Candy deficiency, a condition that afflicts thousands, is characterized by constricted pupils, bouts of mirthless laughter, and a propensity to bite every passing rabbit in hopes that it's nougat-filled. Get your candied fix with today’s Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of bulk candy from Captain Candy in Amherst.
Stocked with more than 150 bins of sugary delicacies, Captain Candy services confection connoisseurs of every appetite. The variegated victuals include a multitude of gummies ($1.99 per 1/4-pound) and Jelly Belly jelly beans ($2.09 per 1/4-pound). Gnaw on gummy army men, brains, fried eggs, wild-caught swedish fish, freshly potted gummy lobsters, or eight different flavors of gummy bears. Candy Land expats include chocolate-covered almonds, peanuts, raisins, coffee beans, malt balls, and matzo balls, which are sure to mollify those who wish that they themselves were covered in chocolate. Licorice wheels,10 flavors of saltwater taffy, and three kinds of caramel help put the finishing touches on the candy kingdom.
A retro superhero-themed décor brings Captain Candy’s green walls to life, rendering the store invincible to supervillains with debilitating tree-nut allergies. Captain Candy is open from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday–Thursday, and noon to 9 p.m. on Friday– Saturday.
- great location, and enthusiastic and friendly staff (we had an entertaining time talking to the manager/owner/employee) make this a perfect place to find the treats that will satisfy your sweet-tooth -- or sweet-teeth, as the case may be. – Emily, Livin' in the Belch
103 N Pleasant St.
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002Get Directions