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The Peanut Shoppe

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Eclectic old shop that is a must visit!

Walk in and smell the fresh roasted nuts. Then buy a pound of fresh roasted pecans and be prepared... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John F
Akron, Ohio

This establishment has been around since I was a small child. I loved to pass by the shop to smell... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Akron, Ohio
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203 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308-1301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk in and smell the fresh roasted nuts. Then buy a pound of fresh roasted pecans and be prepared to eat all of them. This place is legendary for a reason.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 7 February 2019

One of the last few “traditional” downtown Akron stores. The Shoppe brings back such good memories! The smells and sights are yummy and there is a nice variety of warm nuts and other goodies to choose from. It’s always worth a stop at The Peanut...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jackie0305
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Choosing from among so many types was a challenge. We settled for the honey roaster peanuts and munched on them a little at a time for days after the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joan P
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This establishment has been around since I was a small child. I loved to pass by the shop to smell the fresh roasted peanuts. I’m so thankful that this shop has survived for so long.....outlasting Scott’s, O’Neils, Polskie, and other businesses back then. I feel...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank MonsterKronen
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My 2nd visit. Loved the chocolate covered nuts and pretzels. Perfect lil size bags to try so many treats. Great to have lunch downtown then pop in for dessert!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I took my kids (19, 17 & 14) there this past weekend. It was a great experience for all of us. I met and spoke with the owner (Marge) while there. Not only was she engaging while sharing the history of her store, but she...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I found myself facing this place when I parked across the street. So, I had to go in. It does have a lot of years in this spot. I saw that they roasted their nuts in house. Actually right in the window. I had to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I have loved this place since i was a kid and when you walk in it is if time has stood still!! Their choices are like no where else in the area and they always have new original choices as well!!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 87jeannieb
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We checked this place out while looking for things to do in Akron. It was very old fashioned and authentic! The lady who waited on us was so sweet! She gave us ice cream on the house and asked to take a picture of our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank F7766AKjoed
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Don't miss this amazing shop -- so many kinds of delicious peanuts and candies! We try to get here everytime we visit Downtown Akron.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TLG58
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9 October 2017|
Response from TLG58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but in public lots; not much street parking though
Joni S
23 May 2017|
Response from hotelbobtravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have double dipped and prices vary. You can call direct 3303767020.