9 Adorable Spots to Get Your Candy Fix in DFW

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It’s that sweet time of year when giving kids sugar isn’t just okay, it’s encouraged. Yup, Valentine’s Day is under a month away, and what better way to say “I Love You” than with a trip to a classic candy shop? The metroplex is filled with spots that would even make Willy Wonka’s eyes pop, and we’ve listed our very favorites here. From gourmet chocolate to old-school goodies you’ll want to snack on yourself, see the top candy stores in Dallas-Fort Worth below.

Rocket Fizz

You can find everything from Whirly Pops to Candian candy (think Oh Henry!) bars at this fun spot. They also have a great selection of specialty sodas.

2701 Main Street, Ste. 160
Deep Ellum, TX 75226

1707 N Collins Street, Ste. 111
Arlington, TX 76011

317 South Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051

Online: rocketfizz.com

Kokopelli Sweets

Tucked away in a corner of the historic West End district, you’ll find more than just candy here. There’s a great selection of cheesecake and gelato, too. 

​​1718 N Market St. 
Dallas, TX 75202

Online: kokopellisweets.com 

photo: Gabby Cullen

Popcorn Papa

Located in Rockwall, Popcorn Papa is known for its wide variety of gourmet popcorn, but did you know they also have a great candy shop with sugary goodies that fulfill every kid’s sugarplum dreams. 

919 I-30 Frontage Rd #119 
Rockwall, TX 75087

Online: popcornpapa.com

Kate Weiser Chocolate

A DFW favorite, this local chocolatier is known for its gorgeous chocolates that come in designs that are almost (almost) too beautiful to eat. 

Trinity Groves
3011 Gulden Ln., Ste. 115
Dallas, TX 75212

NorthPark Center
8687 North Central Expressway, Ste. 400B
Dallas, TX 75225

Online: kateweiserchocolate.com

IT’SUGAR

Located in Fort Worth’s historic Sundance Square, not only can you find 1 lb. Reese’s and Hershey Bars, but they also carry Funko Pop! figurines, which means it’s a tween’s dream come true.

503 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Online: itsugar.com/sundancesquare

Atomic Candy

Besides staples like saltwater taffy, Abba Zabba and Jelly Belly’s, you’ll find Japanese candy, European candy and Hispanic candy here.

105 W Hickory St. 
Denton, TX 76201

Online: atomic-candy.com

Dude, Sweet Chocolate

A Dallas institution, this renowned Bishop Arts sweet shop has an array of treats including decadent truffles, homemade marshmallows, chocolate bars, drinking chocolate and more. 

408 W Eighth St. #102 
Dallas, TX 75208 

Online: dudesweetchocolate.net 

Candy World

Your kids can pick their bag of goodies from over 600 varieties of candy, including chocolate, sour candies, sugar-free candy, and nostalgic candy bars like Big Hunk.

460 Cedar Sage Dr.
Garland, TX 75040

820 W. Stacy Dr. #628
Allen TX 75013

3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy Ste. 341
Grapevine, TX 76051

Online: candyworld.info

Mom and Popcorn

Besides all the unique popcorn flavors, this McKinney-based sweets shop has an old-fashioned feel with glass bins and big barrels filled with almost every kind of candy kids can imagine. 

215 E Louisiana St.
McKinney, TX 75069

Online: momandpopcorn.com

—Gabby Cullen

 

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