Valentines Day in New York: Sweets

Feed a Sweet Tooth

The way to anyone's heart is through their stomach. Anything chocolate is a good idea. The following stores offer the best sweet treats in NYC.

  • Ceci-Cela
    14 Delancey St C, New York, NY 10002, USA 212-274-9179
    Ceci-Cela is a beautiful store with even more beautiful pastries (pictured above). Their almond chocolate croissants, which you can't even find in Paris, are delicious. Snug bakery crafting French–style pastries, sandwiches & custom cakes in a quaint interior.
  • Varsano's Chocolate
    172 West 4th Street Greenwich Village, New York City 212 352-1171
    Varsano's Chocolates is specialized in home made, hand dipped chocolates, including caramels, truffles, fruit centers and nut patties.
  • Colette's Cakes
    New York, NY 10014, USA 973-762-4546
    Colette Peters has been the owner of Colette’s Cakes, a specialty cake company in New York City. Colette helped create and design the format and rules for the first cake challenge for the World Pastry Forum.
  • Chocolate Works
    693 3rd Ave New York, New York USA 212-935-5454
    The concept turns a working chocolate factory into an interactive experience which enchants customers of all ages. When you walk into one of our stores, you are greeted with our signature, award-winning truffle.
  • Godiva Chocolatier
    • 30 Rockefeller Plaza (near 50th St.), 765-4336
    • 701 Fifth Ave. (between 54th and 55th St.), 593-2848
    • 200 Park Ave. (at 45th St.), 697-9128
    • 245 Columbus Ave. (between 71st and 72nd St.), 787-5804
    • 33 Maiden Ln. (near Nassau St.), 809-8990
    • 225 Liberty St. (World Financial Center, Winter Garden), 945-2174
    • 560 Lexington Ave. (near 50th St.), 980-9810
    Good things come in small packages at Godiva. For those who expect nothing but the best, Godiva offers a variety of amazing confections.
  • La Maison du Chocolat
    1018 Madison Avenue New York, 718-361-9161
    A wonderful selection of chocolate gift boxes featuring all the famous creations of our Maison (ganaches, pralinés, truffles). For the Francophiles out there, this shop is an affiliate of a Parisian chocolate store on rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore. They offer very rich, fabulous chocolate with over 27 combinations. Specialties include fruit pates, rich and buttery chocolate truffles, arribas, valencia, rochers, and chocolate-covered chestnuts in season. Taking traditional wedding favors to new delicious heights, these unique and elegant trinkets will be treasured.