Instagrammable Connecticut: For Chocolate Lovers Last Updated: February 2023

From rich and savory to sweet and gooey—Connecticut is home to dozens of artisanal chocolate shops. And what could be better than eating chocolate? Seeing all the vast varieties and watching it be made! There’s even the Connecticut Chocolate Trail if you’re looking for more destinations to taste and tour. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers and Connecticut businesses to share their pictures. Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag them with #CTvisit!


Castle Hill Chocolate in Newtown


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Castle Hill Chocolate offers handmade artisan chocolates from around the world. Each and every piece is hand selected based on outstanding quality, exceptional taste and visual appeal.

“Our sweet artisanal collection is made of only the finest ingredients to create a uniquely beautiful and equally delicious hand-crafted confection.” — Castle Hill Chocolate

Divine Treasures in Manchester


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Divine Treasures’ chocolate is sourced from organic, socially-responsible cacao, then crafted with its own perfected homemade recipes.

“Our chocolates are unique because they are traditional in spirit, handcrafted with organic European dark chocolate, and contain wholesome ingredients that suit many dietary needs—like gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.” – Divine Treasures

Sift Bake Shop in Mystic


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In 2018, Sift Bake Shop’s owner was crowned “Best Baker in America” by Food Network.

“We use a wide array of techniques that best showcase the variety of chocolates that we use—all from different regions from around the world.” – Sift Bake Shop

Elm Street Diner in Stamford


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Elm Street Diner is a premiere family-owned diner that serves up one-of-a-kind food creations for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.

“We craft different unique milkshakes every week with innovative flavors and never before seen concoctions.” – Elm Street Diner

Fascia’s Chocolates in Waterbury


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Fascia’s Chocolates is a working chocolate factory where you can observe chocolates being produced and actually make some for yourself by attending one of its special hands-on events.

“All of the chocolate at Fascia’s is made in-house and in small batches to ensure our products are always the highest quality and as fresh as can be.” – Fascia’s Chocolates

Thorncrest Farm in Goshen


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Within hours of leaving the cows—Thorncrest Farm’s signature milk is made into delicious chocolates.

“The uniqueness of Thorncrest Farm is our cows, which provide our one-of-a-kind ‘Single Cow Origin Chocolates,’ invented here on the farm. This combined with our genetics, our care, our feed, no stress environment, and how the milk is handled all work together to produce our signature milk.” – Thorncrest Farm