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Chocolaterie Stam

2814 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 255-5089
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Ranked #31 of 500 restaurants in Des Moines
Cuisines: Dessert
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- Aug 21, 2014
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Don't go here if you're on a diet!! It's overwhelmingly delicious. And such a bliss to find real licorice (not the red thing).

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Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Since touring Europe and tasting all the top-notch chocolate and gelato from around the world, I have searched and searched for something comparable, yet not overpriced, in the US. Stams is that place! The treats may be a bit more expensive than buying packaged at the grocery store, but the quality is exceptional!

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Iowa
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142 reviews 142 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The chocolates here are among the best I've ever had. There were a few unique items that I have never seen before in either a candy store or a chocolate shop. We purchased about 30 pieces and every piece was amazing. I can't recommend this place enough, I'm only glad I live 3 hours away so I can't indulge very... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Chocolaterie Stam is one of the best things Des Moines has to offer. Here we are blessed with a chocolate shop whose only other branches are in Amsterdam. It's a little pricey, but I've never had anything that I didn't think was worth every penny. I go for the chocolates and marzipan. My favorites are probably the fan-shaped tea chocolates... More

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WEST DES MOINES, IOWA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

in all sorts of fun shapes, year round. They also make some of the best gelato you will find in Des Moines. My favorite is the pink grapefruit which has seen me through MANY a hot Summer's day!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

What's not to like? Chocolaterie Stam is based in Des Moines, Iowa, and also Amsterdam. How lucky we don't have to travel overseas to find these incredible, artisan chocolates. In dozens of beautiful shapes and melt-in-your-mouth flavors, this is where you want to buy chocolate! It's where I go anytime I need a gift for a friend.

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This is a great place in Des Moines to enjoy a wonderful dessert of chocolate, with a good cup of coffee. Gelato is available in a number of flavors. The decor is fancy, so you are treating yourself to the full experience. Gifts are available for purchase, These confections melt in your mouth!

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Des Moines
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38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Once you have tried these chocolates, you won't go back to the massed produced wax balls filled with poorly flavored sugar that other manufacturers call chocolates. These are top quality chocolates. If you are going to eat chocolate, eat the best. The bon-bon prices per pound are not the cheapest, but you can get a variety of candies in all... More

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Clive, Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Stam is amazing. Ever since I first had their chocolates, I can't enjoy Godiva or most prepackaged chocolates as I used to, now that I've had fresh! My favorite is their dark chocolate-covered orange peels... delicious!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

oh my gosh! the selection and quality of chocolates is awesome! and the prices are way better than see's !! they have the cutest gift boxes, and the service is very personalized. you cannot go wrong here!! they have wines, gelatos, tables, it is a chocolate wonderland!

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