Best of Boston

Best Chocolate

2013 Best Chocolate

Evelyn and Angel’s

Cambridge
Crystal-shaped Piedmont-hazelnut bonbons. Chunky walnut-caramel clusters. Star-anise truffles. The chocolates at this new Porter Square shop, displayed like delicate china, are as pretty as they […] read more»
2001 Best Chocolate, North

The Chocolate Café

Gloucester
Trust a chocolatier from Nantucket to bring high-end confections to us in a lace-curtained, picture-perfect café. Specialties at this shop include dark chocolate cherry cordials […] read more»
2001 Best Chocolate, Experience

L.A. Burdick Chocolates

Cambridge
Want to experience a European café without the jet lag? Head to Burdick. The true test of chocoholism is actually finishing the iced hot chocolate—a […] read more»
2001 Best Chocolate, Shop

Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland

Boston
Your quest for the Holy Grail of chocolate can end right here. Topnotch and velvety white, dark, and milk chocolates are flown in from Switzerland […] read more»
2000 Best Chocolate

L.A. Burdick

Cambridge
We love the cozy tables in the storefront overlooking Brattle. We love the tiny chocolate mice, complete with colorful ribbon tails. But what we really […] read more»
1997 Best Chocolate

Teuscher

Boston
Champagne truffles? Assorted pralines? Emphatically, yes! These bon-bons are mindnumbingly sweet and decadent beyond belief. Unfortunately the prices can be prohibitive—8 ounces for $27—but sometimes […] read more»
1996 Best Chocolate, Truffles

Chocolat de Versailles

Methuen
Beautiful truffles created by pastry chef extraordinaire Rick Katz. Flavors include breathtaking coffee-mint with fresh mint leaves, delicate chocolate caramel, and divine ginger white chocolate. […] read more»
1994 Best Chocolate, Therapy

Herrell’s Ice Cream

Chocolate Pudding ice cream is a flavor phenomenon: more dense than ice cream, more malleable than fudge, it is a heart-stopping, concentrated burst of chocolate, […] read more»
1994 Best Chocolate, Politically Correct

Gazelle Candies by Jamron

Sudbury
Totally free of artificial ingredients, wrapped in environmentally conscious packaging, and 10 percent of the profits are donated to nonprofit earth-friendly organizations. What better excuse […] read more»
1994 Best Chocolate, Babka

Cake Art & Confections

Sharon
All of Cake Art’s babkas are sublime, but we love the chocolate—rich and crumbly—with chocolate through the center and drizzled like lace over the top. […] read more»
1993 Best Chocolate, Tortoises

Bari & Gail Chocolatier

Newton Upper Falls
You know chocolate turtles. Now imagine something three times bigger made with either milk or dark chocolate, cashews or almonds, and buttery caramel. That’s a […] read more»
1993 Best Chocolate, Truffles

Winand Chocolate Company

Concord
Totally, completely awesome. read more»
1992 Best Chocolate, Truffles

Winand Chocolate Company

Concord
Wonderfully rich and silky. Totally decadent. read more»
1992 Best Chocolate, Politically Correct

Toucan Chocolates

Waban
Recycled paper, vegetable-based ink, nuts from the rain forest in Brazil. PC never tasted so good. read more»