Chocolate was originally considered a delicacy and is still considered a favorite indulgence today. It induces happiness and goes well with coffee. What’s not to love about it? Across Long Island, there are many, many chocolatiers to choose from. But which is the Best Chocolatier on Long Island? Here are this year’s winners of Best Chocolatier on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bon Bons Chocolatier in Huntington Best Chocolatier on Long Island!
1. Bon Bons Chocolatier
319 Main St., Huntington. 631-549-1059. www.bonbonschocolatier.com
Family-owned and operated by sweet-toothed mother-daughter team Mary Alice and Susannah Meinersman, with each chocolate creation molded to perfection by head candy maker Eric Lobignat, Bon Bons Chocolatier prides itself on its vast array of handmade chocolates, confections and other delights. You can taste the love and care that envelopes each savory concoction. From sinful truffles to gooey caramels, cordial cherries, and butter-almond crunch that should simply be illegal in this state, Bon Bons creates more than 50 varieties. Trust the voters—you’re going to want to try all of them!
2. A Taste of Home
1992 N. Jerusalem Rd., North Bellmore. 516-486-1670. www.atasteofhomebakery.com
A Taste of Home’s Sweet Shop is indeed one of a kind. It offers specially made chocolates for every holiday from Chanukah to St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t forget to try the chocolate bark with almonds or the chocolate lollipops…both will have you waiting on line for seconds!
3. Emile’s Candies
229 Merrick Rd., Oceanside. 516-766-4402. www.emilescandy.net
You know that episode of I Love Lucy where she’s sticking all the chocolates in her mouth? Well, that’s pretty much how you’ll feel when you walk into Emile’s. They even have the classic picture of Lucy at the chocolate factory blown up on the wall. This place has chocolate covered Oreos, chocolate covered Peeps and their chocolate covered homemade marshmallows–all which could one day be responsible for world peace.