Crown Candy Kitchen

A Sweet Tooth Fix

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Since 1913, the folks of St. Louis have been heading to Old North St. Lou for their sweets and cholesterol-raising treats.

On any given day, Crown Candy Kitchen fries up more than 200 pounds of super thick bacon for their most popular sandwich, the Heart-Stopping BLT, a bargain at $10.

You’ll find tamales on the menu, but not hamburgers. Go figure.

Ice cream sundaes for $5, plus ice cream sodas and phosphates take an entire afternoon to consume.

This simple old place with wooden booths, a crowded candy counter and limited seating has changed so little in more than 100 years and has brought this old neighborhood back to life.


At A Glance

1401 St. Louis Ave.
(314) 621-9650


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