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Brittle Bark

33 W Main St, By Ritters Hardware, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6268
+1 717-697-6950
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Great Holiday gifts here!

Stopped by Brittle Bark on Main Street in Mechanicsburg to pick up some holiday gifts for my... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Mo B
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Sweets and More Sweets

Stopped in to check out the store. The offerings are amazing and it’s hard not to say give me 1 of... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
Dean_Amy-2004
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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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Our store is a very special confectionery shoppe where you will find unusual handmade sweets including 10 or more seasonal varieties of Brittle Bark, Sweet Jubilee Fudge, Chocolate covered pretzels and cookies, and award winning handmade chocolates from chocolatiers located in California, Massachusetts, Vermont & of course several from Pennsylvania.
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33 W Main St, By Ritters Hardware, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6268
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Stopped by Brittle Bark on Main Street in Mechanicsburg to pick up some holiday gifts for my neighbors and sister in law. They have such a nice selection of bark and nuts all wrapped beautifully. The packages run from as low as $3 up to...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to check out the store. The offerings are amazing and it’s hard not to say give me 1 of everything! Prices are a little on the high side, but quality is very high and portions are reasonable for the money, so I would...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This is the cutest little shop. The choices are amazing and the chocolate is delicious. The owner was very attentive and shared samples. If you are looking for a gift or just a treat for yourself, I would definitely recommend Brittle Bark!

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Brittle Bark is hidden away on Main Street, but worth the trip. Their candies are outstanding and there are many to choose from. You can build a variety box of anything you want and it also makes for a very nice gift. Try it and...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Bought some of this for my Mom for a Christmas present. She loved it, and so did I. It was delicious.

Thank Marian M
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

This is my hometown candy store that I have frequented since it first opened. Everybody loves chocolate, but this business has creative twists for how to enjoy it and other confectionaries. Its basic specialty is the brittles, but the popcorn mixes are spectacular. This business...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

The Brittle Bark company is a charming little chocolaterie in the heart of town. They sell an ever-changing assortment of delicious, quality chocolates and other confections; they offer affordable and fun Adult, Teen, Kids, and Mommy & Me classes; their presentation is always top-notch. I...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Brittle Bark is a great, local candy/chocolate store. Everything here is so deliciously yummy! We come here for gift giving all the time and end of purchasing goodies for ourselves as well. I'm so happy we have a fantastic store like this right here in...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

This shop really is a jewel in downtown Mechanicsburg. Operated by women who are accomplished chocolatiers and gracious hostesses, it is a unique destination spot for anyone who loves artisan candies and hand-crafted treats. There's always something new and surprising -- I've tried truffles made...More

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Nikolis13, Manager at Brittle Bark, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We truly are in the "sweetest" business around and enjoy sharing it with all of our customers.

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Great place to get unique and delicious treats for yourself or to give as gifts. Everyone loves when they get gifts from Brittle Bark! A nice place to visit in downtown Mechanicsburg!

Thank Deb B
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Nikolis13, Manager at Brittle Bark, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Thank you for choosing Brittle Bark for all your special gifts. We are always here to help you make the perfect gift for someone else or for yourself!

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