River Street Sweets

River Street Sweets® has been making life “Sweet” for over 40 years! From World Famous Pralines®, Saltwater taffy, hand stretched Peanut Brittle or homemade Pecan Pies, their made-from-scratch southern delicacies are known worldwide.  Founded in 1973 as a gift shop on Savannah’s historic waterfront, River Street Sweets® is the city’s oldest candy store, operated today by siblings Jennifer and Tim Strickland. Customers have always loved the nostalgic experience of watching the candy makers hand dip Pralines onto giant marble slabs, stir Glazed Pecans in huge copper kettles; and see the 100-yearold Saltwater taffy machine in action.      

These delicious confections are made by hand every day. As soon as you walk in the door, you are greeted with a smile and a friendly host or hostess will offer you a warm Praline sample. You will see the chefs tossing sample Taffy pieces to the crowd that gathers around to watch as the candy is stretched and pulled and then formed into bite size pieces of scrumptious flavors. You will also see the chocolatier hand dipping Milk Chocolate Bear Claws®, Chocolate Clusters, giant Caramel Apples and other delectable chocolate treats. All of the candies and baked goods can be shipped worldwide so you can share these tasty treats with your loved ones back home. Everyone feels like a kid in this fabulous candy store that has been voted Savannah’s Best Candy Store for 10 years in a row!    

Jennifer and Tim and their family of candy makers work together to make sure that everyone has a unique experience in any of the retail locations or online with a creative and technically enhanced website that includes “live chat” and videos of the delicious candies being made. Customers or “Guests” as they are called at River Street Sweets® are always invited to watch the candies RIVER STREET SWEETS Life is ”Sweet” ! being made, talk to the candy chefs, and of course sample the sweets! Visit any of the 8 retail locations located in Atlanta, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, and Savannah where pride is taken in the family business and where this same family continues to provide their guests with the finest Gourmet Southern Candies by remaining true to their family’s old fashioned candy making and excellent customer service.      

Come enjoy a one of a kind experience and see why life is “Sweet” when you are a guest at River Street Sweets® River Street Sweets® is located at 13 E. River Street on the historic riverfront and 4515 Habersham Road in Habersham Village. Call 912-233-6220 or visit www.riverstreetsweets.com.

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08 Jun 2017


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