The sunshine state specializes not only in sugar white sands, but also flavorful, delectable chocolate. There’s a growing chocolatier scene in Florida, with hundreds of small to large shops, pumping out all types of chocolate goodies. From cakes to shakes, the options are endless.

We’ve narrowed down all of the state’s options to this group of seven that we think are award-winners. Congratulations to all that made our list!

Originally Published: April 28, 2019

Top Chocolate Shops in Florida

Norman Love Confections (Fort Myers)

This shop has been in business since 2001 and is known for their amazing handcrafted chocolates. One might even say their chocolates are so beautiful that they are like a work of art! Stop in and check them out on your next trip to Fort Myers. You will not be disappointed!

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William Dean Chocolates (Belleair Bluffs)

William Dean is a family run business with a ton of history. The chocolates are made in small batches and are unbeatable. Shop in the store on your next visit or online!

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Peterbrooke Chocolatier (Multiple)

These fine European style chocolates are truly an experience. They have all different flavors including traditional ones and others that are completely unique. You will find truffles of all kinds here, as well as chocolate covered popcorn and so much more! Most of the delicious treats are hand dipped.

Chocolate Museum and Café (Orlando)

The Chocolate Museum is the perfect place to explore the fascinating history of the world’s best-loved confection. Learn how the most delicious chocolate is made and sample it as well!

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Castronovo Chocolate Factory (Stuart)

This award-winning chocolate factory takes pride in the process, as well as the amazing and decadent chocolates they produce. Their sweets are only made with the finest ingredients.

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Whetstone Chocolates (St. Augustine)

Whetstone has been open since 1967 and is a major attraction for locals and tourists alike. They offer daily tasting tours where you can see how the chocolate is made while having some divine sweet samples.

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David Ramirez Chocolates (Winter Garden)

Looking for perfectly sweet handmade chocolates? Look no further! These fair-trade chocolates are made fresh in-house daily.

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Hi, I'm Paul, I'm a travel writer and I love everything about the salt life. I grew up in the northeast, but we visited family in Florida often ... and I was hooked! I've been writing about the Sunshine State for two decades. I enjoy helping travelers find the best places to stay, to eat, and to play in Florida.

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