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Penzeys Spices

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Wide Selection of spices at great prices!

I buy all of my spices from Penzeys. The selection and freshness is fabulous with friendly... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Torrance, California
If you need spices, Penzey's has it

They have friendly staff and every possible spice you could want. It's such a unique store, and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Andrea H
Torrance, California
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21301 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5632
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I buy all of my spices from Penzeys. The selection and freshness is fabulous with friendly, knowledgeable staff at the ready. The pricing is great too, with constant free promotions! My absolute favorite place for spices!

Thank ryeandgin
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you are looking for a specific spice that aren't carried by your local grocery store, Penzeys is a good bet. It is more expensive but you'll be happy with the spice. It will not be stale and your dishes will turned out just like...More

Thank auriclux
Reviewed 10 July 2018

They have friendly staff and every possible spice you could want. It's such a unique store, and I've been going there for many years, probably soon after they opened. My cupboards and spice racks are full of Penzey's spices. They have sample jars of each...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I walked into Penzey's Spices out of curiosity as it seemed to be one of a kind store. I would always look for spices at a local Ralph's or an Indian market for more ethnic cooking. I was greeted very cheerily by the staff who...More

Thank DaniloDivesAgain2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I buy all of my spices from Penzeys. They have an amazing selection of spices and they are all so fresh! You can open and smell any of the spice jars. They have samples of all that they sell. The employees are so helpful and...More

Thank ShannonPeitzman
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

When you first walk into the shop, you immediately smell the blended aromas of bay leaves, cinnamon, pepper, and other spices that add depth to your cooking. They have a sample container of everything they sell (I think it’s everything) so that you can smell...More

Thank Tish K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

They have so many & the best, freshest spices. priced right there with supermarket, lets face spices are a bit expensive, might as well get the best

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

THE place to buy herbs and spices!!! Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff, fresh herbs and spices (every one with a jar to smell it), fantastic prices- can't be beat! I don't buy spices anywhere else!

2  Thank Jmsciencegal
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great variety of spices. Organized into areas that are fun to look and easy to find what you are looking for. There are recipes in each section pertaining to those spices. in addition, the staff is super helpful and knowledgeable. Great gift packages for sale.

Thank 236cheryly
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I love Penzeys. I especially like the fact that you can buy the spices in small quantities. They stay fresh for quite a while. If you get there e-mails they send you many chances to get free spices with purchase. That way you can try...More

Thank imalinda
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