What goes great with New Mexico chili? Chocolate! Spend a day traveling our own Santa Fe Chocolate Trail! Indulge yourself with artisan chocolates, truffles, confections, and chocolate drinking elixirs at one or more of our favorites! Keep reading for the sweet details on our top stops for decadent delights on the trail!
Kakawa Chocolate House
A must stop on the Santa Fe Chocolate Trail is Kakawa Chocolate House located just three blocks from our historic bed and breakfast at 1050 Paseo de Peralta. This is also our niece Jennifer’s favorite stop on the Chocolate Trail. Their passion is authentic and historic drinking chocolates elixirs including traditional Pre-Columbian, Mesoamerican, Mayan and Aztec, European and Colonial Mexican drinking elixirs. Their Chocolatiers create artisan truffles, agave caramels, solid dark chocolates and delicious homemade ice cream. We often featured Kakawa’s chocolate in our custom packages!
Todos Santos Chocolates and Confections
Todos Santos carries house made creations including truffles, toffee, and exotic gold- or silver-leaf covered chocolate milagros, as well as eclectic confections from around the world. They are tucked in the beautiful, Sena Plaza Courtyard off Palace Ave, near the historic Santa Fe Plaza.
The Chocolate Smith
As seen on the Food Network! ChocolateSmith specializes in fine fresh dark chocolate handmade daily. Stop in and visit their chocolate foundry and gift shop on Cerrillos Road. Toffee almond bark, Don Juan pecans, green chile pistachio bark, sea salt caramel, white chocolate lemon lavender bark, chile chocolates and more! Located at 851-A Cerrillos Road and on the Plaza inside the Plaza Galleria.
Señor Murphy Candymaker
Located just off the Plaza in the La Fonda Hotel and in Santa Fe’s DeVargas Center, Señor Murphy Candymaker uses only the very best and freshest ingredients in small, hand-made batches of chocolates and candies. A local favorite! Try their Piñon specialties like rolls, toffee, and brittles or their chili pistachio bark….yum!
Cacao Santa Fe
Santa Fe is buzzing about this wonderful location. Their claim to fame is being the one and only bean to bar craft chocolate provider in Santa Fe. They source organic cacao beans direct from small farms and cooperatives in Latin America and Hawaii. They are also in the new Siler Arts District of Santa Fe and have artisan chocolates and drinking elixirs. It’s a must-stop!