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The Chocolate Cafe

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Dessert, Sandwiches
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102 W Olive St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2832
970-482-2725
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Large portions

Ordered German Chocolate cake and it was a huge slice ($8) but it was quite dry. I had hot tea (which was lukewarm in a cold cup) and several glasses of water to wash it down. I was a bit disappointed and will continue my quest for yummy dessert.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
ColoradoSunshine55
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fort Collins, Colorado
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Ordered German Chocolate cake and it was a huge slice ($8) but it was quite dry. I had hot tea (which was lukewarm in a cold cup) and several glasses of water to wash it down. I was a bit disappointed and will continue my quest for yummy dessert.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

STOP THE PRESS, OMG, please, please . You have not lived until you try this place. I took my 14 year old daughter hear for a date, I take all my daughters out on their Birthday. This is a gem! The food is oh sooooo good, the service rocks, small, romantic, friendly, warm. The menu is large enough that anyone... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I went to The Chocolate Café for dessert after a romantic dinner. We didn't have reservations, but we were seated in about 5 minutes. I ordered the ultimate chocolate cake. It is huge- enough for 3 people at the end of a meal. It is fabulous if not served a little chilly for my taste. My husband... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have had their desserts and coffee, both are exceptionally good. I would go there again, and I highly recommend it. I have also bought their whole deserts (you need to place an order 24 hours in advance) and they are high quality too. I have only had lunch there once (a panini) it was OK, but the deserts are... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My daughter and I were lucky enough to get in without reservations. Judging from how busy this tiny place is, that doesn't always happen. The desserts were scrumptious and our cappuccinos were really well made. I definitely would return and highly recommend that all chocolate lovers pay them a visit.

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FORT COLLINS
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279 reviews 279 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

every dessert is simply scrumptous! Their key lime pie is possibly the best I have had outside of Florida. The carrot cake and chocolate lava cake were great too. Gets very noisy when full, better to come for lunch or afternoons. very nice restaurant.

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Marshfield, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visited this (very) small restaurant with family while in town for CSU graduation. We enjoyed the desserts and wine recommended by the server. It is a family friendly place that is relaxed, yet very nice, appropriate for a special date or celebration. The gluten-free options were a nice surprise.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed in the Armstrong Hotel over Thanksgiving Weekend and wanted something sweet before bed. A few steps down the back hall of the hotel and....BOOM we had CHOCOLATE!! Shared a Molten Lava Cake and walked back to our room without even having to put on a coat!! We will have to go back again and explore the rest of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Chocolate peanut butter pie. I sigh just thinking of this slice of heaven. My friend's molten lava cake was Scrumptious! Will return on my next visit to Fort Collins.

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This quaint cafe is amazing! My husband and I had lunch here based on recommendations from a friend, and we weren't disappointed. We had a panini and pizza and both were great. For dessert we shared the white chocolate croissant bread pudding, and it was wonderful! We will definitely return and try other items on the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 W Olive St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2832
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-482-2725

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 10
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?