Chocolate - 2008 Winners

Published May 27, 2008

Shopping for something sweet isn't hard. But if you need something that is delicious AND meaningful, nothing beats the gift of chocolate. The tradition has been around for decades, so why mess with a good thing? Check out the Best Chocolate in and around Orange County vetted by HOT LIST voters.

2008 Winner

1. Downey's Chocolates

Voters Love

"Tracy Downey and her team have created a little corner of heaven, just a few doors down from our favorite wine shop! I..." 

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23902 Aliso Creek Rd Laguna Niguel CA 92677
2008 Finalist

3. Luisa Chocolatiere: The Queen of Fine Chocolate!

Voters Love

"Simply the best!!! Luisa's chocolates and truffles are the best I've ever tasted. If you know the taste of fine chocolate..." 

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26941 Cabot Rd Laguna Hills CA 92653
2008 Finalist

4. Bodega Chocolates

Voters Love

"Amazing chocolate. Place to go for must have flavor." 

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17290 Newhope St Fountain Valley CA 92708
2008 Finalist

5. Chuao Chocolate Café

Voters Love

"Chuao Chocolatier has the best chocolate out there. It is made with all-natural ingredients and contains no artificial..." 

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95 Fortune Dr Irvine CA 92618
2008 Finalist

5. Helen Grace Chocolates

Voters Love

"reasonably priced and extremely delicious. also have frozen bananas sometimes!" 

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5886 Edinger Ave Huntington Beach CA 92649
Contest Overview
  • 36,822
    Total Votes
  • 27,827
  • 131

The 2008 Best of the OC HOTLIST awards are based on more than 36,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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