56 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • FEBRUARY 2021
THE A LIST LONG ISLAND'S TOP CHOCOLATE SHOPS
NAME LOCATION SPECIALTY NOTES
1 Cafe Chocolat Cedarhurst, facebook.com/
Sweets for breakfast (brownies,
muffins, cinnamon buns), coffee
and hot chocolate, holiday
Cafe Chocolat is the place to go for freshly baked pastries and morning coffee.
But it’s far from your average cafe — it also sells delicious chocolates that can
be gift wrapped for all occasions.
2 The Chocolate Duck Farmingdale, chocolateduck.
Chocolates, hot cocoa bombs,
cake, decorating supplies
The Chocolate Duck knows all about decorating its chocolates so they not
only taste awesome but look awesome. It’s known for selling specialty cakedecorating
and chocolate-molding supplies.
3 The Chocolate Tree West Hempstead, choctree.net Kosher chocolates, gift baskets,
other candy and gifts
At this one-stop shop for gifts for your valentine, customers can fill a gift
basket with gourmet kosher chocolates or mix chocolates with other items,
such as candies, nuts and dried fruits, and a selection of glass, metal, wood,
and ceramic gifts.
4 Chocolate Works
Stony Brook, Huntington,
Molded chocolates, boxes
of chocolates, workshops at
Chocolate Works puts the chocolate-making in your hands. Use the huge
chocolate fountain or choose from a variety of Belgian chocolate boxes and
pre-made themed chocolates.
5 Chocology Stony Brook,
Boxes of chocolates, fudge,
fondue kits, party favors
This family-owned business has won awards for its Fat-Ass Fudge. It also
has lots of chocolate, as well as a Fondue For 2 bag with chocolate fondue,
marshmallows, brownies, and other treats for chocolate dipping.
6 Emile’s Candies Oceanside, emilescandies.com Molded chocolates, boxes of
Emile’s Candies has been making its chocolate with German family recipes
since 1953. Handmade on the premises with original machinery.
7 Godiva Chocolatier
Garden City, Huntington
Station, Lake Grove, godiva.
Chocolate bars, boxes of
Godiva is a familiar name because of its heart-shaped boxes of chocolate that
appear in drugstores each year. But did you know Godiva has three LI stores?
Go there for the 95-year-old, Belgian chocolate company’s best selection.
8 Grandma’s Candy
Molded chocolates, melting
wafers, decorating supplies
Grandma’s Candy Kitchen sells premade chocolates and chocolate wafers,
which you can either melt and use as fondue for pretzels, strawberries,
etc., or use with chocolate molds (which the shop also sells) to make shaped
9 Hope’s Land of Candy Island Park,
Hot cocoa bombs, truffles,
chocolate gift baskets, other
candies and ice cream
Hope’s Land of Candy creates an old-timey atmosphere for families to enjoy
while grabbing some candy, chocolates, or ice cream. It also sells chocolate
bark, truffles, clusters, peanut butter cups, and more, plus gift baskets for
10 Kerri’s Kandies Inc. Coram, kerriskandies.net
Chocolates, hot cocoa bombs,
melting wafers, fudge, chocolatecovered
fruit, edible cookie
dough, decorating supplies
Kerri’s Candies has a wide array of Valentine’s Day treats, including the
new, trendy hot cocoa bombs and edible cookie dough. The store also sells its
signature edible bottles: Jack Daniel’s or Heineken “bottles” made entirely
from sugar or chocolate.
11 Kilwins Chocolates
Port Jefferson, Huntington,
Babylon, Patchogue, kilwins.
Chocolates, toffee, caramels,
truffles, fudge, caramel corn and
brittle, ice cream
The Kilwins chocolate company, based in Michigan, debuted in 1947 and has
locations from the Midwest to the East Coast, four right on Long Island. Their
confections and ice cream are made fresh from original recipes.
12 Krisch’s Massapequa, facebook.com/
Molded chocolates, chocolate
lollipops, ice cream sundaes
Krisch’s Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor celebrated its 100th anniversary
last year. While known for its ice cream sundaes and diner food, the oldfashioned
spot also sells chocolate, especially around holidays.
13 Lazar’s Chocolate Greenvale, Great Neck,
Boxes of chocolates, gift platters,
chocolate bars, party favors
The Lazar family’s Swiss-style chocolates originated in Europe more than
70 years ago. Now, the fourth-generation chocolate makers sell out of two LI
locations, with plenty of chocolatey goodness .
14 Lindt Chocolate Shop Riverhead, lindtusa.com
Wrapped chocolates, boxes of
chocolates, chocolate bars and
At world-famous Lindt Tanger Outlets shop in Riverhead, you can mix and
match your favorite flavor, spherical chocolates in a custom bag.
15 Love Lane Sweet
com Chocolates, other candy and gifts Love Lane Sweet Shoppe sells Godiva chocolates, candies, and an assortment
of other custom gifts including pillows, platters, vases, and photo frames.
16 North Fork Chocolate
Boxes of chocolates, chocolate
bars, fudge, coffee, cakes and
pies, ice cream, shakes
North Fork Chocolate Company has a wide array of sweet treats at its quaint
and welcoming East End store, where chocolatiers homemake all their
17 Sayville Chocolatier Sayville, sayvillechocolatier.
Chocolates, truffles, hot cocoa
bombs, party favors, other
Sayville Chocolatier’s Belgian chocolates have been in the community for
40 years. It sells Valentine’s Day treats, plus fruits and pretzels dipped in
18 Schwartz Candies Carle Place, schwartzcandies.
Molded chocolates, boxes of
chocolates, chocolate bars, party
favors and gifts
Schwartz Candies, founded in 1939 in Manhattan, now offers its variety of
chocolates, candies, and gifts at its Long Island store.
19 Sugar Crazy Plainview, sugarcrazy.com Chocolates, cakes, other candies
Sugar Crazy is a wonderland for kids, with colorful candies, toys, and other
treats. Other offerings include chocolate pizza, chocolate-dipped pretzels,
and custom cakes.
20 Sugared Up! Islip, sugaredupny.com Chocolates, truffles, shakes,
other candies and gifts
Sugared Up has something for everyone’s sweet tooth, from fruity dummies
to rich chocolate. The shop is self-serve, so you can fill your own bag of candy.
- Compiled by Brianna Bonfiglio