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“Best Saltwater Taffy Anywhere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cottage of Sweets

Cottage of Sweets
Ocean Avenue & Monte Verde, Carmel, CA 93921
831-624-5170
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Ranked #14 of 148 Restaurants in Carmel
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
Folsom, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best Saltwater Taffy Anywhere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband is a Saltwater Taffy, well, addict. He says the taffy from here is by far the best than from any other place he has had it from. Believe me he has had it from quite a few places. :-)

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Santa Clarita, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“YUM!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Amazing sweet shop, and so charming, too. Boys got some taffy and the Lego Sweet Tarts (ingenious invention). Hubby and I got some peanut butter malt balls (delectable) and a few items to bring home. So many unique choices; I want to go back soon to buy more!

Visited June 2013
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Mill Valley, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A sweet fantasy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Candy of all sorts, from the "penny" variety to gourmet hand-made fudge. Something for every sweet tooth!

Visited August 2013
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Sacramento, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Licorice tasting...REALLY!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This darling cottage has it all. Unique candy, great people, great service and FUN! You can actually do a licorice tasting! Find candy you can't find anywhere else.

Visited August 2013
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Pennsylvania, USA
Top Contributor
303 reviews 303 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 86 cities Reviews in 86 cities
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
“Willy Wonka is Jealous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

How rare to find a gourmet candy shop with a truly different and interesting selection. The cottage itself looks like it was an extra in a children's movie. To see all of the unique and tasty candies from the UK, Finland, Germany and other places was a joy. The folks working there did not seem thrilled, but everything else made up for it.

TIP: Rasberry truffles cannot be avoided!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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