Best independent chocolate shops in Vancouver
By Vancity Buzz
To satisfy a sweet tooth, or keep a sweetheart satisfied, Vancouver has some delectable options for chocoholics.
Thomas Haas has been making life in Vancouver sweeter for 20 years now, and his handcrafted chocolates and pastries are destination desserts for locals and tourists alike.
Come for the chocolates, indeed, but stay (or come back again and again) for their much-lauded cream puffs in an array of whimsical flavours.
Yaletown’s xoxolat is an “edible gallery,” making it a destination for chocolate enthusiasts and those wanting to learn more about single origin chocolate from around the globe.
Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe
Small batch chocolates in the French tradition are the specialty of the maison at Thierry, though you may be easily sidetracked by the café’s stunning pastries, liquid chocolate and macarons.
This chic chocolatier and café on the downtown waterfront is a great place to sit back and sip a cup of cocoa, or pick up some delectable chocolate treats to savour later.
It’s no wonder “arts” is in Chocolate Arts’ name: Their chocolates are visually stunning, and boast tantalizing flavour combinations.
Granville Island’s ChocolaTas beckons locals and visitors alike with their stunning visual display, and keeps their sweet-loving customers happy with excellent service and excellent chocolate.
This award-winning chocolatier uses fair trade, organic cocoa to make their artisanal chocolates right there in the shop.