Best candy stores in Vancouver

Oct 20 2020, 12:36 pm

Sugar, sugar, and more sugar. That is what will get us through the last few months of 2020 (that and a copious amount of red wine, but that’s not this list).

The best candy stores in Vancouver are at our fingertips, and we need to take advantage of the sweet treats they have on offer.

Here are the seven best candy stores in Vancouver.

Karameller Candy Shop


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Karameller is the Swedish word for hard candy, and the store was created from a childhood memory of its Swedish owner. Each candy here is imported from Scandinavia, made from high-quality ingredients and free of unhealthy ingredients. You can also order from its online store if you can’t make it to Yaletown in person.

Address: 30-1020 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-639-8325

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Yum Sweet Shop


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Yum Sweet Shop serves candies, ice cream, and milkshakes inspired by childhood summers. Its shelves are filled with treats like gummies, sours, chocolates, and licorice, and many treats are imported from around the globe. You will feel like an excited child while browsing through the store’s amazing selection.

Address: 4150 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-7701

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Squish Candy


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Squish Candy is a gourmet gummy and artisanal candy boutique with locations in British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta. Other than regular treats that you can expect to find here, the shop also offers a variety of vegan candies, gluten-free candies, and cocktail flavoured gummies that are alcohol-free.

Address: 674 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-5405

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The Candy Room


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At The Candy Room, you’ll find a wide variety of specialty imported candies from the UK, Japan, Netherlands, Turkey, and more. Whether you’re craving chocolate, licorice, gummies, jelly beans, Turkish delights, or Canadian maple, you’ll always find what you’re looking for here.

Address: 1218 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-1284

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Sugarfina is a US-based luxury candy chain, and it carries an array of crowd favourites like caramels, toffees, gummies, malt balls, and more. You should visit its boutique in Metrotown for the ultimate shopping experience, or you can check out its mini-shop inside Pacific Centre for some goodies on the go.

Address: 799 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-699-2100

Address: 4800 Kingsway, Burnaby
Phone: 604-229-5592

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The Licorice Parlour


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The Licorice Parlour has locations on Granville Island and Commercial Drive, and both stores offer numerous kinds of imported licorice hand-made quinoa waffles, and local chocolates. You will get to sample a few varieties before deciding on which ones to get, and you can always mix and match your candies.

Address: 1002 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-2422

Address: 120-1496 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0111

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Sticky’s Candy


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Sticky’s is a 100% Canadian company that started out in BC in 2011 before branching out into Alberta and Ontario. Its locations often carry more than 200 bulk items, which include an array of delicious treats like handmade fudge, old-fashion ice cream, and sugar pops. You’ll find some of the major North American brands like Jelly Belly and Pop Shoppe here, as well as imported UK sweets like Galaxy Ripple and Jelly Babies.

Address: 2929 Barnet Highway, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-474-3210

Address: 12885 16th Avenue, Surrey
Phone: 604-560-0207

Address: 20464 Fraser Highway, Langley
Phone: 604-510-1788

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With files from Christy Wang

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