Chocolate Truffles and Italian Ice Cream | Chocolate Necessities Bellingham WA

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Chocolate Necessities Downtown v2.jpgDOWNTOWN REOPENED! 1408 Commercial St., Tue-Sat, 10-to-6. 

Spaced seating indoors (and one table outside), with appropriately safe measures in place for serving you 
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Off to a 5-0 start! Our wonderfully creative chocolatier, Nicole, is a true blue (w/ Green) Seahawks football fan, and she expresses it with her signature specialty: No. 12 made with both dark and milk chocolate. Great for your living room tailgate party. Available at both stores.

THE SCOOP! Fresh case full of gelato Downtown! Many flavors; check our Facebook page for details. L31389842_1671259099593953_5261598691541647360_n.jpgimited hours and inventory, planning to expand soon. 1408 Commercial St. in Bellingham. 360.733.6666

Stop in, sip and savor. We've missed you and we're delighted to greet and serve you again!

Have your chocolate shipped. Order here.

How to medicate on chocolate: Drop by. Taste. Repeat often….

Select from many standard truffle flavors. Plus others, new and original (we love Aside_Truffles_ShopNow.jpgexperimenting!) 

Also, specials on Chocolate Nut Bark. Chocolate chips. Chocolate bars (originals & world brands), 2-piece boxes. Plus, theme chocolates (hobbies, sports, sea life, nature, animals & many more...)

Downtown also features many original-recipe desserts, outlandishly good espresso, mocha, affogato....the tastes go on and on and on.

View all products HERE!


Exotic international tastes:Cocoa Nib Clusters

Cocoa Nib Clusters (in photo), and Premium Dark Chocolate Chips

Casa Luker Santander 85%, San Martin 72%, Palenque 70%. Cater to your individual taste with choices of Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate, and Sugar-Free options.


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Buy our hightest quality chocolate at Community Food Co-Op, both downtown and Cordata. (Read their article about our products HERE.)


Your personal or organization's private label.


We source nothing but the best. No compromises.
Quality chocolate. Absolute highest grade ingredients. W
orld's best-known brands. Truly artisan. Truly unique.
...Because you deserve that!
You command World-class Quality and we deliver, serving you the best in every bite.

Kevin Buck

Chocolatier Kevin Buck, Founder of Chocolate Necessities:
"As a chocolate lover you want memorable taste with true chocolate texture. That's what we deliver you in the absolute highest quality Chocolate and Italian Ice Cream."





Let our 33+ years of experience bring you a new appreciation for the best selections of world-class chocolate!

You'll experience a chocolate moment you'll always remember.




 Our Happy Customers


 "This is as good as it gets; you won't find better tasting/quality chocolate anywhere else. I lived in Europe for a few years, and I'd rate this place above the chocolatiers I frequented over there. Seriously, this place is amazing. We are lucky to have them in Bellingham!! Also, they serve the BEST hot chocolate in town (probably the state, if not the country!). If you haven't tried it yet, you are missing out." -Laura R. review from Yelp


"YUMMY! Best Gelato in town. Their drinking chocolate is spectacular (several kinds). Fancy gift chocolates. Our go-to dessert place. If you want ice cream, get their gelato! Nice tables to sit at for you to enjoy the yummies!" -Caroline K. review from Yelp