Pittsburgh June 10, 2017
These 7 Candy Shops In Pittsburgh Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Explode
Open the door to the past – to those innocent days of childhood – when you enter these seven candy shops in Pittsburgh. Satisfy your sweet tooth with your favorite candy from yesterday and today. And, if you’re in the mood, try a tantalizing treat from faraway lands. Here are seven candy shops in Pittsburgh that are sure to make your sweet tooth explode.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop – 2124 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
See how many pieces of your favorite candy - displayed in the candy buffet - you can stuff into a box for five dollars at Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop in the Strip District. But, definitely don't stop there. Smile and show off your wax teeth. Drink an old-fashioned soda, available in more than 300 flavors, And, watch a bit of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Indulge in an epic sugar rush at Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop, open Sunday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2. Yetter’s Candies – 504 Grant Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Tantalize your taste buds when you breathe in the aroma of homemade candy - made on site - at Yetter's Candies. The old-fashioned candy shop and ice cream soda fountain features such scrumptious favorites as chocolate covered chips, chocolate coins, and chocolate covered pretzels.
Drop by Yetter's Candies Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3. Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company – 901 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Nothing quite hits the spot like homemade chocolate. Stock up on delectable chocolate candy - fudge, chocolate covered pretzels, and truffles are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg - at the charming Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company. Browse the shop that also features scrumptious cupcakes and ice cream.
Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company welcomes candy lovers Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
4. The Flying Squirrel – 241 E Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106
Pick up plenty of penny candy and other enticing treats at The Flying Squirrel, which also features vintage toys. Order an old-fashioned, handmade ice cream cone or a scrumptious ice cream sandwich after stocking up on your favorite candy.
Discover the magic of The Flying Squirrel Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
5. Rocket Fizz – 255 West Bridge Street, West Homestead, PA 15120
Channel your inner child when you visit Rocket Fizz. Browse the pop cases, brimming with different flavors of pop, then start picking your favorite childhood candy: marshmallow cones, Laffy Taffy, Moon Pies, and Pez.
Stop by Rocket Fizz at the Waterfront Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6. Sarris Candies – 511 Adams Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317
Enter a magical world of chocolate at Sarris Candies. Stroll through the charming candy store and factory, where you'll find such favorites as chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate bars, and Peanut Butter Meltaways. End your visit with a treat from the old-fashioned ice cream parlor.
Sarris Candies is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
7. Katie’s Kandy – 422 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Feel the nostalgia wash over you when you stop by Katie's Kandy, a charming candy shop brimming with old-fashioned favorites like rock candy, Goo Goo Clusters, and Clark Bars. Don't forget to pick up a flavored soda in a glass bottle.
Indulge your sweet tooth at Katie's Kandy Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Turn back the pages of time with a visit to these seven charming candy shops in Pittsburgh. Keep that page turned with a trip to these
nine retro places around the Burgh. Address: 511 Adams Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317 Address: 504 Grant Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15209 Address: 901 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Address: 422 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Address: 255 West Bridge Street, West Homestead, PA 15120 Address: 241 E Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106 Address: 2124 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222