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L.A. Burdick

47 Main St., Walpole, NH - (603) 756-2882
There are cases full of fabulous pastries to accompany coffee or tea in this small-town confectionery with world-class talents. It is chocolate that stars: candies of all kind and some of the best hot chocolate anywhere.
88% Approval Rating (9 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Chocolate Mouse
Cherry Danish
Beef stew
Chocolate-Covered Ginger
Linzer Torte
Hot Chocolate
Gugelhopf

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (14)
Roadfood.com Editor
""Have a mouse on the house," said the girl behind the counter many years ago when I told her I was a first-time visitor to L.A. Burdick. As soon as I sunk my teeth into the dark chocolate ganache of this cute little cocoa creature, I knew that I was in candy ..."   [Read More]
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Ron Lewis
June 23, 2012
"Yup, this sure is chocolate heaven on earth, but it's far more. The restaurant in the room next to the chocolate shop is, well, angelic! Burdick is arguably the best in New Hampshire, and probably among the best in the other 49 states as well. Walpole is like a ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

47 Main St., Walpole, NH
(603) 756-2882

http://www.burdickchocolate.com/chocolateshop-cafe-walpole.aspx

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Linzer torte is a traditional Austrian pastry filled with raspberry jam and rich with the flavors of hazelnuts and almonds, vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves. It is accompanied by a cloud of fresh whipped cream.
"Linzer torte is a traditional Austrian pastry filled with raspberry jam and rich with the flavors of hazelnuts and almonds, vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves. It is accompanied by a cloud of fresh whipped cream."
Michael Stern





No ordinary pastry, L.A. Burdick's cherry Danish sports sweet-tart fruit filling and a brittle crust.
"No ordinary pastry, L.A. Burdick's cherry Danish sports sweet-tart fruit filling and a brittle crust."
Michael Stern


Gugelhpopf is an old-world bundt cake that is rich and buttery -- so, so good with coffee.
"Gugelhpopf is an old-world bundt cake that is rich and buttery -- so, so good with coffee."
Michael Stern


The alpha and omega of hot chocolate: dark, intense, rich, and overwhelmingly satisfying.
"The alpha and omega of hot chocolate: dark, intense, rich, and overwhelmingly satisfying."
Michael Stern


Small-town charm, world-class confectionery sophistication
"Small-town charm, world-class confectionery sophistication"
Michael Stern


Tables in the tea room are covered with brown paper.
"Tables in the tea room are covered with brown paper."
Michael Stern


I placed a couple of pieces of chocolate-covered ginger atop the flash to try to depict the brilliant zest these candies have. Is their spicy sweetness abetted by a just a faint hint of salt?
"I placed a couple of pieces of chocolate-covered ginger atop the flash to try to depict the brilliant zest these candies have. Is their spicy sweetness abetted by a just a faint hint of salt?"
Michael Stern


Leading up to Halloween, Burdick created a haunted graveyard out of chocolate -- for display only.
"Leading up to Halloween, Burdick created a haunted graveyard out of chocolate -- for display only."
Michael Stern


It's tough choosing just one or two or three pastries to accompany morning coffee or hot chocolate. They all are so inviting.
"It's tough choosing just one or two or three pastries to accompany morning coffee or hot chocolate. They all are so inviting."
Michael Stern


The tea room is to the right, pastries and hot chocolate-brewing area to the left, behind the counter.
"The tea room is to the right, pastries and hot chocolate-brewing area to the left, behind the counter."
Michael Stern


Stephen says this represents a half portion of L.A. Burdick's monster cup of hot chocolate. 'I can't drink one of those without an ice cold glass of water.' This one is at the Cambridge, Mass., L.A. Burdick store. (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"Stephen says this represents a half portion of L.A. Burdick's monster cup of hot chocolate. 'I can't drink one of those without an ice cold glass of water.' This one is at the Cambridge, Mass., L.A. Burdick store. (Stephen Rushmore photo) "
Michael Stern


The L.A. Burdick in Cambridge, Mass. (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"The L.A. Burdick in Cambridge, Mass. (Stephen Rushmore photo)"
Michael Stern


The interior of the store in Cambridge looks like the one in Walpole ... and has the same cocoa-perfume smell! (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"The interior of the store in Cambridge looks like the one in Walpole ... and has the same cocoa-perfume smell! (Stephen Rushmore photo)"
Michael Stern


When you taste L.A. Burdick chocolate, you fully understand why these principles are so important. (Stephen Rushmore photo)
"When you taste L.A. Burdick chocolate, you fully understand why these principles are so important. (Stephen Rushmore photo)"
Michael Stern



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