If you have a craving for sweets, we have found over 15 local candy stores to explore and shop. Each store has its own personality and candy specialty. Be sure to check them out – it will be sweet!
Candy Stores in Dayton and Springfield, Ohio
Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe
101 E. Alex-Bell Rd., Suite 144, Centerville, OH
Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe is a family-owned and operated business that has been in existence since 1984. Their chocolates and shortbread are handmade in their “shoppe”. Specialities include chocolate strawberries, chocolate greeting cards and chocolate-covered pretzels. And, if you love chocolate you will not be able to resist their chocolate Rice Krispy Treats, peanut butter “delites” – which is two crackers with a peanut butter filling – all covered in chocolate. We can continue on and on with what they offer – so we suggest you visit this candy store and see all of the goodies in person!
11 E. Dayton St., West Alexandria, OH
With a small-town vibe, Bratt Tasties candy store features homemade candy and gourmet cupcakes, pies and brownies. In addition, they serve Hershey’s and Perry’s Ice Cream. And if it’s lunchtime they offer specials everyday. Whether you need a cupcake for one or a box of candy as a hostess gift, you will find the perfect sweet treat at Bratt Tasties. And lastly, when it’s Christmas, Valentine’s Day or Easter, you will find shelves stocked with candy for those occasions.
208 Market Street, Brookville, OH
There are chocolates and confections galore at this candy store at Candy Break. For example, you’ll find chocolate Oreo cookies, chocolate covered strawberries and chocolate dough bites. Judy Fryman is the owner and she also offers fudge, boxed candy, ice cream as well as sandwiches and drinks. The store even has a book: It’s a Sweet Thing – Candy Break The Taste of Homemade Goodness.
Candy on the Curve
741 W SR 185, Piqua, OH
From this yellow building, you will find old-fashioned candy sold either by the pound or the bag at Candy on the Curve. There is shelf after shelf of all kinds of sweets to purchase. You will not know where to start or stop with your candy selections!
Esther Price Fine Chocolates
1709 Wayne Ave., Dayton, OH
194 Woodman Dr., Dayton, OH
269 N. Main St., Centerville, OH
4810 Bolzano Blvd., Clayton, OH
Esther Price candies continues the tradition of old-fashioned quality using the same recipes that Esther Price herself perfected over 85 years ago! When shopping there, you cannot go wrong with any of the boxes chocolates.
Friesinger’s Fine Chocolates
45 N. Pioneer Blvd, Springboro, OH
919 N. Main St, Dayton, OH
Friesinger’s Fine Chocolates is a family-owned business manufactures the finest quality nuts and candy in two facilities in Dayton and Springboro, Ohio. Products are marketed under various brand names which include Dayton Nut, Friesingers, Candy Farm and Riverdale Fine Foods.
50+ locations (Dayton and Cincinnati, OH; Northern KY)
In 1868 a young Louis Graeter moves to Cincinnati, Ohio to sell ice cream at neighborhood street markets. Graeter’s is now the only commercial ice cream manufacturer anywhere in the world to use French Pot freezers, and its two-gallon batches are the smallest in the industry.
Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge and Ice Cream
4391 Holly Drive, Beavercreek, OH
Kilwins began in 1947 and continues to offer the finest quality, traditional down-home confections and ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes. When you are at Kilwins, you will find toffees, caramels, chocolates and “tuttles” (nuts/chocolate/caramel) along with Mackinac Island fudge, caramel corn and candy apples. And, their ice cream is a scoop from an original recipe.
Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop
42 S. Main Street, Miamisburg, OH
1212 Central Avenue, Middletown, OH
1 East Main Street (on the square)\ Troy, OH
Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop carries a wide variety of vintage and modern candy favorites. They have over 325 flavors of old0-fashioned glass-bottled soda.
LaPuf Sweets Bakery & Candy
1003 Shroyer Rd., Dayton, OH
You are going to find old-fashioned candy as well as bakery goods such a cakes, cupcakes and cookies here. At La Puf Sweets Bakery & Candy, they also feature cotton candy. If you have an event, they can provide dessert bars.
311 Zanesfield Rd., West Liberty, OH
You are going to find gourmet chocolates that are drool worthy at Marie’s Candies. You can even purchase a box of chocolates of your own assortment. Marie’s also has gummies, jelly beans and snack mixes. They have lovely candy gifts including boxes of buckeyes.
The Peanut Shoppe
1576 E. Main St., Springfield, OH
Candy and nuts – what’s not to love? The Peanut Shoppe has a wide selection of delicious treats. The store has been around since 1937 and is proud to serve freshly roasted nuts.
2495 Commons Blvd, Suite A4, Beavercreek, OH
The goal of Signature Confections is to produce the finest gourmet products to meet customer’s chocolate desires for every event or special occasion – from weddings to corporate galas. They can even print a logo, name, photos on their sweets! Their specialty is combining technology with artistry and design in a chocolatey fashion.
Dayton Mall, 2700 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH
Sweet Sensations is a locally owned shop offers a variety of gourmet chocolates, over 400 candies and nuts from your childhood as well as chocolate-covered strawberries, fudge and ice cream. From boxed chocolates to fudge, to popcorn, to “insect” candy, they have it all.
Trophy Nut Company
320 N Second St, Tipp City, OH
If you need a sweet gift, Trophy Nut Company is the place to go to. You are going to find bulk candy as well as Winan’s chocolates and assortments of nuts.
Winans Chocolates and Coffees
14 locations throughout Cincinnati, Dayton and Springfield, OH
Established in the late 1800’s and in its fourth generation of family ownership, Winans Chocolates and Coffees brings cutting-edge flavors and time-tested quality. You will find Bavarian mints, butter creams, chocolate-covered caramels, mint patties and more. They feature beautifully wrapped gift baskets of all sizes.
6171 Brandt Pike, Dayton, OH
Wise Choice has a hundreds of authentic British foods, gifts and candies from jolly old Britain and Ireland. They’ve been shipping British goodies to Anglophiles and British expats living and working in the USA and Canada since 1997!
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