'Dallas by Chocolate' Tour
Chocolate candy, chocolate pastries, and chocolate ice cream are just a sampling of treats that could be sampled on the 'Dallas by Chocolate' tour. Four to five different establishments will be visited on this tour. They can include ice cream shops, pastry shops, chocolatiers, and even cheese shops. A sampling of treats will be offered at each place.
The motor coach tour is approximately three and a half to four hours long. The tour guides will talk about the history of each venue and what scrumptious chocolate treats they are known for. The guides will also discuss the history of chocolate and how it is made. Passengers will be engaged is chocolate trivia games with the chance to win prizes. Guides will also be able to point out local landmarks and other places of interest throughout Dallas. Passengers will enjoy soft drinks and water while on the bus. Possible shops include Dude, Sweet Chocolate, which has been rated the top chocolatier in Dallas, and CoCoAndre Chocolatier who is known for using Latin influences when creating their handcrafted truffles.
When visiting the different venues, the venue representatives will give tours and talk about their stores. They will discuss their own special techniques when it comes to making their chocolate goodies. Samples will be available for enjoyment and guests will be able to purchase more treats if they desire. The cheese shop will give a lesson on how to pair cheese with chocolate.
Let someone else do the driving while you learn about Dallas and indulge in some incredible chocolate treats. The 'Dallas by Chocolate Tour' is a perfect way to learn about chocolate and find some new favorite treats. Be ready to be in chocolate heaven.
The tour will start at either one of these locations, with boarding of air-conditioned motorcoach at 12:45 p.m.:
Krispy Kreme, 5118 Greenville, Dallas 75206
Alamo Drafthouse, 100 S. Central Expressway, Richardson 75080
We will visit 4-5 attractions, which vary by tour...there are over 25 possible venues in all. These include chocolatiers, bakeries, ice cream shops, cheesemakers (for chocolate/cheese pairings) and more, depending on the season.
These may include such venues as:
o Dude, Sweet Chocolate - named #1 chocolatier in Dallas for 7 straight years
o Edith's Patisserie - old world bakery with scrumptious temptations
o CocoAndre Chocolatier - handcrafted truffles and other treats with a Latin flair
o Kate Weiser Chocolate - named one of the Top 3 Chocolatiers in the World by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
o Isabelly's Chocolate and Sweet Treats - named one of the Best Desserts in Dallas by local magazines
On board the motorcoach, your tour guide will talk about these chocolate havens and their specialties. They will also talk about How Chocolate is Made, as well as explain the History of Chocolate and play Chocolate Trivia for the chance to win chocolate prizes! Furthermore, your guide will showcase historical highlights of Dallas and its neighborhoods, landmarks and other interesting places.
Beverages will be served onboard (soft drinks, water and other beverages...you may also BYOB).
At venues, owners and representatives will showcase their shop, chocolate making techniques and products. Then guests will sample signature items. Guests are welcome to purchase any other items they want.
Guests will return to the starting location.
Pickup & Return:
5118 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206
100 S. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080.
Same as departure location.
Departure Times: 1 p.m.
- Bottled water (on the motorcoach)
- Beverages (soft drinks and water on the motorcoach, as well as other beverages). You can also BYOB.
- Food tasting
- Professional guide
- Private tour
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
Does not include:
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at some venues)
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately