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2814 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 255-5089
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Oh My God, the chocolate!!!!!

I have not found chocolate treats like this since I was a little child. This is truly a wonderland of chocolate. I could easily spend the day, and a LOT of money here!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Carlsbad, California
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Carlsbad, California
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206 reviews 206 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have not found chocolate treats like this since I was a little child. This is truly a wonderland of chocolate. I could easily spend the day, and a LOT of money here!!!!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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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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115 helpful votes 115 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

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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69 reviews 69 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 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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12 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2814 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 255-5089

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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