The Spice Tin
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Joette G
Oakdale, CA418 contributions
Dec 2020
We were so happy to see the Spice Tin was open when we drove through Murphys, even though we are in the middle of a pandemic. We were so hoping we were able to pick up some Zatar, a spice that is hard to find in regular grocery stores. My husband loves to make his Mediterranean dishes and Zatar is a needed spice. They now sell from a Dutch Door to stay in compliance but they have so many wonderful spices and also many Christmas decorations and gifts as well. Before, they offered samples but now have to be much more careful. You will probably be able to find any spice you might be looking for here and the people are so helpful.
Written December 22, 2020
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Julia B
Sacramento, CA43 contributions
Mar 2016 • Friends
This shop was recommended to me by a shop owner in the nearby town of Sutter Creek. Even though I am a fairly reluctant cook (although I am an enthusiastic eater), I found this store delightful. Filled with myriad jars and bags of exotic and not-so-exotic spices, the aromas ignited my desire to try something new in the kitchen. The staff were helpful and I left the shop with several different items that I can't wait to experiment with.
Written March 16, 2016
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BSalazar
Turlock, CA74 contributions
Feb 2016 • Friends
What a unique and delightful shop!! The Spice Tin smells so good when you enter -- a blend of spices from around the world. They are well-organized so one can easily find what they are looking for. I personally enjoy browsing the entire store, as I usually find something I'm not familiar with. All spices can be bought in various sizes/amounts, and beyond the spices there are rubs, dips, salsas, cooking items and more.
The owners pride themselves on the vast variety of spices that they offer, and also for the freshness of their spices. Prices are very moderate; the setting is delightful in this historic gold rush town. They offer a sign up for their newsletters, which are sent out electronically approximately every other month, and are filled with information about new items, recipes, and sometimes the history of a certain spice. Very nicely done.
If you enjoy cooking and trying new tastes and flavors, this specialty store is a must to visit!!
Written February 23, 2016
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Terry T
San Diego, CA67 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Quite a selection of spices, sauces and serving plates.
Did not have the selection of rubs that were advertised.
Prices were ok. Able to get a variety to make my own rubs so that was good.
Written May 19, 2022
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Indiana_Jonesse
San Francisco, CA7,370 contributions
Aug 2019
I am a foodie, I like experimenting different cuisines in the kitchen and always curious with different spices. Often times, I cannot find what I want at the store. Here, as soon as you walk in, your eyes will be awed with how well the store is laid out and the different spices available along with different gadgets to use in the kitchen.
We ended up buying some spices and a vinegar/oil dispenser.
Written August 20, 2019
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Allan B
Sacramento, CA231 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
I have been here twice in the past month. This is an excellent place to stop in if you like to cook and experiment with flavors. The selection is amazing, it is wall to walls spices. We walked out with spices and a number of soup mixes, Also great for Christmas gifts for the chef in your family.
Written December 4, 2018
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JULIE M
Sacramento, CA150 contributions
Jun 2018
I LOVE going here, but if I can't I order online and it's shipped to me within a few days at most! Great selections of everything you could possible need! I LOVE the specialty sugars (especially the Gingerbread Sugar!) and the Salts! If you have questions, or they don't have what you need, they have answers or substitutions!
Written June 20, 2018
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Joette G
Oakdale, CA418 contributions
Oct 2017
We went in just to check it out but walked out with a number of spices. The homemade pesto is awesome!!! An older woman makes it all!!! We found spices my husband has a hard time finding so we were very excited. We bought celery seed, zataar, parsley, doah, and some pumpkin pie spice. It smells heavenly when you walk in. They also have a few seasonal gifts too. A fun place to spend some time in.
Written October 25, 2017
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Edward V
Brentwood, CA464 contributions
May 2017 • Couples
I saw this wonderful place from across the street. They are just off the main street. When you walk in, nothing but smiles. This place looks neat, and smells very neat. So many spice kinds and blends. I felt it was hard to leave, wanted to buy everything.The staff was very nice, very cute store. Stop in if your on main street in Murphys, you too will not want to leave.
Written May 15, 2017
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anselandyosemite
Arnold, CA194 contributions
Nov 2016
This is a great little spice shop with any spice I could ever want the then some new ones I have added to our repertoire. The spices all come in small plastic bags and are very reasonably priced. The people who work there all seem very knowledgeable and are VERY friendly.
It's just a few steps off the main street in Murphys and I stop there every time we pass through.
Written February 19, 2017
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