THE CHEQUESSETT CAFE

SERVING UP GEORGE HOWELL COFFEE,
DRINKING CHOCOLATE & MUCH MORE

SPECIALTY COFFEE & DIRECT TRADE CHOCOLATE

What You Can Expect When You Visit

Proudly Serving George Howell Coffee Since 2014

We serve a full menu of delicious coffee drinks, using George Howell’s beans to create everything from silky cappuccinos to sweet chocolate mochas.  

Commitment to Craft

These drinks are prepared by knowledgeable baristas who bring just as much passion to specialty coffee as they bring to craft chocolate. Enjoy a cup of coffee with a daily selection of fresh pastries supplied by local Hyannis boulangerie Pain D'Avignon.  

SLEEPER SOFA

Confections in a Range of Styles and Flavors

Besides serving coffee and Chequessett Chocolate bars, the café also sells an ever-changing selection of creative chocolate confections. 

Something for Everyone

From creamy peanut butter meltaways to our fan-favorite Farrago Bars (filled with peanut butter ganache, pop-rocks, candied pecans, and feuilletine crunch), these whimsical treats are made by hand in the store using our direct trade cacao.  

SOME NUMBERS THAT COUNT

Our cafe & factory story has made a splash on the Outer Cape
200K+
Happy Clients
100+
Independent Brands Carried
70K+
Hours of Machine Time Griding Chocolate
8
Years of Journey

WE HELP CREATE DELICIOUS MEMORIES FOR YOUR STAY

As a small business, we take pride in supporting other like-minded companies by stocking a unique range of gifts, pantry staples, and other bean-to-bar chocolate confections. In our shop, you can find an exciting assortment of locally-made candles, artisanal condiments, canned craft cocktails, and many more goods. 

We also feature a CRAFT CHOCOLATE LIBRARY of other craft chocolate bars from other like-minded chocolate companies, allowing all kinds of customers to find something satisfying. 

As always, we are mindful of dietary restrictions, keeping an assortment of dairy-free, gluten free, and vegan options available throughout the café.

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A SELECTION OF SOME OF OUR FAVORITE MAKERS FEATURED IN OUR STORE

The cafe and gift shop is a retail resource for those looking for memorable, beautiful gifts. As a small business, we support other local entrepreneurs who share our passion for hand made, sustainably sourced products. Our shop is a place for customers to discover these new and upcoming brands. We proudly stock an exciting array of specialty foods and curated gifts, including goods from Cape Cod artisans. 

SPECIALTY FOOD & CURATED GIFTS

SHOP SMALL + SHOP LOCAL

MCCREA'S CARAMELS

Founded by Jason McCrea, a scientist with a chemistry background and a passion for quality ingredients, McCrea’s caramels are truly some of the finest caramel products available. Each step of the caramel-making process is carefully performed by a skilled team of food scientists in their small Boston kitchen. 

Using all natural, locally sourced ingredients—often skipping corn syrup—produces decadently sweet caramel treats. McCrea’s assorted boxed caramels are a beautiful gift, popular in our North Truro shop. 

THE LOCAL SCOOP

Cape Cod Pops from the Local Scoop are always a fan-favorite treat at Chequessett Chocolate. These homemade ice cream popsicles are rolled in delicious, local toppings, from beer buttered peanut brittle to coffee beans. One of their pops, the Rum Raisin Pop, even features our own Chequessett Chocolate! 

A Cape Cod company based out of Orleans, the Local Scoop makes innovative “Farm to Scoop” ice cream treats with a mission of supporting local food producers. In addition to their brick-and-mortar shop and the various stores that stock their goods, the Local Scoop has a whimsical “Pop Mobile” that visits farmer’s markets all around the Cape.  

GIRL MEETS DIRT

Based on Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest, Girl Meets Dirt makes high quality, organically sourced, small batch preserves from the best fruit nature provides. Using old-school methods, minimal ingredients, and naturally grown fruit, these preserves are packed with exceptional flavor. 

Founder Audra Lawlor left the world of Wall Street finance to start her preserves company in 2013, leaving behind pavement and high rises for luscious farmland. Now, Lawlor makes crazy good, award-winning products. We love their decadent Salted Caramel Apple Preserves.  

FAT TOAD FARM

Since 2007, Fat Toad Farm has made goat’s milk caramel with fresh, simple ingredients. The family started the project with a single goat, and as they grew, they eventually acquired a herd of dairy goats. 

This Vermont company has expanded considerably over the years, yet they remain true to their goal of producing high quality, traditional goat’s milk caramel. Their original caramel sauce, a velvety, tangy topping, is a fan-favorite at Chequessett Chocolate. 

SMUDGE INK

Smudge Ink is a small collective of friends who combined their talent for illustration, print-making, and card-writing into an awesome, woman-run business. Producing lighthearted, punchy greeting cards, Smudge Ink’s line of products puts the fun back in snail mail. 

This Boston-based company produces all their goods in their own studio with the utmost awareness of environmental impact. We believe that their colorful cards are a perfect add-on to any chocolate gift.

BLACKBIRD LETTERPRESS

Kathryn Hunter began Blackbird Letterpress in 2003 in Lafayette, Louisiana. In the backroom of a friend’s shop, she began printing her own designs with a simple letterpress. Hunter used vintage print cuts and an extensive knowledge of printmaking to produce stunning cards, notebooks, and other small handcrafts. 

An ever-expanding business, Blackbird Letterpress now operates out of its own space in Baton Rouge. We love Blackbird Letterpress’s gorgeous wall calendars and greeting cards. Each piece of theirs adds whimsy and color to our space.

OLIVER PLUFF & CO.

A small business out of Charleston, South Carolina, Oliver Pluff & Co. preserves the time-honored tradition of early American tea. Celebrating this drink’s colorful history with superior ingredients and delicate blends, Oliver Pluff pays homage to tea’s role in the American story. 

We love their Irish Breakfast tea, a rich blend of Assam black tea and Kenyan black tea with a malty, hearty flavor.