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The Sweet Shop

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631 S Elm St, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27406-1327
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“pound cake” (22 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
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11:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
631 S Elm St, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27406-1327
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

I love that this place is all about pound cakes (espresso drinks are also there in case you need to balance out the sweetness). The cake is fluffy and light, and the bottom is perfectly crispy. I tried the vanilla pound cake, but I was...More

Thank PiccoloCat
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Love the variety of flavors. Have never been disappointed. A little pricey at >$4.50/slice but worth the occasional splurge.

Thank Stacy J
Reviewed November 5, 2016

we are from charlotte and my wife loves this place...Anytime we are in the area we stop by. Really great pound cake...However today we go in and there is a actual CHURCH service with praying and a preacher trying to sale her books. Not the...More

Thank Lovetogrill
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

There are two locations of tje sweet shop, one on Elm St. The other in Friendly center. I am not pleased wirh the location on Elm St. They have very few cakes out and many times I've had to wait for more to get done...More

Thank Vaughan9
Reviewed July 12, 2016

After visiting the International Civil Rights Museum and eating lunch we were ready for dessert. All of us wanted pound cake and down the street from the museum we found you! The choices and the taste was marvelous! Everyone enjoyed the pound cake. My sister...More

Thank Doris D
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I had a chance to visit The Sweet Shop after participating in a marathon. The selection was awesome, the shop was so quaint and more importantly the cake was awesome! I bought 3 different flavors to travel back to Virginia with, banana pudding (which was...More

Thank sojokeithswife
Reviewed May 28, 2016

On a Ten Scale the Pound Cake comes in at a Seven. While the cake is serviceable it is a little bit lacking in flavor and density, and, much too dry to be a Ten. And it's $48.00. We all know what goes into making...More

Thank The_Fulness
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

If you're a lover of all things sweet, you certainly want to try this place. Perhaps this is the most variety I've ever seen of pound cakes (not to mention that the owner is very kind). So good... You'll want to slap your grandma!

Thank Evingerlean
Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of my coworkers introduced me to the Sweet Shop a couple of years ago. She was nice enough to share a slice of her Banana Pudding Pound Cake with me and I was hooked from there! Most recently my husband ordered a cake for...More

1  Thank Shana R
Reviewed December 16, 2015

small place but the cakes are worth it. They have several types of pound cakes. One slice of cake was $ 3.50 but it was a good size piece of cake. It was warm and tasted just like the kind Grandma use to make. Everything...More

1  Thank Andria A
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • Address: 631 S Elm St, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27406-1327
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
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