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Crown Candy Kitchen

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1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
(314) 621-9650
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A St. Louis tradition that has seemingly been around since the days of Lewis and Clark, Crown Candy is amazing. It is tiny, and don't plan to visit when kids are out of school, in the summer time on a Saturday or when there is a big convention in Town. Thanks to the clown's at City Hall the neighborhood is... More 

Thank Stu K
Franklin, Tennessee
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207 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped off here for their famous BLT sandwiches. When they arrived at our table we decided we should have ordered one sandwich between us. They must have used an entire package of bacon for each sandwich. They call it "Heart Attack BLT" ...

Thank MSO70
Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So people come to this neighborhood just to go to this place. I mean it is a landmark, a St. Louis tradition, and fun. All of this comes with a dark side though: a) a dangerous amount of bacon piled high on many a sandwich; b) crazy small, 1970s style water glasses, and; c) many long waits, with lines going... More 

Thank Kyle B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Crown Candy is a soda fountain and a candy shop in one store. They have sandwiches, specialized soda drinks and delicious milk shakes. It's the real deal if your looking for unusual soda drinks that "soda jerks" used to make in the 50's. The atmosphere is also a real soda fountain or drugstore fountain of the past. In addition to... More 

Thank Tom S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food and amazing ice cream only scratch the surface of this iconic landmark restaurant. It takes you back to the old days of soda shoppes with great malts and incredible sandwiches. The legendary BLT has been featured on Diners, Drive In's and Dives.

Thank daddytate66
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have the legendary BLT. Was not impressed. Bacon was thin and over cooked . Bread was simply something like wonder bread. And the location was in a neighborhood I'd rather not be in without Close Air Support on call. .

Thank FastWagon
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Crown Candy is a great place, wonderful food, ice cream and goodies! A must for all Baby Boomers! Nostalgic atmosphere and cozy environment. A St. Louis must do!

Thank VacaDream
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit from Springfield, IL. and I had to get the heart stopping BLT again. So good. No shake this time but wife and son said they are still smooth and delicious. Candy and shirts are pricy. Bought a shirt anyway. It's not like I'm here every day.

Thank Steven L
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the Man vs Food places we saw on television a while ago. Knowing we would plan a visit to STL, it's been on the to-do list. Unfortunately for us, we arrived half an hour too early as we did not check-out opening times. No big deal, there's a playground down the road and the kids enjoyed... More 

Thank all_the_places
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband attempted their 5 Shake Challenge and, like most people, failed. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and had no wait time for a table (although, it was at 6 p.m. on a Wednesday). The tagging and abandoned buildings in the neighborhood made us nervous initially but nothing bad happened; when we left (after dark) we felt safe, so it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: (314) 621-9650

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?