Editor’s Note: As of 1/16/2020, we’re excitedly waiting for Harper Macaw to open their chocolate and coffee shop in Georgetown, and for LA Burdick chocolates to open a retail store with seating in Georgetown, too.
Washington, DC has so much to offer. Beautiful monuments, restorative and awe-inspiring museums, and the power and pulse that is the United States political system. There are delicious coffee shops aplenty, and touring the city by chocolate is not far behind. If you’re a tourist or locavore, what chocolate truly represents “DC”? What chocolate brands are made within DC? And where can you buy great chocolate in the District? Here are some essential facts for when you need a chocolate souvenir (or an everyday chocolate treat) from the nation’s capital.