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Stowaway Sweets

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Best Chocolate!

My fiancé use to come here as a child. Even tho the chocolate peanut-butter melts we're not the... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Gayle C
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Yummy but be prepared to spend

This is an adorable hidden gem- in an old brick house in a residential neighborhood. It is fun just... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
Kathy G
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14 Oct 2017
“Best Chocolate! ”
27 Aug 2017
“Yummy but be prepared to spend”
Experience our hand dipped chocolates made in a quaint seaside cottage since 1929. Favorites of Hollywood stars, Buckingham Palace and every White House Administration.
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154 Atlantic Ave, At the corner of Beach Street, Marblehead, MA 01945-3012
+1 781-631-0303
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé use to come here as a child. Even tho the chocolate peanut-butter melts we're not the same as back then, he said they were still excellent. The chocolate Carmel sea salt is scrumptious! Can't wait to try more! It's definitely worth going to....More

Thank Gayle C
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This is an adorable hidden gem- in an old brick house in a residential neighborhood. It is fun just to go in through the old gate to the pond on your way into the shop. Everything is lovely and beautifully wrapped. We purchased caramels, pecan...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed January 3, 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 December 4, 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 November 28, 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 October 17, 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 July 13, 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 April 25, 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 March 15, 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 February 17, 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
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September 7, 2016|
Response from DLD5 | Reviewed this property |
There are new owners, so I cannot say for sure. But it is likely