With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's the perfect time to get your sweetheart that special something - chocolate! All over Austin, specialty candy and chocolate shops are offering up tons of treats for all to enjoy. Visit the Domain to experience a pop-up sweet spot in Chocolaterie Tessa, enjoy a baked good at Edis Chocolates, and customize your own candy gift at Sugarfina. Chocolate heaven is just around the corner in Austin!
Check out our list of the top 10 candy shops in the Austin area:
Big Top Candy Shop - Boasting a fun circus theme, 400+ bulk candies, and specialty chocolates and fudge, Big Top Candy Shop is more than just a candy store - it's a whole experience! Visit their brick and mortar location on South Congress to satisfy your sweet tooth with old fashioned ice cream and soda, and all the candy you could ever dream of.
Chocolaterie Tessa - A family business dedicated to creating high quality chocolates, Chocolaterie Tessa not only has its main location on Burnet Road, but also a pop-up store in the Domain Northside during the holiday season that closes after Valentine's Day. With each batch of chocolate made with care, you can be sure you're getting the best at this shop.
Crave Artisan Chocolate - Owned and operated by an Austin local, Crave is the place to go for chocolates with a more natural and organic approach. There are even options for vegans and those with gluten intolerance! While these chocolates can be found all over in boutiques and bazaars, Crave's home can be found in Intero, a new restaurant in East Austin.
Delysia Chocolatier - Award-winning and locally made, Delysia Chocolatier is a staple for chocolate in Austin. Truffles, bark, and drinking chocolates round out their menu, and you can even grab a sample at their weekly complimentary tastings. Interested in learning more about the chocolate-making process? Take one of their classes and become a chocolatier yourself!
Edis Chocolates - Not only does this shop provide delectable candy treats, but homemade baked goods as well! At Edis Chocolates, you can find the likes of Easter eggs, seasonal cookies, and cupcakes - and some items are even gluten free. Treat yourself!
Helene Park Chocolates - For custom candies and gelato, Helene Park has everything you need! Perfect for chocolate lovers and gift-givers alike, this shop offers a multitude of options to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth, including chocolate by the pound, fruit arrangements, and more.
Lammes Candies - Founded in 1878 on Congress Avenue right here in the heart of Austin, Lammes Candies has been serving unforgettable chocolates for over 140 years! With 5 locations across the Austin area, it's easy to get your fill of pralines, sugar free chocolate, Texas-themed gifts, and more.
Maggie Louise Confections - This high end chocolate shop found its home on 6th Street in 2013 and has been creating unique treats ever since! From milk chocolate lipsticks for her to cowboy boots in their special Texas-themed gift boxes, Maggie Louise Confections has something for every chocolate lover.
Paris in a Bite - Looking to enjoy luxurious treats in a boutique atmosphere? Look no further! Paris in a Bite features lovingly crafted chocolates inspired by recipes from around the world. Stop by the Davenport Village location to enjoy a macaron or two and finish it off with champagne.
Sugarfina - Not only does this artisan candy boutique offer delectable chocolate treats, but candy of all shapes and sizes! Indulge in Sugarfina's refined creations at one of many locations, or find the perfect gift for the candy lover in your life with their customizable creations.