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South Bend Chocolate Factory and Museum Tours

3300 W Sample St, South Bend, IN 46619-3079
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Chocolate Galore

We thoroughly enjoyed our free tour of the factory with Paul. He educated us on the harvesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DL P
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River Edge, New Jersey
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Hockey Tournament Weekend

The free tour was interesting . Learn about how chocolate is grown and produced. Gave a nice... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
rbaker4878
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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3300 W Sample St, South Bend, IN 46619-3079
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our free tour of the factory with Paul. He educated us on the harvesting and manufacturing of chocolate in a very fun and engaging way. It was very interesting learning about the production of chocolate from start to finish....right up to packaging...More

Thank DL P
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The free tour was interesting . Learn about how chocolate is grown and produced. Gave a nice review of how the factory makes its candy . Enjoyed talking with owner . Candy store has great deals .

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We even found some of the famous ‘golden dormers’ at half price. A little blemished but still sprinkled with gold and yummy good.

Thank edgefield2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had been at the Chocolate Cafe in downtown South Bend and while we were there, we learned that the chocolate factory and museum was in a different place. Armed with directions, we had about a five minute drive and we were at the South...More

Thank Allen21096
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Stopped by here on a whim for a tour. The tours run on the hour- so we had a wait a bit. It was a pretty short tour- informative- but most of all- fun because our of tour guide Paul. He was able to take...More

1  Thank greattravelswanted
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This store is really cute. It is divided up over 3 store fronts. There is the cafe where you can get food. The chocolate counter, the reason I go in! Then you can get fresh soft pretzels and candies of all kinds. The decor is...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I hardly know where to start. We called ahead (on a Saturday) and were told the production would be running that day. We decided on the longer, paid, tour, for which we were charged $5, rather than the $4 listed on their website. The first...More

Thank ivy_dee88
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

It is fun to just walk around the shop but hard to leave without purchasing any! I purchased many different kind of small gift size of milk balls that was very reasonable and also delicious!

Thank cocobeans88
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

My son and I took the free 20 minute tour. It was interesting to see how they make the chocolate, how they package it, etc. I do NOT recommend the $5.00 tour. It is about 15 minutes longer and all they do is let you...More

Thank rdonarski
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was not overly impressive, but the 20 minute tour is free and you get a free sample. It was a nice quick addition to our day in south bend.

Thank Jessie P
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
yes they do and to me it's the best part of the tour.
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occams-razor
3 January 2017|
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Response from occams-razor |
never mind lol - i found it right away on their site :)
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30 December 2016|
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Response from techy174 | Reviewed this property |
I only saw the finished products and merchandise for sale. I was more interested in the restaurant. Prices are VERY reasonable and I would recommend it highly. Was staying at a nearby hotel and I must say the food here... More
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