The Chocolate Walk in Norfolk

232 East Main St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Norfolk City
Phone: (800) 368-3097

Day 1

Start off this chocolate walk with desert at the Chocollage Bakery in downtown Norfolk. A family owned bakery offers everything chocolate from cakes, brownies to "skor" bars.

Journey through Norfolk and experience a transformation of the palate on a Norfolk 's Food Tour. Visit up to five restaurants sampling house specialties themed with chocolate and listening to the staff discuss the culinary creations and history of the establishment.

Day 2

Delight in a guided tour of Rowena's Tea Room factory and gift shop. Rowena's is filled with chocolate pound cakes, an assortment of curds, jams and sauces, and simple and elegant teas. Enjoy a famous  chocolate ice cream waffle cone from Doumar’s Restaurant where Abe Doumar invented the waffle cone by taking a waffle and rolling it into a cone, to which he added ice cream. Doumar’s still bakes cones on the original cone machines. 

Stroll down Colley Avenue in Historic Ghent for some great chocolate finds. Stop in Le Marche, a French store offering the finest French items from antiques, gifts and French chocolate. Enjoy a freshly made cupcake at Carolina Cupcakes, Hampton Roads first cupcake bakery. Stop for lunch in one of the many locally owned restaurants on Colley Avenue. Luna Maya is a South American restaurant that offers an authentic Mexican menu with a desert to die for... the Torta De Chocolate, a rich flourless Belgian dark chocolate. Sip a chocolate craft beer at The Norfolk's Tap House and Grille.

Become a chef with a cooking class at the Culinary Arts Institute with Casual Chef. What to do when unexpected guests
arrive, summer wine pairings, Pies, French, and so many more classes! You will cook enough for a complete dinner!

Day 3

Enjoy a chocolate inspire brunch menu aboard the Spirit of Norfolk with chocolate pancakes and other fabulous items. Cruise along the Elizabeth River with great food, live entertainment, and chocolate!!

Shopping, Lunch and Chocolate Tour! Stroll through over 150 shops and restaurants in MacArthur Center. This downtown mall offers a chocolate tour through many of their retailers including Dillard's spa, and Williams and Sonoma.

Sassi Cakes and Sweets has something for everyone! From cake covered in various types of chocolates, to mini cakes that are fit for individuals or couples to share. Additionally, Sassi's hosts a sit down bar area where you can experience some of the best Martinis in Virginia and our separate "other than dessert" menu that challenges you to a culinary experience.

Last Updated: 6/16/2015 3:05 PM