Where to Find Craft Chocolate in New York, NY (10028)
New York has SO many good places to find bean-to-bar chocolate! But it can be tricky to discover them, because they're spread out, and because many stores only carry one or two brands. Here is a guide to your immediate neighborhood; if you're looking for the best places in the city, though, regardless of how close they are to you, let me know and I'll send you more information. Happy tasting!
Shelves and shelves of bean-to-bar chocolate bars from brands like Castronovo and Ritual and tons of small, hard-to-find makers as well as confections and everything in between, plus coffee, await you at this Midtown cafe and shop.
100 Park Ave, New York, NY 10017
This butcher shop, which has been open since 1937, cares about a lot more than meat. They carry a solid chocolate selection from brands like Dick Taylor and Olive & Sinclair.
1654 Second Avenue, New York, New York 10028
The upscale grocery store has your chocolate stash taken care of: Find American makers like Dick Taylor and Antidote as well as international brands like Amedei and Cacao Sampaka, plus a healthy assortment of confections from Compartes, Christopher Elbow, and more.
1150 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10028
This craft beer and cheese shop also carries a small but nice selection of chocolate, including brands like Askinosie.
34-14 Broadway, Astoria, New York 11106
1551 3rd Avenue, New York, New York 10128
In addition to chocolate babka and other delicious baked goods at this specialty food store slash grocery store, pick up some Fruition, among other brands.
1411 3rd Avenue, New York, New York 10028
This old-timey parlor specializes in hard-to-find confections, but not all of them are the bean-to-bar variety. Go here for all sorts of confections and desserts, as well as great craft brands like Fruition.
404 East 73rd Street, New York, New York 10021