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“Tourist Trap” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hershey's Times Square

Hershey's Times Square
Ranked #26 of 791 Shopping in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Visit HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD at the crossroads of the world! Enjoy the world's best-loved confectionery brands at the HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Times Square store. Located at the crossroads of the world, you will find Hershey's products and interactive experiences. Choose the option to include a photo and special message for the world to see in bright lights on Broadway on our exclusive outdoor giant screen and scrolling marquee sign. Enjoy fresh Hershey's Cookies delivered directly from CHOCOLATETOWN, USA - Hershey, Pennsylvania! Create a customized mix of HERSHEY'S Miniatures, HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates and REESE'S Miniatures candy before you continue your adventure in the Big Apple!
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Tourist Trap”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Store is small and always crowded. Selection of Hershey items is large but expensive. I still find us stopping in every time we're in the area to pick up a few things to snack on while seeing a show.

Visited March 2014
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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“Not worth your time”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is definitely not a stop that is worth your time. Super small store, not very nice staff. The only great person was the person that greeted us at the front and gave us some free samples. We even agreed to be "chocolate makers" and told them what we wanted to out in our "toolbox" container, only to find out that the machine was broke. So in turn we got to watch the work place pieces of candy in a box. Not worth the money or time.

Visited April 2014
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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Peanut Butter Cup heaven!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

This shop is amazing- everything you could ever wish from Hershey's and we came home to the UK loaded with goodies...peanut buttercup cushions, Easter eggs and more.
Was quite expensive but not as expensive as I thought it would be- we got four packs of little Easter eggs for $15 and you can't complain at that.
Only annoying thing was the staff- I know they're just doing the job but every 5 seconds it was 'hey y'all how ya doing?' once on one side of a pillar then the SAME GUY literally around the other side of the pillar!

Visited March 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

Its in times square so of course its crowded. Its a fun place to check out. Everything Hershey's thatyou can think of.

Visited March 2014
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morris county
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“Free Gifts At Hershey's Time Square Store on Broadway!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

I went into NYC with two children ages 5 and 7. It was the 5yr olds birthday, from this experience I recommend you stopping in the HERSEY store for a free little treat.It is a small store, located on one of the corners of Broadway. When you enter they give you a small sample of chocolates and if you visit the back corner at the "mix your favorites" section they employee will give you a free paper Hershey's hat ( not that exciting but the kids loved it!) Many things to choose from, you can find a sale here or there but it is always better to ask any employee. They were all very friendly. You should expect that the regular priced items are a bit more expensive then the food store- you are in NYC after all.

-The weather was windy, wet and cold. So dress for the season.

Visited February 2014
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