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Big Top Candy Shop

Candy Store · Bouldin Creek
1706 S Congress Ave (at Milton St.), Austin, TX 78704, United States
Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

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    Sarah H.
    "The witch doctor = perfect twist on dr pepper!"(3 Tips)
    Clint C.
    "Best Root Beer Float in town."(4 Tips)
    Alfonso B.
    "Rootbear float is awesome, get it!"(2 Tips)
    Meagan S.
    "Witch doctor Italian soda is a good choice at the soda fountain!"(3 Tips)
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  • candy
  • witch doctor
  • ice cream
  • root beer floats
  • rootbear float
  • milkshakes
  • bacon
  • antiques
  • caramel popcorn
  • malts
  • circuses
  • chocolate
  • sodas
  • salt water taffy
  • handmade
  • Dr. Pepper
  • gummy
  • pickles
  • fruit
  • shaved ice
  • Jole P.

    Such a fun shop to browse around and get a shake or bag of candy. Really cute!

    Jole P · December 27, 2015
  • Brandon P.

    Good golly miss Molly! :-)

    Brandon Pollard · July 30, 2015
  • Amanda M.

    One of the most incredible candy stores I've ever been in.

    Amanda Moreland · July 6, 2015
  • Divya M.

    Candy Land ❤❤ Get their salt water taffy and the blueberry lemon shortbread candy. So good! They are always packed during weekends.

    Divya Mulanjur · June 13, 2015
  • Maddie

    Fun for eyes and mouth!

    Maddie · May 28, 2015
  • Visit Austin

    This old fashioned candy shop and soda counter is packed to the gills with every sugary treat imaginable. Read more

    Visit Austin · March 13, 2015
  • Daniel B.

    Go here with a specific budget in mind and expect to double it. Although it's reasonably priced, I was like a kid in here.

    Daniel Barnett · January 18, 2015
  • bryan p.

    Awesome HELADO and lots of funky stuff

    bryan plymale · December 1, 2014
  • Montanna S.

    Strawberry icecream and Dr. Pepper float is a good pick if you're wanting to try something new. :-)

    Montanna Smith · September 19, 2014
  • Jose V.

    Antique lace soda is a must have!

    Jose Vega · September 12, 2014
  • Gabriella R.

    Try the black cherry dr pepper for something a little different but still familiar!

    Gabriella Rico · June 7, 2014
  • Ceci G.

    Italian sodas, snocones and candy galore!

    Ceci Guevara · April 10, 2014
  • Meagan S.

    Witch doctor Italian soda is a good choice at the soda fountain!

    Meagan Solis 🍯 · March 7, 2014
  • WicksnCandlesticks

    Top Candy Shop that carries a variety of Circus-themed candies and treats. Its known for its soda fountain drinks and salt water taffy! Yummo!

    WicksnCandlesticks · February 28, 2014
  • Chris

    Have the caramel popcorn!

    Chris · February 24, 2014
  • Rebekah G.

    Huge variety of candy and a whole lot of fun. Feel like a kid again.

    Rebekah Garza · January 11, 2014
  • Pam C.

    Love this place. Feel like a kid again

    Pam Cheely · October 20, 2013
  • David C.

    Go to the chocolates counter and get that chocolate bacon!

    David Cardenas · September 8, 2013
  • Antonio F.

    Willy Wonka loves this place...

    Antonio Fuentez · September 7, 2013
  • Alicia L.

    Huge selection of candy! Good choices for UK candy too

    Alicia Lovell · August 1, 2013
  • Suzanne E.

    So many delicious truffles, so little time.

    Suzanne Eisenhauer · July 17, 2013
  • Bobby F.

    Awesome Place for nostalgic memories!!

    Bobby Flatt · June 28, 2013
  • DanieRae

    Has ice cram and rootbear floats too

    DanieRae · June 24, 2013
  • David G.

    I was the first to try and you should too. The Chupacabra drink is excellent.

    David Gonzales · May 11, 2013
  • Randy S.

    This place is a candy lovers dream come true...lots of unique candies and old school favorites...and they also do old time drinks and floats

    Randy Shumate · March 24, 2013
  • Felicia M.

    As a bi-coastal visitor they have candies I've never seen before in my life

    Felicia Moeis · March 17, 2013
  • Michael H.

    SO MUCH CANDY! oh, and I've cream too.

    Michael Herrada · March 11, 2013
  • Kim L.

    Chocolate covered gummie bears... do it, you'll thank me later!!

    Kim L · March 3, 2013
  • Rob M.

    Chocolate Truffles are good and large. Many flavors to choose from. Large selection for ice cream good. Going to try the chocolate covered bacon. We all know bacon is awesomeness.

    Rob M · February 25, 2013
  • Katie K.

    House made chocolate covered bacon! Butter suckers! Bacon flavored toothpaste! Salt water taffy! Oh my!

    Katie Kaga · January 30, 2013
  • Alfonso B.

    Rootbear float is awesome, get it!

    Alfonso Barragan · July 29, 2012
  • Ari W.

    Try the salt and vinegar crickets

    Ari Weaver · July 26, 2012
  • Alicia Q.

    Best salt water taffy!

    Alicia Q. · July 9, 2012
  • Social N.

    This place is excellent for finding nostalgic candies or even imported candies that you can't find anywhere else in the states. I love popping in for some interesting chocolates!

    Social News Network · June 27, 2012
  • Lucia B.

    This candy store/soda shop will fulfill your childhood fantasies! Love the 'side show circus' ambiance!

    Lucia Briones · June 26, 2012
  • Lucia B.

    Ice cream, handmade sodas, and all the candy you can shake your remembered childhood fists at. While you're in the area, check out and share your car or someone else's today!

    Lucia Briones · June 23, 2012
  • Britney M.

    Chocolate covered banana crisps will change your life.

    Britney M · April 20, 2012
  • Ingrid B.

    U gotta try the POP ROCKS!!!

    Ingrid Black · April 4, 2012
  • Paxton B.

    Be sure to bring too much money and look at their small laminated menu. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more

    Paxton Batchelder · March 26, 2012
  • Sarah H.

    Came in for seafoam in remembrance of my great granny, but they had honeycomb instead (same thing) a must try, for my fellow sweet tooths.

    Sarah Hawkins · March 13, 2012
  • Sarah H.

    The witch doctor = perfect twist on dr pepper! Hit the spot!

    Sarah Hawkins · March 13, 2012
  • Nancy D.

    the best candy store in Austin! try the watermelon gummies!

    Nancy Duong · March 5, 2012
  • Y B.

    Hand made sodas! And a Blue Bell ice cream bar. Heaven. On. Earth.

    Y B · February 17, 2012
  • Quinten C.

    Sounds strange but try the shaved ice!

    Quinten Campbell · January 23, 2012
  • Tiffany C.

    Get the shaved ice!!

    Tiffany Campbell · January 23, 2012
  • MsVal G.

    They have candy cigarettes!!!!

    MsVal Gab · December 21, 2011
  • Evan[Bu]

    You name it, they got it! Try something unique like pickle toothpaste, chocolate bacon, or margarita sour balls!

    Evan[Bu] · November 27, 2011
  • Mays O.

    Wasabi milk shake for the win!

    Mays O · November 25, 2011
  • Jacob V.

    Cherry Sours FTW!

    Jacob Vanhorn · November 18, 2011
  • Nicole D.

    Oggle the steam punk instruments. Oggle them now.

    Nicole Dumboski · November 2, 2011

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