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Mackenzies Chocolates

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1492 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2111
09:00 - 17:30
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Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Laguna Beach, California
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81 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They import bulk chocolate from Belgium. Then they melt it down and mold it. They have just about every chocolate mold you can imagine!

Thank M M
Santa Cruz, California
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Mackenzies is a very nice store with sufficient availability of many different varieties. We ordered several dozen chocolate dipped strawberries for a party, and everyone thought these were delicious. Additionally, the mint chocolates are highly recommended, and in cute present designs, too. The chocolate is good.

Thank vu2mel
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Simply the best chocolate I have ever eaten. My favorites include the irresistible turtles and many of the superlative truffles. Their shop is a treat to visit because of all of the super shapes of chocolate they have to fit the season or almost any other special needs (and the great aroma). We even got some handcuffs (but they had... More 

Thank Charles S
Santa Cruz, California
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306 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Oh, the dark chocolate covered caramel candies are the best in the world, and I write this from Nice, France, living here all year and sampling Swiss, French, German, Belgian chocolates! Eager to return to Santa Cruz for these chocolates!

Thank Judybookdoc
New Market, Tennessee
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Wow, is there anything they don't have. What a great selection! If you like chocolate, you'll love this place.

Thank pbmax101
Santa Cruz, California
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255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

I slip in here from time to time. Small family operation. Order well in advance for special occasions and pick up your orders early on the holidays. This is not like one of those big suppliers with endless inventory. Another cool locals place in Santa Cruz! This is a retail store, not a sit-down restaurant .

1 Thank Danny_OI812
Santa Cruz, California
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I placed an order for a company Christmas gift to be sent out of state. They charged my credit card for the candy and the freight and took the address with a promised to ship within two weeks to arrive by the Friday before Christmas. On Thursday, they called to let me know they would need to ship overnight to... More 

2 Thank Alida S
Santa Cruz area CA
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Love everything about Mackenzies = incredibly friendly personnel - a true desire to create ART thru confection - CLASSY chocolate designs, giftwrap and ideas abounding - there is NO occasion you cannot find a perfect gift to compliment ANYONE from this store - it is a Santa Cruz tradition and NO WONDER - I was absolutely astounded as to their... More 

Thank chechina
Santa Cruz, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Mackenzies Chocolates is highly recommended! Their chocolates are divine...rich and creamy. My favorites are the large dark chocolate espresso truffles and dark chocolate dipped strawberries! In addition, they have every imaginable shape of chocolate such as banana slugs, seashells, guitars, hockey sticks, computers, penguins, bicycles, hammers, lobsters, treasure chests & more. A family owned tradition in Santa Cruz!

1 Thank Lioness726
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133 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012 via mobile

Low quality. On par with Hershey's. Don't understand the appeal

Thank JALL_517

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Restaurant Details

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09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 16:00
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  • Address: 1492 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?