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Lake Champlain Chocolates

750 Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401-4923
+1 800-465-5909
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Chocoholic heaven

Lake Champlain Chocolates provides an excellent and informative half-hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allen M
Informative

The free tour is watching a video, staff member explaining facts about chocolate making and viewing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gerri624
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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!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dark chocolate” (34 reviews)
“free samples” (33 reviews)
“factory seconds” (26 reviews)
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750 Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401-4923
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+1 800-465-5909
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Champlain Chocolates provides an excellent and informative half-hour lecture/demonstration/tour of the art and craft of creating chocolate delights. Included are free samples of raw and finished confections.

Thank Allen M
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Than you Allen for the great review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The free tour is watching a video, staff member explaining facts about chocolate making and viewing the production of chocolates through the glass window where you sit for the video. You are given a free sample (one chocolate) at the end of the presentation. The...More

Thank gerri624
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming! I'm sorry you missed our factory seconds area. We have a permanent area in our store dedicated to factory seconds with bins of bulk chocolate, chocolate bars and bags of various chocolates - it's one of the largest areas in the store...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The store is small and the “tour” takes place right in the store. You sit down in seats next to a window that views the production floor and they do a short video and lecture. The young girl doing the lecture was very informative and...More

Thank SarCarm
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I love cocoa and take every opportunity to taste locally crafted chocolate, and this place is (by far) the best I've experienced! We started with a few drinks while we waited for the tour. I ordered the traditional hot cocoa, which was smooth and delicious!...More

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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you for coming and for your kind words!

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Fun short through the window tour. Also, short video. The staff is very informative. Also, free samples. Excellent chocolate!!

Thank Cindy B
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for stopping by!

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

The through the window tour of Lake Champlain Chocolate Factory was very interesting and educational. Our tour hostess did a great job answering our questions and served some samples to taste the different chocolates. I would recommend for 3rd graders on up. We are seniors....More

Thank Evelyn S
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for coming!

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went in for the chocolate tasting which is 4 types of plain chocolate (I expected to try their actual special creations). The chocolate is very good but the prices are VERY high. We purchased a few pieces since we were there but do not...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Best dark chocolate with ground almond I’ve had. Nice staff. Great dark chocolate almond bark too. I had to only get one thing but the Carmel apples looked awesome too.

Thank Frank4014
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is a huge store with so many different types of chocolates you will go crazy trying to choose. You can't go wrong! It's in a plaza along with Cabot Cheese so there is something for everyone at this location.

Thank dfuller
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thanks for stopping by!

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice chocolates and coffee to buy. You can get factory seconds for a very decent prize. The truffle selection is awesome.

Thank viganiko
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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks for visiting!

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mommy2scnc
July 23, 2017|
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Response from LakeChamplain83 | Property representative |
No, we don't take reservations. However, if you have more than 10 people we do ask that you call ahead and book a special tour. Additionally, tours do fill up during the busy summer season and especially on rainy days. If... More
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