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Gunflint Mercantile

12 1st Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604-3131
+1 218-387-9228
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a bad experience after a nice day in Grand Marais

Our visit was on Sunday, July2. the clerk was very rude, we had laid a few things on the counter... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Best fudge in town!

The owner of this shop is delightful and will remember you year after year! I've never had better... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Kathleen K
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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!!
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fudge” (34 reviews)
“truffles” (8 reviews)
“maple bacon” (5 reviews)
12 1st Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604-3131
+1 218-387-9228
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our visit was on Sunday, July2. the clerk was very rude, we had laid a few things on the counter, she started ringing up our order before we were done shopping. I asked about milk chocolate fudge as there was none on the tray. She...More

Thank amntraveleratlarge
chelogna, Owner at Gunflint Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

I am so very sorry to hear about this negative experience at my store! I hope that you will give us another chance to improve your experience next time you are in the area! We by no means want to feel like you were unwelcome...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

The owner of this shop is delightful and will remember you year after year! I've never had better fudge anywhere. The dark chocolate/caramel/sea salt fudge is amazing!

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This store is a must stop every time we come to Grand Marais! The variety of candy is awesome! The fudge is a must try! YUM! Customer Service is top notch! The owner is so friendly and welcoming!

Thank mgemar
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The Gunflint Mercantile has the best fudge and such a cute shop! Not sure which flavor to try? A fudge kabob sampler is a great way to try a few flavors. I loved the Maple Bacon. I also love my soft North Shore hoodie.

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 15 October 2016

What an amazing place! The owner, Chelsea take such pride in her work. Stirs the fudge By HAND with a wooden spoon. Step back in time to a candy and confectionery store you only dreamed of having as a kid. Proud to have the store...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had bought fudge, jams and syrups in the store in December of 2012 for the first time. I was so impressed with the high quality and wonderful taste of the variety of fudge and the delicious jams and syrups that I bought, that I...More

Thank Dolly49nut
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stop in every time we are in town to get some fudge and candy. Owner is the best and so fun. The store is just adorable. It is a must see for sure.

Thank Kari M
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If you like your chocolate dark and everything else spicy, then the dark chocolate cayenne fudge is for you. It's got some sass! My wife loved the cookie dough fudge and the kids loved their chocolate and mint chocolate too. Good value too! Great place...More

Thank mrday
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great selection of swoonable fudge at this place! It is made fresh and there are several flavors for sale. Check out the free sample, that is what got us to buy a bunch. Candy selection is also retro and fun. Staff friendly and happy.

Thank helenskiMinnesota
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Gunflint Mercantile is the only place on earth with the best fudge and truffles. The owner's sparkling personality is a big bonus!

Thank onlycon
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