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Where to get your chocolate fix in Ohio.

Ohio chocolate should not be just for special occasions and holidays. In fact every day should be National Ohio Chocolate Day! And what better way to celebrate than to enjoy a piece of chocolate made right here in Ohio.

Below you will find a few of our favorite stops to stock up on our favorite confection, along with a few #MyOhioFun Road Trip notes.

Marianes Chocolates


Marianne’s Chocolate
1038 Bridge Street
Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
440.964.0384 |

Marianne’s Chocolates & Cheese
2241 OH-45, Austinburg, OH 44010
440.275.5028 |




#MyOhioFun Road Trip notes: 

Marianne’s Chocolate has two shops, one in Austinburg and one shop on Bridge Street in Ashtabula, Ohio and is part of the Historic Ashtabula Harbor.  I want to  warn you, their chocolate covered potato chips are habit forming.  Besides a various selection of handmade chocolates, Marianne’s also offers a nice selection of homemade fudge.

The Historic Ashtabula Harbor and Bridge Street are just a few of the places you can explore in Ashtabula County.  Ashtabula County is home to 19 covered bridges and the Grand River Valley, with over 26+ wineries to explore.

Looking for more area information? Visit our friends at
Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau.





Malley's Chocolate Shop
Malley’s Chocolate


Malley’s Chocolates
Various locations throughout Northern Ohio.

This hometown favorite, family run business has been making chocolate for over 80 years.


Anthony-Thomas Candy Co.
1777 Arlingate Lane, Columbus, Ohio 43228

Factory tours available: Yes
Open House Tours are open to the public and appointments are not necessary.
September-May, Tues & Thurs, 9am to 3pm. June-August, Tues, Weds & Thurs, 9am to 3pm


White House Chocolates
14607 Kinsman Rd, Burton, OH 440621

#MyOhioFun Road Trip notes: 

The above chocolate stops are located within Ohio’s fourth largest Amish community and a great place to take a one day trip.  LEARN MORE. 

During the month of March, Geauga County celebrates Ohio Maple season, with festivals, pancake events, tree tapping and more. LEARN MORE.

Check out this chocolate wheel! Don’t you just want to put your fingers in it? 


Nothing But Chocolate
1218 Southgate Parkway, Cambridge, OH 43725
740-439-5754 | website

#MyOhioFun Road Trip notes: 

Kennedy's Bakery Cambridge Ohio

Not only can you find great chocolate in Cambridge, you can also find great bakery. Make sure you allow time for a visit to Kennedy’s Bakery at 1025 E. Wheeling Ave., Great donuts and bakery with “chocolate”.


Coblentz Chocolate Company

Coblentz Chocolate Company
4917 State Route 515
Walnut Creek, OH 44687
800.338.9341 |

A family-owned and -operated business, Coblentz Chocolate Company began in 1987.

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Gorant Chocolatier Factory Store


Gorant Chocolatier Flagship Store
400 Boardman Poland Rd., Boardman, OH 44512
330.758-4208 |

Gorant Chocolatiers has been producing delicious morsels of goodness since 1949.




#MyOhioFun Road Trip notes: 
1.  The Mint Meltaways are delicious.

Fellows Riverside Gardens
Photo credit: My Ohio Fun

2.  After eating all that delicious chocolate, a relaxing walk through a beautiful garden may be a great way to take off a few of those calories.  Fellows Riverside Gardens is just a 15-20 minute ride from the factory, and well worth trip.
“This twelve-acre display garden features a landscape of remarkable beauty with diverse and colorful plant displays, roses of all classes, seasonal displays of annuals, perennials, flowering bulbs, and scenic vistas.”
Open to the public and FREE. 
Location:  123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, OH  44509
330.740.7116 |  website

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Ben Heggy’s Candies
743 Cleveland Ave., N.W., Canton, OH 447020

Ben Heggy’s has been crafting chocolates since 1923.

Besides various chocolates, Heggy’s also sells a selection of roasted nuts.  Located in the shop is a little diner where you can order hamburgers, hot dogs and more. If you love french fries, we suggest that you order yourself a side order of fries.  Their fries are fried in peanut oil and then topped with a pat of butter.


Harry London Candies
5353 Lauby Rd, North Canton, OH 44720
800.333.3629 |

Factory tours available:  Yes
Tours are FREE and depart hourly: Monday – Thursday from 11am – 4pm
For more information about tours click here.

All of the above chocolate stops are located near tourist attractions and beautiful parks.  Enjoy a one day trip as you sample chocolates from around Ohio.  If your favorite chocolate stop did not make our list, feel free to let us know.



Article and photos: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill |

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