6 Rhode Island Candy Shops That Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Take a drive to these local shops for a sweet treat.

Photo from Anchor Toffee Facebook Page.

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.

When you feel the urge to snack on a chocolate covered pretzel or want to opt for something made of straight sugar, give into your cravings and stop by one of these six sweet shops.

Sweenor’s Chocolates

This go-to shop is stocked with a saltwater taffy, yummy gift baskets, and of course chocolate. Pick up a quarantine survival kit, which can be customized with your favorites. We suggest malted milk balls, gummy bears and chocolate covered Oreos.

The details: 21 Charles St., Wakefield, 401-783-4433; 43 Hillside Rd., Cranston, 401-942-2720, sweenorschocolates.com 


Anchor Toffee

Anchor Toffee’s classic toffee comes in a variety of flavors including almond butter, coffee and coconut almond. The candy’s pre-wrapped bags also make easy, thoughtful gifts for any occasion.

The Details: 8 Bowens Wharf, Newport, 401-439-1517, anchortoffee.com


Sweet Lorraine’s Candy Shoppe

Step inside for some locally-made artisan chocolates. Sweet Lorraine’s features penny candy, sugar free candy, organic candy and so much more. Gift baskets are also available for purchase with local delivery options.

The Details: 211 Waseca Ave., Barrington, 401-694-1128, sweetlorrainescandy.com


Chocolate Delicacy

Browse a variety of chocolate confections. Additionally, the shop offers classics like taffy and other favorites like gummy bears.

The Details: 28 Gilbane St., Warwick, 401-884-4949, chocolatedelicacy.com


Jennifer’s Chocolates

It will be hard to keep your mouth from watering when you walk inside Jennifer’s Chocolates. The candy comes in different shapes and sizes with various flavors like milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate and chocolate with nuts.

The Details: 160 Old Tower Hill Rd., Wakefield, 401-783-8423, jenschocolates.com


Sweet Melissa’s

Sweet Melissa’s is the candy heaven you’ve been looking for. With lollipops, fudge, pretzels, marshmallows and handmade chocolates, you won’t leave the store empty handed. The shop also provides candy for weddings, graduations, showers, birthdays and more.

The Details: 245 Phenix Ave., Cranston, 401-400-4575, sweetmelissasri.com

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in July 2020.