Some popular dark chocolates are Trader Joe's Belgian, Theo Organic Classic and Michel Cluizel's Noir de Cacao. A taste test at the Serious Eats website rated Trader Joe's 72 percent dark chocolate as no. 1. Reviewers found it smooth and not excessively bitter.
Theo Classic earned an average of 4.6 out of five stars in Amazon.com's user rating system. Top reviews mentioned that is vegan and produced ethically. The chocolate is also considered neither too bitter nor too sweet.
The Los Angeles Times puts Michel Cluizel's 72 percent cacao bar at the top of the list. The candy melts quickly and has an espresso aftertaste and a deep aroma.