Crown Candy Kitchen

1401 St Louis Ave, St. Louis, Missouri 63106 USA

598 Reviews
Open Now
Sat 10:30a-5p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“An old-time soda fountain!”

Crown Candy Kitchen, is a restaurant located on St. Louis Avenue in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. The restaurant was founded in 1913 by two Greek immigrants, and is still run by the descendants of one of the founders. This Saint Louis landmark is the oldest operating soda fountain in the metro area, and one of the oldest in the country. Did you know that Crown Candy Kitchen makes their own chocolate candy? Whether it’s for a weekly candy run, to fill Christmas stockings, for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day or for Easter baskets – Crown Candy Kitchen has been satisfying the “sweet tooth” of St Louisans for many generations. Besides the soda fountain and candy, Crown Candy Kitchen serves great food for lunch and dinner. Whether you’re in the mood for a thick stacked sandwich, chili, a giant gourmet frank, a salad or a bowl of soup – Crown Candy Kitchen’s staff is ready to prepare a fresh hearty meal to satisfy your appetite. Don’t forget to leave room for dessert. Nobody leaves Crown Candy Kitchen without trying one of our world-renowned desserts (it’s family policy). When was the last time that you had a Butterscotch Malted, Chocolate Phosphate or a Deluxe Sundae? Before leaving, make sure to grab something for a friend, loved one or office mate. All candy, desserts and souvenirs can be packaged for takeout. You’ll definitely be someone’s hero! Crown Candy Kitchen’s staff hope you’ve enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Featured on Best Sandwich in America and Man Vs. Food!

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Lori B.

This is a staple in St. Louis.. it is like visiting the Arch! Crown Candy is a great little spot. The only downside is trying to make sure a table is available for you! Read more

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Bob B.

Had to check this off the must try list of St. Louis institutions. And I had to order the BLT and a chocolate malt. You wouldn't think a BLT could be filling but this monster is too much for most... Read more

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Eric B.

Hard to believe in many years and countless visits to St Louis I had never been to crown candy! Well glad to say that has ended and what a find. First off, this 110 year old shop is like a... Read more

Crown Candy Kitchen

1401 St Louis Ave
St. Louis, Missouri
63106 USA


Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Mon - Sat: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Does not take
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Drive Through
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Waitstaff
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