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Takeout, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Accepts Credit Cards

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0.6 miles from Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We never miss stopping at River Street Sweets on the riverfront. I stock up on pralines and freeze them to last until my next visit to Savannah. We also receive their catalog and order from them at the holidays. I highly recommend ordering the kringle!...We have also visited for Easter and they created a custom basket for our son.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BIG scoops. Little pricey for ice cream but they do give you large scoops. I got a single of the banana pudding gelato. It was quite good. Very fresh, not overly sweet . Had mine in a bowl instead of a cone so i didn't...slob it all over myself. Lots of flavors to choose from. Decent ice cream place with benches out front.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022 via mobile

Love the sample coming in. More sweets than you can imagine. Chocolate covered everything. Pecans in all kinds of flavors and the Turtles were amazing.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 1, 2022 via mobile

Watch them make Taffy!!! Yum .All sorts of sweet treats, free sample on arrival. Wow what a selection! Kid friendly! Just had to get a sample of Taffy!!! Each batch makes 700 treats!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 13, 2022

A great variety of old school candy ! A lot of choices ! Made it hard, so we bought a lot of different stuff.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 1, 2022 via mobile

I live local and get mine in a cup to go spend at least $20 each time we go. For some reason they refuse to put it in a cup with a lid so I can drive home. Not everyone is from out of town!...I came in and complained to someone working during the day she was super sweet and said she would make sure it wasn’t an issue. My son went tonight and again refused to give him a cup with a lid he walked home 1/2 mile in the heat and it melted! I called the lady had a major attitude about the cups cost money so you would rather lose local business than pay for a cup. I’m done we were spending at least $20 a week no more! Teach your supervisors to apologize not make excuses her attitude every time we come in there is why we won’t be back!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 27, 2022 via mobile

Samples of fresh pralines were handed out. Delicious! Bought Fresh Pralines in glass case next to cash register (tip: don’t buy prepackaged, because it was made & packaged off-site) ; also enjoyed Choc. Bear Claws and a variety of Taffy.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 30, 2022

So much to choose from, sugar overload! We bought taffy for ourselves as well as for our friends back at home. The chocolate all looked amazing, and it was fun to watch them create.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 25, 2022

This is the place to satisfy your sweet tooth in Savannah. Pralines are great, but my personal favorite are the white chocolate peanut butter cups (they're a bit bigger than that actually). If you love chocolate this is your place.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed January 5, 2022 via mobile

Our family visited the day after Christmas. We tried to visit Christmas Eve but they were closed. River Street Sweets was bustling with people. We waited in line. They were having a 50% off sale on boxed after- Christmas delights. The pralines are heavenly. We...sampled and decided on which pralines we wanted to purchase. Caramel, Chocolate and Original were the winners. The Pralines are being made fresh as you shop. We were served promptly. Pralines were weighed and packaged in a beautiful cardboard box. Each praline is quite large.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed January 3, 2022

Lots of choices of sweets. We ignored the common candies and went to the store made treats. The pralines were delicious. We got a caramel apple covered in crushed Butterfinger. We tried the different chocolate covered truffles and more. Prices were a lot less than...I expected and the candies were all yummy.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 29, 2021 via mobile

We were not impressed despite hearing so much about this place. There were long lines most days, but we managed to get in fairly quickly during the evening. The staff was not very friendly and acted like it was a burden to answer questions about...the selections. They were sold out of several things we wanted but acted as if we had offended them by asking for those items. Nobody knew what they had available and had to keep asking other employees. The saving grace, however, (and the reason for 3 stars) is because of the ice cream. We tried the praline in sugar cones and it was amazing - like butter pecan on steroids! The person working that counter was friendly and let us sample it before we ordered. Overall, somewhat of a disappointment. We won’t waste our time here again unless it is solely for the ice cream. .More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 29, 2021

I love the selection of fresh Pralines and chocolates they have! I loved everything I got- Pecan Praline, Dark Choc. w/coconut, Dark choc w/caramel, Choc covered Marshmallows, White choc w/pecans.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 30, 2021 via mobile

OK. This place knows what they are doing. The candy was creamy and melted on your tongue. It had a good flavor to it and I enjoyed it. My favorite is still Southern Candymakers in New Orleans, but this is definitely a strong 2nd.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 29, 2021

Everything a candy lover could want, but in my opinion the pralines are fantastic. They will give you a sample if you ask. They also ship items.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Not sure of actual expiration date but IMH pralines are always best eaten fresh within a few days. Not saying they won’t be good after that at all but I personally enjoy them less the older they are. I guess it depends on... More
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River Street Sweets is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4