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Oaktown Spice is like the difference between Tahitian Vanilla and the random stuff in the market.

High Quality, internationally sourced spices, and culinary treasures. Oaktown Spice staff know... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
diningaround
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San Francisco, California
Fantastic Gifts for Home Cooks

The exceptionally high quality spices and herbs here are great for home use, and make terrific... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
kalaloch
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Seattle
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3 Dec 2017
“Oaktown Spice is like the difference between Tahitian Vanilla and the random stuff in the market.”
10 Nov 2017
“Fantastic Gifts for Home Cooks”
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

High Quality, internationally sourced spices, and culinary treasures. Oaktown Spice staff know their stuff and will help you make that favorite recipe even more delicious by allowing you to buy your spices in smaller amounts more often. Yes, even dried spices need to be stored...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The exceptionally high quality spices and herbs here are great for home use, and make terrific hostess, thank you or special occasion gifts for those who are a little more adventurous in the kitchen. Boxed gifts of blended spices come with recipe suggestions that make...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I love this place. I love going in and smelling whatever fresh spice they roasted or ground that day. I love the containers and that you can choose how much or how little spice you want to buy. I love that they sell soft, fresh...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Freshest scents that make you dream of lands and meals afar. Best source of herbs, salts, peppers, etc. So many spices that you've never heard of! They even have some hot chocolate made in Santa Cruz that you make with water! Great customer service!

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Firstly the spot is a store not an attraction. The owners have decorated the store as a vintage pharmacy. Very tasteful. Next is the complex array of spicy smells that float in the air. You'll find many choices of spice coming from all over the...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

In tone, hue, and redolence, Oaktown is reminiscent, in miniature, of the spice markets in the great, covered souks of Aleppo (sadly destroyed in the war) and Damascus Syria, as well as Istanbul's Spice Bazaar. Located just across the street and a bit down from...More

Thank Greg Q
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