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PRICE RANGE
US$2 - US$6
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed August 10, 2021

The female owner was extremely dismissive when I asked a few simple questions as a result of a food allergy (how can someone who owns a candy shop be rude, disrespectful and all around miserable?). I also ordered a latte and the milk had gone...bad. It was curdled. I was tempted to drive back after I took my first sip but I didn’t want to have to talk to the owner again.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Heather G, Owner at Northern Confections, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2021

There is no way we would be dismissive of a food allergy, nor would we ever knowingly serve sour milk. I am not sure who you are but I can say unequivocally, that would never happen here nor do I know your agenda. We are...More

Reviewed December 15, 2020

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Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed September 30, 2020

This is the best place I have found for ice-cream and specialty chocolates. The dark chocolate is AMAZING!!!! It is our regular stop when going to the cottage and home. The coffee is 10X better than Tims and no crazy line ups. Todd and Heather...are amazing people that are great promoters of Wiarton. We even came late once after Todd had just closed up. He opened up for us and our grandkids had the store to themselves and Todd's humor kept us all laughing. Thanks for being who you guys are. P.S. If you call ahead Heather will make you some "OutSTANding" butter tarts. Chocolate chips in them.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 29, 2020

I've been in this store many times and enjoy the chocolate. Too bad the server is so unfriendly, and not for the first time either. I felt unwelcome and won't be back again even though I live close by.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

I’ve stopped into Northern Confections twice in the past week and can’t say enough positive things about this adorable little shop. I found it via a quick Google search for “coffee in Wiarton”. The road out front is blocked off, but who cares. Park your...car, walk a block and you’ll thank me. Their butter tarts are phenomenal! I dare you to eat just one. If you’re looking for a sweet coffee drink, try the maple latte (but I’m also a fan of the regular drip coffee as well). The rooftop patio is the PERFECT place to indulge in some ice cream or just put your feet up. Bonus: if you live in Simcoe, Grey or Bruce counties and happen to cycle, do yourself a favour and take Grey Rd 1 from Owen Sound to this shop. Even if you don’t live in those counties, just cycle yourself up here anyways.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

Northern Confections has an excellent variety of ice cream with generous servings. Options include cones and sundaes. Many other types of packaged chocolates and candies available. Lovely roof-top patio with ample seating facing the bay. One of our go-to places when visiting Wiarton.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

This little place had the best coffee we had tasted. It puts Tim Hortons to shame. The chocolate was good too and the place is interesting to visit.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

We stayed in Wiarton recently and recommend visiting Northern Confections for their amazing fudge! I've never liked fudge despite the many times I have tried it elsewhere, however Northern Confections has changed my mind! The owners, Todd and Heather, are exceptionally friendly, and also explained...that they still make fudge using the traditional process which is why theirs stands out from the rest. We also picked up chocolate covered liquorice and caramel corn, all of which is homemade. If you have a chance to stop by, be sure to do so!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Dutch chocolate ice cream was delicious, but the best was definitely the crunchy cone with chocolate! Espresso coffee was perfectly prepared! Probably children’s paradise since they have a huge amount of candies!! I bought a banana muffin that I will try later! Staff was very...kind, and atmosphere unique. It was a great stop before taking the road back home! We will come back!!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this coffee shop when all other food places failed- green door had a half hour wait and others were closed in October. The staff was incredibly friendly and very helpful. Coffee and muffin was wonderful and weather so warm we were able...to eat on the patio.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Stopped by for dessert after a busy day. Really wanted some maple candy but seems like it is only available seasonally. Got some treats to take home and felt like an old time confectionary store. Staff extremely friendly and informative to us non-locals.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We stopped in as a group for a nice ice cream treat, clean store, friendly staff, some great ice cream flavour choices, and reasonable prices, it tasted yummy! A must try out shop, bring the kids ,look around, try some tasty goodness, cheers

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Excellent coffee and treats. Lots of variety and selections. Very friendly staff. We return every time we are in town.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to get homemade chocolates and fudge. You can always pick up a cup of coffee or tea or a bowl of soup for a quick lunch!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Awesome fudge. Ice cream is fresh and frozen yogurt looked delicious. Friendly owners! My family will be back.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Yes, Northern Confections offers takeaway services.

Northern Confections is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5