Chocolatier - 2012 Winners

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.

2012 Winner

1. 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
2012 Runner-Up

2. See's Candies

Voters Love

"I have a special fondness for See's Candies. Despite the fact that I do love many of the new fancy label brands, ... I can..."  via Carolyn W.

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210 El Camino Real South San Francisco CA
2012 Finalist

3. 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
2012 Finalist

4. 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
2012 Finalist

5. Cocoa Bella Chocolates

Voters Love

"From Belgium to Colorado...chocolate is amassed from around the world to bring some of the finest. Don't forget to try the..."  via Ellisa F.

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2102 Union St San Francisco CA 94123
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
  • 172

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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