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Our local expert will explain the history, art, and guide you through the flavours of each chocolate.
Sampling of chocolates & chocolate-based goodies, Guided tour on the history of chocolates, Chocolate-making demonstration, and Chat with store owners & chocolatiers
Cancel any time before the tour date and receive a full refund.
Additional Tour Options
Child Ticket 7-12
Small Children 0-6
$39 + 13% tax
$25 + 13% tax
Every Other Saturday
TORONTO’S ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE TOUR
Come join us on a stroll through the classy neighbourhoods of King West, Queen West & Dundas West, where we will sample chocolates & chocolaty sweets from 6 unique stores. Learn more about where chocolate comes from, how a little chocolate can be good for you, and why we crave chocolate – while satisfying those cravings!
Includes a chocolate-making demonstration by an award winning chocolatier. Ooh la la!
We Love Chocolate
We started this tour because we simply love chocolate, and till today, you can’t get us to shut up about it! When we first started researching for this tour, we had to abandon the idea because there were not enough unique chocolate options within walking distance, and we were not about to offer a sub-par tour to other chocolate lovers. However, things finally changed for the sweeter a few years back.
We now have a tour that we, as fellow chocoholics, can be proud of.
Meet Award Winning Chocolatiers
Toronto (and Canada) is fairly young in the chocolate industry, compared to cities like London and Paris. However, we’ve made great strides in recent years. SOMA Chocolate, one of our tour partners, has won several awards at the International Chocolate Awards and the Academy of Chocolate. Their 2 stores boast a huge variety of bars from different cacao origins, which sometimes makes it hard to decide which chocolate to purchase. Fear not though, as we’ll walk you through how to taste and choose chocolate while on the tour, leaving you with a better idea of your personal chocolate palate.
SOMA Chocolate is one of the handful of chocolate makers in Toronto, who import cocoa beans and make the chocolate from scratch, experimenting with various techniques to tease the best flavours out from the beans. In contrast, most of the chocolate shops in Toronto work with high quality couverture chocolate from companies such as Valrhona, Cacao Barry and Callebaut, mixing various chocolate with flavours, nuts, and so forth to form their own beautiful creations. You’ll get a good representation of both types of chocolate shops on the tour, as well as other stores that work with chocolate in various ways. We’ll visit a patisserie with a different flavour chocolate bar for every alphabet, as well as a chocolatier who uses her years of experience in spices to create intriguing chocolate truffles. Whether your affinity is for dark chocolate or white chocolate, you’ll find something to love on this tour.
What stores will I visit on the tour?
We’d really rather surprise you
What will I eat on the tour?
As you can guess by the name of the tour, a variety of chocolates and chocolaty treats!
Where does the tour begin and end?
It begins close to King/Spadina and ends near Dundas/Bathurst. The start and end stops are a a 20 min walk from each other, and both are conveniently located near streetcar stops. You will receive the address of the starting point once you’ve signed up for the tour.
Are there any washrooms?
There are washrooms at all the stops except for one. Please ask during the tour!
What is I have dietary restrictions?
The tour is entirely vegetarian, can be made entirely gluten-free and can be made partially vegan. Nut-free options are available but there may be trace amounts in the products. Other restrictions may be accommodated on a case by case basis. Please mention any dietary restrictions to the tour guide.