We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charleston's Candy Kitchen

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Review Highlights
Great candy store in Historic Charleston

Swung through here prior to a tour in historic Charleston. Great smells, friendly people. If they... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Angelo S
Hilliard, Ohio
Very, Very Good candy.

I didn’t go in the shop. My wife had taken my children into to store to purchase some candy. She... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Giacobbie R
Clayton, North Carolina
via mobile
Read all 101 reviews
All photos (20)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free samples”(8 reviews)
“candy shop”(6 reviews)
“great candy”(4 reviews)
Seen on Food Network
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
See all hours
32 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2062
+1 843-723-4626
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Charleston
from US$65.00
More Info
from US$26.00
More Info
from US$24.00
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
Reviews (101)
Filter reviews
101 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews free samples candy shop great candy praline sample peanut butter cup savannah candy delicious pralines ice cream gelato river street sweets market st rice crispy treats chocolate covered pretzels downtown charleston gopher candied stroll
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 101 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Swung through here prior to a tour in historic Charleston. Great smells, friendly people. If they are making some of the candy, they will even give you a taste. Lots of things to choose from, we ended up walking away with some freshly made Praline...More

Thank Angelo S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I didn’t go in the shop. My wife had taken my children into to store to purchase some candy. She purchased, some nut clusters, a really big peanut butter cup, and a chocolate covered s’mores. The kids also purchased some jellybeans for themselves. All were...More

Thank Giacobbie R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place was a super cute hole in the wall. It felt like a hidden gem, and you’re knocked down by the delicious sugary smell when you walk in. They’re very generous with samples also. We bought 4 pralines, 2 for each of us, and...More

Thank Taydanea
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This place was a great stop for my wife,she loves candies and sweets. The people were very nice and the prices were good too. The sweet smell that comes out of the place is amazing to say the least. The place was crowded but they...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Some of the best sweets I’ve ever had! Very friendly staff and ever offers free samples when you walk in. You can tell they take pride in what they do!

Thank Wes L
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We had 2 large tubs of their ice cream, 1 Key Lime and 1 Strawberry Cheeesecake. Lots of ice cream and absolutely delicious.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped to use their public bathroom and ended up leaving with all kinds of stuff lol. The smell of the fresh fudge and candy will spark your interest enough to get a sample of something. If you like banana pudding, the banana pudding ice...More

Thank Jacob Q
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I'm not sure if there's any relation to River Street Streets but the Pecan Praline tastes exactly the same, which is quite satisfying to my sweet tooth. I always like to pretend that I've never had it before just so I can get the sample...More

Thank Darlene S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Years ago, I visited River Street Sweets in Savannah, GA that my family loved and knew that they had a sister company in Charleston called Market Street Sweets that I wanted to check out. Walking along Charleston's Market Street after dinner, I found Savannah's Candy...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I visit this place several times, when I am in the Charleston, SC area. This place will certainly satisfy your cravings for sweets, offering all kinds of candy, fudge, chocolate and of course, the luscious pralines...... Don't be shy and ask for a sample, the...More

Thank bchrzan
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 64 nearby hotels
Market Pavilion Hotel
1,634 reviews
.03 km away
The Spectator Hotel
672 reviews
.11 km away
Market Street Inn
14 reviews
.12 km away
Lodge Alley Inn
487 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 999 nearby restaurants
Grill 225
1,936 reviews
.06 km away
576 reviews
.12 km away
Burwell's Stone Fire Grill
657 reviews
.08 km away
Oyster House
999 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 662 nearby attractions
Que d'Keys Dueling Piano Bar
25 reviews
.04 km away
Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours
1,194 reviews
.05 km away
Molly Darcy's of Charleston
5 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Charleston's Candy Kitchen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines