The Top 6 Candy and Confectionary Shops in Old Town, Fort Collins

Looking for a treat after dining in downtown Fort Collins? Fortunately, Old Town has endless options for all ages and cravings! Check out some of the following places the next time your sweet tooth craving hits.

6. The Chocolate Café

Inspired by chocolate cafes found throughout Europe, The Chocolate Café is the place to visit for “chocoholics”. With almost 30 menu items to choose from, the quaint restaurant is the perfect place to end your romantic date night. Can’t decide what you want? Try their sample platter that allows you to choose up to five different desserts. The Chocolate Cafe falls on the more higher end side, so make sure to save up for your date night.

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5. Butter Cream Cupcakery

This locally owned cupcake shop has seven cupcake flavors that are baked fresh daily. In order for everyone to enjoy their sweet creations they also offer gluten free cupcakes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you’re needing to boost your blood sugar, but are stuck at work, then no worries because Butter Cream Cupcakery has your back! You can call and place an order to be delivered to anywhere in Fort Collins and Loveland with an additional service charge. These sweet treats are perfect for special occasions.

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4. Walrus Ice Cream

This ice cream lovers paradise can be found just west of College Ave. Walrus Ice Cream has been around since 1987, and is proud of their 29 different ice cream flavors. They also offer sherbet, sorbet (dairy free options) and low fat frozen yogurt. Don’t be afraid to add mix-ins or try another one of their ice cream delights, like their banana split. Expect a line out the door during any day of the week in the summer.

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3. Mary’s Mountain Cookies

This shop in Old Town is the expert on cookies. Not only do they have the classics such as chocolate chip, peanut butter, and oatmeal raisin, they also offer holiday and seasonal cookies. Besides their homemade cookie recipes, they’re best known for their edible cookie dough and ice cream sandwiches that are made to order. Enjoy your cookie with a glass of milk at the window seat, while people watching the streets of Old Town.

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2. Rocket fizz

Watch nostalgia fall over your parents and grandparents as you walk into Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop. The store has a large collection of old school candy and soda pop, with prices that are unbeatable. Between old memories, gag gifts, and lots of sugar, this shop is sure to bring smiles and laughter during your families visit.

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  1. Kilwins

Need a place that can satisfy everyone’s cravings? Kilwin’s lands number one on this list because they have it all! From homemade chocolate, toffee, and fudge to caramel apples, ice cream, and brittles, everyone in your group is sure to find something they want. They’re currently running a special where they’ll dip a bottle of wine in chocolate and add custom designs. The perfect Valentines Day gift!

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Did I forget your favorite dessert shop? Comment below the name of your favorite place in Old Town, and why!