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Address: 15 W Gutierrez St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3449
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+1 805-409-2951
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Best valentine surprise!

Booked a surprise private chocolate tasting with Maya, the owner and it was fabulous! Not only is Maya very welcoming and a wealth of interesting facts and knowledge about... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Brigitte G
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a surprise private chocolate tasting with Maya, the owner and it was fabulous! Not only is Maya very welcoming and a wealth of interesting facts and knowledge about chocolate,.her products are pure nirvana. This is the way chocolate needs to taste, pure, deliciously satisfying. Do yourself a favor and go get some, you won't regret it. And while you... More 

Thank Brigitte G
Waukee, Iowa
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101 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I always find a local chocolate spot to get my cravings satisfied and this place did just that. A bit smaller than usual chocolate shops ensures that each of their handmade offerings are the best quality possible. I tried a variety of 12 different truffles and each one was excellent. The ganache covering was perfect and the fillings were smooth... More 

Thank Glcoleman
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The owner is a Swiss lady who drives a very cute original Fiat car to drive around town. An artisan chocolate shop and she is very passionate with her making of chocolates. On several occasions I witnessed her making chocolates. Her chocolates are very delicious, very different from the industralised chocolates like "See Candies" for example. Not only tasty but... More 

Thank amtel02
Cancun, Mexico
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Had a chocolate craving which was more than satisfied. Ordered sipping chocolate with cinnamon which was decadent. The truffles were excellent as well. Highly recommend it if you need highest quality chocolate fix

Thank Nancy C
Livermore, Colorado
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222 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Love chocolate? Then you must go here. The selections are not only beautiful to look at, but they are beyond delicious. They have chocolates infused with herbs, nuts, and flavor combinations you would never imagine putting together and yet they are fabulous. Take time to savor your selection in a sweet sitting area. If you time it right, you can... More 

Thank Lydia G
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15 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

They make and sell gourmet chocolate but it's a bit pricey (we bought 5 pieces which cost $2 each). The caramel chocolate is very tasty. We had several of those.

Thank Leonard L
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I eat high end chocolate often, this place is now my favorite. Everything we tried was amazing, glad we found it. I prefer dark chocolate and everyone I tried was outstanding. We also bought several unique bars to bring home we haven't seen anywhere else. Great with coffee or a glass of red wine!

Thank Cdlake10
Boulder, Colorado
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189 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

When we pulled into a parking lot in Santa Barbara, we were delighted to see the Chocolate Maya store, as my daughter and I both follow her on Instagram. We went in and purchased many chocolates for gifts, and they are adorably wrapped, and so yummy. She has unique chocolate from around the world, plus she has her own line... More 

Thank Mommabiek
Edmonton, Canada
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1,211 reviews
392 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stopped in here to sample the chocolates and then we bought for boxes to bring home as gifts. The young lady working there was a delight. She wrapped the boxes of two chocolates up so beautifully. This business is just off State Street enroute to Stearn Wharf. The chocolates were oh so delicious.

Thank kpatters
Littleton, Colorado
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89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A tiny little shop with fantastic chocolates - all kinds of tasty combinations (chipotle, pear, pomegranate, hazelnut...) and lovely truffles. We especially enjoyed the bags of chocolate disks - pure deliciousness! The presentation is impressive and the staff were so engaging and obviously dedicated to their craft.

Thank karen k

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