Complete Chocolate Lover’s Guide for the San Francisco Bay Area

Berkeley Bowl West

Known for their extensive produce offerings, the Bowl has almost as many chocolate options as apple varieties (I didn’t count, maybe there are more now)

Published 19 February, 2024

Love + Chocolate – Rockridge

The newest chocolate option on College Avenue in Oakland sells an iconic Belgian chocolate brand

Published 8 February, 2024

Venchi San Jose

Come for the showy chocolate waterfall, stay for the Italian made chocolates and gelato

Published 3 January, 2024

Xocolate & Confections

Second location of this East Bay chocolatier’s house-made, local, and global chocolate including a selection of made-at-the-source bars

Published 23 September, 2023

1.2.3 Chocolat

Easy as 1 2 3, simple as do re mi — now I’ve got Jackson 5 lyrics looping in my head

Published 28 April, 2023

That Batch

Truffles & hot chocolate bombs & lots of other sweet treats

Published 21 March, 2023

Sweet Shop

Lots of candies — plus some local SFBA chocolate — in this neighborhood hangout

Published 13 February, 2023

Shekoh Confections

Luxury confections using local ingredients to make global tastes

Published 13 February, 2023