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Ye Olde Pepper Companie

122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
+1 978-745-2744
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Lots of choices!

We were here later in the day and it was crowded but apparently not as crowded as others... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
new jersey
Anything called "Ye Olde" usually isn't

because that is hardly ever a historic term, but one made up for tourists later, but it's still a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest candy” (36 reviews)
“candy store” (22 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (14 reviews)
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122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
+1 978-745-2744
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were here later in the day and it was crowded but apparently not as crowded as others experienced. It was a little hard to see all the choices and make decisions due to the number of people in the shop. We chose a bag...More

Thank Rose4may
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

because that is hardly ever a historic term, but one made up for tourists later, but it's still a quaint place, well-located and really nice, especially for the Salem context. Burt we do consume differently than before, which is why even 100-year old cookbooks need...More

Thank Aethelred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of chocolate and candy, decently friendly staff (for Massachusetts), and really cool to see the candy makers hard at work over boiling vats of sugary goodness.

1  Thank WorldTripper365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm glad we got in and had a taste while we could, because due to the onslaught of visitors for the crazy Halloween Weekend, the lines to get in this little place was wrapped around the building about 30 minutes later. As it was, it...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest candy shop in America sure is one of the best! It will leave you wanting more! They are known for certain candies, but all the candy my husband and I had was delicious! A must try! Conveniently located near the House of the...More

Thank Linsey H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The history behind the founding of this candy shop, which involves a shipwreck, is very interesting. My travel. book said it was a must stop, so we decided to go in before visiting The House of The Seven Gables (across the street). It is a...More

Thank LKSG123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Candy? Fudge? Yes please! This little house like shop is crammed full of every sweet. They have hard candy, unique old-fashioned candy, chocolates, fudge, lollipops and more. I chose one of their packaged bags of a chocolate lobster and rocks for my nieces and nephews....More

Thank QNPoohBear
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for a look and the sample of the original lemon candy was addictive. We also bought some chocolate toffee candy.

Thank nangfar
Reviewed 9 October 2017

So much fun to visit. I called Ye Olde Pepper Companie to see if someone could talk to the tour bus. Julie said yes, and she was great! the history of the company is interesting and the candy is really good. Highly recommend the Gibraltars.

Thank pat52101
Reviewed 4 October 2017

LOVE the Ye Olde Pepper Companie! They have such good chocolates. Creams are just spot on with flavor. Caramels are extremely good in varieties of Dark or Milk Chocolate. They provide a great product for a good price. What is nice is that they have...More

Thank CMC_2012
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