Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Salem, MA 

October 18, 2023

If you have sweets on your mind, Salem, Massachusetts is the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet tooth. From unique candy to hand-churned ice cream and from fresh-out-of-the-oven bakery items to homemade mouth-watering chocolates, Salem is the place to get your fill of history and all the yummy desserts and sweets you desire. 

Join us in exploring some of the stops you may want to make while you explore the maritime history, the 1692 Witch Trial history and the cultural scene in Salem. 

Goodnight FattyGoodnight Fatty 

If you’ve never experienced a warm, late-night “fattie” (or cookie) from Goodnight Fatty, then you have got to make a stop at their weekend shop after 6 pm in Washington Square, Salem. 

Each weekend, bakers at Goodnight Fatty sling a new line-up of three mystery-flavored cookies packed with nostalgia. They work hard to come up with something fresh each week that gets you pumped for the weekend.

In addition to curbside pick-up of delicious cookies while you explore Salem, there are also deliveries offered in the following communities – Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Swampscott, Marblehead, & Lynn. 

Curly Girl Candy Shop 

If your sweet tooth is craving good old-fashioned candy, Curly Girl Candy Shop is the place to be. 

The heavenly sugary smell of candy will lure you into Curly Girl but the over 80 bulk bins, novelty candy, nostalgic candy, lollipops, beverages and more will have you browsing for a while. 

To find out what’s in store, how to book a party with Curly Girl or to learn more about the identity of the “Curly Girl” herself, check out their online store and offerings

Melt Ice Cream
Melt Ice Cream 

If your cravings include something cold and refreshing, Melt Ice Cream on Washington Street in Salem should be on your list of places to visit. 

Melt Ice Cream is a year-round indulgence whether you are visiting Salem during the height of the Halloween season or when the crowds have thinned out during the winter months. Melt is open for business through it all. 

This boutique ice cream shop offers unique flavors using local and organic ingredients whenever possible including seasonal flavors like Apple Crisp, Pumpkin, Ginger, and Vegan Dark Chocolate Coconut. Order online or head in for a sweet treat! 

Coffee Time Bake Shop 

Located on Bridge Street (1A) in Salem, Massachusetts, Coffee Time Bake Shop is the ideal destination for cakes, specialty beverages, pastries, breakfasts, and more!

This family-owned and operated bakery and coffee shop has been proudly serving delicious cakes and pastries to the North Shore for over 30 years. Their full-service menu of seasonal items, desserts, cakes, drinks, and breakfast pastries is well-known across the region as the place to get your hankering for bakery items satisfied! 

Whether you are craving a nice cool scoop of ice cream or a warm pastry to melt in your mouth, Salem’s sweet treat scene can’t be beaten.