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Mindy's Hot Chocolate

#234 of 7,806 Restaurants in Chicago
#259 of 8,569 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Northwest Side
American, Contemporary
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1747 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 (Willow St)
Damen Blue Line
773-489-1747
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The desserts are to die for!

I ate a regular meal at the Hot Chocolate restaurant. It was half a chicken and it was excellent. However, I soon forgot the chicken after eating my dessert. The marshmallows are even homemade! There is also a large choice of hot chocolate. I wish I could have drank one, but I was so full I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Jojobiz
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Fredericton, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I ate a regular meal at the Hot Chocolate restaurant. It was half a chicken and it was excellent. However, I soon forgot the chicken after eating my dessert. The marshmallows are even homemade! There is also a large choice of hot chocolate. I wish I could have drank one, but I was so full I couldn't. My friend took... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Whoever said you should never meet your heroes because they will disappoint has never idolized Mindy Segal or dined at Hot Chocolate. I had a corn salad and the lamb steak. The tzatziki accompanying it was the best I ever had. I relied on the waitress’ suggestion for wine, the name of which is lost to me; it fit my... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a great Saturday brunch with the family! Got there when it opened at 10:00am and were promptly seated and served. Had great attention from waiters. The place got filled right await and the plates took some time to get to the table. The wait was worth it when we got our plates. The orange juice was freshly made and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We came to Mindy's to celebrate my birthday and had a fabulous meal! The food was well seasoned flavorful-for ex: my mussels were fresh and plump in an exceptionally tasty broth. It is a higher price point, something to be aware of before you go. I felt that we had a very special experience that was very fitting for the... More 

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Woodbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Pure Awesomeness!!! The Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows are to Die for and the Food is Just as Amazing...the Breakfast was Fantastically Delicious!!! I Can't Wait to Go Back on My Next Visit!!! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I love this place. The food is always great and just different enough to make it interesting. I started with the green gazpacho soup and the grilled sepia starters which tasted great. We choose the lobster tagliatelle and the saffron agnolotti as our main courses, again delicious. Finished it of with some of Mindy's cookies. Always a great place to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

So we were visiting friends in Chicago over the July 4th long weekend, and our hosts were constantly raving about this place. Unfortunately, they'd had some windows smashed and were closed for a few days, BUT luckily on our last day they reopened for brunch and we were able to get a table. There were 4 of us, we had... More 

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Banbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I had read about this place prior to my trip to Chicago and was quite excited when my partner and I had booked a food tour in the area. However, we didn't realise it wasn't open on a Tuesday (the day of our food tour). However, we did visit due to special arrangement. Although I absolutely love chocolate - (some... More 

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Highland Park, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Trendy place in an informal ambiance ... excessive prices for mostly just okay food ... and tiny, tiny portions ... wine prices are also outrageous according to a price check I made they marked up a bottle by 450% ... service is acceptable, but not at their prices, Its priced in the "Fine Dining" category with "mid range" quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went for Saturday brunch with friends. Ordered the quiche with salad and of course one of their famous hot chocolates. The meal was delicious but the drink was the high light - thick and rich - almost like drinking a chocolate bar! Definitely worth the trip.

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Additional Information about Mindy's Hot Chocolate

Address: 1747 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Phone Number: 773-489-1747
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1747 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
    (Willow St)
  • Public Transportation: Damen Blue Line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: 773-489-1747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?