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Simply great! The place, the candy, and the opportunity to see how the prepare the candy and how... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Santiago, Chile
via mobile
May Be The Cutest Store I Have Ever Visited

Just happened to walk by this store, and I was immediately drawn in. The aesthetic of the store is... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Seattle, Washington
via mobile
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Calle San Enrique 314, Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Simply great! The place, the candy, and the opportunity to see how the prepare the candy and how they explain the process to everybody. It also nice that you have to follow the “bugs” painted in the streets to get to the place. The kids...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fgallegoy
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Just happened to walk by this store, and I was immediately drawn in. The aesthetic of the store is so pleasing. Beautiful containers of handmade candies and lollipops, and handmade candy Easter displays. Even the lighting has candies in it. The store is small, you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ShellyH925
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Because you’ll wish you bought more! Got some delicious lavender candies here that were kind of like hard candy cotton candy. Absolutely delicious and addictive. Only wish we’d bought more! The service is friendly and they give you samples to try. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 454christinac
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We followed the white painted ants on the sidewalks all the way up the hill to La Dulceria: a cute little candy shop! The hard candy has many different themes and come in adorable jars with their logo. They made for perfect souvenirs!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SheilaV_12
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Must try! A great place to get inexpensive yummy gifts to bring back home. Would highly recommend. The staff was friendly and offered many samples of their awesome candy!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank drakave
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This candy store is adorable, a must visit whilst in Valparaiso. The pictures of the little ants on the footpath lead the way to the store. Once inside the sweet smell is delicious. You can even watch them stretch and roll the candy before it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lawriem1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We discovered this surprising artesanal candy store on suggestion by a friend. They produce a variety of hard and semi-soft candies and lollipops, very good, beautiful and nicely packaged, but what is most fascinating is to look at the owners actually hand-working the warm sugar...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank acarodp
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's easy to find this place from the ant prints on the ground and while unassuming in both location and inside, the sweets are simply delicious and beautiful. While not cheap by South American standards, they make fantastic return-home gifts, and we made the mistake...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank world1explorer
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I wish I had bought more candy it was so delicious. I was curious about the ants all over the sidewalks and learned they lead to a candy store. The store itself is small and cute. The candies we bought were so beautifully packaged and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SarahRuB
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were sightseeing when little paintings of ants caught our attention on the sidewalk. Then we noticed that it was leading us towards this place. It was closed, so we went back the next day and I bought tons of different types...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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