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Freak LunchBox

1723 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A4, Canada
+1 902-420-9151
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Good variety of different candy/sweets.

Great stuff, didn’t have a few delicacies I was looking for (lemon sherbets, bonbons etc) but a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Emily T
,
Dartmouth, Canada
via mobile
Fun candy

Love this place. They have such a great selection of candy, some of them old-fashioned. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Mishka01
,
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“candy store” (9 reviews)
“lunch box” (11 reviews)
“jelly belly” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1723 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A4, Canada
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+1 902-420-9151
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US$124 per adult
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Great stuff, didn’t have a few delicacies I was looking for (lemon sherbets, bonbons etc) but a good selection anyway. Friendly staff and fun music. Amazing sweets!

Thank Emily T
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Love this place. They have such a great selection of candy, some of them old-fashioned. Everyone working here is always helpful. I stop every time I’m in Halifax. And, of course, I buy some candy every time.

Thank Mishka01
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Huge selection of bulk and pre-packaged candy, from cherry blasters and jelly belly to chocolate bars and novelty items. Great selection in the brightly coloured store, and a go-to place for those hard to find chocolate bars and gifts (years ago I purchased band-aids with...More

Thank shannhugo440
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Freak Lunch Box has been a fixture here in Halifax for over 25 years. We are native Haligonians and it was a special place to take our boys when they were little. You can find retro candy that will remind you of your own childhood...More

Thank Pearl-John
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Every once in awhile, I'll visit the Freak Lunch Box to buy candy (Discos) -chocolate round discs the size of a dime topped with different color sprinkles. I remember in my elementary school days, take a $0.25 cents and going to the corner store, close...More

Thank ScotiaA1
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place. They have such a great selection of candy, some of them old-fashioned. Everyone working here is always helpful. I stop every time I’m in Halifax.

Thank Mishka01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Who doesn't like candy????this place has the old stuff....it was fun to see and reminise about what we loved as children....who am I kidding I still love it and we bought....had fun in this candy store

Thank Jay F
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a favourite candy store of my children. They typically buy a large bag of gummies that tends to last for 3-4 days, with favourites being chicken feet, peachy penguins and peach rings. It is more expensive than a Bulk Barn, but the experience...More

Thank DeathRacerEdmonton
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Lots of goodies and sweets to be found here. Fun for all ages. Who doesn't want a chocolate bar to remind them of their childhood or kitchy fun toys that you can't find anywhere else.

Thank CanadianTraveler-221
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I always stop by on birthdays or occasions where I get "penny candy" bags for my grown children. They have fond memories of walking to the corner store as children for a well earned occasional treat-this brings back those memories for them@

Thank EJane20162016
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