Chocolatier - Best of 2012

Published Apr 10, 2012

Shopping for something sweet isn't hard. But if you need something that is delicious AND meaningful, nothing beats the gift of chocolate. The tradition has been around for decades, so why mess with a good thing? Check out the Best Chocolatier in and around Bay Area vetted by A-List voters.

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Ghirardelli Shop at Ghirardelli Square

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"All five senses are engaged when you enter this little shop. Like a modern day Aladdin, you are surrounded by a..." via jeani

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900 N Point St San Francisco CA 94109
  • Ghirardelli Shop at Ghirardelli Square, Food, Chocolatier, 900 N Point St Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    900 N Point St, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Chocolatier
    210 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA
  • Recchiuti Confections, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 1 Ferry Building, Shop #30 San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    1 Ferry Building, Shop #30, Financial District San Francisco, CA
  • Tcho, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Chocolate, Chocolatier, 17 Pier Embarcadero San Francisco CA 94111
    4. Tcho
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    17 Pier, Embarcadero San Francisco, CA
  • Cocoa Bella Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 2102 Union St San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    2102 Union St, Cow Hollow San Francisco, CA
  • Scharffen Berger, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 1 Ferry Plz, Bldg 14 San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    1 Ferry Plz, Bldg 14, Embarcadero San Francisco, CA
  • Guittard Chocolate Company, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 10 Guittard Rd Burlingame CA 94010
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    10 Guittard Rd, Burlingame, CA
  • Chocalateir Blue, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolatier, 1964 University Ave Downtown Berkeley Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    Multiple locations
  • Christopher Elbow Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 401 Hayes St San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    401 Hayes St, Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • XOX Truffles, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 754 Columbus Ave San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    754 Columbus Ave, North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Michael Mischer Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 3352 Grand Ave Oakland CA 94610
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    3352 Grand Ave, Grand Lake/Lakeshore Oakland, CA
  • Schurra's Candy Factory, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 840 The Alameda San Jose CA 95126
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    840 The Alameda, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Chocolate Covered, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Chocolate, Chocolatier, 4069 24th St Noe Valley San Francisco CA 941143750
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    4069 24th St, Noe Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Café, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 2123 Fillmore St San Francisco CA 94115
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    2123 Fillmore St, Pacific Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    14572 Big Basin Way, Santa Clara County Saratoga, CA
  • The Xocolate Bar, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 1709 Solano Ave Berkeley CA 94707
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    1709 Solano Ave, North Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Teuscher, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 307 Sutter St San Francisco CA 94108
    16. Teuscher
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    307 Sutter St, Nob Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    175 E Prospect Ave, Danville, CA
  • Nominee for: Chocolatier
    865 Market Street, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Leonidas Belgian Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 50 Post St San Francisco CA 94104
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    50 Post St, Financial District San Francisco, CA
  • Coracao Confections, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolatier, Desserts, North Oakland Oakland CA 94608
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    World Map Oakland, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    Oakland Hills Oakland, CA
  • Chocolate Heaven, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 39 Pier, #112 San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    39 Pier, #112, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • Fog City News, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 455 Market St San Francisco CA 94105
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    455 Market St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Jade Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate, 3200 California St San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Chocolatier
    3200 California St, Laurel Heights San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

The 2012 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 72,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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