The Sweet Life

(212) 598-0092 | View Website

63 Hester St, New York, NY | Directions   10002

40.715824 -73.990453

Open Hours

Mon-Fri 10am-6:30pm

Sat-Sun 11am-6pm

Candy Stores, Restaurants, Bulk Candy  more

More Candy Store Products: Chocolate, Jelly Beans, Licorice

Food Store Products: Gourmet Foods, Nuts

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Downtown, Chinatown

The Sweet Life
The Sweet Life
The Sweet Life

Reviews for The Sweet Life


This adorable mom-and-pop shop features Belgian Dolfin dark chocolate with orange peel, Chuao chocolate nibs bars, Australian dark chocolate bark with nuts, gummies, licorices, halvah, nuts and fruits. Their international selection is particularly impressive, with British Crunchies, Curly Wurlies and Lions, Italian Glitterati candy, and Greek Toggi.

over a year ago

best chocolate on the planet – This is the best chocolate. I am absolutely obsessed with chocolate and have tried all kinds and I eat way too much every day and this place has the best stuff. And for people who are lactose intolerant or need sugar free chocolate, they have that also. and smores, and halva, and dried fruit covered chocolate and Anything you can think of.

Not too expensive either

over a year ago

Conflicted... – Had a family outing and visited my old haunts. Found out the property switched hands 6 years ago. (I discovered the orig. 20 years ago.) I love small pieces of candy, makes me feel as if I am eating more than I am. The gummy frogs were in presealed bags and tasted stale. I don't know if it was their supplier that gave them a bad stash? The chocolate covered stem cherries were a different formula than what I was use to. The hard candy's such as Matlow's lemon and mint flavored are still good. The Sweet Life is still a very charming and they sell some hard to find products such as Elderflower syrup. I will return more often now that I found them again, however, I will stay away from the gummies.

over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Profile – This Lower East Side candy shop, open since 1982, offers bulk candy, chocolate-covered items of all types made in-house, imported chocolate bars, dried fruit and much more.


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