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The 7 Best Chocolate Shops In Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

For rich handcrafted chocolate desserts we turn to these restaurants in Ballard. We evaluated the top review sites and included reviews from millions of diners for the best chocolate shops. Pralines, truffles, and steaming mugs of hot chocolate - you will find the best of this sweet treat at these Ballard stores.

Find the perfect Chocolate spot

Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Where Traveler, 2017

    A Chocolate Lover's Guide to Seattle

    Where Traveler, 2017
  • Seattle Refined

    Where to Indulge in Chocolate in Seattle

    Seattle Refined

Salt & Straw

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie
  • Zagat, 2018

    Hottest Restaurants in Seattle

    Zagat, 2018

Café Besalu

Tea & Coffee, $$, BallardTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2016

    Seattle Pastry Chefs' Top Sweet Spots

    Seattle Magazine, 2016
  • Eater, 2019

    21 Seattle Bakeries That Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

    Eater, 2019

Mighty-O Donuts

Desserts, $, BallardDesserts, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019
  • CBS, 2018

    Sweet Treats: Check Out The Top 5 Doughnut Shops In Seattle

    CBS, 2018

Cupcake Royale and Verite Coffee

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Refined

    Where to Indulge in Chocolate in Seattle

    Seattle Refined
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019

D'Ambrosio Gelato

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Get Dessert After 11pm

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Tiramisu in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Pie Bar Ballard

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2020

    Where To Get Dessert Delivery & Takeout In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Top spots to satisfy Seattle’s sweet tooth on National Dessert Day

    Hoodline, 2019

Why these restaurants?

Choosing the right spot for Chocolate can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from Zagat, CBS and Foursquare and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Zagat - Hottest Restaurants in Seattle, CBS - Sweet Treats: Check Out The Top 5 Doughnut Shops In Seattle and Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Tiramisu in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The ten options above are the best of Seattle Chocolate.

Fun facts about Chocolate

  • A fast eater

    Can you guess the world record for eating the most chocolate spread? It’s 15 ounces and was achieved by Andre Ortolf in Augsburg, Germany in 2020.

  • A long time ago

    Joseph Fry is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate bar.

Parking information

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