Lick Your Lollipop: Top 5 Candy Shops in Chicago

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I’ll take you to the candy shop, let you lick the lollipop, keep going ’til you hit the spot. From gum drops to jawbreakers, candy is a that little extra to make your day a whole lot sweeter. It’s nostalgic, infused with carefree childhood memories, and let’s not forget the bonus sugar high. Here are the top spots to get your sweet on.

1 Candyality

Derived from the concept of associating candy with people's personality profile, Candyality became a passion to offer carefully selective, highly indulgent, quirky, nostalgic, exclusive and unique sweets and products that have a lasting and universal appeal.

520 N. Michigan Ave. 312.527.1010.

2 Terry’s Toffee

Terry's Toffee began out of love for an irresistible family recipe. Through intuition and creativity it has evolved into the highest order of sweets celebrated at the Academy Awards every year, in weddings and for personal and corporate gifts.

1117 W. Grand Ave. 312.733.2700.

3 Suckers Candy, Inc.

Suckers Candy Chicago specializes in nostalgic candy, gourmet chocolates, and beautiful Gift Packages. If it's a trip back in time that you need, how about an Abba Zabba, flying saucer, salt water taffy or countless other sweets to satisfy.

3256 N Damen Ave. 773.549.1706.

4 Margie’s Candies

A candy store and old fashion ice cream shop, Margie’s has been in the same location since 1921 serving up delicious treats. With the truffle and marzipan recipes being passed down from generation to generation, it’s fun for the whole family.

1960 N. Western Ave.773.384.1035.

5 Windy City Sweets

Windy City Sweets opened in 1983 and has been a popular Chicago North side neighborhood destination for sweet tooths ever since. Expanded to double its size in 1996, Windy City Sweets features homemade chocolates and fudge, ceiling high candy wall, outdoor seating and world famous ice cream. The original owners are on site everyday to make sure all of our customers’ needs are met.

3308 N. Broadway St. 773.477.6100.

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