Charlotte's top 3 chocolate shops to visit now

Looking to explore the top chocolatiers and shops in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best places for everything chocolate in Charlotte, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for something sweet and decadent.

1. The Secret Chocolatier

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Topping the list is The Secret Chocolatier. Located at 2935 Providence Road, Suite #104, Bldg. C, in Sherwood Forest, the chocolate shop, which offers desserts and more, is the highest rated chocolatier in Charlotte, boasting 4.5 stars out of 49 reviews on Yelp.

2. Petit Philippe

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Next up is Myers Park's Petit Philippe, situated at 2820 Selwyn Ave., Suite #160. With 4.5 stars out of 44 reviews on Yelp, the shop that pairs gourmet chocolates and wine has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Bar Cocoa

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Uptown's Bar Cocoa, located at 201 E. Trade St. in the Ritz Carlton is another top choice. Featuring a dessert bar and cooking lab, Yelpers give the business four stars out of 96 reviews.