Mar. 13, 2024

Chocolates to sweeten your Easter celebrations

What better time than Easter to treat yourself to some chocolate sweets? No matter what kind you prefer, no one can resist these cocoa-based goodies. Whether you love local or European chocolate, there are plenty of great places downtown to please the chocolate lover in you. Here are 7 popular chocolate shops to celebrate Easter in style!

Chocolats Favoris

With over 50 locations across Quebec, everyone knows Chocolats Favoris. Strongly inspired by European know-how, the company has developed many products and has become a veritable chocolate expert. For Easter, the downtown store offers hazelnut bunnies, cotton candy unicorns and even cookies and cream yeti eggs. Nothing less! A pure delight! 

150 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, local 276-A (Complexe Desjardins)

© Chocolats Favoris

Divine Chocolatier

For over twenty years, master chocolatier Richard Zwierzynski has been making great chocolate classics, but always in small quantities. Why? To make sure they’re always fresh! All the products on display are handmade with love, using the best cocoa beans available. For fine chocolate, Divine Chocolatier is the place to be.

2158 Rue Crescent

The downtown chocolate shops of Montreal : Divine Chocolatier
© Divine Chocolatier

Jeff de Bruges

If you want to offer personalized Easter chocolates, Jeff de Bruges is a popular place! Although the owner of this chocolate factory is of French origin, the chocolates offered are mainly made in Belgium. And did you know that the name “Jeff” is inspired by the song Jef by Jacques Brel? In short, this chocolate factory is the best place to get a taste of Belgium.

2 places in downtown Montreal

677 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

977 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

The downtown chocolate shops of Montreal : Jeff de Bruges
© Jeff de Bruges

Laura Secord

Behind the name of this great Canadian confectionery brand lies a heroine of the Anglo-American War of 1812. Beyond these historical considerations, the vast choice of chocolates that this company offers sets it apart from its peers. And for Easter, this year Laura Secord is offering signature boxes with salted caramel, mint, and maple. Why not take advantage of it?

705 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest (Eaton Centre)

The downtown chocolate shops of Montreal : Laura Secord
© Laura Secord


Leonidas specializes in Belgian chocolate and imports many delicacies from the land of Tintin. More than a hundred years ago, when Leonidas Kestekides set up his chocolate factory, he would never have believed that it would grow into almost 1,300 stores in 40 countries. Leonidas has become THE place to go for Belgian chocolate!

2 places in downtown Montreal

895 Rue De La Gauchetière Ouest

605 Boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest 

© Leonidas


If there’s one Swiss brand with a solid reputation, it’s Lindt. This master chocolatier makes a point of celebrating Easter with delicious melt-in-your-mouth treats, including the legendary Gold Bunny. If you’re planning an Easter egg hunt with friends or family, Lindt is the place to go for chocolates made for any occasion.

705, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, local 2146-A (Eaton Centre)

© Lindt


This restaurant specializing in chocolate desserts is a playground for dedicated foodies! With its chic, urban vibe, C’ChoColat has become an attractive spot for Montrealers of all ages. You won’t be able to resist their delicious chocolate drinks called Choctails. This place is considered the downtown mecca for chocolate lovers!

1255 Rue Bishop 

© C’ChoColat

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