“Nice memories are like chocolate: you can’t survive on them alone, as they aren’t very filling, but they make life sweeter.” -Janine Weger
There are lot of sweet things to do and experience in Portland. Here are our favorite Portland chocolate makers and Portland chocolatiers – making Stump Town much more than just coffee and microbrews.
Portland’s Best Hot Chocolate
Creo Chocolate – 122 NE Broadway, Portland, OR
Creo Chocolate’s delicious hot chocolate is made with their bean-to-bar chocolate. The beans are sourced directly from a small farm in Ecuador and are roasted, ground and aged to create an incredible depth of flavor. Tours of the shop are available if you book in advance.
Portland’s Best Chocolate Ice Cream
Cool Moon Ice Cream Company, 1105 NW Johnson St., Portland, OR
Cool Moon’s Belgian Chocolate ice cream is hand-made in their store kitchen. The ice cream is sweetened with cane sugar and all ingredients are 100% natural. Insider tip: Get your scoops in the chocolate-dipped waffle cone – it’s worth it!
Portland’s Best Chocolate Martini
Vintage Cocktail Lounge, 7907 SE Stark St., Portland, OR
If you are looking for a decadent drink that tastes like pure cocoa, without being too sugary, the Filthy Chocolate Martini is meant for you. The Vintage Cocktail Lounge has a chill, laid back atmosphere with some of the best mixologists in Portland.
Portland’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie
Alma Chocolate – 140 NE 28th Ave., Portland, OR
To create the best chocolate chip cookie in Portland takes the finest ingredients. Alma Chocolate uses real vanilla, organic butter and never any preservatives. This makes their melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies a must-have in Portland.
Portland’s Best Chocolate Cake
JaCiva’s Bakery and Chocolatier – 4733 SE Hawthorne Ave., Portland, OR
JaCiva’s Bakery and Chocolatier is a Portland institution that was founded in 1986 by a husband and wife duo. Their bakers use the finest European chocolate to create a mouthwatering Chocolate Raspberry cake. This decadent cake has 7 layers of fudge, chocolate and raspberry preserves.