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“Chelsea has created a great shop!”

Gunflint Mercantile
Ranked #4 of 12 Shopping in Grand Marais
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Owner description: Grand Marais' Candy and Fudge Shop! Made-from-scratch Fudge, Truffles, Turtles, Peanut Butter Cups and Soup mixes, Sugar free candy, Retro Candy, Candy Cigarettes, Home-made Dog Treats, Coffee, Ice cream, Souvenirs and much more. Stop in for FREE Samples!!
Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
“Chelsea has created a great shop!”
Reviewed 2 December 2011

My wife and I stopped in during our week in Grand Marais. We met Chelsea and got some hot pepper fudge and a moose antler. We had a great conversation with her and foudn many fun and tasty things in the store.

Visited August 2011
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Grand Marais
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Got a Sweet Tooth? Head to Gunflint Mercantile to satisfy your craving”
Reviewed 25 November 2011

There is fudge and then there is Gunflint Mercantiles fudge. Peanut butter maple is my favorite with pumpkin a close second and all of the others a tie for third.

Gunflint Mercantile is a somewhat hidden gem in the quaint harbor town of Grand Marais, MN. It's tucked on a side street between 61 and Main Street next to Chuck's Barber Shop.

Chelsea Lueck is the current owner and she's making the fudge and other sweet treats to satisfy your craving. Her caramels are to die for and you can only hope she has a carameled apple for you to try. She's also making one of a kind aprons that make great gifts. You can find soup mixes, mugs, t-shirts and other items in the store as well as candy.

Did I mention the candy? A grand selection of candy across the generations including old fashioned candy sticks, rock candy and my favorite, candy cigarettes.

When you're in Grand Marais, MN be sure to stop in at the Gunflint Mercantile, your tooth will be happy you did.

Visited November 2011
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
2 reviews
“The most family friendly store in town!”
Reviewed 24 October 2011

I have bought many items for myself and for gifts.The kitchen aprons that Chelsea makes are adorable and very afordable. The new Minnesota made B.B.Q. sauce is fantastic, and so are the Pickled Peas. You'll be happy you took the time to come in!!!!

Visited April 2011
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Delightful fudge and vintage-candy shopping”
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Gunflint Mercantile's owner, Chelsea Lueck, has a really sweet disposition; that is, her store does. She makes all the wonderful fudge treats by hand, using real ingredients (not powder mixes). She provides a vast array of vintage candies, locally made jams and syrups, and her own hand-crafted food mixes in gift jars (such as her coconut-raisin-chocolate chip-pecan bars—delicious!!!), as well as her handmade retro-looking aprons. When we were there, oldies music played over the PA system and added to the nostalgic ambiance. Rest assured, we will never pass through Grand Marais without making a stop in at her charming shop.

Visited October 2011
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