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Li-Lac Chocolates

40 Eighth Ave., New York, NY, 10014
at Jane St.

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Selection: 10
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Manhattan's Oldest Chocolate House: Li-Lac Chocolates

By sprungonfood on 2/15/2014

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Li-Lac Chocolates is Manhattan's oldest chocolate house, since 1923. How did I not know this? Well, I didn't, until I found them on myGrand Central Tour. Described as"stubbornly old fashioned", this chocolate company has been making their chocolates the old school way, not changing or conforming to trendy, new comers along the way. They have a range of classic truffles, fudges and caramels, something for everyone. I tried a couple of their signature items. First, I had a Hazelnut Truffle Square. You can read the rest of my review with photos here:

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Worth the trip

By JCPockets on 11/18/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've been a customer of the Lilac for at least 15 years. That includes traveling from Jersey and climbing up that forever staircase leading from the PATH platform to Christopher Street. In addition to the most important thing - the most fabulous chocolate - the store (whether the old or the new) is always clean. I have never seen a customer treated rudely no matter how obnoxious the customer. They have always been extremely helpful to me whether it was a small purchase or an extreme holiday order, shower favors, or orders to be shipped. They are, all around, the best.

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