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Great fun for the whole family.

I grew up in Wheaton and just loved being able to go here. Even today, it's a must stop by for any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wheaton, Illinois
High Quality of POP Corn

A small store a little wider than a standard door opening when you enter the store a sense of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael R
Wheaton, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Wheaton and just loved being able to go here. Even today, it's a must stop by for any friends or family visiting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very quaint candy shop with all of the treat options one remembers having grown up with over the years.

Thank ggalanes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small store a little wider than a standard door opening when you enter the store a sense of nostalgia brings back the day being a kid in the permeable candy store. For me, it is the smell of fresh popcorn warm and tasty you...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Besides the fresh made popcorn tasting amazing, you can find all kinds of nostalgic candy. Choose pieces and place in a bag to pay by the weight.

Thank gudan2017
Reviewed 28 May 2018

An intimate little shop with candy and popcorn to delight any kid or adult! The sore is tucked into an old alleyway but is recognizable by the bright red awning out front.

Thank Karin K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Fun little Candy and popcorn place. About 5 feet wide.They have many of the old penny candy but not for a penny any more.

Thank acparla
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I've been coming to the Little Popcorn Store for 46 years! Recently I took a large bag of popcorn to share at an English Conversation Group which I facilitate and I received a thank you text from a Russian couple who were in attendance -...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My wife and I stopped in to see the folks at the store. Bill was busy at the popcorn maker, as usual, and made us a delicious bag for the road. The Ice Fest brought a good crowd to the downtown area, and he said...More

Thank wheatonnitz
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Every visit to downtown Wheaton must include a stop at the Little Popcorn Store! “Penny candy” will bring back childhood memories! Enjoy!

Thank PattyPfennig
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The popcorn is outstanding. I just stop by on the way home to pick up some to have around. Bill is a great guy and has made this business a Wheaton staple. You need to go there and pick some popcorn up and grab some...More

Thank wheatonnitz
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