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FATHER'S DAY
$21.0
Father's Day 1/2 Lb Ballotin
an assortment of delicious milk, dark and white belgian chocolates. the golden ballotin comes wrapped in gift-paper and ribbon with a cloth flower tied to the top.
$40.0
Father's Day 1 Lb Ballotin
an assortment of delicious milk, dark and white belgian chocolates. the golden ballotin comes wrapped in gift-paper and ribbon with a cloth flower tied to the top.
$78.0
Father's Day 2 Lb Ballotin
an assortment of delicious milk, dark and white belgian chocolates. the golden ballotin comes wrapped in gift-paper and ribbon with a cloth flower tied to the top.
$30.5
Father's Day 3/4 Lb Ballotin
an assortment of delicious milk, dark and white belgian chocolates. the golden ballotin comes wrapped in gift-paper and ribbon with a cloth flower tied to the top.
$59.0
Father's Day 1 1/2 Lb Ballotin
n assortment of delicious milk, dark and white belgian chocolates. the golden ballotin comes wrapped in gift-paper and ribbon with a cloth flower tied to the top.
CLASSIC BALLOTINS
Traditional Assortment
Dark Assortment
Milk Assortments
One-of-a-Kind Assortment
Sugar Free
Kosher
HOLIDAY CHOCOLATES
$38.0
Deluxe Christmas Assortment
16 pieces (app. 1/2 lb.) of leonidas traditional collection of fresh belgian chocolates in de luxe chocolate box.
$149.95
Chocolate Ballotin Tower
tower of ballotins include dark, milk and white mix of classic leonidas pralines. 4 lbs. of chocolate included.
$32.0
Christmas 1 Lb. Ballotin
1 lb. ballotin of famous leonidas pralines with christmas decoration
$28.0
Small Red Jewelry Box
small red jewelry box with 12 fresh leonidas chocolates from brussels. tied with christmas bow.
$46.0
Red Large Jewelry Box
red large velvet jewerly box with holiday bow. this collectable piece includes 30 exquisite fresh leonidas chocolates from brussels.
MAKE YOUR OWN ASSORTMENT
Les L's
Fresh Butter Creams
Marzipan
Truffles
Liquor Creams
Ganache
Soft Caramel
Creme Maison
Praline
Sugar Free
LEONIDAS COLLECTIONS
$24.95
Classic Collection of 18
classic leonidas collection of 20 traditional pralines
1 Lb. Kosher Assortment
kosher collection of the best leonidas chocolates; 1 lb. - buche praline dark, milk and white - carre croquant dark and milk - casaleo dark, milk and white - princesse forme enrobee dark and milk - noisette masquee dark, milk and white - gianduja $32.00 - $38.00
Les Coups Assortment
5 flavors of les coupes in a 25 praline collection box: coupe lait de coco - dark chocolate coupe filled with coconut milk and white chocolate and topped with flakes of coconut. coupe tiramisu - milk chocolate coupe filled with praline with brown-sugar biscuit, tiramisu and amaretto-flavoured ganache, topped with amaretti crystals. coupe truffe maracuja - milk chocolate coupe filled with passion fruit-flavoured dark and milk chocolate and topped with tiny violets in sugar. coupe lait d'amande - plain chocolate coupe filled with almond-milk ganache, marzipan and white chocolate and topped with milk chocolate flakes. coupe praline croquant milk chocolate coupe filled with a whirl of caramelised nuts. $32.00 - $42.00
$24.95
Sugar Free Collection
nibs, praline, manon blanc, milk, dark and white sugar free chocolates. these products use artificial sweeteners: maltitol and sorbitol
1 Lb. Pure Liquor Chocolates
over 1 lb. of alcohol centers in dark chocolate. 32 pieces of amaretto, poire william, grand marnier, limoncello, whisky, curacao and cointreau. note: will not ship with graphical cover as shown in the picture, but a gold de luxe box. $36.00 - $42.00
DE LUXE GIFTS
Jewelry
Velvet Hearts
Gold Metal
Belgian Houses
Golden Boxes
VALENTINE'S
$24.95
Medium Size Red Velvet Heart
medium size (18 cm) velvet heart filled with the classic selection of leonidas pralines. the red velvet heart is made of luxurious velvet and silk with soft top lid. app.0.4-05lb of chocolates, 14-16 pieces of the heart shaped leonidas pralines.
Leonidas Valentines Deluxe
leonidas valentines assortment with heart shaped chocolates filled in a red-pink velvet box. app. 1 lb. of chocolates or 35 pieces of chocolates. $30.00 - $37.95
$38.95
Velvet Valentine's Heart
large red leonidas velvet valentine's heart filled with fresh butter cream filled, heart shaped chocolates. the velvet red heart is made of red luxury velvet with soft cover. app. 0.8-0.9 lb of chocolate or 26-29 heart shaped chocolates.
$56.0
Valentine's Ballotin 1.5 Lb
leonidas valentine's ballotin - 1.5 lb of most popular leonidas chocolates
$28.0
Red De Luxe Jewelry Box with 12 Pralines
red satin de luxe jewelry box with gold lining filled with an assortment of 12 exquisite pralines (dimensions 5.5 x 4 x 3.25) and napolitains.
$38.0
Valentine Ballotin 1 Lb
valentines ballotine; 1 lb of most popular leonidas chocolates
$46.0
Red Velvet Jewelry Box with 30 Pralines
red large jewelry box with 30 fresh leonidas chocolates from belgium.
PARTY FAVORS
$1.95
Mini Ballotin of One Praline
mini ballotin of one praline
Mini Ballotin of Eight Pralines
mini ballotin of eight pralines assortment $9.95 - $11.95
$3.25
Mini Ballotin of Two Pralines
mini ballotin of two pralines assortment
$19.95
4 Mini Ballotins of Four Pralines
four mini ballotin of four pralines
SOLID CHOCOLATES
$17.95
Napolitan 1/2 Lb. Mix
assortment of napolitans from leonidas; 1/2 mix of dark, dark nibs, milk feuilletine, orange, cinnamon, mint, crispy white and other favorites
Orange Peel 1 Lb.
the famous orange peels from leonidas in a 1 lb. pack $19.00 - $36.00
$19.95
Leonidas Tablets
assortment of 6 leonidas tablets; orange, coco nibs, dark, crispy white and milk feuilletine
Sponsored by: Leonidas Chocolate Cafe

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fresh Belgian Chocolates
1. Fresh Belgian Chocolates
"I discovered Leonidas 35 years ago in Belgium while on my honeymoon."
RussFuss
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2. French Breakfast
2. French Breakfast
"This is a wonderful Belgium cafe right off the magnificent mile."
TravelinPam3
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3. European flair - Illy espresso
3. European flair - Illy espresso
"they serve a great coffee and hot chocolate also"
FreqFlier2010
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About
This European-style cafe features Leonidas gourmet chocolates, chocolate fondue, hot chocolate, espresso, tea, croissants baked daily, gelato and other french pastries. You might recognize the name Leonidas - their premium chocolates are sold at over 1,400 locations worldwide, imported directly to this store from Brussels every two weeks.Looking for a place to enjoy a warm summer night? Come sip iced lattes, teas or smoothies and taste our delicious gelato on the Parisian-themed outdoor terrace.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, French, Belgian, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leonidas Chocolate Cafe is a very well-designed and lovely decorated cafe, with the cute and cheerful interior looks, a proper display of all the chocolate and baked products, small but cozy seating areas, and excellent customer service. It feels comfy to be at this cafe...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank irina g
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I used to love coming here for a cocoa and chocolate but these past few months have not been stellar. For over four years I'd pop in and come here for cocoa and pleasing conversation but unfortunately this place is constantly hiring new people so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank butterflyshadows
Reviewed August 28, 2018

There are moments in the day, when you Need a cup of good coffee and something next to it, small and sweet or maybe not very small, but sweet. It was exactly that moment when we're desperately passing many cafes offering late breakfasts or plentiful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Velomaniac
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Leonidas Cafe serves the most wonderful hot chocolate; it is made from chocolate not cocoa powder. I love the Mexican Hot Chocolate in particular; there's nothing like it when there is chilly weather. They serve Sweet Crêpes and Savory Crêpes, Belgian Waffles, Ice Cream Desserts,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Terence F
Reviewed November 24, 2017

I always stop here for a quick fine cup of coffee and chocolates. Their macchiato is especially foamy and delicious.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Rolf A
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Stopped in here to get cold drinks whilst sight seeing in Chicago-great staff-helped us make selections-lovely lemonade, smoothies and iced coffee.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jack_and_Nunu
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Having been to Leonidas in Belgium, when I saw the shop in Chicago, I just had to go. Leonidas' signature confections are available, and, while delicious, just aren't as fresh as they are in Belgium--the price is a lot higher, too. But, that is all...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Lorelei B
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I stopped by Leonidas after searching online for great coffee shops during my recent visit to Chicago again. It happened to be pouring down raining that afternoon so I went in to get a warm drink; vanilla cappuccino and a chocolate eclair, the cappuccino was...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank SonjiaA
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Having lived in Europe for a few year, we have been spoiled with European (especially French) pastries and have been trying to find a good European bakery in Chicago. We found Leonidas Chocolate Cafe on TA and was looking forward to trying their Belgian chocolate...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank pingaroo
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I was staying at a hotel about a mile away and stumbled on Leonidas on a long walk along Michigan Avenue and on my way to a restaurant that I had found nearby. This is not a cheap shop. Expect to pay artisan prices, but...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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