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Lake Champlain Chocolates

750 Pine Street, Burlington, VT
800-465-5909
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Ranked #2 of 9 Shopping in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Specialty Shops
Owner description: The Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Cafe offers chocolates and confections including handmade truffles, caramels, clusters, our famous Five... more » Owner description: The Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Cafe offers chocolates and confections including handmade truffles, caramels, clusters, our famous Five Star Bars, gift assortments and gourmet hot chocolate. The cafe serves lattes, ice creams, gourmet coffee and teas, hot chocolate with homemade whipped cream or marshmallows,and lots of factory seconds! The through-the-window factory tour takes place Monday-Friday on the house from 11am -2pm. Learn the history of Lake Champlain Chocolates, where chocolate comes from, how chocolate is made and enjoy lots of samples! « less
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Dallas, TX
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I took the tour (well actually you just sit in a chair while they talk) and you can look through a window out over where they make the chocolates. We got samples after the tour. I bought several varieties of chocolate to bring home for family and friends. I highly recommend stopping by and seeing the factory (even if you... More

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Never been for the tour, but have been there for the chocolate. If you get "factory seconds" you can save some money and they appear to be the same as the regular only cheaper. There is so much to choose from, I have trouble deciding what I want. Anything with caramel is always a good choice. They also have a... More

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We came for the free tour and to buy some chocolates. It was great to see the manufacturing taking place and learn about the chocolate making process. The samples were generous and sold me on some things I never would have tried. We ended up buying many items, because tasting is believing; this really is the best chocolate in the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Free tours here between 10am and 2pm with free samples too ! We had a short presentation and film about the chocolate company and saw the factory and various stages in the chocolate making . The shop has a good supply of chocolates including some cheaper seconds. I'm afraid we resisted the temptation ! If you're a chocolate lover, this... More

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lake Champlain Chocolates is a chocolate lover's paradise. Picture a bakery with chocolates instead to baked goods. There is a nice variety of flavors, and the staff is very friendly. It's located in the heart of the Church Street shopping area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best chocolate in the world idont buy anything else.. it melt in ur mouth. U just have to try it to understand.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The candy is delicious! We went to the factory expecting a tour. It's free.. but it's not a tour. It's a video in front of a glass window into the factory. Skip the tour - eat the candy and don't skip the hot chocolate. Many locations through out the city to purchase candy.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Its wonderfully handmade USA chocolates, with tours and open look on to the delectable confection floor. Sure, you can buy these wonderful chocolates at Whole Foods and other fine stores... but nothing like visiting where it all happens. I don't know if I showed up on an off day, but I couldn't give it the 5th star because of how... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We didn't do the tour, but the shop is good and the chocolates tasty. If you like chocolate, it's a good way to spend a few minutes if you're down but the lake. For what it is, very nice.

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Port Richey, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The tour is just a sit down tour. It was nice to get some samples because they are yummy. If you get lucky and get a free certificate for cookie at there cafe go get it, because it was the best cookie ever. Otherwise great place to get some delicious chocolates and if it's raining out or looking to burn... More

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