Valentine's Day is around the corner, and now is the time to start planning the perfect gift. Why settle for the standard box of chocolates from the grocery store when there are so many boutique chocolate shops near DC homes for sale where you can find a truly distinctive, delicious gift? Our real estate agents have the decadent details on 7 of the best DC chocolate stores where you can find the ideal gift just in time for Valentine's Day this year.
- The Chocolate House – 1904 18th St. NW., Washington, DC 20009
In a city that brings together people from around the world, it's only fitting that one of the most popular chocolate shops offers treats from nearly every corner of the globe. The Chocolate House offers more than 400 unique, artisanal chocolate confections sourced from chocolatiers located all over the world. Sample some of their excellent chocolates in the tasting room to help you choose the perfect gift.
- Chocolate Chocolate – 1130 Connecticut Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20036
For more than 30 years, Chocolate Chocolate has been one of DC's favorite places to shop for delicious gifts for any occasion. Every year, the team at Chocolate Chocolate puts together a special Valentine's Day collection, filled with great gift ideas. Make a visit to the store to choose your gift, or shop online and have it delivered directly to your door.
- L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates – 1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20007
In addition to countless chocolate delicacies and handmade pastries, L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates is famed for its Drinking Chocolate. These delectable drinks come in many flavors, including dark, white, milk, single-source dark, and spicy dark chocolate. So if you're looking for something a little different than the traditional chocolate confections, this is a perfect place to shop.
- Arcay Chocolates – 1280 4th St. NE., Washington, DC 20002
Owned and operated by international Master Chocolatier Anabella Arcay, Arcay Chocolates has won nearly too many international chocolate awards to count. A few highlights include recognition from the International Chocolate Awards in Venezuela, the Americas, and prestigious Worldwide categories. Shop from an extensive collection of chocolate truffles, specialty bars, shots, peels, pretzels, and fruit to find the ideal gift.
- Capital Candy Jar – 201 15th St. NE., Washington, DC 20002
Known for its gift boxes and special Valentine's Day collections, the Capital Candy Jar offers great gifts to suit every taste. The Valentine's Day collections include favorites like the truffle gift box, chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-covered pretzels, and foil-wrapped milk chocolate hearts. You will also find plenty of gift ideas in their other collections, many of which can be ordered online.
- Neuhaus – 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE. #109, Washington, DC 20002
A Belgian chocolatier with more than 150 years of experience producing some of the world's best chocolate, Neuhaus has opened stores around the world to share its delicious confections. The DC shop is conveniently located in Union Station, with tons of boutique treats shipped directly from Belgium.
- Läderach Chocolatier – 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20002
Another international chocolate shop located at Union Station, Läderach Chocolatier brings the flavors of Switzerland to the DC area. Choose your gift from a vast selection of pralines, truffles, fudge, personalized gifts, snacks, chocolate popcorn, and trademark FrischSchoggi to find a unique gift for Valentine's Day this year.
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