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Shriver's Salt Water

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846 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3633
+1 609-398-2288
11:00 - 19:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Two rivals on this boardwalk but always stop at both its a must but choices are there for your sweet tooth.

Thank Steven D
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've eaten Shriver's taffy and fudge since the 1960s. The quality remains high, and they have a variety of great house-made candy beyond fudge and taffy. I am partial to their chocolate covered marshmallows, jordan almonds, jelly slices, and candied ginger. Plus there are lots of old-fashioned brands they offer. They ship too. There are historic photos with explanations on... More 

Thank Carolyn P
Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

They had so many crazy yummy good flavors of taffy to satisfy any taste. You could stand there and watch them make the taffy and other candies in the back area. It was reasonable priced for all the various types of sweet treats offered. They had some old fashioned candy that I hadnt seen in forever which was great to... More 

Thank amber k
Stafford, Virginia
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139 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I'm not a big taffy fun, but there is something about Shrivers. The flavors have a nice zing to them and they don't have that airy texture that feels too artificial. I'm a fan. It's nice to see how they are made as well.

Thank 1Travelmum
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I've tried the other candy stores but I like Shriver's the best. I found the hard to find candies and everything is so fresh.

Thank Susan C
Ocean City, New Jersey
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Shrivers is a taste of the past. They make their products the good old fashioned way. your taste buds will be grateful and you will remember the term quality

Thank heavenward2015
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

No trip to OCNJ is complete without a trip to Shrivers to see the salt water taffy being made in the back - and then selecting just the flavors you love from the bins. And maybe a little fudge to go along with that salt water taffy. Don't forget some for the folks back home!

Thank Snapdragon703
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113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We always make a purchase of some of the finest fudge and taffy offered on the Ocean City boardwalk and Shrivers tops them all. Love the many taffy choices. A pound and a half usually lasts me a week of gouging myself of the delectable flavors of the chewy and tasty taffy. Purchase 5 bars of fudge to bring home... More 

Thank Bob and Joan
Lakeland, FL
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483 reviews
411 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It had been 57 years since I had visited Shriver's, and the childhood images of it were etched into my brain. Aside from the taffy pulling machine being moved from the front window, to a rear area (still viewable), everything else seemed frozen in time. Not sure how many varieties of taffy they make (I can't count that high), but... More 

Thank rkhawg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Before leaving Ocean City, we have to make our way to Shriver's Salt Water. We like that you can mix and match all the different flavors of taffy and fudge. Candy is very fresh, as they make it on the premises.

Thank Susan K

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 846 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3633
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-2288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?