These Local Chocolate Shops Have Just What You Need for Valentine’s Day

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other than with some amazing chocolates, but it isn’t always easy to find the perfect shop to buy them at when Hershey’s just simply won’t do.

If you’re looking for Valentine’s Day chocolates to give to that special someone on Feb. 14 alongside some roses and a romantic card, then check out these chocolate shops located near your Sagamore apartment. They’re sure to have just what you’re looking for!

Jacques Torres Chocolate, located at 285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY which is a 15 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a European-style shop featuring its namesake chef’s chocolates, caramels, cookies and other sweets.

Featuring interior designs based on the great cafés of Europe, their shop will be a mini vacation from the hustle and bustle of your day while you stop in here to pick up chocolates from your special someone. Don’t forget to get a hot chocolate for yourself!

Mondel Chocolates, located at 2913 Broadway, New York, NY which is a 10 minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is a compact, old-school candy store selling truffles, chocolate, cordials and gift boxes since 1943.

With tons of assorted gift box options that are expertly wrapped and full of delicious chocolates, your significant other will relish in a gift from Mondel Chocolates, which is a legend here in New York City. It’s a must-try for any New Yorker!

Jacques Torres Chocolate

285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY 10023

(212) 787-3256


Mondel Chocolates

2913 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

(212) 864-2111

Chocolate Shops in the Upper West Side

Valentine’s day is filled with spending time with loves one, delicious food, candy, flowers and plenty of other treats in celebration of the day. If treats are what catch your eye and are the perfect gift you are looking to give in celebration of Valentine’s Day, there are several places you can pick something up at around the Upper West Side. Here are some spots that are not too far from the Sagamore where you can look for those sweet treats this year!

Chocolate Works: Just steps away from The Sagamore and you will find yourself in the midst of all the chocolate and candy you could hope for. For Valentine’s Day this local shop creates a variety of specialty chocolate treats. Some of their special options include chocolate sealed lips, chocolate stemmed roses, and several chocolate hearts. Choose from hearts with personal messages of love, hearts with doves, hearts with well wishes and hearts within hearts! You can even get a chocolate box with chocolate hearts individually wrapped inside. If your Valentine has a sweet tooth they carry many other options in addition to chocolate. Check out their website or stop in on your way back to The Sagamore to see all they have to offer.

Jacques Torres Chocolate: Jaques Torres is located on 74th and Amsterdam and is filled with tons of chocolaty treats for the Upper West Side to enjoy. Almost anything you can imagine, they have and it’s covered in the finest chocolate. Some of their popular items include chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered almonds, macadamia nuts, raisins and more! They also have chocolate graham crackers, chocolate covered marshmallows and of course malt balls. They have several different options of chocolate bars and also have gift boxes prepared or ones you can create yourself! In addition to chocolate they make cookies, assorted caramels and rich hot chocolate. You can visit their website to see all of the different chocolaty options that you can pick up this Valentine’s Day!