Albuquerque knows its chocolate. There are places to get your chocolate fix in Albuquerque whether you're on the hunt for the gourmet experience or want a box of sturdy, crunchy chocolate coated pretzels. Take a bite of some for yourself, for family, for friends, for Easter, or for any other special or not so special occasion.
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Buffet's is an Albuquerque institution. From its large painted candy cane outside the store to the mouth watering handmade chocolates and confections found inside, Buffet's is a family owned business, founded over 50 years ago. Best known for their pinon candy creations, they offer a huge variety of Easter and specialty occasion candies as well.
2. Candy Basket
8001 Wyoming Blvd NE, C-3
Albuquerque, NM 87113
The Candy Basket offers specialty baskets of candy for any occasion. It also has a good variety of chocolates. It's the kind of place you'll want to visit, picking candies out of barrels, or to put together the perfect selection of chocolates for a special gift.
3. Candy Lady524 Romero NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
The Candy Lady has become synonymous with any visit to Albuquerque Old Town. It's simply the place to go to for over 20 varieties of fudge, the occasional chocolate pretzel, or the best tasting black licorice string. The old fashioned candy counter with the glass display case makes choosing a confection difficult, but come on, give it a try. At the Candy Lady, it's hard to choose wrong.
Albuquerque, NM 87123
The Chocolate Cartel's incredible hand crafted chocolates are created by the Van Rixel brothers. They use Xocoatl chocolate in their truffles, chocolate covered candies, bars and items. Quality is the operative word with their products, and the proof is in the taste.
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Cocopotamus specializes in gourmet chocolates, with an emphasis on truffles. The chocolate is high quality, and a little less sweet. Flavors are short stops with tastes from Japan, Hawaii, Ireland, and more. Cocpotamus chocolates are free of corn syrup and preservatives.
The name Godiva has been linked with quality chocolates for over 75 years. Albuquerque is lucky enough to have its own Godiva outlet inside Coronado Mall.
9. Hadley's Tea7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 9
Hadley's sells tea, but it also has a glass candy case, filled with delicious truffles, chocolates, and a variety of petit fours. Try one with a freshly brewed cup of teas.
10. Lauren's Hallmark6300 San Mateo NE, Suite H4
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Lauren’s Hallmark has cards and gifts, but also has a glass case filled with sweets that can be packaged and taken home.