Looking to try the best chocolatiers and shops in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable chocolatiers and shops in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. Chocolati Café
Topping the list is a location of the Seattle-based chain Chocolati Café. Located at 1716 N. 45th St. (between North Wallingford and North Densmore avenues.) in Wallingford, the chocolatier, which offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated budget-friendly chocolatier and shop in Seattle, boasting four stars out of 299 reviews on Yelp.
Annette L. noted, "As one of chocolate's biggest fans, a cafe that has a huge variety of chocolate goodies is basically heaven for me. Since it was my first visit, I also got to try a truffle for free."
2. Joe Chocolate
Next up is Pike Market's Joe Chocolate, situated at 1606 Pike Place. (between Post Alley and Pine Street). With four stars out of 200 reviews on Yelp, the chocolatier, which offers coffee, tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.
"Our team of chocolatiers and baristas work together to craft delicious bites and buzz, and our local partners supply us with brews," the business notes in the history section of its Yelp profile. "We are a community of food lovers and outdoor enthusiasts dedicated to crafting simple, delicious and functional chocolate and coffee creations."
Specifically, the shop offers espresso drinks, coffee-infused dark chocolate and homemade ice cream sandwiches.
The Cascade's Kakao, located at 415 Westlake Ave. North (between Republican and Harrison streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap chocolatier, which offers coffee, tea and more, four stars out of 124 reviews.
Dan N. noted, "Awesome chocolate bar with coffee and tea (hot and cold). Some basic café foods and a variety of chocolate bars and pastries for purchase as well. Comfy seating, but no free Wi-Fi"
4. Dilettante Mocha Café
Dilettante Mocha Café, a chocolatier that offers coffee, tea and desserts in Belltown, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 51 Yelp reviews. Head over to 818 Stewart St. (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) to see for yourself.
"Founded by Master Chocolatier Dana Taylor Davenport, our first shop opened in Seattle's vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood," states the shop's Yelp profile. "What began as a humble chocolate and coffee shop has grown to be one of the premier chocolate brands of the Pacific Northwest."
It specializes in chocolate mochas and hot chocolate, as well as hand-dipped chocolate truffles and specialty cakes.