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Shane Confectionery

110 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3006
+1 215-922-1048
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Charming candy shop

This was a nice stop as we came from the Independence Hall area and were on our way to Elfreth’s... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
JWWA
,
Everett, Washington
via mobile
Wonderful smell.

A walk around the old town brought us to here. The smell amazing. We bought a few chocolates. Out... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Rockiroads
,
Oshawa, Canada
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
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“candy store”(13 reviews)
“great candy”(6 reviews)
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Shane Confectionery is the oldest continuously-run confectionery in the United States, established in 1863. The Shane family took over the business in 1911, installing elaborately carved woodwork, stained glass and curved windows to showcase the...more
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110 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3006
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+1 215-922-1048
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"candy store"
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"step back in time"
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"great candy"
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"drinking chocolate"
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"old city"
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"dressed in period"
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"chocolate cafe"
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was a nice stop as we came from the Independence Hall area and were on our way to Elfreth’s Alley. They have nice chocolates as well as other candies. My daughter chose a small bag of chocolate covered gummy bears for $3.50. If I...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

A walk around the old town brought us to here. The smell amazing. We bought a few chocolates. Out back, (make sure you walk through to the back of the store) they were making real hot chocolate. The smell was soooo good! Good stop a...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were in the area for the Liberty Escape Room, and one of the teens in our party remembered "this old candy store" in the area from a field trip she'd taken nearly 10 years ago. It was Shane's. It might take you 15 minutes...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you have the time for a quick stop, this is one to include. The atmosphere makes for a fun stop and in the back, you can get fresh hot chocolate. Our thanks to previous reviewers because we would not have thought to look for...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’d never had drinking chocolate before and was amazed by this tasty warm beverage! We got the Thomas Jefferson and it was so good. The vanilla marshmallow made for a very unique topper. I was surprised that they would take such care with their chocolate...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some good hot chocolate to warm us up on a cold night. We’d heard that Shane’s had good hot chocolate so we decided to get some from there. I’m SO glad we did! The chocolate is melted right in front of...More

1  Thank PhillyPhoodie16
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This was recommended to us by a local and are we glad we stopped. A wonderful candy shop where the staff is all dressed in old fashioned garb. In the back, there is a drink area where they have a variety of hot chocolates (about...More

Thank Brookellen R
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This place is so cool, like you’ve stepped back in time. The factory tour is awesome, and the Halloween tour (tales from the candy crypt) was stellar. We had a lot of fun, and had a rough time choosing what to get on the way...More

1  Thank MeraKi25
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You know when you walk into a location and can feel the authentic nature of a place...that is Shane Confectionary maintained the old fashioned way to making excellent chocolates. Try the real chocolate beverages that can be enjoyed starting with sipping hot chocolate. This is...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent old time candy store. The candy is a bit pricey but it's all homemade and delicious. The staff are very nice and professional. They will let you taste something if you are unsure. I have had their homemade hot chocolate and it amazing!

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