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Hot Chocolate

1747 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 (Wicker Park / Bucktown)
773-489-1747
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Ranked #198 of 8,286 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
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Cuisines: American, Dessert, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
Cross street: Willow St
Transit: Damen Blue Line
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English first
Katonah, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We had their cold chocolate drink with marshmallow and it was a real treat - albeit expensive, but worth the splurge.

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baltimore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Went w my aunt in law, friend mom who just moved there & 3 friends for the orioles/cubs series. The breakfast blt w avocado aioli was great. We shared an iced Mexican hot chocolate w cayenne. The bird drink w cava was tart & much better than the anticipated "too sweet" on my tongue experience. We biked here on divvies... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was truly one of the best restaurant experiences I've ever had. The service was just as great as the food. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we walked in the door. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about all of the menu options. I had the burger and it literally melted in my mouth. It was... More

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Midland, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Hot chocolate was okay. I make it better at home. However the foods make up for it but it little pricey.

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stumbled upon this spot walking through wicker park on Sunday afternoon. My friend and I each had a hot chocolate with homemade marshmallow, heavenly! We also ordered a peach pie and blueberry pie, both were light and perfectly sweet! Service was so generous and helpful. We took a bag of mexican hot chocolate to go!

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I go to Chicago about 4-5 times per year and enjoy trying different restaurants each time I go. Except for Hot Chocolate! This is an absolute must visit every time I am there, not only because of the amazing food, but the great service and atmosphere as well. The macaroni and cheese is absolutely 100% out of this world. I... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Awesome hot chocolate, great pastries, but a little pricy. Worth the trip, get a bag of Hot Chocolate.

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North East, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have been here several times in the last three years and look forward to it every time I come back. I've actually only ever had the hamburger for my entree but it's the best hamburger I've ever had. It comes with a fried egg on top and melts in your mouth. The real winner is the desserts. There is... More

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michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This restaurant is easily overlooked as it's small and unobtrusive, but serves up great food with excellent service. The menu offers a refreshingly different mix of entrees and sandwiches along with the desserts for which it's justly famous. We loved the 'Creama Kasa' (lamb on rolled-up flatbread,) and the largest crabcake sandwich I've ever seen, but the highlight was undoubtedly... More

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San Diego, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Family members raved good the food and dessert was here. Definitely in a young hipster neighborhood. The "cheese plate" consisted of a single small piece of cheese with a schmer of jam and two pieces of bread. The duck dish with spratzel was good, but my daughter-in-law thought the skin should be crispy. The crab cake sandwich was good but... More

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