Best Chocolate Shops on Long Island


In 1861, John Cadbury created the first heart-shaped box of chocolates and this Valentine’s Day tradition continues today. During the month of February, many of us are focused on romance and finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts. This year don’t settle for a card store box of generic chocolates, surprise your date with the best chocolates and confectionary treats made locally on Long Island.

Chocolate Works

916 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 833-9198

2350 Merrick Road
Bellmore, NY 11710
(516) 900-1119

371 South Oyster Bay Road
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 252-3855

6401 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 486-8888

143B Main Street
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631) 675-9366

Chocolate Works is known for their decadent chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolates and truffles. They also have handmade milk and dark chocolate heart boxes, perfect you’re your Valentine. For Valentine’s Day, they make a box, made of Belgian chocolate that is filled with delicious candies. If you are looking for a non- chocolate treat, consider a snapshots in sugar, they are a sweet way to capture a special moment in your relationship.

Kron Chocolatier

24 Middle Neck Rd

Great Neck Plaza, NY 11021

(516) 829-5550

Kron Chocolatier uses an old Hungarian family recipe to make their chocolates. They offer a plethora of delectable sweets that are all handmade and hand-packaged. For Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with long stem gourmet chocolate roses, edible chocolate heart boxes filled with gourmet chocolates, Budapest Truffles and solid chocolate lips in milk, dark or white chocolate.

Schwartz Candies

169 Voice Rd

Carle Place, NY 11514

(516) 294-2831

Schwartz Candies have been featured on the Food Network TV show Unwrapped. They were founded in 1939 and still dip their chocolates traditionally by hand. Their marshmallow heart is dipped in semisweet chocolate and come in boxes with eight assorted flavors, vanilla flavored marshmallows or vanilla flavored marshmallows with a caramel bottom. If you are looking for an eclectic mix, Schwartz’s also has assorted miniature hearts filled with caramels, almonds, apricots, creams and truffles.

Emile’s Candies

229 Merrick Rd

Oceanside, NY 11572

(516) 766-4402

Emile’s Candies is a third generation, 50 year old establishment, making their candies the old fashioned way, to ensure freshness and quality. They have a large assortment of heart-shaped Valentine’s Day boxes that you can fill with chocolate dipped creams, crisps, crunches, nuts, caramels, fluffy marshmallows and exotic fruits.

Bon Bons Chocolatier

319 Main Street

Huntington, NY 11743

(631) 549-1059

Bon Bons Chocolatier have been creating handmade chocolates for over 30 years in small batches that are fork-dipped by hand. Everything is made fresh to order including their signature chocolates and unique shaped candies. Make Bon Bons your one stop shop for Valentine’s Day, besides candy, they also carry cards, gifts and seasonal tableware.

Morgan’s Bay Confections

9 Post Place

Babylon, NY 11702

(631) 224-5959

Morgan’s Bay Confections in Babylon is well-equipped to fulfill all of your chocolate needs. If you cannot visit their shop, they can even ship goodies to you. For Valentine’s Day, try their decadent stuffed strawberries, dipped in chocolate and stuffed with cannoli cream.

Lazar’s Chocolate

350 Wheatley Plaza

Greenvale, NY 11548


Lazar’s Chocolate family recipe dates back over 70 years ago to Europe and is still being used today. Surprise your Valentine with a Chocolate Non Pareil Heart Pop made with a Swiss-style of chocolate. This oversized milk chocolate lollipop is coated with beads of sugar for color and crunch. Looking for something more traditional? Try their milk chocolate heart candies, chocolate lips or a heart box filled with chocolates.

Sayville Chocolatier

6 Main Street

Sayville, NY 11782

(631) 589-6713

Sayville Chocolatier has been Sayville’s Premier Chocolate Shop since 1980. For Valentine’s Day they have fresh dipped chocolate strawberries, chocolate hearts and baskets. One of their stand-out items is their chocolate high heels filled with luscious truffles. If your Valentine has allergies, they also carry some nut-free sweets so he or she won’t feel excluded on this special day.

Afresh Approach LLC

82 Park Ave

Bay Shore, NY 11706

(631) 647-3535

Afresh Approach provides a wide selection of gourmet candies and delectable treats. Every treat is made by hand the old fashion way with loving care by experienced confectioners. They craft the best personalized chocolates with the themes and flavors that you desire. If you and your Valentine are expecting wedding bells, they are also known for their handcrafted wedding favors.

Kerri’s Kandies Inc

2160 NY-112

Coram, NY 11727

(631) 696-4947

Kerri’s Kandies is a family owned and operated store that uses pure couverture chocolate for all of their handmade creations. For Valentine’s Day, consider their chocolate puppy, truffles, chocolate dipped fruit (including strawberries) and large variety of fudge. If you are looking to make your own chocolates, Kerri’s carries chocolate melting wafers, molds, sticks, bags and custom printed ribbon for your DIY needs.

Ralph Rotten’s Candy & Nut Shoppe

2425 Middle Country Rd

Centereach, NY 11720

(631) 981-3051

Ralph Rotten’s Candy & Nut Shoppe has been operating under new ownership since November, but they are still whipping up the same delicious confections like they have the past 31 years. One local favorite is their chocolate covered gummy bears that are coated in rich Belgian chocolate. They offer a variety of Valentine’s Day baskets, trays and a pretzel boat filled with an assortment of goodies.

Kilwins Babylon Village

130 Deer Park Ave

Babylon, NY 11702

(631) 482-8551

Kilwins Port Jefferson

109D Main St

Port Jefferson, NY 11777

(631) 509-6555

Kilwins provides their customers with high quality products and a friendly atmosphere. Some of their trademark chocolate items include their hand dipped chocolate strawberries, Mackinac Island Fudge and chocolate dipped pretzels. If you’re craving something sweet that isn’t chocolate, try Kilwins Original Recipe ice cream. They have over 40 different flavors and even make ice cream cakes too, a perfect way to cool off after a hot date.


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