There’s something about stepping into a candy shop that takes you back in time to your childhood memories. The smell of chocolate might remind you of running around the house Easter morning trying to find all of the Easter eggs before your siblings did. Or looking at all of the huge barrels of bright colored taffy candy that were as tall as you were and wondering how many pieces you might be able to get by begging your parents at the store.
Sweet Susie’s Candy Shop in Historic Downtown San Pedro has that classic feeling to it from the moment you step inside. Although you might not be 5 years old anymore, it still brings a smile to your face when looking at all of the candies that they sell.
Located in the Historic Brown Brothers Building, Sweet Susie’s has every type of candy that you could want. Esmeralda Rojas, the owner of the shop and a San Pedran, is truly a candy connoisseur. While she was growing up her family owned a candy store in Querétaro, Mexico, where she became familiar with the business. Rojas opened up her shop here in San Pedro in December 2012 and has been keeping San Pedro sweet ever since.
Sweet Susie’s specializes in traditional, vintage and imported candies. Some of the unique imported candies include:
- Dulce de Leche (a rich, decadent candy similar to caramel)
- Alfajor de Coco (small cookies traditionally filled with dulce de leche then rolled in coconut)
- Rollo de Guayaba (roll candy made out of guava fruit, covered in sugar)
Shop local and do your Easter Candy buying at Sweet Susie’s! Here’s Some Suggestions:
The Candy Wall, perfect for filling Easter baskets (this is just 1/4th of the wall!)
For your daughter, sister, niece, or any girl who loves Frozen, look at these adorable Frozen Candies.
The high heel shoes are a must for any girly-girl.
For the boys, check out these giant gummy bears!
Don’t like Candy? Snack on Some Healthy Nuts & Seeds
Visit Sweet Susie’s Candy Shop Today! They’re offering 20% off when you spend $10.00
461 W. 6th Street, Suite 101 (Across the street from the Warner Grand Theatre)
Open 7 days a week from 11 AM – 7 PM
- City Parking Lot on 7th Street between Pacific Avenue & Mesa Street, then walk through the Brown Brothers Corridor to the shop
- Metered Parking on 6th Street; free after 6 PM
- Riding the free downtown trolley bus? Get off at the Warner Grand Theatre Stop
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