Chocolatier - 2011 Winners

Published Mar 29, 2011

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.

2011 Winner

1. Coracao Confections

Voters Love

"I wish more restaurants and other food business would model the health-oriented philosophy of Coracao! So many candy choices..."  via Paymaun A.

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Oakland CA 94608
2011 Runner-Up

2. Recchiuti Confections

Voters Love

"I had the pleasure of knowing Michael Recchuiti when he was working for Taste Catering and polishing his talents with..."  via Julia W.

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1 Ferry Building, Shop #30 San Francisco CA 94111
2011 Finalist

3. Ghirardelli Shop at Ghirardelli Square

Voters Love

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

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900 N Point St San Francisco CA 94109
2011 Finalist

4. Scharffen Berger

Voters Love

"While the ferry building is nice, you gotta go across the bay and tour the factory. THE PLACE SMELLS OF FRESHLY ROASTED AND..." 

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1 Ferry Plz, Bldg 14 San Francisco CA 94111
2011 Finalist

5. Tcho

Voters Love

"Just learned about them two years ago...and haven't looked back!"  via Dale H.

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17 Pier San Francisco CA 94111
Contest Overview
  • 89,975
    Total Votes
  • 41,330
  • 179

The 2011 San Francisco AList awards are based on more than 89,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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