Montréal’s best chocolate shops

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Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha

This article was updated on March 19, 2024.

We have our fair share of exceptional chocolate shops spread through the city. We’ve listed some of our favourites below by neighbourhood, so you can head to the one closest to you when a chocolate craving hits or when you need an exquisite gift, especially for Easter. We’ve also listed some local shops that have online boutiques. We have no doubt that you’ll find a favourite among their many creations, from molded crispy bars to rich, decadent truffles or luscious, stuffed bonbons.

Downtown/Quartiers du Canal/Pôle des Rapides/Southeast

Divine Chocolatier
2158 Crescent Street | Website

For over two decades, chocolatier Richard Zwierzynski has specialized in the time-honoured traditions of classic chocolate-making by hand and in small batches to ensure freshness. 

Chocolats Privilège (Atwater Market) 
138 Atwater Avenue | Website

Pralines, caramels, truffles, bars, ganache, spreads and more are all delicious at this most-loved store, especially the champagne truffles and the single-origin bonbons.

Lecavalier Petrone 
2423 Rue Centre and several other outlets | Website

These unique and gorgeous chocolates made by two young chocolate creaters and their dynamic team are so different from all other bonbons you’ll find around town. Each piece is a hand painted work of art with colourful specks, stripes and splatters. The chocolates are as delicious as they are pretty.

Marius et Fanny
2006 Saint-Hubert Street | Website

A large variety of flavoured fine chocolates, including a housemade Ferrero Rocher, are available at this most-loved downtown “patisserie provençale”.


Plateau-Mont-Royal/Mile End/Outremont

Les Chocolats de Chloé
546 Duluth East | Website

All the chocolates of this adorable shop are made by hand in its open kitchen. The truffles and bars are delicious, but the chocolate-covered sponge toffee is a favourite.

Fous Desserts
809 Laurier Avenue East | Website

Beloved pastry and chocolate shop Fous Desserts has been a local favourite located on the Plateau for the past 20 years. Their handmade chocolate bonbons are unique, stuffed with homemade fruit or spice ganaches, pralines and caramels. As for their chocolate bars, those are made from premium chocolates (dark, milk, white or blond) with the aim of exploring the subtleties of the cocoa flavours.

Chocolats Andrée
4440-B rue Saint Denis | Website

Open since 1940, this is the oldest chocolate shop in Montréal where they still make everything by hand and use vintage molds for their confections. After closing for a short period, the store was reopened by Luxemburg-based chocolaterie Genaveh, who continue to make the traditional house specialties.

Pastille Chocolaterie

5090 Fabre Street | Website

Artisanal chocolatier Edith Bédard operates this charming neighbourhood chocolate shop where she makes beautiful stuffed bonbons, seasonal molded chocolates and various other specialties. 

Amango Cacao
1226 Bernard Street West | Website

Gogbeu and Lydie, two chocolate lovers from Côte d’Ivoire, created Amango Cacao in order to support cocoa producers in their home country and Tanzania and help them attain a better quality of life. At their little shop on Bernard Street, they take great care in preparing high-quality, fair-trade chocolate, including many vegan treats.


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Rosemont/La Petite-Patrie/Little Italy/Villeray/ Hochelaga/North of the Island

Chocolats Privilège (Jean-Talon Market and Fleury Street East)

7075 Casgrain and 1001 Fleury East | Website

Pralines, caramels, truffles, bars, ganache, spreads, and more are all delicious at this most-loved store, especially the champagne truffles and the single-origin bonbons.

Bonneau Chocolatier
69 Fleury Street West | Website

Using the best quality chocolate and no added sugar, Bonneau makes exquisite chocolates. They also offer a bean-to-bar collection made from a variety of Peruvian cocoa beans.

Joane L’Heureux Chocolats
5180 Beaubien East | Website

From boxes of assorted chocolates to a collection of bars, all the fine creations here are imbued with Joane L’Heureux’ decades of experience. 

État de choc
6466 Saint-Laurent Boulevard | Website 

This gorgeous minimalist boutique highlights and sells chocolates from all of Québec’s bean-to-bar makers and works its chocolate into customized bars and bonbons. Its dark chocolate, corn and chilli pepper mini bar is particularly tasty. État de choc also offers workshops where chocolate lovers can make their own bars and enjoy a chocolate tasting. All of their products are also on sale online.


Avanaa Chocolat - Interior, products


309 Gounod | Website

Visit Catherine, one of the handful of bean-to-bar chocolate makers in Montréal, in her tiny Villeray workshop, where you can taste and buy her single-plantation chocolate bars, hot chocolate mixes, and other confections. These incredible chocolates can also be bought online and at several stores around town. 

M. & Mme Chocolat
273 Beaubien East | Website

This Petite Patrie chocolate shop is run by a couple whose passion is chocolate. They offer high quality chocolate bars, boxes of chocolate bonbons as well as gourmet bars stuffed with homemade quality confections such as praline and caramel.

Arioum Chocolats
2080 Boulevard Gouin East | Website

This artisanal chocolate shop doubles as an art gallery with the two owners coming from a cooking and fine art background respectively. It has been offering boxes of assorted fine chocolates, bars, caramels, spreads, hot chocolates, ice cream and more since 2017. 

L’Affaire est chocolat!
2350 Beaubien Street East | Website

Rosemont’s L’Affaire est chocolat! is known for their excellent hot chocolate but they also make some exquisite chocolate bonbons by hand, as well as bars, mendiants, and more specialties.

4560 Rue de Rouen | Website

Qantu’s background starts with a love story between a Québécois man and a Peruvian woman and continues with their love for chocolate, more precisely, Peruvian cocoa beans which are used to make their incredibly delicious and award winning bean-to-bar chocolate bars that can also be found at a lot of stores around town and online.


Ernestine - Les Chocolats


Christophe Morel

Award-winning chocolate maker Christophe Morel makes some of the best chocolates in Montréal. His chocolate bars are first class, his bonbon boxes are elegant, and his chocolate sculptures are legendary (although they are just for admiring).

1827 Mont-Royal Avenue East | Website

Art, cakes and chocolate making come together seamlessly in this colourful and playful chocolate shop, where everything is handmade on the premises. Their surprising flavour combinations as well as the vintage packaging with a hint of nostalgia make this chocolate shop quite unique.

Le Comptoir Chocolat

Organic and fair-trade chocolate wrapped in gorgeous signature paper makes these products distinctively elegant and great for gifting.


Barbon uses high quality single-origin, fait trade, organic beans to make their small batch handmade bars, which are 100% vegan and wrapped in recyclable packaging. You can purchase them online or at some select stores

Rebel Chocolates

Rebel is an online chocolate shop based in Montréal and specializing in the sale of artisanal and ethical bars from chocolate from a handful of makers, including Montréal’s Qantu. They also make organic and fair-trade liquid cocoa for hot chocolate. You can buy their chocolates on their online boutique.

Chocolats Monarque

This small Mile-End chocolate producer makes a small collection of award-winning, single origin bars with carefully selected beans. You can find the Monarque bars at État de choc, Boucherie Lawrence, Fromagerie Hamel and many more stores. 

Chocolat Dicitte

Chef Franck Dury Pavet had accumulated a 20 year or so experience as the chocolate maker at Fous Desserts before founding Chocolat Dicitte, his new eco-conscious and responsible venture. The cocoa beans are carefully selected before being processed at his workshop and turned into an exquisite collection of bean-to-bar tablets. Their chocolates are sold online as well as at several retailers.

Chocolat Boréal

From careful sourcing to eco-friendly packaging, everything at Chocolat Boréal is selected to fit their mission of making great chocolate responsibly. Their line of Nordic-inspired bonbons is especially enticing with local flavours such as maple or balsam fir infused into the high-quality chocolate. A vegan line of products is also available.  You’ll find these chocolates online and at some retailers.

Choco de Léa

Choco de Léa is a vegan and eco-friendly, bean-to-bar chocolate factory. Chocolate maker and owner Léa creates seasonal specialties, fondues, and beautiful bars topped with interesting local ingredients such as Labrador Tea, sweet clover, or toasted buckwheat. You can purchase her creations online.

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger and the founder behind the blog Will Travel for Food. She travels the world in search of the next culinary discovery. From Iceland to South Africa, she’s already visited over 36 countries and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city. She is also the founder of the SAISONS intimate dinner series highlighting Québec products and chefs.

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