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Canday yas please

Tons of options here! So many i bought a box of assorted chocolates. It's one of the oldest candy... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Ericka R
via mobile
A Wonderful Variety of Candy

What a treat to visit the country's oldest candy store. It is a small store, but it is filled with... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Kathleen H
Holland Patent, New York
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America's oldest continuously operating candy company, making delicious confections since 1806. Home of the famous Salem Gibralter and Blackjacks, as well as a large selection of chocolates, fudges, taffies, caramels, and an array of nostalgic...more
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Tons of options here! So many i bought a box of assorted chocolates. It's one of the oldest candy stores in the country supposedly so needless to say my expectations were high regarding this shoppe. It was good chocolate vs. what I refer to as...More

Thank Ericka R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

What a treat to visit the country's oldest candy store. It is a small store, but it is filled with beautiful tempting treats. The staff was friendly and helpful, explaining candies that I had not seen before. I purchased butter creams and maple creams to...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a 7 gables tour... super cute... it's expensive just like most chocolate places but kind of a "must experience" .... the lady working was very nice and helpful though... we got down with the tour 5 minutes until they closed and...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Not sure if it's really the oldest candy store in America, but the chocolate is sooo good. There was a whole display of so many different kinds of chocolates, and very reasonably priced as well. Try the ice cream drops! Yummm. Perfect little sweet pick...More

Thank alissa216
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Small candy store with some unique types of candy. The candy was delicious but very expensive. Not many choices for inexpensive candy.

Thank Retiredtraveler56
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Simply stated we purchased chocolates here and they were delicious! I was also pleasantly surprised that it wasn't super expensive. We each ordered a couple pieces and all were great. Only complaint is that the place claims to be the oldest in USA, we have...More

Thank PurpleMN
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stopped here after the House of Seven Gables because it's literally across the street. The staff was helpful and answered all our questions about the sassafras candy (it's a combo of root beer and spearmint), the Gibraltars (they're made the same way they always...More

Thank Bonnycate
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The products here are delicious and beautiful. We all bought something and we all enjoyed it. We're going back for a second visit, which says a lot, since we live 6 hours away! It's in a great location, it's so cute, everyone was very nice.

Thank Jerika C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

So My husband and I saw a line out the door for this place, and I have to admit, we were pretty much fooled into coming here because of that. Now, candies are not really our thing. Not that we dislike candies, but we more...More

Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The fact that I remember this place still almost 3 months later says it all. Great confectionary and loved the location. We were waiting on our trolley pick up and decided to check this place out. Great service with a variety of great sweets.

Thank Christina B
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