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

    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.

  • Beta5 Chocolates

    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.

  • xoxolat

    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.

  • Mink Chocolates

    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.

  • Chocolate Arts

    It’s no wonder “arts” is in Chocolate Arts’ name: Their chocolates are visually stunning, and boast tantalizing flavour combinations.

  • ChocolaTas

    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.

  • Gem Chocolates

    This award-winning chocolatier uses fair trade, organic cocoa to make their artisanal chocolates right there in the shop.