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Love their candy!

The owners are very nice! We will visit again! Highly recommend stopping! There family also owns... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Heather V
via mobile
A family favorite

Being an Iron Ranger, Canelakes has always been a favorite. Their turtles are fantastic, and their... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Andrea S
via mobile
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20 Oct 2018
“Love their candy!”
2 Oct 2018
“A family favorite”
At Canelake’s Candies, we serve our customers by carrying on our grandparents’ old fashioned candy store originally established in 1905. We are proud to earn our customers’ loyalty by continuing to make candy with copper kettles, and using family...more
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414 Chestnut St, Virginia, MN 55792-2526
+1 218-741-1557
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The owners are very nice! We will visit again! Highly recommend stopping! There family also owns the candy store Great! Lakes Candy Kitchen on the scenic route to Duluth on Knife River.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Being an Iron Ranger, Canelakes has always been a favorite. Their turtles are fantastic, and their hot air is mouthwatering. The prices are definitely competitive, too. They also offer a small range of non-candy items, including moccasins and plush animals.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

With some time to kill while we were in town my husband and I went to Canelake’s to look for some fun treats to bring home. They make a lot of different things themselves, fudge, mints and my favorite, chocolate covered cherries. There is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GitchSup
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Like walking back in time! This old fashioned candy shop has terrific homemade candy and fudge. Try the hot air. Their caramel is the best anywhere!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank W4094XQpamelac
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Located on "main street" in Virginia for over 100 years, Canelake's has amazing milk chocolate turtles and other candies. My Grandma was born in Virginia in 1914 and went to Canelake's as a kid and took me here every summer when I was a kid....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank EngelkingCGMN
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff and great chocolates! Known for their turtles, I think the dark chocolate caramels are the most amazing!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Had to stop for the homemade candy, retro candy and Minnetonka shoes. Wish they still had the soda fountain running... but I guess everything can't stay the same. Friendly staff and the best candy around!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank candywrap
Reviewed 26 July 2015

If you like or love chocolate, this is the place for you. There is a small selection of Minnesota souvenirs and gifts, but not as extensive as other places in town.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank JesseWhite
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Come in a samples your favorite old time candies. Special favorites are the hand made turtles and Hot Air Dark chocolates. They can ship these candies throughout the US.

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank RE M
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