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Dean'sSweets

475 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4089
+1 207-899-3664
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jul 2017
“Delicious chocolates, somewhat pricey”
10 Jun 2017
“Heaven in a Confection Cup!”
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475 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4089
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have checked out many chocolate stores and vendors (wife was in the chocolate business for 19 years so we went to many trade shows). We're not that picky, but the chocolates we got here were underwhelming, especially considering the price (ended of paying about...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We sampled several treats at Dean's Chocolates on our Foodie tour and the quality of chocolate is superb. Lots of variety available and many cute gift ideas here. As most things in Portland, the products were on the expensive side. But I guess you get...More

Thank MichiganMom71
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I was in the mood for some chocolate and stopped in here, the candy i was looking at was Asher's Chocolates from Pennsylvania which was honestly overpriced in this shop. I sampled three types of fudge and decided on the Rocky Road. It was good...More

Thank Jeanyus
Dean B, Owner at Dean'sSweets, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

I'm not sure where you were but this review has nothing to do with our shop. We only sell our own chocolates. Do not sell Asher's. And we don't sell fudge.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Feeling down, losing your hair, pimple on your nose? Take one bite of this chocolate deliciousness and all will be well. Extraordinary hand dipped chocolates with unique and standard flavors. Conveniently located in downtown Portland.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The quality of the chocolate is very good and the flavors are committed. Sometimes you get a batch that is so sweet your teeth hurt. Let those flavors shine, Dean, a little less sugar!

Thank RebeccaMaine
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing chocolatier in Portland. A vast variety of truffle and treats for the whole family. Very good hot chocolate to give as a gift.

Thank Mac2105
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Had dinner nearby and as I left found this delightful chocolate shop open til 9 on Thursday through Saturday. Strawberries are fresh and the chocolate is delicious. I also got the rum and scotch truffles - very yummy!!

Thank MaineMoke
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My husband is highly allergic to nuts so we're often nervous about trying new chocolate shops since many of them don't clean their equipment between batches. Dean's looked so good, though, that we went in and asked about it and we were delighted to learn...More

Thank Kgirl00
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I went to this place because a friend of mine requested dark chocolates, and by the time we were able to look for a place, many chocolate shops were closed. I am quite glad we ended up here. They have some interesting flavors, like spicy...More

Thank Adrianne W
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Great to find a no nut bakery. Having a tree nut allergy can be a problem in places like this. Nice to be able to choose any chocolate without worry. We tried several truffles & the bacon toffee. The truffles were not as flavorful or...More

Thank Debra C
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 06:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 475 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4089
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-3664
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Description
Dean’sSweets proudly offers elegant, hand-dipped truffles, caramels, buttercreams, and other chocolates, created from the finest imported chocolate and using the highest quality local ingredients whenever possible.

All chocolates are made in small batches with no preservatives or artificial flavors. No nuts or nut products are used, allowing the ever-growing population of people with nut allergies to enjoy the chocolate without the worry. Most options at Dean’sSweets are gluten free, and dairy-free and vegan chocolates also are available.
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