Where to Buy the Best Candy and Sweets in Philly

From chocolate and ice cream to gorgeous pastries, Philly’s collective sweet tooth is strong. So here, in one perfect box, are the best candies the city and suburbs have to offer.

Photo by Jason Varney.

Chocolate by Mueller

Reading Terminal Market | 45 N. 12th Street
Chocolate-covered anything, from pretzels to potato chips to pineapple.
Chocolates by Mueller has it all.

Marcie Blaine Artisanal Chocolates

Midtown Village | 108 S. 13th Street
A traditional salted caramel. Marcie Blaine keeps it sweet and simple.

John & Kira’s Chocolates

Multiple locations | www.JohnandKiras.com
Chocolate Bee. Liquid salted caramel touched with local basswood honey.

Éclat Chocolate

West Chester | 24 S. High Street
Beer truffle infused with Victory Brewing Company Hop Wallop. Éclat Chocolate is, after all, in a college town.

Shane Confectionery

Old City | 110 Market Street
Milk Chocolate Vanilla Buttercream. Shane Confectionary offers a classic taste of Philadelphia’s candy-making history.

Aunt Charlotte’s

Merchantville | 5 W. Maple Avenue
Meltaway. The chocolate truffle’s more wholesome cousin, and Aunt Charlotte’s tastiest treat.


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  • http://facebook.com/brettjschwartz Brett Schwartz

    Be sure to check out the Sweet Trading Co. at 733B Montgomery Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072. The chocolate is GREAT! Try some bark.

    • Gail Goodman

      Worst part of kitchen renovations. 3 days without a microwave. Meant 3 days without dark chocolate sauce. Naked ice cream. Tough,

      • http://facebook.com/brettjschwartz Brett Schwartz

        huh? not sure what you’re referring to Gail.

  • Mark

    Lore’s Chocolate on 8th Bet. Chesnut and Market. Ask for Frank…

    • Gail Goodman

      Totally agree, best marshmallows, great maple creams, enjoy double chocolate sauce, they have great service, tony on email had orders ready, and best manager Paula

  • Mark

    Make that 7th Street, not 8th.