NEW WEBSITE COMING 2015… Lightly Peared… Beautiful Mayan Head Over 70 bars from all around the world HOT COCOA Home made box
Lightly Peared… Dark pear ganache
Beautiful Mayan Head Organic 70% Mayan Head
Over 70 bars from all around the world Thoroughly chosen chocolate bars from cacao plantations all around the world.
HOT COCOA The Sacrifice… Spicy hot cocoa
Home made box For that perfect gift

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Welcome to the World of Chocolate Maya!

Welcome to Chocolate Maya, a unique chocolate shop located in Santa Barbara California. Customers line up inside the shop to view an enchanting array of decadent dark chocolate, creamy milk chocolate, and delicate white chocolate truffles and bon bons. On shelves near the truffle display you’ll find a wide selection of chocolate bars, spicy and traditional cocoa, and a variety of other chocolate and chocolate-dipped confections.

Swiss-born owner Maya Schoop-Rutten scours the world looking for pure, luscious chocolates made with organic cocoa purchased from ethical plantations. Maya’s passion for travel and high-quality chocolate has taken her directly to the plantations where the cacao beans are grown. Each chocolate in her shop has its own story.

In addition to a fine collection of organic and fair trade chocolate, Maya creates her own delicious chocolates using the highest quality organic chocolate, creams, butter, spices, purees, nuts, and fresh herbs. Each chocolate is carefully hand dipped and decorated—no mass production—and sold in environmentally-friendly packaging.

You can also stop by for a shot of thick voluptuous European-style hot chocolate. This is the real thing, guaranteed to delight your taste buds and warm your heart.

Be sure to ask Maya about purchasing specialty gifts for parties, graduations, weddings, corporate specials and holidays—chocolates packaged in beautiful custom-made boxes.

Shipping beyond Santa Barbara or FREE local delivery is available on request.


Monday to Friday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Closed on Holidays:  – Easter Sunday – 4th of July – Thanksgiving Thursday -  25th Christmas day -

Telephone: 805.965.5956
Address: 15 W. Gutierrez St., Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA

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