Fran's Chocolates

Chocolate Shop, Candy Store, Desserts
1325 1st Ave (at Union St)
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 682-0168
9:30am - 7:30pm
9:30am - 7:30pm
9:30am - 7:30pm
9:30am - 7:30pm
9:30am - 7:30pm
9:30am - 7:30pm
10:00am - 5:00pm


  • get the dark chocolate covered caramels in grey sea salt. amazing.
  • Smoked salt caramel chocolates are fantastic. A must try!
  • Get a salted caramel. Don't question it, just do it.
  • Hot chocolate--no matter what the weather. And say yes to the whipped cream they offer with it.
  • LOVE Fran's Chocolates. I appreciate that everything from their chocolates to boxes with ribbons are hand made/done. Try out their port + chocolate samplings!
  • Tom Douglas choice for Best Chocolate: For truffles, Fran's Chocolates.
  • Best hot chocolate in Seattle. Perfect balance of rich and sweet.
  • One of Seattle's oldest chocolatier...Try the milk chocolate salted caramel!
  • Second the salted caramel tip - wonderful, nuanced, delicious.
  • Drinking chocolate
  • Great variety, oolong tea chocolate tastes quite sophisticated:)
  • 'tis the season! Get brandied cherries and other christmas chocolate confections. They taste so good!
  • Decadence for a price...
  • Delicious salted caramel
  • Check out Fran's Chocolates as it was featured on Unique Sweets for pioneered European-style handmade confections when it opened in 1982 and is now a beloved Seattle institution
  • Hazelnut wafer and raspberry dark chocolate. Grab them to go, gift em, or grab a latte/coffee/hot chocolate and perch yourself while passerby's gaze with chocolate envy.
  • Nice variety of chocolate and wine and coffee drinks here, but a little expensive.
  • Awesome staff and of course, the chocolate. The salted caramel is saltier than I thought, but interesting.
  • Awesome selection of chocolates but they're not cheap. Single malt bourbon pieces are my favorites.
  • Indulge in one of their classic gold-foil-wrapped chocolate ingots, or savor their grey salt and smoked salt caramelsthey're rich, intense, and deeply flavorful.

Nearby places

85 Pike St (at Pine St)
1300 1st Ave (btwn Union & University)
1415 1st Ave (btwn Pike & Union St)