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Portland, Oregon: World's Largest Continual Chocolate Waterfall

Twenty feet tall, and it smells delicious. The Chocolate Cascade has been gushing goodness since 1992.

The Candy Basket

1924 NE 181st Ave., Portland, OR
The Candy Basket. West edge of town. I-84 exit 13, then one block south on 181st Ave. On the corner of 181st Ave. and San Rafael St.
M-F 9-6, Sa 10-5, Su 12-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Chocolate waterfall.

World's Largest Continual Chocolate Waterfall

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this attraction. The Candy Basket chocolate factory and store not only has the awesome chocolate waterfall, but also has an amazing candy counter of treats. There are free samples; raspberry truffle was the variety on our visit. I also purchased some unusual confections. They even have discount treats that appear less than perfect but taste delicious.

This was my fave Roadside America attraction during my Portland trip.

[Ashley Williams, 06/14/2016]

Chocolate waterfall.

World's Largest Continual Chocolate Waterfall

The smell of burnt chocolate lingered in the air. We took a load off in the comfy red chairs while posing for pictures. We enjoyed a sample and purchased some sweets for the trip.

[Tevera, 08/29/2013]

Chocolate waterfall.

Chocolate Waterfall

The Chocolate Waterfall is located right inside the door at The Candy Basket. We talked to the lady working there who told us that the waterfall, which looks more like a fountain, has been around since 1903 (The fountain, not the chocolate!).

It's a great place to stop by since it's right off the freeway. Also, it doesn't take long to look at the waterfall, buy some chocolate and get back on the road again.

[Lisa, 05/07/2009]

We stopped by on a Sunday, and although the store was closed we put noses to the window and could see the waterfall cascading inside.

Chocolate Waterfall

20 ft. Chocolate Waterfall inside the Candy Basket store.

[Joel Lechelt, 04/05/2006]

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