Why not splurge on some really good chocolate for Easter? We’ve put together a list of chocolatiers in Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham, and the surrounding area, with information on how to place orders.
Visit each website, and, if available, visit in person, to get the full scope of what’s offered.
Where: 327 W Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Order online: viderichocolatefactory.com/shop
More info: Bean to Bar chocolate factory and coffee shop. Anything in the store ships for $15, but if you spend $50 or more, shipping is free.
Where: 936 N Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
Order online: escazuchocolates.square.site
More info: Shipping and pick-up available.
Where: 8480 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
More info: Chocolate Boutique hosts chocolate-making parties, date nights and chocolate fountain rentals.
Where: Find them at Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market and Durham Farmers’ Market
More info: Chocolatay Confections is a duo in Chapel Hill who operate a peanut-free confectionary. They specialize in small batch chocolates and confections using traditional candy making techniques and mindfully sourced materials. You can order online for shipping (only in fall, winter and spring) or for pick up at one of the farmers’ markets.
Where: Purchase from New Hope Market, 6117 NC-86 S, Chapel Hill
Order: Ebay store
More info: Chocolate Innovations creates unique chocolate creations and natural juice products. Most workers are people with disabilities.
Red Light Chocolates
Where: Found at various locations (see below)
Order: Order online at redlightchocolates.com
More info: Red Light Chocolates makes beautiful artisan chocolate truffles, caramels and caramel sauce, hot chocolate bombs, and other seasonal confections. They use pure Belgian chocolate and local and/or organic ingredients when possible. Additionally, they use all natural flavors (such as raspberry puree, lime juice, organic mint oil) and don’t add preservatives.
Red Light Chocolates’ products can be found at NOFO (Raleigh) and Stateview Hotel (Raleigh). They also offer national shipping.
Where: 312 W Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27511
Order: Order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone
More info: Local delivery and shipping is available. They also sell candy making supplies, sugar free chocolates, and more.
Miel Bon Bons
Where: 1011 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
Order: Visit the shop or order a some of the products at mielbonbons.com
More info: Miel Bon Bons is a boutique-style bakery and chocolate shop, so you can shop for cakes, macarons and more. Shipping is available.
Chocolates by Whitney
Where: 235 Cook Street, Wendell, NC 27591
Order: Order by phone or by messaging through the Facebook page
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Chocolate Smiles is the best. They have the most options including nut free options, and omg the truffles!!! SOOO GOOD!
Chocolates By Whitney in Wendell should be listed as one of the best Chocolate stores in Wake County
Jody Mace says
Thanks for the suggestion! I sent them a message to get some info for the list.
JoAnne Latta says
Chocolates by Whitney just has the best chocolates you will ever put in your mouth. If you have not tried them I highly recommend doing so. You will be very happy you did.
Can you recommend any options for diabetics, who can’t have the sugar?