11 Local Chocolate Makers That Will Satisfy Your Cravings

Enjoy World Chocolate Day on July 7 by grabbing some sweet treats.

In honor of World Chocolate Day, we are celebrating this confection’s amazing versatility and ability to make almost anything better. Whether you like to stick with milk chocolate, love the chocolate-peanut butter combo, or just want any and all things chocolate covered, there is something for you on this list of Indy shops.


Xchocol’Art Gourmet Chocolate is a chocolate shop in Carmel that creates chocolates that are almost too beautiful to eat. Try their chocolate pillow, Hello Kitty and friends chocolates, LEGO chocolates, or Ace of Hearts Bars for a realistic and tasty treat.

228 W Main St, (317) 443-3029

Sweet Things Chocolates

Stop by Sweet Things Chocolates, a locally-owned gourmet chocolate shop, for classic chocolates and adorable gift baskets. Their anniversary basket filled with caramel apples, a chocolate bar, chocolate covered oreos, and chocolate covered pretzels is sure to be a hit with your significant other or best friend.

2288 W 86th St, (317) 222-5934

Abbott’s Candies

History meets delicious goodies at Abbott’s Candies, an Indiana candy shop that was founded in 1890. Abbott’s Candies is known for their best selling caramels, toffee, and assorted chocolates. Stop by one of their two locations and pick up your favorites.

Indianapolis: 3744 E 82nd St, (317) 578-7979

Hagerstown: 48 E. Walnut St., (877) 801-1200

DeBrand Fine Chocolates

DeBrand Fine Chocolates is a gourmet chocolate shop in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis that was founded by Cathy Brand-Beere. Their chocolates shaped like Indy cars are perfect for race day. 

8685 River Crossing Blvd., (317) 669-0955

Litterally Divine Chocolates

Litterally Divine Chocolates is a chocolate shop located in Fountain Square that sells handcrafted chocolates. Be sure to try the “Indy Truffle” made with dark chocolate blended in whole milk and finished with butter and vanilla. They also have delicious vegan chocolates for you to enjoy.

1114 E. Prospect St., (317) 822-3865

Endangered Species Chocolate

Endangered Species Chocolate is a chocolate company headquartered in Indianapolis that is known for unique flavor combinations and their mission to help conserve wildlife. The company sells chocolate bars with flavors like hazelnut toffee and dark chocolate and oat milk, mixed berries, and dark chocolate. Endangered Species Chocolate also donates 10% of its annual profits to conservation organizations.

Newfangled Confections

Newfangled Confections is a candy company based in Indianapolis that began with a peanut butter dessert called “frittle.” From there, the company acquired “Best Chocolates in Town” in 2020 to add chocolate treats to their candy offerings. They sell chocolates, truffles, toffee, and of course, their signature “frittle.” 

1340 N Illinois St, (317) 721-5525

Chocolate Cafe Indianapolis by South Bend Chocolate Company

The Chocolate Cafe found in a prime location on Monument Circle is a chocolate shop owned by South Bend Chocolate Company. South Bend Chocolate produces over 500 different chocolates and sweets and you can find your favorites at The Chocolate Cafe. Try a variety of chocolate treats including, fudge, truffles, toffee, and chocolate covered foods. 

30 Monument Cir, (317) 951-4816

Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates

Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates has been an Indiana staple for over 50 years. The chocolate shop is located in Lebanon, Indiana and offers classic goodies like assorted chocolates, barks, butter creams, and truffles. 

600 S. State Road 39, (765) 482-3334

Truffles and Creams Chocolatier

Truffles and Creams Chocolatier is a family-owned chocolate shop based in Zionsville. The chocolate shop sells beautifully painted truffles, barks, assorted chocolates, and more. They also offer chocolate and mouse cakes if you need even more of a chocolate fix. 

55 E. Pine St., (317) 560-6355


SoChatti is a dairy-free chocolate that is served in a pouch to preserve its rich flavors. It is also easy to warm and pour over your favorite fruits. Their flavors include Crisp Tanzania, Delicate Trinidad, Rich Honduras, and Complex Peru. Stop by their Tasting Room to learn more about their unique chocolate making process. 

1125 E Brookside Ave Gate G10, (317) 600-3776

Ellie Allen is Indy Maven’s editorial intern who is a huge fan of chocolate. 

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