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Fran's Chocolates

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Address: 1325 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2002
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Chocolate Euphoria!

I can't believe I'd never been to Fran's chocolates before. We stopped in as tourists with our family and were offered a sample of dark chocolate covered caramel with smoked gray... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Louise M
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't believe I'd never been to Fran's chocolates before. We stopped in as tourists with our family and were offered a sample of dark chocolate covered caramel with smoked gray sea salt on top, and OMG, it was amazing! I went in with no intention to make a purchase and ended up leaving with a wonderful Christmas gift for... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We saw the variety of chocolates Fran's had and bought some and they were very goid. Service was good but be forewarned that the chocolate is expensive

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great chocolate, especially the darkest, which is fruity with with an incredible mouth feel.. Nice people behind the counter, and the sample was a wonderful bonus.

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was in a hurry to catch the ferry, but wanted to get some chocolate for my wife. I rush into the store and talk to the gentleman behind the counter. I say, "I have a budget of $20.00 and am in a hurry. What can I get?" He shows me a good package. I end up (not due to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

They have delicious chocolate! Definitely try the single malt whiskey. A 5-piece box only runs around $12 so it's totally worth it!

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The only way to describe this place is, "Oh My God" this chocolate is incredible!!! We sampled three and purchased several and this chocolate will make your eyes roll back in your head!!!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

DO NOT go here TOO often!! it is addictive. The salted caramels are truly fabulous. The shop is cool and light and very attractive and connected to the Four Seasons hotel. Most days you get offered one free caramel, truly awful because once you have tasted one, you will buy some!

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Washington DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Really good salted caramels, but also $$. I'm glad they gave out free samples right away, and I've been enjoying the small box I spring for for the last few weeks (one at a time only!) Worth a stop for chocolate lovers. I also got 4 truffles from the case and all were AH-mazing! I loved the orange one the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Well you know when what you are likely to get when you have a chocolate store attached and in a Four Season's hotel. Expensive and Great. Very attractive and they come at you with free samples. Come to me Moma! :) You don't have to buy anything, but it does look all so good....

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This is one of those places that every chocoholic has to make a pilgrimage to. The retail shops are wonderful, but in Georgetown Fran's has their production facility that also has a retail component and a viewing area. This is where the pilgrims need to assemble.

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