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Chocxo Bean to Bar Chocolatier
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We're OC's only Bean to Bar Chocolate factory! Come visit us to learn how chocolate is made from the bean. Our retail store is open to the public for shopping and sampling. Or take one of our tours to learn about how chocolate is made! Choose from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9461 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4662
+1 949-825-5781
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and chocolate tasting! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and you could tell he has a passion for chocolate!

Thank BayouNana
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We found out about this place at a shopping event and we decided to take the tour. It was really interesting and the samples were delish! Would definitely recommend anyone to go visit them.

Thank rxyl81
Reviewed 19 April 2018

It was great to see Brett’s passion for every step of making chocolate. From his visits to small farms in Peru to using the finest Swiss machines to creating chocolate recipes, this man LOVES chocolate!! Take the behind the scenes tour to learn how to...More

Thank Paulette W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My friend and I visited the Chocxo Bean to Bar Chocolate Factory and took the tour. The tour was given by the Chocolatier himself and was super informative. During the tour, we tried several samples. Who know chocolate was SO MUCH more than a Hershey...More

Thank KML23
Reviewed 13 April 2018

My husband and I had a fun, delicious, and very informative visit at CHOCXO. We learned about the origins, production, difference between European and American chocolate, got to see one of the machines working, tasted different chocolates and beans. We tasted some velvety, smooth, delicious...More

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I did one tour myself and later took my family. My kids were 6 and 8 at the time. There are two tours and we took the shorter one. Basically they have a beautiful showroom with windows into the kitchens where they make the chocolate....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My friend and I took this tour, which was really interesting. I was disappointed that the machines weren't working, but being able to see them and hear the explanation of the chocolate making process--along with tastes!--was quite fascinating. While our guide was not the greatest...More

Thank AlexanderM4531
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I bought 3 tickets two adults and one child. I was unable to make it so my husband took our 6 year old daughter who loves chocolate. I wanted to be able to get store credit for my ticket but was unable to contact them....More

Thank Kelli W
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

4 women and chocolate nothing more needs to be said! Great & informative tour about chocolate, fair trade and preservation. Really enjoyed this tour and now have a greater appreciation of fine chocolate.

Thank kingz00
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The tour was very interesting and informative about the process from growing the beans to making the chocolate. I knew in advance that it was a small place and that I most likely wouldn't be walking around the machines and actually witness chocolate being made....More

Thank jands132
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24 February 2017|
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Response from Marie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have Vegan chocolate and it is great. I don't do dairy and theirs is fantastic.
Nazia S
28 December 2016|
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Response from MRJB-1 | Reviewed this property |
I was not looking for a sugar free option and so I did not notice any: sorry! I don have a better answer!