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Erico - Creative Chocolate Shop and Chocolate Museum

634, rue Saint-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P8, Canada
+1 418-524-2122
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This is a very interesting shop. We visited it twice, once on our own & then with a food tour. If... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Thomas M
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Littleton, New Hampshire
Pretty good

There are many places to buy high quality chocolate in Quebec City. This is one. I will review... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
PHIL M M
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Canberra, Australia
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A creative chocolate shop and an informative small chocolate museum where visitors can learn about the history of chocolate. The Chocolate Museum is free, self guided and displays more than 200 artifacts and objects related to chocolate history. All the displays now have their English version. Two video are presented (Artisan Chocolate Making and the Industrial Chocolate Making Process (French), from the cocoa tree to the chocolate bar). Watch the chocolatiers at work through a window while you try one of our 10 renowned hot chocolates. In the boutique, the chocolate lovers will find a great variety of classic and audacious handmade chocolates (try the Biquette, a chocolate with goat cheese and Bartlett pear puree!). Indulge yourself with one of our chocolate pastries (chocolate brownies, cookies, cupcakes and decadent chocolate cake) and during the summer, let yourself be tempted by one of the 69 homemade ice cream, sorbet, frozen yogourt and tofu offered! Érico is located in the Faubourg Saint-Jean Baptiste, a convivial part of the city, outside the touristic old walls, that is worth the visit.
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634, rue Saint-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P8, Canada
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a very interesting shop. We visited it twice, once on our own & then with a food tour. If you find yourself that far up Rue Saint Jean, it is worth a visit. Not really much of a museum, but interesting enough, none...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

There are many places to buy high quality chocolate in Quebec City. This is one. I will review many others in the next little while as I am now living in the centre of town. Take a look at the little museum, cute. The chocolate...More

1  Thank PHIL M M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went in and had a look at the little chocolate museum which was packed full of interesting information even though it was tiny! It was free too, you don't have to buy anything but I would recommend having at least one of the chocolates....More

Thank Amelia T
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Small chocolate museum where you can learn about chocolate production and try raw chocolate beans (which is pretty cool). They also have a little shop where you can buy chocolate and get a nice hot beverage made out of real chocolate! Try the hot chocolate...More

1  Thank Véro A
Reviewed 27 January 2017

After our visit to the Chocolaterie de l'Ile d'Orleans, we were intrigued about the one in Quebec City: Erico. Here too they do everything by hand. Quite delicious, I can say. Here too they have a museum, all about chocolate. However, their perspective is based...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 January 2017

"Museum" probably brings up images of a stone building full of artifacts or art. Erico doesn't offer anything quite that grand. The museum is really just a store-front. But it's fun and interesting. And you'll only have to devote 10 minutes or so to browse...More

Thank PBCGuy
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This spot was the last stop on the Tour Voir Quebec Food Tour -- tasty chocolates and an interesting little museum. We liked the dark chocolate with ginger.

Thank pjfrommass
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We tried two kinds of hot chocolate - the decadent and the bambini. The decadent was super dark, rich, and thick, and reminded me of Spanish chocolate which is consumed with churros. The bambini was lighter, but was good. The chocolate eclair had a chocolate...More

1  Thank travelingtexan23
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A great place to have chocolate & ice-cream (especially the dark chocolate ice cream). Service excellent. Price reasonable. Museum is very informative about the history, growing & making of chocolate & you can see chocolate being made in the rear room. Excellent visit!

Thank Clio H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Very good European style hot chocolate. Wonderful desserts and packaged candies. Interesting chocolate museum.

Thank lisae826
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T P
6 July 2017|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
Good question; sorry I really don't know the answer; recommend contacting them via their website & email (on website TA won't allow link here)
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Janee M
26 May 2016|
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Response from SDruker | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public and they are very friendly!
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joe c
8 September 2015|
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Upper town
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