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Ye Olde Pepper Companie

122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
+1 978-745-2744
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The best candy!

We stopped here after visiting the House of the Seven Gables. It was so worth it! Try the bog... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sjr115
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Hollidaysburg
via mobile
You have to stop at a candy store.

This shop is located in the Salem Maritime Historical District, not far from the House of Seven... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
parrottdize
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Dyer, Indiana
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest candy” (36 reviews)
“candy store” (23 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (14 reviews)
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122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the House of the Seven Gables. It was so worth it! Try the bog turtles. They were so good that I had to go back the second day for more!

Thank sjr115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This shop is located in the Salem Maritime Historical District, not far from the House of Seven Gables. While they have newer types of candy, fudge and all, I zeroed in on the old style of candies. Can get most things in other shops, but...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 30 October 2017

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 30 October 2017

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 29 October 2017

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 29 October 2017 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 16 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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 15 October 2017

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

Thank nangfar
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