The 15 Tastiest Dark Chocolate Bars of All Time

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Not only does dark chocolate reign supreme in the dessert world for its complex bittersweet taste, but it's also ranked as one of the healthiest superfoods because it's loaded with antioxidants. Here are our picks for the absolute best dark chocolate varieties. Treat yourself!

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Vosges Mo's Dark Chocolate Bacon Bar

$15 for pack of two BUY NOW

Why choose between bacon and dark chocolate when you can have both at once? The culinary storytellers at Chicago-based brand Vosges created a beautiful thing with Mo's Dark Chocolate Bacon Bar, which is baked in small batches using natural fruitwood-smoked bacon. Are you salivating yet?

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Pascha Organic Dark Chocolate

$52 for pack of 10 BUY NOW

Vegan, organic, and Non-GMO-Project-verified, this 85% cacao bar from Pascha is strong, smooth, and super satisfying as an antioxidant-loaded afternoon pick-me-up. Now you can indulge guilt-free. 

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Compartés Chocolatier California Love


So there's your average dark chocolate bar, and then there's the Compartés version, which is really more of a gourmet edible piece of art. We're particularly obsessed with this salty, crunchy, totally satisfying California Love bar, which is studded with crushed San Francisco sourdough pretzel bits. Oh my.

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Alter Eco Deep Dark Sea Salt Organic Chocolate

$43 for pack of 12 BUY NOW

Made with cacao sourced from Ecuador, we love this 70% cocoa bar from organic chocolatier Alter Eco. A generous sprinkle of rare fleur de sel de Guerande really takes this chocolate bar to the next level by adding a savory twist and subtle crunch.

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K'UL Chocolate Electrobar Superfood Bar

$25 for pack of eight BUY NOW

Inspired by runners and cyclists, the founders of Hawaii-based artisan chocolatier brand K'UL created this clever superfood-loaded Electrobar to help athletes recover and rehydrate on-the-fly. Potassium-loaded dried bananas, dehydrated coconut water, toasted coconut, and sea salt come together in this good-for-you 70% dark chocolate bar. Reviewers rave about how filling, delicious, and energy-enhancing these bars are.

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Green & Black's Organic Dark Chocolate
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Green & Black's Organic Dark Chocolate

$27 for pack of 10 BUY NOW

Organic Madagascan vanilla shines through this otherwise intense 85% cacao bar, creating a balanced bittersweet flavor that'll leave your tastebuds craving just one more bite.

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Not Your Sugar Mamas Lavender Sea Salt Chocolate Bar

$57 for pack of six BUY NOW

Made with aromatic lavender and sea salt sourced from the shores of Martha's Vineyard, this handmade superfood chocolate is loaded with antioxidants and is free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugars. This is most certainly not your sugar mama's chocolate.

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Lindt Excellence Supreme Dark Chocolate

$24 for pack of 12 BUY NOW

One of the strongest dark chocolates available on the market, this whopping 90% cacao bar from Lindt tastes best paired with a glass of bold and spicy red wine, freshly-brewed coffee, or a whiskey nightcap.

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The Enamored Collection Blueberry Lavender by Chuao Chocolatier

$70 for pack of 10 BUY NOW

Something heavenly happened when tart blueberry, fragrant lavender, and rich dark chocolate got together, and the masters at Chuao Chocolatier were clever enough to tune into this love triangle. Each bar in Chuao's Enamored Collection is wrapped with an empowering message, and a portion of proceeds from sales benefit Girls Inc., a nonprofit organization that inspires young girls to be strong, smart, and bold. 

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Equal Exchange Organic Very Dark Chocolate

$25 for pack of six BUY NOW

Vegan, gluten-free, and certified fair-trade, this organic 71% cacao bar is made with ingredients sourced from farmer co-operatives based in the Dominican Republic and Peru.

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TCHO 70% Chocolatey Dark Chocolate

$56 for pack of 12 BUY NOW

Some of TCHO's offerings lean more toward "fruity" or "nutty," but not this one. Each of these 2-ounce squares is fudgey (in taste, not texture) and has hints of roasted malt and caramel.

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Theo Classics 85% Dark Chocolate

$28 for pack of six BUY NOW

The hottest trend in the chocolate world is the "bean-to-bar" philosophy — and Theo is all over it. The company makes chocolate from scratch, from sourcing the cocoa beans all the way up to shaping the bars. This intensely flavored 3-ounce bar has coffee undertones with a barely-there hint of sweetness.

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Ghirardelli Midnight Reverie Intense Dark Chocolate

$12 for pack of six BUY NOW

Only the boldest dark chocolate fans will fall in love with this intense 86% cacao bar. It packs quite a punch! You'll definitely need just one square to quell any cravings.

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GODIVA Mexico Dark Chocolate Toasted Coconut Bar


At 68% cocoa, this single-origin Mexican dark chocolate bar from GODIVA is laced with toasted flakes of coconut for a super satisfyingly light crunch in each savory bite. You may want to consider adding this to your next dessert spread.

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Ritual Madagascar Dark Chocolate Bar


Not all chocolate bars are created equally, and let's just say that Ritual's Madagascar Dark Chocolate Bar was made with a lot of love. Handmade by a dynamic Denver, Colorado-based duo, this 75% cacao bar is made with just two basic ingredients — cacao and cane sugar that add up to one bold, flavorful, and, dare we say, ritualistic chocolate experience.

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