The Sweetest Road Trip in Washington Takes You To 9 Old School Chocolate Shops

Valentine’s Day is coming, fellow Washingtonians — and whether or not you celebrate with a significant other, you must admit, the seasonal chocolates are wonderful.

This year, do something more original than dinner and a movie, or treat yourself to a sweeter experience than usual. We’ve put together a tempting road trip that takes you to some of the most highly-rated Washington chocolate shops, and the route takes you through cities that have plenty of attractions, eateries, and hotels so you can make a weekend of it. We weren’t able to include every amazing chocolate shop, so feel free to add your own stops or recreate this itinerary in the part of Washington you call home. Let’s take a look at the shops with the best chocolate in Washington:

Which shop do you think has the best chocolate in Washington? Do you have any other favorite Washington chocolate shops? Let us know in the comments. Any road trip based on dessert will be a good one. If you live in Eastern Washington, you’ll love this ice cream itinerary.

Address: 100 E Pennsylvania Ave, Roslyn, WA 98941, USA
Address: 8102 Railroad Ave, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, USA
Address: 255 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA
Address: 5900 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Address: 3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
Address: 5338 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
Address: 407 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo, WA 98275, USA
Address: 700 S 1st St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, USA

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January 27, 2023

What are the best candy shops in Washington?

The best candy shops in Washington include:

  • Bright’s. Located in Walla Walla, this old-fashioned candy shop has been serving mints, truffles, ice cream, and more since 1934.
  • Johnson Candy Company. Located in Tacoma, this shop has been open since the 1940s and sells all kinds of old-fashioned sweets.
  • Buddy and Howie’s Old Fashioned Candy Shoppe. If you’d like a return to the days when candy was sold out of big glass jars, come here.
  • Bruttles Gourmet Candy Shoppe. Locals love the soft peanut butter brittle that is sold here as well as the scrumptious fudge.

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What are the most iconic foods in Washington?

The most iconic foods in Washington include:

  • Rainier Cherries. These cherries are not only prized all over the state but the whole nation for their tart sweetness.
  • Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon. In Washington, salmon is set on a cedar plank and then grilled with a honey-balsamic glaze.
  • Walla Walla Sweet Onions. Locals love to put these on burgers and other sandwiches and even make potato chips flavored with them.
  • Duck’s Deluxe Burgers. These old-fashioned burgers are a Washington staple that goes great with the shoestring fries.

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What are the best bucket list dishes in Washington?

The best bucket list dishes in Washington include:

  • The Wenatchee Pizza at Saddle Rock Pub & Brewery. This is a pizza topped with fresh local apples and bacon.
  • Green Eggs & Ham at Hi-Lo’s 15th Street Cafe. This is a dish made of eggs with pesto and ham with a side of toast.
  • The Paruana Sandwich at Cafe Rumba. This Peruvian sandwich comes with avocado, roasted tomato, yams, huacatay, aji amarillo, and spinach.
  • Freshly Baked Apple pancakes at Maple Counter Cafe. These are massive, decadent, sweet pancakes that cover the whole plate.

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Address: 100 E Pennsylvania Ave, Roslyn, WA 98941, USA
Address: 8102 Railroad Ave, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, USA
Address: 255 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA
Address: 5900 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Address: 3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
Address: 5338 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
Address: 407 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo, WA 98275, USA
Address: 700 S 1st St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, USA

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