New Yorkers love to sample the best of everything from around the world. That's why chocolate lovers in NYC are thrilled to discover ROYCE', the sensational chocolate brand that has been delighting taste buds in Japan since 1983. In four beautiful and conveniently located chocolate boutiques, NYC residents and visitors are experiencing bliss when they taste the best chocolate in NYC, including these customer favorites:
- Nama chocolates, a popular ROYCE’ Chocolate signature line, which combine chocolates of high quality with rich fresh cream and a hint of top-of-the-line liqueurs. These velvety smooth chocolate treats explode with flavor while they melt on the tongue.
- Potatochip Chocolate, ROYCE' Chocolate’s chocolate-covered potato chips, which are the sublime marriage of salty and sweet flavors. Each selection in this well-known novelty line brings out the best in the other, with the smooth chocolate enhancing the flavor of the crunchy chips, and the salty chips contributing an extra kick to the sweet chocolate.
ROYCE’ New York has four tempting chocolate shops NYC foodies-in-the-know flock to:
The Madison Boutique is the flagship store for ROYCE’ Chocolate, the first of the company's chocolate stores that NYC residents have come to know and love. Built in 2012, America first discovered how Japan does chocolate here. The gleaming white Madison Avenue ROYCE’ Chocolate boutique is conveniently located in the heart of Midtown, near Rockefeller Center, the Museum of Modern Art, the flagship Apple Store, and Central Park. The Madison Boutique draws visitors shopping at the chic stores on Fifth and Madison Avenues and employees working in nearby office buildings who want a chocolate break or are looking for the perfect gift.
The serene interior of the Madison Boutique offers an oasis of calm to anyone entering from the lively Midtown streets. This location, one of four chocolate shops NYC folks flock to for ROYCE’ Chocolate, offers quick service for its busy patrons. The associates are helpful and engaging, but will still give customers their space so that they can browse and shop at their own leisure.
The Madison Boutique is located at 509 Madison Avenue, near 53rd Street. Patrons can satisfy their cravings for the best chocolate in NYC seven days a week. Hours are 9:30am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday, and 10:30am to 7:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
Bryant Park Boutique
Right across the street from Bryant Park and located near the New York Public Library, Times Square, Macy's Herald Square, and the Empire State Building, ROYCE’ Chocolate’s Bryant Park Boutique is one of the busiest shops in NYC. It attracts visitors exploring Midtown Manhattan, workers in the surrounding office buildings, and New Yorkers enjoying the greenery in the park. This is the place where the many moods of Midtown—from people rushing by in tailored suits, off to important meetings, to people casually chilling out in the Bryant Park lawn—intersect. The one thing this diverse population has in common is an appreciation for the best chocolate in NYC.
The Bryant Park Boutique is perfect for casual shoppers, with the wide store providing plenty of space to walk around and look at the many varieties of fine confections that ROYCE’ Chocolate New York provides.
The Boutique is located at 32 W. 40th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. It's open from 9:30am to 7:00pm every Monday through Thursday, and 10:30am to 8:00pm every Friday through Sunday.
The Bleecker Boutique serves the chocolate needs of the downtown crowd. Located in the casual, creative, and trendy West Village, ROYCE’ Chocolate is a top choice on every list of the chocolate shops that people have come to love in the neighborhood. Just a couple of blocks from Washington Square Park and a short hop on the subway from Tribeca and the Financial District, the Bleecker Boutique is a favorite destination for NYU students and for the artists and creatives who live and work in the area. It also makes a perfect after-dinner spot for people who want a taste of the best chocolate in NYC after eating in one of the West Village's exceptional small restaurants or shopping in its intriguing boutiques. The Boutique's relaxed atmosphere welcomes leisurely shoppers.
On weekends, the West Village is a magnet for city residents who enjoy the NYC rituals of weekend brunches and shopping, and the Boutique attracts those who want to cap off their day with a chocolate treat. The Boutique also welcomes food tour groups on the weekends. These visitors from around the world are eager to experience one of the high-end chocolate stores NYC is known for.
The Bleecker chocolate boutique is open late to accommodate diners, shoppers, and strollers who are out for the evening. Business hours are 11:00am to 8:00pm every Sunday to Thursday, and 11:00am to 9:00pm every Friday and Saturday.
Westfield World Trade Center
ROYCE’ Chocolate’s World Trade Center kiosk is located right in the middle of the new and awe-inspiring Westfield World Trade Center, the largest shopping complex in Manhattan that is not only home to big luxury brands, but is also a major transit hub where NYC’s subways and the New Jersey PATH trains converge. Attractions such as One World Trade Center draw tourists to the area, where they mingle with locals working in the bustling business district. ROYCE’ Chocolate’s World Trade Center kiosk makes shopping for quality chocolates easy and convenient for everyone passing through this retail hotspot. The kiosk is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Same-Day Delivery in Manhattan
ROYCE’ New York offers another way to enjoy luxury chocolate treats with its same-day delivery service in Manhattan through Seamless, Grubhub, Postmates, and Amazon Prime Now. Whether chocolate fans go to one of the gorgeous ROYCE’ Chocolate boutiques that NYC’s residents and visitors love, or opt for the convenience of having their chocolate delivered straight to their home, office, or hotel, ROYCE' Chocolate’s NYC customers are always in for a special treat with each bite, letting them discover the unique taste of the best chocolates of Japan, made from the finest ingredients with the greatest of care.
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