Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn – Chocolates Treats for You and Your Loved Ones

By LaTonya Staubs

Happy Valentine’s Day! This day is always full with of hugs, kisses, and of course the ever yet tempting, chocolate. Let’s face it; Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate. Some of us get it from our partners, some of us give it to our children, and some of us are just content with buying for ourselves and enjoying it solo style. This year, how about heading to an authentic chocolate shop to make this Valentine’s Day extra special?

Brooklyn Mamas has got you covered with a list of affordable, and of course, mouth watering Brooklyn-based chocolate shops.

NuNu Chocolates
Described as “salted-caramel-Heaven”, this chocolate shop has definitely received tons of well-deserved praise. All of their chocolate is made fresh right in the back of this cute nook in Boreum Hill. The space makes for a perfect romantic…not “cheesy” Valentine’s Day date. If you are with that special someone, you can be cute and share some yummy goods. Or, if you are with a friend, you can order a couple of beers to enjoy with your fresh chocolate.

Valentine’s Day special: Online you can order a heart shaped box of six salt caramels for $14, a box of six Prosecco/Rasberry chocolates for $14, and a box of 12 salt caramels for $24. You can also order a heart shaped lollie for only $2.00.

Where: 529 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11217
Hours: Everyday 7am – 9pm
Contact: (917) 776-7102,


Cocoa Bar
Peanut butter and Jelly chocolate bars? Yes! That explains the heaps of “addicted” customers. If you are going solo this Valentine’s Day, you can always bring your computer, and enjoy their free wifi.

Where: 228 7th avenue, Brooklyn, New York, Ny
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am to 11pm, Friday and Saturday 8am to 1am, Evening Service: after 8pm
Contact: (718) 499-4080,


The Chocolate Room
Make Valentine’s Day a family holiday, and bring your kids out with you. The Chocolate Room is very accommodating to families, and kids. Maybe it’s the hot chocolate? Or, maybe it’s the brownie sundae?  Either way bundle the kids up, and head to the Park Slope or Cobble Hill Chocolate Room for some tasty afternoon treats.
Where: 269 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY (Cobble Hill), 86 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (Park Slope)
Hours: Sunday- Thursday 12pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-12am
Contact: (718) 783- 2900 (Park Slope), (718) 246-2600 (Cobble Hill),


Jaques Torres Chocolate
I Love You chocolate puzzles, truffle boxes, chocolate hearts on a stick, chocolate LOVE plaques, just to name a few. Whatever your heart can desire, I am sure “The Chocolate Man” can, and probably has already made it. You can take your Valentine on a nice stroll around Dumbo, and step right in this hidden gem for a relaxed, yet seriously tasty V’day date. Enjoy!

Where: 66 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Hours:  Monday-Saturday 9am- 8pm, Sundays 10am-6pm
Contact: (718) 875- 9772,


Almondine Bakery
This bakery is a great place to head during the day this Valentine’s with the kids. It’s well known for being quiet, chill, and comfortable. If you are on a budget, then this place is even more up your alley with delicious coffee a little over one buck. While you are there, please indulge yourself with a macaroon or two!

Where: 442 9th Street, Brooklyn NY 11215(Park Slope) , 85 Water Street, Brooklyn NY 11201(Dumbo)
Hours: Monday- Saturday 7am-7pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
Contact: (718) 797-5026 (Park Slope), (718) 797- 5026


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