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Caruso Candy Kitchen

130 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
+1 269-782-6001
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“sundae” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“home made” (2 reviews)
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130 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Caruso's been around for over 95 years and is still serving the locals, and the many tourists who live in the lakes areas. We have picked up candy to ship all over the world - tastes like home made, It's a great place for breakfast...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stopped in to this Candy Shop/Restaurant for a Chocolate Soda and was blown away with the original fountain prep which while not a totally authentic recipe the difference was not noticeable due to the amazing flavor of their homemade chocolate and with good vanilla ice...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The staff is friendly, the ice cream sundaes are great and the candy is awesome. My personal favorite is the chocolate and nut covered toffee--yum!

Thank fpetriko
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Caruso's was my childhood hangout. I loved it then and I love it now. The atmosphere is wonderful and every time I go there it brings back my childhood memories of eating at the small children's table and drinking a vanilla phosphate.

Thank mrskark2
Reviewed 18 January 2017

All kinds of chocolate, old fashioned soda fountain and good ice cream. Service is excellent and the prices are good for a small town.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Revisited this summer, and had a nice time. When I lived in Dowagiac (growing up), I used to go in all the time, after school. Plus, I used to hang around with one of the family members, so it was a real personal place to...More

Thank adv5878tm
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was impressed with the 2 page menu of just ice cream desserts, a malt/soda menu, and one for lunch items. Everything was very inexpensive. I had an ice cream treat that was presented in a nice glass sundae bowl. They also had their own...More

Thank upnorth50
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Excellent candy. Really good old fashioned home made chocolates. A great place to cure a sweet tooth

Thank MBKR1
Reviewed 17 December 2015

One of my favorite places to stop in for lunch and some home-made candy. :) Family-owned, original wood benches, charming.

Thank kacorner
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Oh my Goodness! If you miss the days of having a true vintage soda, this is the place, Having been there in Downtown Dowagaic for over 100 years, Caruso is the place to go for fresh handmade candies, and old fashioned candies from the past....More

Thank Veronnica T
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  • Address: 130 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cass County  >  Dowagiac
  • Phone Number: +1 269-782-6001
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