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This is such a fun place to visit, with great merchandise and free samples of fudge! Their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laura p
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Goodies, including peanuts

Ok, so I'm a sucker for the taste of warm, fresh roasted peanuts. This is one of the pleasures of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9th street & Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a fun place to visit, with great merchandise and free samples of fudge! Their macaroons are the best, their almond cookies are delish and the gelato next door is fabulous. Dont bypass this place!

Thank laura p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so I'm a sucker for the taste of warm, fresh roasted peanuts. This is one of the pleasures of the shore, enjoying goodies you might not readily find elsewhere. Of course, I will pay a price when my waistline inexplicably bulges. Shriver's carries lots...More

Thank fisherdoc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shrivers is the place to visit for taffy, fudge, andI'm guessing that everything they have is good. They have been a fixture on the boardwalk for decades. Yummy treats to bring home or enjoy during your stay at the beach!

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Shrivers has every kind of candy a kid dreams of . Their variety of candies and flavors of salt water taffy are to die for . This place also makes its own taffy using machines from the 1970s that you can go to the back...More

Thank margaretaugusta
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

You want candy, you go here. In addition to salt water taffy, there is a good selection of “our” childhood days candy. A trip down memory lane. But after having a piece of candy or two, I wish i had left it in my memory....More

Thank T P
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I've been coming to Shriver's and getting salt water taffy since I was a very small child. My grandmother even used to work there. It's amazing to see how awesome and successful they are, even still. It's cool for kids and adults of all ages...More

Thank elizamarsh
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

No trip to Ocean City is complete without a stop at Shrivers. My family loves the wide variety of taffy flavors from the traditional chocolate, vanilla, or molasses to the more experimental. The chocolate and vanilla mint rolls are yummy. But our favorite is the...More

Thank Purplefan10
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoy coming here and getting salt water taffy. You can watch them making salt water taffy during the summer. They have about 30 varieties of salt water taffy including sugar free available. They also have someone giving free samples of fudge during more popular...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Nice gift and candy shop on the boardwalk. The tasty saltwater taffy is made on site and you can even watch how they do it. Pick out all your favorite flavors or opt for one of the variety boxes. The prices were reasonable and they...More

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I visit Shrivers when I come down to the beach and just love the many choices of taffy you can pick from. They also have fudge and other home made candies. Of course they are all delicious but I do have a soft spot for...More

Thank thrifydutchman
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21 November 2017|
Response from genwings | Reviewed this property |
When ordering online, the drop-down menu only shows United States as the country selection for shipping. Sorry!
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Response from SprintStang66 | Reviewed this property |
I was told open all year.....!!!