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Sweet Lydia's

160 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852-1731
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“candy shop” (2 reviews)
“marshmallows” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
160 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852-1731
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Reviews (18)
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sweet Lydia's on Merrimack Street in Lowell is an excellent spot for sweets. Lydia Blanchard has created a host of creative delights. Great choice for a little gift when visiting someone.

Thank Discriminating010
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Recently I was at an event in Cambridge that had Sweet Lydia's making S'mores on demand using their own handmade marshmallows. Delicious! While at Lowell winterfest, walking around we found the real homebase of Sweet Lydia's. It's in a storefront up a few stairs. I'm...More

Thank MakingCostumes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Sweet Lydias is the place to go for all things sweet. Lydia herself makes such incredible homemade candies, marshmallows, caramels, bark and the list goes on. Even homemade candy bars are part of the menu and they are incredibly amazing. The fudgy marshmallow is my...More

Thank Timna N
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Focused almost exclusively on variants of caramel Sorry, too sticky in the teeth for me. Not much other variety

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Lowell has been experiencing a revitalization and its in part thanks to great local businesses like Sweet Lydia's. When I went I bought a cookie dough sandwich and a peppermint patty. They were both freshly made and the clerk was very insightful on how the...More

Thank Jailene R
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Sweet Lydia's is an old fashioned candy shop with homemade treats, featuring smores, but many others to choose from. It is on the main street in historic Lowell MA, and half floor up from street level. Stop by to see what is on display, and...More

Thank SevenOh
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Yummy handcrafted candies and very very friendly helpful staff The treats make great gifts if you're able to resist eating them!

Thank rencar
Reviewed 6 September 2015

GO here. Service is great. I love everything! And the service is great. Definitely an awesome addition to downtown Lowell. Go Lydia!

Thank Kristen57
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

You have to try their SMores. I've had several flavors, peanut butter and the raspberry are the best. Not only do they have a shop with fresh candy in downtown Lowell but they go to several local farmers markets where you can buy the Smores....More

Thank LeeannM43
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I can never go in the place without wanting (and usually pretty close to buying) one of everything! Any occasion or non-occasion, including a wednesday night stuffing your face just because. Chocolate covered pretzles and the capt'n crunch clusters are probably my favorite. Caramels with...More

Thank Krista F
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852-1731
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
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