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Economy Candy

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“lower east side”(22 reviews)
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Since 1937, on the Lower East Side Economy Candy is an old-fashioned, family-owned candy store that sells thousands of kinds of chocolates, candies, nuts, dried fruits; including halvah, sugar free candy and of course all the old time candy you had...more
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108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
+1 212-254-1531
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great selection of different sweets and chocs, including some from abroad. We were looking for US candy as gifts for those back home and this shop never disappoints. Our kids enjoyed seeing the various candies, particularly at such scale.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davereinhardt
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

After going to Dylan’s famous candy store I wasn’t sure how this would be. All the same old time candy and great prices. Not a fancy place, but very nice owners!! I would come back for sure!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Antiem71
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We were finishing up our OnBoard tour when the guide said that he had a special stop for the kids, and also the adults. We pull up to the unassuming street and there it is, the greatest candy store I've even been too. They have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank psudino
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If you have kids back home, it’s unmissable!! We just got back to Australia and the kids are in heaven with what we brought.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sunny J
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Heard about economy and finally visited, because I needed retro candy for party bags I am making. I found exactly what I needed. Economy has bulk items; pre weighed and priced bags of candies, mostly by flavor. There are individual items you can mix and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 326Taedward
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This neighborhood candy store met our expectations tightly packed to the ceiling with mountains of every candy variety you could think of and then some (2000+ varieties). We found favorites like C.Howard's Violets, Chocolately Star Cookies, imported German Haribo Gummies and more. Going through the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank emilymaehood
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for Candy stuff you can’t get now (candy smokes anyone?). Head to this beauty. Been around since the 1930s so you know it’s good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Neil F
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Big selection of all types of candy. Friendly staff nice atmosphere. Was a few cents short but a guy behind the counter let me off in exchange for a review so here I am! Besides that, was a good store with very good prices on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Giovanni A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I've lived in New York for almost 10 years, but have known about this place for a LONG time. It is one of my all time favorite stores (of any kind) in all of New York City. I have a major sweet tooth, so this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RogersMissouri
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in NYC , then visit this place!! Oldest and best candy store in NYC...and in my opinion, best candy store in the world. Has everything you could imagine and more. Including vintage bubble gum cards. The staff are super freindly. Great value...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark S
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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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14 May 2018|
Response from EconomyCandy | Property representative |
Hello, Prices online and in the store are the same! Best, Economy Candy
25 April 2017|
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Response from katie8484 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies my autocorrect it's a 3 min walk from Rivington st
7 March 2017|
Response from EconomyCandy | Property representative |
We carry Hershey kisses in a few varieties. Standard silver are 4.99 a pound Check out our website!