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Looking For Gifts to Take Home?...

......This is the place; great cards, chocolate seashells and chocolate rocks. Plus an ice cream... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Funky mix of the fun, practical and tasty

What do you get when you pack the following into an old-timey general store: hard-to-find... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Maywood, New Jersey
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

......This is the place; great cards, chocolate seashells and chocolate rocks. Plus an ice cream stand around the corner.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jrjojo
Reviewed August 7, 2018

What do you get when you pack the following into an old-timey general store: hard-to-find housewares, crafts, novelties, toys, traditional souvenirs, penny candy plus an ice cream stand and a comfortable, shady spot in which to sit and enjoy a generous hand-packed cone of Maine-made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HughNL
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great little shop with old fashioned candy, toys, and wonderful ice cream. A bit cramped, but we always stop when we are down that way.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lakeladydrj
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The grandchildren cannot visit without a stop at Granite Hall for the penny candy and ice cream. It is their favorite thing to look forward to and I believe all the adults love it as much as they do. Wonderful little country store, a must...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 998susana
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

If you long to lose time sorting through gadgets, nostalgia, and some fine handicrafts this is your spot. The most quaint French mansard building filled with fun toys, kitchen oddities, paper goods and PENNY CANDY (which is a bit pricier now, but is oh so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mrstruetoyou
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Once you cross the threshold, you'll feel as if you've traveled back in time 100 years.Enjoy the old time penny candy and many other treats and goodies that will make you feel like a kid again!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bklyn56
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Our family has been visiting Granite Hall for years. It's so quaint and charming. My children grew up buying penny candy. The patience the clerks had while my kids carefully chose their dollars worth of candy was amazing. I love the cards and the fun...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sorrylaurie
Reviewed September 14, 2017

From hard candy to candles by local makers to kitchen utensils to hooked rugs, this place is a great browse on a wet day. Staff is charming and friendly. Some of the finds are surprising--including design-forward area rugs. We look forward to visiting every summer.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CavalierJCS
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We have stopped here every year for decades usually after a lobster dinner down in Round Pond harbor. While the ice cream is great what is really engaging is the eclectic and extensive selection of both current and nostalgic gifts and nicknacks that have to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Roger S
Reviewed September 4, 2017

An ecclectic mix of everything - the problem is the lack of customer service. We went to Muscongus Bay for lunch 3 in one week and were never able to get waited on when we stopped at the store on our way back.

Date of experience: August 2017
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