Nashville's Best Chocolate Shops

Nashville Chocolate Shops

We've found some of the best Chocolatiers and specialty shops in the Nashville area that all offer an abundance of decadent specialties to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth; covering everything from terrific truffles to perfect pralines.
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    Photo Courtesy Getty Images/Sabine Scheckel
    The Bang Candy Company is not your ordinary candy shop, they are a specialty marshmallow shop and cafe located in historic Marathon Village.
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    Cocoa Tree

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    Make no mistake about it, The Cocoa Tree is all about truffles, truffles and more truffles. We think that their Chambord Truffle borders on just plain Sinful.

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    Chocolate Graphic specializes in custom and personalized and embossed chocolates. We really mean customized too as you can order everything from Chocolate CD's to your favorite photos embossed on chocolate. Incredible!
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    Photo Credit: Colts Chocolate

    Former "Hee Haw Honey", Mackenzie Colt owns Colts Chocolates. Her client list reads like a who's who with names that include everyone from Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, and Garth Brooks to Joan Rivers, Geraldo Riveria, Dick Clark and even the President and Mrs. Bush.

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    Divine Art Toffee is based in Brentwood and specializes in Toffee with a twist that incorporates art and religion. Now, that's an entirely new concept.
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    Ghirardelli Chocolates

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    Ghirardelli Chocolate was founded 150 years ago and is known around the world as a premier Chocolatier. You can find a Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop just down the street in Opry Mills Mall.
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    Godiva Chocolatier

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    Nashville has several Godiva Chocolatiers with one being located in the located in Green Hills. Their chocolate covered strawberry is still one of our favorites.
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    Merveilleux Confections

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    Locally owned and operated Merveilleux Confections is known for their "Wonderffuls" – a cross between a truffle and a cake. They are located at The Factory in Franklin and came highly recommended to us by one of their ever so happy customers.
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    Photo Credit: Nashville Chocolate & Nut Company

    Nashville Chocolate & Nut Company is a locally owned and operated premier chocolate, gourmet candy and nut company that creates unique flavor profiles in gourmet candies, nut mixes and specialty items with Music City, USA twang!
    The owner, who also happens to love pets, has created an all natural gourmet dog treat line entitled Hound Dog Baking Company which will, no doubt, pamper your favorite pooch too!

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    Photo Courtesy of the Nashville Toffee Company
    The Nashville Toffee Company is locally owned and even kosher certified too. Make sure to try their tasty Almond Toffee Crumbles and remember you can order from them online -anytime of the year!
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    Olive & Sinclair Chocolates is located in East Nashville and produces (from the bean) about half-dozen varieties of artisan chocolate bars which also includes those super yummy high percentile cocoa blends.

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    Pralines by Leon opened in Nashville in 1988, but don't let that fool you they have a family history in candy making that goes back nearly 150 years. While their pralines are world renowned we love the White Chocolate turtles the best.
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    Photo Credit: Schakolad Chocolates
    Schakolad’s chocolate is "Made Fresh on Premises" using a tried and true three-generation family recipe that calls for the highest quality ingredients and attention to design detail. Located in Franklin, Schakolad's has over 70 flavors that are made in house and they are also made with natural, fresh, and local ingredients.
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    Standard Candy Company has been a Nashville favorite for nearly 100 years and most well-known for their Goo-Goo Clusters. "Gotta have a goo-goo how 'bout you".

If I've overlooked a local Nashville favorite or if you need me to update, add to, or change it, please feel free to contact me anytime!
Jan Duke