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Choco Cafe & Chocolates by Design

Cafe, Canadian
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1360 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3X2, Canada
+1 902-407-8844
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 08:30 - 21:00
Fri 08:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place near the waterfront, We went there to buy chocolate, which was extremely delicious. They have a variety of chocolate and different size pre-packed or you can pick whatever you like and they'll pack it for you , in addition they can make special wrapping for special occasions.

Thank happy M
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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176 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of my friends headed to the Maritime Museum but I headed off to take some photos - During my strolling I came across the Choco Café and I had a muffin and a cup of hot cocoa. The food and drink were delicious and the young woman who served me was most gracious. Next time I'm down home... More 

Thank Terry F
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great Coffman delicious sweets and fun atmosphere. Oh yeah, and best of all? Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Great place to go on a coffee date with old friends or that someone new.

Thank Peggy N
St. John's, Canada
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We did the tourist thing yesterday, walked the water front, visited the farmer's market and even stopped at a comic book store. The thing that sticks out the most was the double Americano I picked up at this cafe. It was amazing, smooth and frothy, By far the best coffee of this trip. One thing to be aware of is... More 

Thank Peter M
Omar K K, Owner at Choco Cafe & Chocolates by Design, responded to this review

Hello Peter. Thank you for your review ad 5 star rating. We appreciate your feedback. Sorry about the splenda we were out :-( More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nice Waitresses and firendly service all the time, long openings till 11pm ! homly easy chairs, parkade across the street

Thank Richard B
Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Choco Café is just a couple of short blocks from the boardwalk. We needed a place for a coffee and a bit of chill. This place is pleasantly appointed, the young woman on staff was helpful and friendly. We just took our time and relaxed. And, byt he way, the espresso and cappucino weere excellent.

Thank nvulpe
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very refreshing stop on a hot day. The space is beautiful and I felt an immediate calm when I stepped in. My iced tea was brewed to perfection and the chocolates were a much needed pick me up😃

Thank Veronica R
Seattle, Washington
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Really cool little place with coffee and treats. Ample room to sit and lounge about or maybe use the wifi to work. I wasn't sure what all the coffee names meant so the very friendly lady who worked there, named Jura, patiently explained it all. I ended up ordering too much and became hypercaffeinated, but that's just fine because I... More 

Thank antillus
las vegas, nv
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I shared a delicious fondue of dark chocolate (his first), accompanied by fruit, cookies, and marshmallows. The owner is a lovely person with an inspirational story who also makes excellent chocolate. We bought two boxes and talk about going back to Halifax to get more!

Thank srick
Omar K K, Owner at Choco Cafe & Chocolates by Design, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your motivating words. I enjoyed talking to you :O) and look forward to seeing you again in the near future More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

If there's one thing that makes this place amazing it's the incredible staff. Theyre all so friendly, and wonderful. It's a shame it's right on the waterfront, and so many clueless basics bombard it with bogus reviews. Literally the only thing that isn't ten-thumbs-up about this paradise on Earth is that weird guy who works there. Also, why is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-8844
Specialties: Fair Trade and Organic-Brewed Coffees, specialty coffees and teas, gourmet chocolates and chocolate fondue using our own gourmet Belgian chocolate. 15% discount for students. Whether you are looking for a private espresso bar party, chocolate fondue get together, coffee catering, or a full service of pastries, drinks, and chocolate tasting parties, we will be more than happy to make it happen for you.

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