Who We Are

We are a small, family-run business with big dreams, and we are proud to be a part of the local community. Owner, Neil Garfinkel, was born and raised in Western New York, and is proud to bring such a wide selection of gourmet goods to his hometown of Lewiston, NY. Putting hot sauce on everything (including pancakes!) since childhood, Neil’s vision of what has become our store has been many years in the making. We believe that doing what you love is important, and sharing what you love with others is better yet. So, we invite you to come on down to Sgt. Peppers and share our dream with us.

Taste something exciting, discover something unusual, live the dream.

It’s wonderful to be here, it’s certainly a thrill

– The Beatles

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring you the finest products at the fairest of prices. At Sgt. Peppers, we believe that variety truly is the spice of life; we strive to stock our shelves with an ample selection of unique, exciting, and most importantly, quality goods.

We Carry:

  • Hot Sauce
  • Gourmet Cheese
  • BBQ Sauce, Marinades, Rubs
  • Jerky & Cured Meats
  • Pickles, Olives, Peppers
  • Spices
  • Nuts & Snacks
  • Gift Baskets
  • Etc.

There’s more in store than we can possibly list, so come on in and check it out!


Local Products

While we do carry many national brands, Sgt. Peppers is proud to feature sauces and other items from local vendors as well.


Unlock Your Taste Buds

We don’t just carry spicy goods. If you like to experiment in the kitchen we have all kinds of sauces from sweet, to tart, to tangy and beyond. We’re often sampling different items so come in and try something new!


Always Improving

Never satisfied? Neither are we. We’re always working to expand our selection, so check back often.


Your Voice Is Important

Love something you purchased in our store? Want to try something we don’t have? Please let us know if there’s something special you’d like us to order, and keep us in the loop about products you love so we can share your feedback with others.


Breaking The Mold

Our selection includes everything from traditional favorites to the unique and obscure that can only be found in a specialty shop.



Our store is open every day of the week,(closed Sundays between January 1st and April 1st) with extended hours during Lewiston’s many festivals and events.

Customer Reviews

If you like it hot…Neil’s got! Great selection.” – Joel S.

Great selection of hot sauces, marinades, cheeses, meats and pickles – an absolute stop while you’re in the village. From an every day sauce to a novel gift, you’ll find it here!” – Chris B.

“The cheese is amazing.” – Rachel S.

Talk to the man in charge

Want to learn more about our products? Curious about the store? Sgt. Peppers welcomes your questions and comments.