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Sweet Shop


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


American, Cafe
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for personal sized sweets, to event type cakes. I have never been disappointed with the quality or the options. The whoopie pies are a family favorite!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 1996brittany
TeresaMcBee, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We're very happy with our whoopie pies, too, and we're working on some new flavors to put out every so often. We're open to suggestion, if you have an inspiration!

Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

I always stop by when visiting. Great treats, coffee and plenty of seats to sit and relax. True small town bakery and coffee house. Worth oucking up things to go when on way out of town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank micheleroberts68
CareyHeilman, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We'll be switching to our winter hours after Jan 1, but we'll still have great treats, coffee and room for you to sit and relax. See you soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The coffee here is good, and the selection of baked goods is decent. Their cupcakes are huge and well priced too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MeraKi25
SirWinstonWaddleswor, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Thank you for your review. Selection is usually better in the morning, as our pastries and donuts tend to sell out by noon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

My husband and I visited the Sweet Shop recently. Everything looked yummy. We finally settled on a cheese danish and a pastry that had apricot jam, raisins and pecans. Both were delicious. The bakery was filled with local people coming in and buying sweets as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sinaigirl
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our shop! We are happy to confirm that we are a local favorite, welcoming residents and tourists alike to relax with their coffee and sweets, make use of our free WiFi and enjoy our small town...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

I think this place is also called the German St. Bakery by locals (if not...go to that place!:) They had the best Red Velvet cake and the staff couldn't be nicer. This place was a gem!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SusanaOlssonMoreno
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for praising our red velvet cake AND our staff! We are located on German Street in Shepherdstown, so some locals may refer to us as "the German St Bakery" but our sign reads "Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery." We welcome you and your friends...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit when you get that urge. The only problem is that everything looks fantastic and you want to taste it all. We had some biscotti and ice cream. They also had some good looking breads that we could take home.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank paulhollinger
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for your great review, Paul! We try to keep everything looking tasty and delicious - sounds like it's working. You were wise to pace yourself. It will be nice to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We enjoyed some tea and pastry and sat outside to people watch and pet the local dogs that were strolling. Nice way to relax on a lovely sunny Saturday.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AzraelBelAirMD
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit in Shepherdstown! It's a fun place too people watch, especially during the month of July when the Contemporary American Theatre Festival is going on. We hope you come back to visit the area again!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stopped here to get the bad taste of Hecho en Mexico out of my mouth. The cinnamon stick and thumb cookies did the trick. Cupcakes looked really good too. Will definitely go back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jerome B
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Our cinnamon sticks and thumbprint cookies are house made and a special treat. It's too bad you didn't have a good experience in Shepherdstown's newest Mexican restaurant. We'll look forward to seeing you in town again!

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Wow! It's kind of hard to make up your mind in here. Everything tastes amazing. Absolutely loved the shepherd roll. This is kind of a marmalade coconut cinnamon roll twist kind of a thing. It was amazing! The service here is Goldstar level! If you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Charlotte W
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Wow, thank you, Charlotte, for this stellar review! We may contact you to do some promotional things for us (just kidding)! We'll certainly pass along your comments to our sales people. We're very proud of our historic little town and the previous incarnations of the...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Yummy! Bought a Holiday Stollen to take home. Delicious. Everything looked great. Not much more to say as we did not spend a lot of time here. Only had coffee and the Holiday Stollen samples and then bought the Stollen

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank marciabk
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

So glad you liked our Holiday Stollen! It's been featured on the Food Network and in Gourmet magazine; we're awfully proud of it. Try to get back to Shepherdstown and visit the Sweet Shop as well as the other shops and restaurants in town!

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