The only thing better than satisfying your sweet tooth is satisfying your sweet tooth with locally produced candy and chocolate treats. Thankfully, there are plenty of candy shops in Ohio where you can do just that. The following are what we consider to be some of the best candy shops in the state.
1. Anthony Thomas Candy Company (Columbus)
This popular factory, museum and candy shop offers some of Ohio's best chocolate and candy. With shop locations all over central Ohio, access to their delicious chocolate covered strawberries and other delicious treats is easy. The factory and museum is located at 1777 Arlingate Ln., Columbus, OH 43228.
2. b.a. Sweetie Candy Company (Cleveland)
The largest candy store in America (according to the company's website,) offers all the candy you could ever imagine—and then some. It's located at 6770 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44129.
3. Maumee Valley Chocolate and Candy (Maumee)
This locally owned and operated candy store features all the classic candy creations in addition to sugar free chocolates and candies, a large selection of nuts, specialty popcorn and gift baskets. Maumee Valley Chocolate and Candy is located at 101 E Wayne St., Maumee, OH 43537.
4. Boyd's Retro Candy Store (Toledo)
Specializing in 1950s, 60s and 70s candy, you''re sure to find your favorite candy past time here. Boyd's Retro Candy Store is located at 954 Phillips Ave, Toledo, OH 43612.
5. Suzin L. Chocolatier (Elyria)
For some of the most delicious truffles, gourmet chocolates and chocolate covered strawberries you'll ever eat, pay a visit to Suzin L. Chocolatier, located at 230 Broad St., Elyria, OH 44035.
6. Heggy's Candy Company (Canton)
Heggy's has offered some of the best handcrafted, old-fashioned chocolates and candies since 1923. It is located at 743 Cleveland Ave. NW., Canton, OH 44701.
7. Dietsch Brothers Fine Chocolates and Ice Cream (Findlay)
Since 1937, the staff at Dietsch Brothers have been determined to "make every day a sweet day." Dietsch Brothers Fine Chocolates and Ice Cream is located a t400 W. Main Cross St., Findlay, OH 45840.
8. Wittich's Candy Shop (Circleville)
This old fashioned gem of a candy store is one of America's oldest family owned and operated confectionery. The candies here are truly one of a kind, and you'll want to try the annual Circleville Pumpkin Show baskets of goodies. Wittich's is located at 117 W. High St., Circleville, OH 43113.
9. Esther Price Candies (multiple locations)
Esther's secret recipe makes some of the finest chocolates to ever come out of Ohio, and (thankfully) there are multiple store locations throughout the state. The store pictured is located at 5500 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45248.
10. Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees (Troy and Piqua)
Coffee pairs perfectly with Winans fine chocolates and treats. Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffee has multiple locations. The store pictured is located at 310 Spring St. Piqua, OH 45356.