Seattle Sights

Theo Chocolate factory tour

  • 3400 Phinney Ave. N Map It
  • Fremont
  • Store/Shop/Mall

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

If it weren't for a small sign on the sidewalk pointing the way, you'd never know that Fremont has its own chocolate factory. Theo has helped to boost the Northwest's growing artisan chocolate scene and has taken the city by storm, thanks to high-quality chocolate creations. Theo uses only organic, Fair Trade cocoa beans, usually in high percentages—yielding darker, less-sweet, and more complex flavors than some of their competitors. You'll see Theo chocolate bars for sale in many local businesses, from coffee shops to grocery stores. Stop by the factory to buy exquisite "confection" truffles—made daily in small batches—with unusual flavors like basil-ganache, lemon, fig-fennel, and burnt sugar. The super-friendly staff is known to be generous with samples. You can go behind the scenes as well: informative, yummy tours are offered daily; reservations aren't always necessary, but it's a good idea to reserve ahead, particularly on weekends.

Sight Information

Address:

3400 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, Washington, 98103, United States

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Phone:

206-632–5100

Sight Details:

  • Tour $10
  • Store daily 10–6. Daily tours on the half hour between 10:30-4:30, except for 1:30.

Published 04/05/2016

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