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Ethereal Confections

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113 S Benton St, Woodstock, IL 60098-3205
+1 815-687-0320
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 07:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Woodstock
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Yummies and the gifts. Best kept secret on the Historic Woodstock Square. Family friendly and such beautiful things to look at Holiday decorations are amazing.

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Thank donnalP2120SX
Hanover Park, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Having been here many times, I can honestly say I am always pleased going here! Yes, it may seem a little quirky to some- you order at the bar from a large menu of everything from coffee to food to deserts (with plenty of non-gmo, gluten free, and vegan options) and they try to bring it out to you. Sometimes... More 

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Thank Mr_Frugal_10
Skokie, Illinois
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very unusual place, serves great chocolate as well as beer and wine, and even pairs the two. There are savory options for food as well, although we didn't try those. You order food at a counter and it's supposed to be brought to your table, but the night we were there, we had to go hunt ours down.

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Thank Carol W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great shop for a chocolate fix, homemade truffles, various types of beverages including delicious hot chocolate.

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1 Thank Richard K
Chicago, IL
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I tried a box of 4 different kinds of truffles and while the flavors were interesting, I can't say I enjoyed them. For the price I would recommend trying one before buying more. The texture was odd to me because usually truffles melt in your mouth, but I found these to be chalky and the flavor of the chocolate was... More 

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Thank Chi_Town_Traveler3
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We live so close and this was a perfect late night summer escape for just my tween daughter and me! So yummy and such a good atmosphere!

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Thank Jennifer F
Marengo, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and loved it each time. We have brought many of our friends here. They pair all sorts of drinks, from coffee to whiskey and different chocolates. Very unique flavors.

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Thank Steve S
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Delicious homemade, specialty chocolates with lots of unique flavors. Also, it stays open till midnight some nights -- because you never know when you'll need your chocolate! It's a little spendy (over $2 per truffle), but it is worth trying a few. Go with a friend and taste each other's!

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Thank Lacey V
Rockford, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went for lunch. Ordered panini of the day. One thin slice of meat, thin slice of cheese on gluten free bread ( tasteless). It reminded me of a sandwich on tastee bread. Chips with it were either Bloody Mary flavor or garlic pickle flavor--both super salty and nasty. Iced coffee was OK but only sweetener was stevia which doesn't... More 

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Thank ConnieRockford
Michael E, Owner at Ethereal Confections, responded to this review

We’re very sorry you had a bad experience during your recent visit. Panini’s are a new thing for us, so we truly value your feedback! Thanks again! More 

Woodstock, Illinois
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had not been in the this place since I was told it was dark chocolate not milk chocolate but had no idea they had food and drinks too. I had a hot chocolate that was very very good would stop in again.

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Thank Claygoddess

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 S Benton St, Woodstock, IL 60098-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 815-687-0320
Description
Ethereal Confections makes bean-to-bar craft chocolate-- inclusion bars, meltaways, truffles-- the list goes on! Our chocolate is dairy free and soy free! We also have a dessert cafe in the back where you can order coffee, tea, lattes, pastries, desserts, wine, beer, craft cocktails, small plates and more! All of our products are gluten free, and we offer a large selection of vegan items, including the majority of our chocolates!

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