Piccolo & Dolce, located inside of Capitano Deli & Sweets, is an old fashioned candy shop with a delicious collection of sweet treats. We offer classic, old-school candy and modern favorites sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Our shop is a place where candy lovers of all ages can experience a nostalgic sugar rush. Take a trip down memory lane with a sweet selection of retro candy from your childhood, all in the name of a good cause.
Our candy shop was established with the community in mind. Carrying on his family’s legacy, our founder wanted create an old fashioned candy shop with a good cause at its core. Piccolo & Dolce, named after aunt Rose Piccolo, means small and sweet in Italian. Aunt Rose owned and operated a penny candy store located in Crest Hill, Illinois. Her shop was a community staple for over two decades and brought joy to families throughout Will County. Aunt Rose’s candy store remains a vivid childhood memory, inspiring our founder to bring sweet treats and happiness to Yorkville.