Made in Santa Cruz - Internationally Acclaimed
Donnelley Chocolates 
"One of the world's 10 best"
         — National Geographics 

An unassuming storefront houses some of the best artisan chocolate you will ever taste.

Donnelly Chocolates          “One Of The 1O Best Chocolates In The World” —  National Geographic Enjoy Artisan Candy In Santa Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco

Since 1988, chocolatier Richard Donnelly has been making some of the finest chocolate in the world, right here in Santa Cruz.  While in cooking school in Paris, France, Richard happened into a small chocolate factory and cafe  where one bite changed the course of his life as he knew it.  Having tasted some of the best chocolate ever, his goal became to make the finest chocolate on earth. 

With the help of some family members, he was soon doing that, making some of the best chocolate that was ranked among the Top 10 in the world by National Geographic plus accolades from many other US magazines. Donnelly Chocolates is located in Santa Cruz at 1509 Mission Street. You can also find their fine offerings at: Shopper’s Corner in Santa Cruz, CA; Crossroads Books in Watsonville, CA, and in San Francisco, CA at Fog City News and the Balboa Movie Theater.

Dominique showing off a variety gift boxes.

Great Assortment Of High-Quality
Dark Chocolate, 
Milk Chocolate, Caramel,Truffles Candies, Best Ice Cream Bars

Santa Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, San Jose,
San Francisco 

Donnelly Chocolates offers a great selection of chocolate sweets made with only the finest ingredients, which include milk and dark chocolate covered nuts and fruits, marshmallow, world- class  caramel — made from scratch — ganache, truffles, both dairy and nondairy assortments, and  chocolate bars, they offer a  good variety.

Not to mention their scrumptious “to-swoon-for” ice cream bars that will make your taste buds think they’ve died and gone to dessert heaven! Donnelly Chocolates Santa Cruz also offers a variety of gift boxes, mixes and wedding favors, all of which can be ordered online and shipped overnight to ensure their freshness.
The sublime mixes are not to me missed — wait ‘til you try the hot chocolate!

The Best! ― Donnelly's Prepared Mixes For Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brownies & Hot ChocolateSanta Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco

Donnelly Chocolates is more than a candy store as they offer prepared mixes for chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, brownies and hot chocolate all derived from recipes Richard Donnelly’s mother and sister had been using for years. His mother a great cook with impeccable techniques, helped to build his discerning palate, and with tutelage from master chocolatiers from Paris and Brussels under his belt, he attempted to improve upon these recipes.  

What he found was that by always using the finest ingredients, especially focussing on the finest cocoas, he could do no better. If you want to impress, these mixes are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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