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The Chocolate Tree

507 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5001
+1 843-524-7980
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Best chocolate in the Low Country

Have been visiting the Chocolate Tree for almost 20 years and it never disappoints. Their... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Lynne M
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
via mobile

Very friendly staff it seemed no matter how busy. My sister lives in the area and goes here every... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Starlit N
Charleston, West Virginia
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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507 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5001
+1 843-524-7980
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Have been visiting the Chocolate Tree for almost 20 years and it never disappoints. Their Chocolate Turtles are the best I have ever tasted! Staff are always sweet and the selection offered is wide and delicious. Make sure you take time to stop in and...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff it seemed no matter how busy. My sister lives in the area and goes here every Sunday as a family treat. So, she took me and several other family members on one of our visits. We all liked it and feel like...More

Thank Starlit N
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Chocolate Tree is a Beaufort institution. If you love chocolate, you MUST stop here. Tom Hanks filled Forrest Gumps chocolate box here - and for good reason! My favorite is the dark chocolate sea salt caramel - to die for! Many, many other choices....More

Thank James P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

They have the best chocolate I have ever tasted. Staff was very friendly. Was offered a sample. Don't leave without buying a caramel apple. They are fabulous.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Cute little shop. Open kitchen so you can see them making the chocolates right there. Ask for the chocolates with the Rum cream filling. OH SO YUMMY! The man at the Beaufort Welcome Center told us that when they were filming Forest Gump in Beaufort,...More

Thank RoadWriters
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Four of us visited the Chocolate Tree and loved their wonderful dark chocolates. We purchased multiple boxes to bring back home with us.

Thank donna b
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Wow! I was in Heaven! They have so much to choose from, it's going to be hard for you to decide. From truffle to chocolate covered blueberries, from Chocolate caramels to cow patties! they are having a chocolate night in August that I would love...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Nice little place with tons of sweet goodies. The staff was very friendly and accommodating! It was also a nice cool place to hide out from the oppressive heat for a few minutes... :)

Thank Matt-Sherry
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I went into The Chocolate Tree and got gifts for my Husband and Mother in law. The people there are SO nice and helpful! They even gift wrapped our boxes! The chocolates are so delicious! These people deserve an A+++ for service...More

Thank couplequailhunters
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I ended up spending almost $50 because everything looks amazing. Pretty pricey though. Plenty of assortment. Mostly chocolates but some gourmet saltwater taffy, jellied candy slices, to name a few. I ended up with some white chocolate pecan bark and traditional turtles. And a couple...More

Thank bunnyyoop
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