Got a hankering for freshly made chocolate? Believe it or not, South Florida’s got quite a few chocolate factories and shops. Whether the craving is something simple or extravagant and perfect for gift-giving, these 14 chocolate shops have it covered.Read More
14 Great Places to Load Up on Chocolate in South Florida
Satisfy that sweet tooth at these top spots.
Jan's Homemade Candies
A sweet little chocolate shop in the quaint Lauderdale-By-The-Sea neighborhood owned my Bob and Jan Lendi. This shop is known for its array of handmade chocolates, truffles, barks, and fudges. Keeping with the by the beach theme, it even makes seashell shaped chocolates.
Schakolad Chocolate Factory
A European-style chocolate shop using family recipes that have been passed down for generations. Find a display of truffles, candies, chocolate dipped strawberries, and more. From personalized corporate gifts to gift baskets and boxes filled with its fan-favorite truffles, this chocolate shop has been serving the goods since 1995.
This 40-year-old chocolatier is home to 70 different types of candies — mostly of the chocolate variety — but also houses a selection of ice cream and baked goods.
Miami Beach Chocolates
Made by a mother and son duo, this Surfside chocolate shop features chocolate baskets, chocolate lollipops, and truffles for every occasion.
Bachour Restaurant & Bar
This Doral outpost of Antonio Bachour’s popular restaurant may feature a full menu, but it’s nearly impossible to overlook the dessert section where guests will find best selling chocolate items like the Gianduja, a chocolate hazelnut mousse with chocolate hazelnut praline biscuit, milk chocolate whipped ganache, and hazelnut praline.
Chez Bon Bon
At Fontainebleau Miami Beach, executive pastry chef Brielle Fratellone crafts chocolate masterpieces using a proprietary chocolate recipe, the Fontainebleau Sapphire Noir made exclusively for the iconic resort. Check it out inside Chez Bon Bon located just off the hotel’s lobby.
BEN B COCO
Using cacao beans from all over the world, the chocolates at this shop mixes art with owner Benjamin Fogel’s passion for chocolate making. Offering diary free, vegan, and kosher chocolates, guests will find a selection of chocolates, bars, beans, and more.
El Gato Chocolates
This Miami River chocolate shop features bean-to bar-chocolates handcrafted in Peru. These chocolate bars are made with high quality ingredients and are packaged in brightly colored wrappers with stunning outdoor landscapes that can be found in Peru.
This chocolate hub features chocolate bars and truffles filled with everything from guava to champagne, hot chocolate, and even baking mixes. And for serious sugar buffs, tours of the store’s on-site factory are also available.
Sure this pace has all the classic chocolate options like chocolate bars and truffles, but it also features more unique options like chocolate sushi and pepper dusted treats.
Oh My Gosh Brigadeiros
A brigadeiros boutique serving the traditional Brazilian dessert in a variety of flavors and forms. Available individually and in gift boxes that can also be shipped nationally.
Garcia Nevett Chocolatier de Miami
Run by two passionate sisters, this award-winning chocolate shop in South Miami makes everything from hand painted chocolate hearts, to a chocolate s’mores kit, and endlessly popular mini chocolate hearts filled with Nutella.
Miami’s first bean-to-bar chocolate shop, Cao Chocolates is over a decade old and is known for it’s gift boxes and (now virtual) chocolate tastings. Visit them online to purchase.
Wendy's Chocolate & Gift Baskets
This quaint candy store in Palmetto Bay makes fresh candies daily along with a variety of sweet gifts perfect for family and friends.