Wondering where to find the best chocolatiers and chocolate shops near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best in Columbus, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture.
1. Mmelo Boutique Confections
Topping the list is Mmelo Boutique Confections. Located at 445 N. High St. downtown, the chocolatier and bakery, which offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated chocolatier in Columbus, boasting five stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp.
2. Winans Chocolates + Coffees
Next up is German Village's Winans Chocolates + Coffees, situated at 897 S. 3rd St. With 4.5 stars out of 67 reviews on Yelp, the chocolate shop, which offers coffee, tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Schmidt's Fudge Haus
German Village's Schmidt's Fudge Haus, located at 220 E. Kossuth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the candy store and chocolatier 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews.
4. Brownie Points Inc.
Brownie Points Inc., a bakery and chocolatier and shop that offers desserts and more in Taylor Station, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 16 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5712 Westbourne Ave. to see for yourself.
5. Colonial Candy Shoppe
Over in Clintonville, check out Colonial Candy Shoppe, which has earned four stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp. You can find the candy store and chocolatier, which offers desserts and more, at 3519 N. High St.