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Ye Olde Pepper Companie

122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
+1 978-745-2744
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A must visit!

Grew up coming here and was excited to visit after decades away. A very small space but the history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ElJayDee23
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Massachusetts
An Istitution in Salem

During your journey on Salem you should go to visit this beautiful place and buy the famous... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marco G
,
Florence, Italy
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest candy” (37 reviews)
“candy store” (24 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (14 reviews)
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122 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5646
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+1 978-745-2744
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"oldest candy"
in 37 reviews
"candy store"
in 24 reviews
"sweet tooth"
in 14 reviews
"black jacks"
in 10 reviews
"milk chocolate"
in 5 reviews
"old fashioned candy"
in 4 reviews
"candy making"
in 4 reviews
"hard candies"
in 4 reviews
"candy company"
in 3 reviews
"chocolate covered"
in 3 reviews
"great candy"
in 3 reviews
"line out the door"
in 2 reviews
"delicious treats"
in 2 reviews
"behind the counter"
in 2 reviews
"new england"
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"turtles"
in 27 reviews
"molasses"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Grew up coming here and was excited to visit after decades away. A very small space but the history and delicious confections make it worth the squeeze. I highly recommend the famous gibraltars; difficult to explain them but delicious nonetheless.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During your journey on Salem you should go to visit this beautiful place and buy the famous worldwide candies, really irresistible! Kind and smiling sale assistant will be help to find right goodie for you. Don't forget to taste their New England Fluffy Peanut Fudge...More

Thank Marco G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by this historic candy store in Salem Massachusetts and was not disappointed with the quality of the candies! It has a little bit of everything but their snapping turtles are to die for!! I only wish the girls behind the counter were a little...More

Thank Mary W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While my in-laws were visiting us St Patrick's day weekend this year, we decided to do a day venture into Salem to do some sight seeing. When we were leaving the House of the Seven Gables, we noticed a candy shoppe right across the street!...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 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
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

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
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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
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Reviewed 29 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.

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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
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