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best thing in springfield that isn't about lincoln

Pease's has been an institution in Springfield for at least 60 years, which should tell you... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Jim K
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Hurley, New York
Changed locations but you should visit here

So I was going to go here from a review I saw. The old location was across the street from the old... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2015
patgranada
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Chicago, Illinois
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Nov 30, 2016
“best thing in springfield that isn't about lincoln”
Jul 23, 2015
“Something sweet”
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Pease's has been an institution in Springfield for at least 60 years, which should tell you something. Everything is wonderful, and the staff know all about everything. No matter why you're in town, follow these simple steps: (1) go to Pease's (2) Buy candy. (3)...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

A cute local candy store with some really yummy treats. They have beautiful chocolates as well as your standard chocolate treats. The chocolate itself is delicious and worth the calories. My son loved the chocolate pennies and Lincoln heads.

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

So I was going to go here from a review I saw. The old location was across the street from the old capitol building. But they moved. Their new address is 1701 s state, springfield il. It's about 10 minutes away but I'm glad I...More

1  Thank patgranada
Reviewed 27 October 2014

This is where generations of Springfieldians have obtained their "penny candies". Wonderful chocolates. Try their Raggedy Anns! Great carmels. Great pop corn. In season pick up a carmel apple or their chocolate covered strawberries. A real treat.

Thank Dawnie_Bird
Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

Great local candy shop. Chocolate Lincoln pennies, white chocolate dipped Lincoln logs (pretzels) are a few candy options with a nod to the city's favorite son. A variety of gift options for all holidays.

2  Thank PennyZW
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The candy is all homemade but a little expensive. Been in Springfield a long time. Unfortunately, they are moving some of their operations to the St. Louis are.

Thank Mary Jane T
Reviewed 4 May 2012

My husband and I stumbled across Pease's downtown location on our recent trip to Springfield. Located very close to the Lincoln Museum and Library, it's a perfect stop to pick up locally made chocolates and popcorn. We absolutely loved the Presidential Squares, which are pretzel...More

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