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Economy Candy

108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
+1 212-254-1531
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Since 1937, on the Lower East Side Economy Candy is an old-fashioned, family-owned candy store that sells thousands of kinds of chocolates, candies, nuts, dried fruits; including halvah, sugar free candy and of course all the old time candy you had when you were a kid. We also specialize in retail and wholesale sales for weddings/parties and other retail businesses.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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108 Rivington St, New York City, NY 10002-2204
Lower East Side
+1 212-254-1531
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's like being a kid in a candy store - literally! This gem is stocked from floor to ceiling with all kinds of nostalgia and diabetes- from classic candies and chocolates to hard to find imported goods as well as older hard-to-find treasures. They also...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think theres a candy or chocolate that can't be found here. inmense range and variety at affordable prices

Thank Marcela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is ridiculous (in a good way) There's wall to wall and floor to ceiling candy everywhere. They have every kind and size of candy that's ever been made. The prices are surprisingly reasonable. (I do wonder about the "freshness" of the inventory)

Thank William S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this store since the sixth grade and I love this place. They've got a variety of different candies and amazing prices. They also sell old fashioned candy that would be hard to find elsewhere. Everyone who goes here would love this...More

Thank Steff L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

They have everything you can imagine. From all over the world. Better eat before you go there, otherwise it might end tragic.

Thank Tokyowife
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Loved this place. Can't tell you how many times I very excitedly said, "I remember this!" Tons of candy to pick from, and especially loved the nostalgia. Prices are extremely reasonable. I'm so glad we went. Such a cool neighborhood to check out as well....More

Thank BaseballFan5
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I used to go here but lately buy on line and they ship usually in two days. Prices are wholesale and they have a large selection of goods to buy. The also have seasonal chocolates, licorice and gag items. Looking for key de stuff or...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I knew of this place from a friend so when visiting New York I told the Mrs we were going there. She wasn't interested until we got there. This shop is a proper hidden gem. I would defiantly recommend this place for all you sweetie...More

1  Thank danq23
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a unique place to get some sweets while you're walking around the LES be sure to stop at Economy Candy. They have everything from old school treats to the newest gummies and candies on the market. Fun place!

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The Pickle Guys recommended this place and we're so glad they did! My 12 year old's face lit up beyond belief when we found it. They every type of candy imaginable, including by-the-pound varieties. The prices were reasonable too. If you're in the Chinatown area...More

Thank JCStover
Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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26 April 2017|
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Response from katie8484 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies my autocorrect it's a 3 min walk from Rivington st
8 March 2017|
Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
We carry Hershey kisses in a few varieties. Standard silver are 4.99 a pound Check out our website!
Bob G
23 December 2016|
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Response from Mitchell C | Property representative |
Unfortunately they haven't made it in about ten years! It was the best We do carry the chocolate covered graham crackers with raspberry jelly! They are the closest thing