Surprise your Valentine this February 14th with more than just a box of waxy drugstore chocolates. Show them you really care with fresh, locally-made treats from some of the finest chocolate purveyors in Orlando. Sweeten your Valentine's Day with a visit to these chocolate shops in Orlando.
The City Beautiful is home to a passionate and award-winning selection of chocolatiers. Go the extra mile with a customized box of their favorite truffles, or amp up the romance with hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries from these Orlando chocolate shops. Whatever you do, don't leave it 'till the last minute.
Orlando Chocolate Shops
- Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park
- David Ramirez Chocolates
- Maitland Chocolate Factory
- Schakolad Chocolate Factory
- The Ganachery
- Chocolate Museum & Cafe
- AJ Chocolate House
300 S Park Ave, Winter Park; 407-644-3200
Owned by husband and wife team Kevin and Jami Wray, Peterbrooke Chocolatier on Park Avenue has been a Winter Park staple for years. The team at Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park works hard at crafting tasty creations with chocolate made from ethically sourced cocoa beans.
You can often smell their shop's chocolate aroma wafting down Park Avenue and luring in amblers.
For Valentine's Day, order their freshly dipped strawberries, a chocolate basket, or a custom box of assorted chocolates.
122 N Park Ave, Winter Park; 407-622-6292
Though not exclusive to Orlando, Kilwin’s chain of chocolate shops are still top-notch and deliver a hometown feel. Stroll along Park Avenue this February 14 hand in hand with your honey and stop in Kilwin’s to warm up with espresso and freshly-made fudge.
Orlando: 2154 Central Florida Parkway Suite B-8, Orlando; 407-816-7400
Winter Garden: Plant Street Market (426 W Plant Street, Winter Garden); 407-816-7400
David Ramirez Chocolates are your go-to spot for Valentine's Day. Chocolate confections are made fresh daily using raw, organic, and fair-trade chocolate. Ramirez’s Chocolates are elegant and unique, adorned with decorative designs like gold leaf and leopard print. Mix and match your chocolates with house-made macarons for a classy Valentine’s gift.
Visit the Winter Garden location and make a date of it enjoying all that Plant Street Market has to offer.
445 S Orlando Ave, Maitland; 407-335-4099
This local chocolate shop is the place to go for customized chocolate gifts and friendly neighborhood service. Their frequent buyer punch card rewards those with a year-round sweet tooth. Stop in for their notorious chocolate-covered cheesecake.
You can even order customer, personalize chocolate treats for Valentine's Day. Just be sure to get your order in as soon as possible.
9901 Hawaiian Ct. Orlando, FL 32819; (407) 248-6400
If you're near the attractions area this is your best chocolate shop in Orlando. Schakolad Chocolate Factory does have multiple locations around the country, but Orlando is home to the world headquarters!
Each location makes these chocolates fresh, in-house. The decadent truffles and hand-dipped strawberries are the favorites among their delicious selections.
Disney Springs Marketplace, Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL; (407) 939-5277
For some of the best chocolate in Orlando, pick out some handcrafted truffles and chocolates at The Ganachery at Disney Springs. The decadent treats found here are worth the trip to Disney Springs.
Whether you're a fan of Disney, or not, you'll find a variety of gourmet chocolate creations. Disney-themed treats are aplenty, but you'll be surprised by the variety of gourmet truffles and more without a hint of pixie dust.
11701 International Dr suite 400, Orlando, FL 32821; (407) 778-4871
The Chocolate Museum & Cafe is way more than a chocolate shop. Gourmet chocolates are sold here, but the real draw is the museum of chocolate sculptures and the history of chocolate. And the chocolate and wine tasting is a great date idea on International Drive, for Valentine's Day, or anytime.
552 S. Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Founded in 2002, in Vilnius, Lithuania, AJ Chocolate House grew from a family dream to the chocolates every family wants to enjoy. As AJ Chocolate House shops expanded throughout Europe, their brand began to flourish into sought-after delicacies.
With over 150 different amazing chocolate delicacies, AJ Chocolate House is truly a place to unwind and enjoy the sweetest things life has to offer. Their only location in the US is here in Central Florida!
More Orlando Desserts
Nearly 3 pound heart-shaped Cookie Pi™ delivered to your love, friend, bestie, or galentine! *Baked in an 8×8 heart shaped pan, good for 8-10 people.
Order by February 6, 2023 for delivery before Valentine's Day. All cookie pi shipments will go out Wednesday 2/8. All cookie pi pickups will be ready Friday 2/10-Tues 2/14. 2024 Info TBA
- Fresh Flower Arrangement ( spray roses, carnations, baby eucalyptus)
- 4 Madeleines (Passionfruit, Strawberry, Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate; @valrhonausa )
- 2 Bear Maracons (strawberry)
- 3 Heart Shape Macarons (dark chocolate)
- $5 coupon from @twochicbeautique_orl
This set can be pre-order at any of Light on the Sugar locations or Two Chic.
Taking orders by phone or in-store. Pick-up is available on 2/13 Monday or 2/14 Tuesday. 2024 Info TBA
East End Market, 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando
The Disney Springs location usually has a longer wait
Though not technically a chocolate shop, Gideon’s Bakehouse still uses a fair share of chocolate in their famous cookies and cakes. These award-winning pastries are choc-full (pun intended) of chocolate confections like Ghirardelli, Oreos, ganache, and even Andes Mint Chocolate.
This February 14 try their Triple Chocolate Chip cookie, described as their “most emotional cookie.” Nothing says “I care,” like a half pound of cookie dough. 2024 Info TBA
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