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The Village Peddler

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If you like chocolate this is your place

Okay, the chocolate is delicious. Likewise the Gelato. But, for me, the real fun was seeing... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Denver, Colorado
Fun place to visit

We stopped here on a bus trip to see the fall foliage. Learned a lot about chocolate, got some... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Chatham, Illinois
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  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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261 Old Mill Rd, Arlington, VT 05252-9102
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Okay, the chocolate is delicious. Likewise the Gelato. But, for me, the real fun was seeing choclate creations I have never seen before. Complex chocolate houses, a 5'8" chocolate bunny, chocolate dioramas. Apparently, you can make your own chocolate bar at different times of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Trainman334
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We stopped here on a bus trip to see the fall foliage. Learned a lot about chocolate, got some Christmas gifts.and enjoyed the unique variety of items for sale. Definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Weeksey75
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

There's not much else to say about it. The Village Peddler is combined with the Chocolotorium. Lots of chocolate available - fudge, candy, etc. also so souvenir items.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank loonat64
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We always come here for good chocolate candy/fudge and to stock up on jarred items like specialty mustards, jams, and other home made goodies. Prices are better than elsewhere and this small place has an amazing selection of goods.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank cga857
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great ride from Manchester on River Road and Sunderland Hill Road will take 10-11 miles each way with a stop for gelato and fudge at the Chocolatorium. Try the salted caramel or turtle fudge. Outstanding.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a fun shop to visit in Arlington, Vermont that will undoubtedly cure your chocolate cravings. There are some fun souvenirs including a selection of the adorable "Boyds Bears". The owner/host is lovely to speak with and will fill you in on the history...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Linda L
Reviewed 15 October 2015

In the town of East Arlington,Vt. just a few minutes from route 7A in Arlington,Vt. The store is your typical general country store set-up with loads of HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank hideout1195
Reviewed 12 July 2015

On our way to Manchester, VT we traveled to East Arlington, VT specifically to see the Chocolatorium, aka The Village Peddler or the Village Chocolate Shop. I am so glad we did. The candies were really delicious, so much so that we made a second...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Old fashioned candies also available. Whenever we visit the Arlington/Manchester, VT area, we make a point to stop here. The chocolate is fantastic. Knowledgeable staff - family owned.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I frequently buy candy here. They have a good assortment and the candy is homemade and good. They have assorted other food items from the area. I live nearby so it is convenient. There are antique stores, and other stores in the area. There is...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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