Loco for Cocoa? Where to celebrate National Chocolate Day in San Diego

Loco for Cocoa? Where to celebrate National Chocolate Day in San DiegoPhoto: Chi Chocolat/Yelp
Published on October 22, 2019

Whether your taste runs to dark, milk, semi-sweet, hot, cold, drizzled or infused, National Chocolate Day, Oct. 28, is the time to splurge. Luckily, San Diego has plenty of quality shops specializing in such sweets.

Hoodline crunched the Yelp numbers to bring you this list of San Diego’s top chocolate destinations.

1. Beach Sweets

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Topping the list is Beach Sweets. Located at 5022 Newport Ave. (between Bacon and Abbott streets) in Ocean Beach, it's the highest-rated chocolatier in San Diego, boasting four stars out of 60 reviews on Yelp.

2. Godiva Chocolatier

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Next up is University City's Godiva Chocolatier, at 4465 La Jolla Village Drive (between Executive Way and Bus Access Road). With 4.5 stars out of 56 reviews on Yelp, the shop has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

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The Gaslamp's Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, at 643 Fifth Ave. (between G and Market streets), is another top choice. Yelpers give the chocolatier, which also offers ice cream, frozen yogurt and more, four stars out of 986 reviews.

4. Chi Chocolat

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Chi Chocolat, a chocolatier that also offers coffee, tea and more in the Midway District, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 138 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2690 Historic Decatur Road to see for yourself.

5. Dallmann Fine Chocolates

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Last but not least, over in Marina, check out Dallmann Fine Chocolates, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 58 reviews on Yelp. You can find the shop, which also offers desserts and more, at 789 W. Harbor Drive, Suite 122 (between Broadway and Kettner boulevards).

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