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900 Linden Ave
(805) 684-9340

This is a candy shop that adults will love, too.  They are best known for their wonderful mints, which have actually been celebrated at presidential inaugurations.  However, it's their caramel peanut clusters that keep me coming back.  

If you're fortunate, you might even catch one of their candy makers creating chocolate or mint confections through their glassed in kitchen.


One stroke of luck happened to me while I was there taking pictures for this site.  I was wandering around the shop and a bag of loose stars drew my attention.  I'm from the Midwest where you can get Brach's loose stars for a Christmas cookie that I love but haven't been able to make in 10 years.  I tried them and they worked!  In case you're from the Midwest, too, and have been looking for loose stars for Peanut Butter Blossoms, here is the recipe!


Southbound: Take the 101 to Linden Avenue. Turn right at the stop sign at the end of the ramp.  At the stop lights go straight and Robitailles is one up on the left. 

Northbound:  Take the 101 to Casitas Pass.  At the top of the ramp turn left.  When Casita's pass ends on Carpinteria Avenue, turn right.  At the next light (Linden Avenue) turn left.  Robitailles is one up on the left.