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Paul Thomas Chocolates

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102 Public Sq N, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1207
+1 706-864-6333
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing chocolates, wow! I literally turned into a kid in a candy store. I couldn't wait to get my paws on all of my chocolate treats. Delicious, moderately priced for the excellent quality you get.

Thank Hara S
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Hara, No matter the age you feel like a kid in a candy store especially since we added the G Scale train to our ceiling in the shop. Come back soon and don't forget we ship all year long. Great web site too. More 

Solsberry, Indiana
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason this place is the #1 restaurant in Dahlonega. We are from Indiana and my daughter and I were spending the day in Dahlonega while my husband was running a trail race. We tried several things and everything was wonderful. The turtles were really good, the chocolate covered bacon delicious and I left with a box of... More 

Thank Melinda S
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Melinda what a beautiful write up for us. Thank you so very much. Our team from the candy maker to our front end staff make Paul Thomas Chocolates what you saw when you visited out shop. Our great flavors come from 41 years of Paul's dedication and no compromise policy. Check us out on our website and yes we ship.... More 

Thomson, Georgia, United States
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come to Dahlonega once a year just for me to be able to go get my caramel apples, pralines, and home décor. They have the best chocolates and some of the nicest decorations . Friendly staff willing to help you . And are very appreciated for your business. I love going into this shop to smell and see all... More 

Thank Beth D
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Hi Beth and thank you for making your annual pilgrimage to our shop for your sweet tooth satisfaction. Sounds like you were very happy again with your choices. Maybe for Christmas someone might surprise you with a delicious caramel apple. Be sure and leave your wish list out for someone to see. We can ship. Have a wonderful Holiday. More 

Valencia, Spain
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paul Thomas is a great place for chocolate lovers. The chocolate covered strawberries are amazing. Gotta love the miniature train that goes around tiny train tracks above the shop floor. Great place for gifts too.

Thank Jaume L
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Jaume, It's always a pleasure to see how our chocolate selection satisfies a customer from another part of the world. Chocolate blends differ from region to region as do a candy makers formulas for each creation. The G - Scale Train is a big hit for those young and old(er). Our 80 feet of track is such a wonderful surprise... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to chocolate covered bacon but was very disappointed in the product. I tried several different products but while acceptable there were better shops in town.

Thank lindawB191NX
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Linda, Thank you for stopping by Paul Thomas Chocolates and giving us a try. Dahlonega is fortunate to have two candy makers right on the square. We'd love to know what you thought about the other choices you made. If you enjoy peanut butter maybe our Peanut Butter Delight might suit your taste buds. Another great piece is our Almond... More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Dahlongea square is wonderful for both nearby residents and visitors. The shop is located on the square and the chocolates are made right on the premises. Paul has such vast experience, having owned Hoffman's Chocolates in South Florida where we lived for many years, and my husband and I always see him now creating something each time we visit... More 

Thank Y9508WImaryp
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

You are fortunate to know Paul from Hoffman's in South Florida. His kind heart and generosity have never wavered from loving and producing great chocolates for 41 years. His knowledge of chocolates and the times he takes to visit with our customers be they first timers or repeat clients makes for an enjoyable visit. Thank you again. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a small shop with a very nice variety of chocolates. Everything I tried was delicious and well made. Another reviewer commented that it was expensive, but I found things to be fairly priced. Good chocolate isn't cheap to make, and they have some fabulous flavor combinations. The owner was very personable and patient as we were all making... More 

Thank Lisa817
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Lisa, I love that you had a great time in our shop and enjoyed your chocolate choices.. The store is always revolving so be sure and stop back in and see what's new to enjoy. More 

Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have eaten lots of different chocolates at this shop. While I have liked everything, the best is the chocolate covered bacon. I know it sounds strange but try it. Great place.

Thank jimmiegirl
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Who knew 5 years ago when we started the chocolate covered bacon craze it would become such a large part of this shop today. We listened to our customers when they saw it on Food Network and then made it happen. That's the beauty of being a Chocolatier and creating new and delicious creations in your own shop. 41 years... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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142 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Everything looked good but the prices were very high. I was surprised because most stores we visited in Dahlonega had things priced reasonably. This place is expensive. Everyone was very nice, but I think this place is priced even higher than Disney.

Thank Blaine2424
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

Hi Blaine, Thank you for visiting our shop. I do not know what Disney charges per pound for chocolate today, but I will tell you Hoffman's Chocolates, which I founded in 1975 and was a supplier for Disney, quality was never compromised on my end. I did pull Hoffman's out at a later date because they could not rotate stock... More 

Lakeland, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This chocolate shop was a delight to the senses - the candy was beautifully displayed and there were many varieties from which to choose. We ended up buying the truffle sampler box which was very reasonably priced for $9.99. We sampled the key lime, coconut, peanut butter, chile, and fudge, all covered in dark chocolate. We also bought a Christmas... More 

Thank kmlyle
Lori H, Owner at Paul Thomas Chocolates, responded to this review

So glad to hear from another happy customer. You made some our our favorite choices. With the holidays fast approaching we'll be glad to ship so you don't have to make a trip from Florida. Or please come and enjoy our beautiful city for Christmas. Thank you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Public Sq N, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1207
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-6333
Located in the Hall Block Building on the Historic Dahlonega Square. Handmade Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Covered Bacon, Caramels and many other Chocolate treats! Over 80 handmade chocolates and goodies.

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