February 6, 2018|
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Response from Jan L | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. We do not make candy apples, sorry. We do have a large selection of chocolates for weddings, including our carmapple, which tastes like a caramel apple.
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Carla H
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Jan L | Property representative |
Hi Carla, Yes, we have a nice selection of sugar free chocolates. Give us a call at 1800-795-5267 and we'll be happy to tell you the flavors. Thank you for the inquiry.
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Jan's Homemade Candies is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5