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Sweet Pete's

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chocolate Tour

On the first Wednesday evening of the month they have entertainment on the porch. They have tours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan L
Wonderful experience. Pete is the sweetest person ever

We recognized the TV show. We took our son there and he was fantastically surprised and entertained... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miami, Florida
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  • Average6%
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“candy store”(34 reviews)
“candy apple”(29 reviews)
“candy making”(26 reviews)
Peter Behringer, owner of Sweet Pete's, was raised in the chocolate industry. In 1985, when he was eleven years old, his mother opened a family chocolate business that grew to encompass 32 locations. In 2010, Behringer opened his own whimsical candy...more
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400 N Hogan St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4104
+1 904-376-7161
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the first Wednesday evening of the month they have entertainment on the porch. They have tours on occasion where you can watch them making the different candies. They have 3 floors of things to buy. Fun place to visit.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recognized the TV show. We took our son there and he was fantastically surprised and entertained by all the show and tasting some of the sweets! very nice experience for a kids party or even a grown ups!

Thank SoniaMaltina
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Have been there for many occasions- always a great time! The architecture is stunning, downtown at night is so beautiful.

Thank Pathfinder223840
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Had a nice experience here. Sweet Pete's is a nice place, very cool for kids, your family will enjoy.

Thank tcobb43
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a delightful day with 4 year old granddaughter! We took the tour and designed our own candy bar. What fun! Learned the history of Sweet Pete's. Very entertaining. A fun day and followed it with a home viewing of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great place for unique sweets and ice cream as well as nostalgic candy. Recommend this place to the young and not so young. Parking can be a little bit of a challenge depending on the day and time

Thank W5143SFmarkr
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I am a local. Heard of this place & went. Finding parking was a pain. I was not greeted at all. I finally asked an employee for the location I was looking for. I got to the section where the gummies were, which is what...More

1  Thank Danelea K
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The beautiful large building in the middle of the downtown will take your breath away. First - good luck finding parking, but walking a few blocks, it is worth it! You'll see huge colorful chairs on the front porch to greet you. They do a...More

Thank jmlucas33
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We ventured here to see the factory tour and initially were put off when we encountered the candy and gift shop and restaurant thinking we had been had. Not so! True there is a restaurant on the ground floor and a gift shop full of...More

1  Thank kenmac1
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The tour of the factory was nice and interesting. Our guide Sarah was awesome. The place is fascinating to look thru. The candy we tried was delicious. They did have a Gummy Fest..this was only their second year of it..and we enjoyed it but it...More

Thank chrisstirose0608
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Elida D
9 March 2018|
Response from GilfromPikesville | Reviewed this property |
There are so many selections to choose from. You can't go wrong.
Joanne A
31 January 2018|
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Response from greg t | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs inside. By Florida State Law, only a registered service dog can be brought inside of any restaurant or business. I did not see any signs outside saying no dogs on the porch.
13 August 2016|
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
Street, a letter on weekends, there is a parking garage by jax moma.. the skyway is a fun way to get there, get off at hemming park...