Friday Harbor Chocolates
Kathryn and Roberto Hollis
255 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: (360) 370-0050
Hours of OperationSummer Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Daily
Spring, Fall and Winter Hours 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday to Tuesday
Friday Harbor Chocolates was created by owner, Aylene Geringer, a resident of Friday Harbor. Her relationship with the island commenced in 1990 when she and her husband first came to visit the San Juan Islands. Over the years, they bought a vacation home in 1998 with an eye towards settling down someday in their retirement years. Right after 9/11, they decided to accelerate their retirement, left their professions in Los Angeles, sold the vacation house and bought an existing Bed and Breakfast Inn, The Trumpeter Inn, which they operated as a post-retirement business.
The shop, a former barber shop, was completely gutted and redecorated to present the community with a warm and inviting space filled with antique furnishings to best showcase handcrafted chocolates, made exclusively for Friday Harbor Chocolates by renown and accomplished chocolatiers from Washington, Oregon and California. All chocolates and confections are handcrafted and incorporate the finest of natural ingredients, with no preservatives. The selection is vast and ever changing as Aylene’s chocolate makers continuously invent new flavors or adapt their confections to the ever changing seasons by introducing new flavors which reflect the change in seasons. In appreciation of some of her customers’ special dietary needs, there is always a selection available of dairy free and gluten free confections.
And finally, Aylene prides herself on providing impeccable customer service. She and her staff will make sure you are directed towards anything your heart may crave or assist in creating a wonderful gift for loved ones. Complimentary gift wrapping is offered on most gift items.