Not sure of your Valentine’s plans? If there’s one thing you can still count on for Valentine’s Day every year, it’s chocolate. And if you want to go beyond the usual drugstore box for unique and sweet treats, head to one of these chocolate shops in NJ. You’ll find hearts and baskets and unique handmade treats like Insta-worthy hot chocolate bombs, wine-infused truffles, or sculpted goodies (chocolate stiletto, anyone?). Scroll down and find the best chocolate shops in NJ to pick up a treat or two for all your Valentines. Or if you are looking for more sugar check out some Sweet Dessert Spots in NJ. (featured photo credit: @2chickswithchocolate)
Chocolate shops in NJ for a sweet Valentine’s Day
Northern NJ Chocolate Shops
Al Richards Chocolates
Since 1978, this has been a sweet spot for fine handcrafted chocolates in Bayonne. Working in small batches with the finest premium ingredients, you’ll find delectable gift baskets filled with goodies, assorted chocolates, and more.
851 Broadway (Between 39th and 40th Street), Bayonne, NJ 07002
Known as “The Sweetest Spot on the Mountain” in suburban Woodland Park, they’ve got a bunch of Valentine’s Day specials, including long-stemmed chocolate roses, decorated heart pops, and don’t forget to check out their giant “smooches.”
350 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424 – (973) 684-1496
891 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 – (973) 227-0819
There are plenty of Valentine’s Day goodies to choose from, including truffles, gift baskets, and a chocolate heaven gift basket with over 6 pounds of deliciousness. You can also pick up supplies to make chocolate with the fam at home.
328 Main Street, Wyckoff, NJ 07481
For almost 30 years, this Bergen County chocolate shop has been serving up hand-dipped chocolate treats, including fruit and cheesecake. This Valentine’s Day, they offer fresh chocolate-covered strawberries, hot cocoa bomb mug sets, and giant love pops.
137 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
The Chocolate Shoppe
Check out this shop specializing in hand-dipped orders and offer custom-filled chocolate heart boxes, chocolate caramel apples, and homemade peanut butter cups decorated with cute x’s and o’s.
62 East Mill Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853
Chocolates with Love
For over 40 years, this family-owned and operated business has made homemade premium chocolates. For Valentine’s Day, you’ll find solid chocolate Valentine’s Day cards, chocolate-covered strawberries, and chocolate hearts.
68 Ridgefield Avenue, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 – (201) 229-0030
47 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, NJ 07446 – (201) 825-0128
The Chocolate Goat Gift Shoppe
Find a large assortment of classic favorites such as peanut butter cups, milk chocolate marshmallows, salted caramels, buttercrunch, and much more. Discover their large selection of goat-themed items, including their signature chocolate goat.
103 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848
Get the entire family in on DIY chocolate bombs from this shop, specializing in chocolate craft making. You’ll find everything you need to make them including bomb molds, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, sprinkles, and more.
90 Mountain View Boulevard, Wayne, NJ 07470
Stop by this shop for heart and cupid-themed chocolate treats. Surprise your Valentine with a traditional heart box filled with 80 pieces of chocolate, or go for a unique treat like Valentine’s Day yogurt pretzels, sour cherry jelly hearts, or heart-shaped pops.
107 Westwood Avenue, Westwood, NJ 07675
Dayton Homemade Chocolates
Since 1912, this establishment has served Clifton and its surrounding towns, making it one of NJ’s oldest chocolate shops. The Valentine’s Day offerings include a tower of sweet treats, hot chocolate spoons, and cordial cherries.
1053 Bloomfield Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07012
This popular chocolate shop on a side street in Morristown sells all homemade, delectable treats. Give the gift of solid chocolate “I Love You” Bingo, a chocolate key to your heart, and for the fashionista in your life, a chocolate Valentine stiletto and an edible version of a designer-inspired handbag.
8 DeHart Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
Genevieve’s Home Made Chocolates
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with handcrafted chocolates made on-site at their store in Garfield, NJ. Discover their meltaways, chocolate-covered crackers, and chocolate-covered jellies.
174 Ray Street, Garfield, NJ 07026
Laurie’s Homemade Candies
With over 100 types of chocolate candies, 50 flavors of jellybeans, and 20 flavors of jelly fruit slices, you are sure to find something here. This V-Day, a Valentine Tic Tac Toe Box, heart boxes, and cupid pops are super sweet choices for your loved one.
600 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470
Mrs. Hanna Krause Candy, Inc.
Try heart boxes, foiled hearts, or raspberry heart gummies from this shop that started in 1929. Their delicious candy is still made the old-fashioned with copper kettles over open flame stoves.
89 Westview Avenue (next to the Garden State Plaza), Paramus, NJ 07652 1-888-6-KRAUSE
2220 NJ-37, Toms River, NJ 08753 – (732) 270-9236
A detailed chocolate cupid oval, a heart filled with assorted truffles, and more are available at this shop. Other fun choices are chocolate foiled roses, fudge, molded chocolate, and even a DIY chocolate box.
1325 Route 206 & Montgomery Shopping Center, Skillman, NJ 08558
This shop stands out for its gourmet creations made with the finest Valhrona chocolate ingredients. Make sure to try their uniquely flavored truffles, including Earl Grey, cinnamon, and cappuccino ganache.
24 S. Broad Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 (973) 340-7500
Sook Chocolate Factory – 132 Getty Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011
Valentine’s Day options include truffles, assorted gift boxes, pretzels, lollipops, fruit, and more. In business since 1965, this shop has seasonal, specialty, and novelty chocolates.
34 Deforest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936
Central NJ Chocolate Shops
Chocolate lovers will love the little chocolate cups perfect for an after-dinner liquor. You can also indulge in their cutely wrapped Moodibars, which feature flavors like dark chocolate strawberry champagne and creamy milk red velvet.
651 New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Carol’s Creative Chocolatez
This single-origin chocolate specialist has artisan creations like ganache truffles, nut bark, wine truffles, and the popular Belgian Praline. Want to mellow out? Try one of their CBD-infused chocolate squares.
24 Division Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
While you’ll find a delectable mix of baked goods and chocolate candies, you can pick up enough treats to last you all weekend. Check out their giant homemade chocolate kisses, hot chocolate bombs in white and dark flavors, and edible heart chocolate boxes filled with assorted candies.
2510 Belmar Boulevard, Wall, NJ 07719
You can make your own chocolate delights, or they can do it for you. Pretty hot chocolate bombs, Rice Krispie treats, and chocolate-dipped pretzels are some great options for your Valentine.
1324 NJ-36, Hazlet, NJ 07730
David Bradley Chocolatier
Do you love sweet and savory treats? Why not try chocolate-covered bacon at this family-owned business since 1977. Give your Valentine triple gummy hearts, x & o cookies, or try something new like chocolate-covered pineapple.
92 N. Main Street, Windsor, NJ 08561
Get your marzipan fruits, gelato cookie sandwiches, and frozen hot chocolate pops at this Frenchtown store. This shop has everything for your Valentine, from nostalgic sweet treats to freshly baked cookies.
43 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825
Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe
Your Valentine will love to try these homemade confections, including almond cranberry bark, a Valentine assortment, or a chocolate-covered marshmallow kabob.
17 White Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Third Avenue Chocolate Shoppe
Chocolate-covered cherries, caramel squares, Rice Krispie valentine hearts, and huge hot cocoa bombs are available here for your special someone. This shop has been making homemade chocolates for over 30 years.
1118 3rd Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07726
2 Chicks with Chocolate
This chocolate shop has pretty wrappings that reveal their delicious chocolates and bonbons inside. Surprise someone with a 50 piece bonbon gift box, sugar-free chocolate, or their four-piece wine sampler collection.
1300 Hwy 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748
Van Holten’s Homemade Chocolates
Choose from a variety of heart gift boxes for your Valentine this year. They also have saltwater taffy, fudge, licorice, and more. Gluten-free, sugar-free, peanut-free, and vegan options are also available.
Van Holton’s Chocolates – 1893 NJ-88, Brick, NJ 08724 – (732) 840-0888
Van Holten’s Sweet Shop -802 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751 – (732) 830-2220
Southern NJ Chocolate Shops
Barbera’s Chocolate On Occasion
If you’re looking for a variety of chocolate confections, you’ll find them here. Choose from chocolate-covered pretzels, white chocolate cookies, cream cocoa bombs, chocolate charcuterie boards, and Valentine bomb cups with mini chocolate bars.
782 S. Brewster Road, Vineland, NJ 08361
Duffy’s Fine Chocolates
Celebrating their 100th anniversary, this chocolate shop in NJ has blueberry jellies, toasted coconut kisses, and chocolate orange peels too.
29 North Broadway, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 – (856) 456-2955
145 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 – (856) 888-1735
Jagielky’s Homemade Chocolates
This legendary Jersey Shore chocolate shop prides itself on its homemade, unique blends and original chocolate recipes. Shop nut bark, sea salt caramels, coconut fluffs, or double-dipped mints this Valentine’s Day.
8018 Ventnor Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08402- (609) 823-6501
5115 Ventnor Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402 – (609) 822-2204
Lucille’s has been making candies since 1927. Known for its mouth-watering fudge, this candy shop offers homemade chocolate-covered strawberries and other sweet treats, including seasonal holiday hearts and truffles.
156 NJ-72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
A XOXOXO Valentine’s Day Box filled with colorful ganache, peanut butter-filled hearts, or chocolate-covered pink heart marshmallows—with Valentine’s Day choices like these, you just can’t go wrong. This is one of those chocolate shops in NJ that you won’t want to miss.
7 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Rauhauser’s of Ocean City
Located in Ocean City, this sweet shop has been making candies for 50 years. Order up some yummy treats like red jellies, chocolate roses, and heart-shaped gift boxes.
721 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Check out the Valentine’s Day bonbon selection from this artisanal chocolatier. With flavors like Cabernet at Midnight, Champagne Breakfast, and beautifully sculpted heart shapes, they will satisfy every kind of craving (just try to control yourself from eating it all at once).
19 Bridge Street, Stockton, NJ 08559
Have you tried any of these NJ chocolate shops? Which one is your fave? Let us know in the comments below.
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