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Stowaway Sweets

154 Atlantic Ave, Marblehead, MA 01945-3012
+1 781-631-0303
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Best chocolates in the US, not an exageration

We have been getting these chocolates since our grandparents sent them to my parents when I was a... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Great place to satisfy any sweet tooth.

This is a lovely shop. The grounds are well maintained. I envy the solid oak front door. The shop... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Don S
Wilmington, Delaware
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154 Atlantic Ave, Marblehead, MA 01945-3012
+1 781-631-0303
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been getting these chocolates since our grandparents sent them to my parents when I was a kid. Recently, new ownership, but they have hewn to the old recipes and the chocolates remain stellar. Also on two occasions, once under old ownership, once just...More

Thank Ala5675
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a lovely shop. The grounds are well maintained. I envy the solid oak front door. The shop owner was a class act. The treats are mouth watering.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A box of their delicious chocolates arrives as a gift. SO delicious. Great packaging. If you are in Marblehead it is a great shop to visit.

Thank northshore1959
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stowaway Sweets has been a Marblehead icon for almost one hundred years. We were blown away by the wonderful setting for the store and the incredible selection of fine chocolates that greeted us. Very quaint atmosphere and helpful staff...no hard sell but a free sample...More

Thank SantaFejohn
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Had candy sent.... It wa suppose to have an ice pack and did not Service was better under the previous management Staff does not appear to be as knowlegable as they were Turnover ?

Thank DLD5
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The shop is in a charming house....lovely setting....and the candy is displayed in glass cases....a wonderful assortment of chocolates...rich and luscious,.......and excellent fudge.......not necessary to buy candy by the pound..

Thank pbpbgold
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My husband and son bought me Stowaway Sweets for Valentine's Day. They hand-picked all dark chocolates - my favorite - and these were better than any from Belgium that I've had (and we have relatives in Brussels who bring them to us often)! Fabulous! I...More

Thank Mheadmom
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Delicious treats, beautiful setting (koi pond garden) & kind service make this a "must" stop in Marblehead. My husband just gave me a box with their signature (& unrivaled) meltaways, and raspberry and orange dark chocolate creams for Valentines Day. Nothing could be sweeter...or more...More

Thank shivaya
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The title to this review should suffice. If not, be advised not to bring more than 50 USD or any credit cards with you.

Thank Traveler01945
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place hasn't been in business for all these years because the chocolate does not make your mouth tingle. Give yourself a treat by stopping and treating yourself to a Marblehead tradition

Thank traveler19562015
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8 September 2016|
Response from DLD5 | Reviewed this property |
There are new owners, so I cannot say for sure. But it is likely