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Sweet Shop

100 W German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-2432
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (24 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
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100 W German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife has been watching Ghost of Shepherdstown and wanted to visit the bakery and of course...we were a little hungry for something sweet. Kelsie was very sweet hostess that helped us. Food good and Kelsie was so nice.More

Thank Mike S
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments, Mike! It's great fun having our little shop featured in the Ghosts of Shepherdstown series and we've met some wonderful people when they pass through on their own personal ghost hunting adventures. We'll be sure to let Kelsey know that...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

There was a good variety the day we arrived, my favorite was the coconut macaroons. Assortment of jellies and honey. Breads also. Things are reasonable, we went for coffe 3x and was happy to enjoy it.

Thank deborahfalgowski
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We try to maintain a variety of sweet and savory items and have something for almost everyone. Those coconut macaroons are definitely a winner with our customers. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband drove here because we had seen the show, "Ghosts of Shepherdstown". He was disappointed there was no paranormal activity that morning but that German Chocolate Cupcake made up for the lack of ghost. It was moist, and the icing was just sweet enough....More

Thank nowzer
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for the praise! Our German chocolate cupcake is definitely a customer favorite, especially among our male customers, it seems. We hope you'll come back to Shepherdstown to explore a little further. We have lots to offer in addition to the Colonel!

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I've never had a bad experience with the Sweet Shop! The coffee is really good and so are the cupcakes. I stopped in for a chocolate croissant and they are delicious! The spinach and cheese croissants are a good, fast lunch and my friends are...More

Thank KillerSwann
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

What a great review from a regular customer! Thank you so much for your kind words. We agree that the chocolate croissant, warmed a bit, is especially delicious and our pepperoni rolls rival any you'll find in the state. We're happy to use locally roasted...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

I always stop in the Sweet Shop when I'm in Shepherdstown for muffins, eclairs, etc. and coffee, and to take their pumpernickel bread home.

Thank Reston101
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! You're welcome to call ahead, if you'd like, so you can be sure we have your bread waiting for you. See you again soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to check this place out for a couple of days but since they close by 6 PM it has been very difficult to get there prior to. I finally got a chance to make it there today. I was in the mood...More

Thank John M
Teresa M, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for the great review, John! Our jumbo cupcakes are a customer favorite and we're glad you chose the carrot. Your palate is very accurate! We start with a spice cake base and add shredded carrots, walnuts and cranberries. Our house-made cream cheese icing...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

after walking around town on a hot day we were looking for something cold stepping inside of the locals inside told me this was the place to be. The sweets looked fantastic, but we ordered Ice Cream It was Soft serve but it was the...More

Thank Thomas H
Carey H, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks so much for the compliments, Thomas! We really love our soft-serv vanilla as well. We also have lots of super yummy toppings to go along with it, such as toasted coconut and fresh fruit. Please come and see us again!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We got pumpernickel, and also English Muffin Bread. Both loaves are almost gone now! Didn't try anything else.

Thank Patti R
Carey H, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you so much for the compliments, Patti! We are so happy you enjoyed your breads. We can also ship our breads to you, or to anywhere in the country. Makes a great gift!

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Was worth the visit! It was huge and a great pastry to share . Building was old but pastries were splendid . Extremely helpful and friendly wait staff. Nice bistro tables outside.

Thank kenfr
Carey H, Manager at Sweet Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thanks so much for the compliments! The Shepherd Twist is a scratch-made sweet dough pastry with toasted pecans, coconut, cinnamon and apricot jam and it is one of our favorites as well. Please come and see us again!

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Fresh baked goods from cake to cookies. This is the place I would treat myself to if I was in Shepherd University. Tables and chairs inside and out. A nice place to meet up with friends.

Thank ChrisDCarlson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Shepherdstown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-876-2432
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