#137 of 196 Destin Restaurants

Sugarland Candy & Ice Cream

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Sugarland Candy and Ice Cream – Sweet Treats Served with a Smile
Local Expert's Rating:
3.5 / 5
The Bottom Line:

With over 44 ice cream flavors, endless candy varieties, and so much more, Sugarland Candy and Ice Cream is definitely the place to go to satisfy your sweet tooth. This small Destin shop may not look like much from the outside, but inside, it packs some serious flavor. They have all the different sweet treats you could possibly want and serve them all with a big smile.

- The FloridaPanhandle.com Local Expert Team

Whenever you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, you can come down to Sugarland Candy and Ice Cream in Destin to pick up your favorite treats. They have an amazing array of candies plus 44 flavors of ice cream and so much more. Using your selected ice cream flavors, they can whip you up a sundae, milkshake, float, or simply throw a scoop or two in a waffle cone or cup. Their topping options are equally plentiful with many coming straight from their candy display.

If you would like to branch out a bit, they have four flavors of smoothies along with snow cones available in a dozen flavors from cotton candy to sour apple. For something altogether different, you can choose from their various types of gourmet popcorn, bags of chips, and other savory delights.

When all those treats leave you feeling quite thirsty, they can also help you out with their soft drinks and specialty coffees. They only serve locally-roasted coffee varieties, highlighting some of the best beans found across the region.

Their most popular items include:

Sundaes
Their sundaes always begin with a generous scoop of your ice cream flavor of choice. Then, they pour over chocolate fudge and top it with chopped walnuts and whipped cream. A cherry on top completes the experience, beautifully complementing the decadent flavors lying underneath. Additional toppings are also available for an extra fee.

Milkshakes
Made using your favorite ice cream flavors, their milkshakes will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. Choose one or more types of ice cream from the case and watch in wonder as they blend it all to perfection. You will receive the shake in a large cup that you can take on the go and sip on at your leisure.

Smoothies
Available in four tasty flavors, the smoothies are definitely worth a try. You can choose from peach, mango, banana, and strawberry flavors — or even elect to mix two flavors for a bit more. Like the milkshakes, the smoothies are served in a disposable cup, so you can take it and go wherever your heart desires.

Snow Cones
As they make each one with care, the snow cones never disappoint, boasting big flavor from the first taste to the last bite. They are available in 12 awesome flavors, including cherry, raspberry, pineapple, banana, and watermelon. Although there is only one size, they pile the paper cone as high as possible with shaved ice before pouring over the syrup to the brim.

Along with their commitment to creating cold treats with care, much of their store is dedicated to housing all their amazing candy flavors. Along their walls, they have rows and rows of bins filled with hard candies and gummies from yesterday and today.

Then, along their glass display cabinet, they have handcrafted chocolate treats of all kinds, including almond brittle, chocolate-covered strawberries, and truffles galore. They will gladly load up a box of your favorites to snack on right then or take home to share. They are also always ready to create beautifully-wrapped gift boxes filled with your favorite candy selections.

Insider Tips:
– Across all their offerings, they are well-known for their generous servings, so make sure your eyes are not bigger than your stomach when you order.
– If you are not sure what ice cream flavors to order, you can ask to sample your top picks to find just the right one.
– There is limited seating available, so be prepared to take your sweet treats and run.
– Since they share a lot with a rather popular restaurant, finding a parking spot can feel like a challenge, especially on the weekends.