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Lake Champlain Chocolates
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“factory seconds”(26 reviews)
The Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Cafe offers chocolates and confections including handmade truffles, caramels, clusters, our famous Five Star Bars, gift assortments and gourmet hot chocolate. The cafe serves lattes, ice creams, gourmet...more
750 Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401-4923
+1 800-465-5909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive but fully worth the experience of freshly made chocolates. Such a lot of variety. Try some and you will see what I mean. I bought some for children and grandkids.

Thank adventuresUs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a "tour" which involved a video and a wonderful intro to chocolate making - all while watching through a huge window the entire factory and staff working. It was really fun and interesting. THEN the guide handed out samples and I...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The burlington factory storefront has a good selection of different chocolates and packages, including a freshly made bakery style section of in house only items. One highlight is the factory defect discounts buckets. Their were the same chocolates they sell, but didn't have the right...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for visiting Zephyr!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We recently caught that 10AM morning tour and really enjoyed our visit. The information was interesting and it was fun to see the factory through the glass while we learned about chocolate making. Predictably, this was a bit of a pitch for Lake Champlain Chocolates,...More

Thank Lisa B
LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for coming! Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic chocolates and out of his world ice cream. My favorite Maple butter pecan. Just loaded with pecans. Belgian Chocolate excellent! Were in Waterbury yesterday at shop there!! Don’t miss🤗🤗

Thank J M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Lake Champlain Chocolates today on an overnight visit to Burlington. The tour was stationary as we watched sections of video, listened to a staff person & watched the chocolatiers work through a large glass window. We did a chocolate tasting, tried 2 different samples...More

Thank Skbraddock
LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for coming!

Reviewed 21 August 2018

The tour was informative and brief. He did a great job explaining about the different kinds of chocolate. Even their white chocolate was intense. We bought the most delicious truffles for our trip. They didn't make it to the hotel. Later in the week we...More

Thank Judi D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Lake Champlain Chocolates provides an excellent and informative half-hour lecture/demonstration/tour of the art and craft of creating chocolate delights. Included are free samples of raw and finished confections.

Thank Allen M
LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Than you Allen for the great review!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

The free tour is watching a video, staff member explaining facts about chocolate making and viewing the production of chocolates through the glass window where you sit for the video. You are given a free sample (one chocolate) at the end of the presentation. The...More

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LakeChamplain83, Public Relations Manager at Lake Champlain Chocolates, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for coming! I'm sorry you missed our factory seconds area. We have a permanent area in our store dedicated to factory seconds with bins of bulk chocolate, chocolate bars and bags of various chocolates - it's one of the largest areas in the store...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The store is small and the “tour” takes place right in the store. You sit down in seats next to a window that views the production floor and they do a short video and lecture. The young girl doing the lecture was very informative and...More

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24 July 2017|
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Response from LakeChamplain83 | Property representative |
No, we don't take reservations. However, if you have more than 10 people we do ask that you call ahead and book a special tour. Additionally, tours do fill up during the busy summer season and especially on rainy days. If... More