Get your Valentine’s Day fix at these Chicago chocolate shops!
Looking for something tasty to give your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you need something to snack on with your friends on Galentine’s Day. Better yet, if you’re solo, give yourself a little gift in celebration of Singles Awareness Day! Regardless of which variation you choose to acknowledge, Chicago has plenty of chocolatiers prepared to serve you their very best. From bonbons to specialty bars, here are the best spots to pick up a sweet treat.
545 West Diversey Parkway
If you’re looking to impress, try pulling out these world-famous chocolates on the 14th. KC Chocolatier sells genuine Belgian chocolates in East Lincoln Park. The world recognized that the expertise of KC Chocolatier’s parent company Kim’s Chocolates, based in Tienen, Belgium, backs this Chicago shop. They provide chocolates in a variety of shapes, but the most important thing is the taste. You can’t argue with Belgian chocolate.
2745 West Armitage Avenue
For those who strive to buy local, there’s a chocolate shop for you! Katherine Anne Confections gets all their cream from an Illinois herd of Jersey cows, and local wildflower honey is used in place of corn syrup. Their hand-dipped truffles come in fourteen different flavors that will wow any chocolate lover. Gift up their special Valentine’s Day Box containing truffles, caramels, and handcrafted s’mores in a box. Or make it a date on February 11 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, when the shop will host a chocolate and wine night featuring a limited edition selection of 16 sweets paired with eight wines along with charcuterie and cheese spreads.
3308 North Broadway Street
Want a magical Valentine’s Day experience? Head over to Windy City Sweets and visit their Willy Wonka-inspired shop. Try their signature chocolate blend or their handmade fudge for a chocolate experience you won’t forget. The shop was named Chicago’s Best Candy Store by Chicago Magazine in 2017, so you can bet you won’t be disappointed.
1651 North Wells Street
Heads up Chocoholics! Cocoa + Co. has artisan chocolates from around the world ready to make your Valentine’s Day delicious. With fifteen brands of chocolate bars and beautifully wrapped gift boxes available, you won’t go wrong sending your sweetie something from this classic Chicago chocolate shop.
1332 North Halsted Street
If you’re looking for chocolate with a little extra sparkle, try browsing Veruca Chocolates’ special Valentine’s Day collections. You can also check out their new Chicago collection. These chocolates are decorated with minimalist prints of famous Chicago landmarks and could add a special touch to a Valentine’s Day in the city!