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Freak LunchBox

1723 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A4, Canada
+1 902-420-9151
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Unique Candy Store

Huge selection of bulk and pre-packaged candy, from cherry blasters and jelly belly to chocolate... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
shannhugo440
,
Halifax, Canada
Blast from the past!

Freak Lunch Box has been a fixture here in Halifax for over 25 years. We are native Haligonians and... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Pearl-John
,
Halifax, Canada
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“candy store” (9 reviews)
“lunch box” (11 reviews)
“jelly belly” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
1723 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A4, Canada
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+1 902-420-9151
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Reviewed January 7, 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 December 28, 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 November 9, 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 October 25, 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
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Reviewed September 3, 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 July 27, 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 July 19, 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 July 4, 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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Reviewed June 23, 2017

If you are a child or an adult, this shop will will satisfy your sweet tooth. From bins of loose candy of all shapes, sizes and flavours, to chocolate colourfully wrapped, to any other sweet treat in between, you will delight in the variety. The...More

Thank Sheila D
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

Well that was a lot of fun. Staff were wonderful and just a great, Diverse place to go and be seen by all walks of ages and life. Chow down when down town and Freak Out! We only live once!

Thank Brewster8861
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