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Magical Place for All Ages!

This charming General Store is so quaint and filled with wonderful gifts, toys and candies. Whoever... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Gwen D
Saint James, New York
Been coming here since I was a kid

I love this place, they have all kinds of candy and plenty of things to look at including antiques... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Port Jefferson Station, New York
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516 Moriches Rd, Located Northwest of Route 25A, Saint James, NY 11780-1316
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This charming General Store is so quaint and filled with wonderful gifts, toys and candies. Whoever is responsible for ordering the merchandise should be commended. After visiting, be sure to take a slow drive around the neighborhood. Five minutes away is a secret spot called...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gwen D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I love this place, they have all kinds of candy and plenty of things to look at including antiques and books.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 310marielh
Reviewed 11 September 2018

It’s nice to know that some good things in this fast-paced, quickly changing world remain virtually the same despite the passing years. I first visited the St. James General Store as a college student in the mid 60’s when all of its wonders – and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cyberyaya
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The St. James General Store is a place that everyone should visit at least once, if not more. There is something for everyone there. There is a second floor. Although the stairs are narrow, it is worth going upstairs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ama115
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Just off route 25 A a few blocks. Do drive the speed limit. The local police here are looking for any excuse to pump up the towns revenue. The Store gives you a look back at how things were many years ago. Fun inexpensive penny...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rockygee
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Really a terrific historical place to go browsing in here on long island !the prices are very reasonable and how can you not forget about purching whatever you would like even the penny candies !let me tell you all many many years ago I really...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I stopped here on our way to a vineyard. What a nice store to poke around in. I thought the prices were reasonable. Keep in mind it is a retail store, not a non-profit organization. Definitely worth a visit. Keep in mind...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kathymart
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is a historical location, with people dressed in period clothes, willing to teach you the history of the building. They have home goods, penny candy, a toy room in the back, and books written by local authors upstairs. A great place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank NicoleMarieTeresa
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Closes early, I think 5:00 pm most days so get here early. People seem to flood the tiny store around 4:30 so don't be one of them. If you want to enjoy your browsing get here somewhat earlier and take your time without being jostled....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank fyremaven
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Loved the old tins, stoneware and bottles that line the shelves. It sets the mood to the way things were. Check out the counter. Has lots of 'gift' items but the organization that maintains it needs the $$$ to keep it running.

Date of experience: December 2016
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