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The Peanut Shoppe

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This establishment has been around since I was a small child. I loved to pass by the shop to smell... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Akron, Ohio
via mobile
Pop in for nuts

My 2nd visit. Loved the chocolate covered nuts and pretzels. Perfect lil size bags to try so many... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Julie S
Sarasota, Florida
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“downtown akron”(11 reviews)
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203 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308-1301
+1 330-376-7020
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Choosing from among so many types was a challenge. We settled for the honey roaster peanuts and munched on them a little at a time for days after the visit.

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This establishment has been around since I was a small child. I loved to pass by the shop to smell the fresh roasted peanuts. I’m so thankful that this shop has survived for so long.....outlasting Scott’s, O’Neils, Polskie, and other businesses back then. I feel...More

3  Thank MonsterKronen
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My 2nd visit. Loved the chocolate covered nuts and pretzels. Perfect lil size bags to try so many treats. Great to have lunch downtown then pop in for dessert!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I took my kids (19, 17 & 14) there this past weekend. It was a great experience for all of us. I met and spoke with the owner (Marge) while there. Not only was she engaging while sharing the history of her store, but she...More

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I found myself facing this place when I parked across the street. So, I had to go in. It does have a lot of years in this spot. I saw that they roasted their nuts in house. Actually right in the window. I had to...More

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I have loved this place since i was a kid and when you walk in it is if time has stood still!! Their choices are like no where else in the area and they always have new original choices as well!!

Thank Jeannie B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We checked this place out while looking for things to do in Akron. It was very old fashioned and authentic! The lady who waited on us was so sweet! She gave us ice cream on the house and asked to take a picture of our...More

2  Thank F7766AKjoed
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Don't miss this amazing shop -- so many kinds of delicious peanuts and candies! We try to get here everytime we visit Downtown Akron.

Thank TLG58
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here by my dad's recommendation and it did not disappoint. The store has a nostalgic feel to it and the service was great. There are all kinds of different nut options to choose from. My favorite were the wasabi nuts but watch...More

Thank jaysfan21
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The Peanut Shoppe has been serving freshly roasted nuts since the 1930's. Just look for the nostalgic sign that is a large red and white stripped bag full of peanuts. We had fun shopping at this little store, with all of it's antique touches and...More

Thank Kurt L
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9 October 2017|
Response from TLG58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but in public lots; not much street parking though
Joni S
23 May 2017|
Response from hotelbobtravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have double dipped and prices vary. You can call direct 3303767020.