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Mindy's Hot Chocolate

#105 of 7,464 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Northwest Side
American, Contemporary
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1747 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5508 (Willow St)
773-489-1747
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Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Bucktown -Wicker food tour. Had the Iced chocolate with the homemade marshmallow. It was like having a decadent drinkable dessert. Will come back for lunch and to try the pastry. My favorite place on the food tour.

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Palm Springs, CA.
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been waiting to make a trip to Chicago and this was a spot I was going too. Had lunch. The burger was excellent. I added the egg on top. All cooked to perfection. As a pastry chef who owns a bakery, I looked forward to trying desserts. We tried the Strawberry Shortcake, Blackberry blueberry tart and a cake of the... More 

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Thank cakesbyroman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service at bar, the hot chocolate is a staple. Always a enjoyable family outing. New doughnuts with jam a family favorite.

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Thank Timbayer
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this place off of a recommendation from one of our vendors. It did not disappoint! We went for breakfast (brunch they open at 10), sat at the bar and really enjoyed the atmosphere. The bartender was very nice, knowledgeable and gave great recommendations. We loved the feel in this place and since we are big time foodies, we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a food tour. Decadent iced chocolate: milk chocolate, dark chocolate and a drizzle of Carmel on ice topped with a homemade marshmallow: HIGHLY recommended!!!

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Thank Mama_Clark_KC
Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Went to Mindy's Hot Chocolate on a Friday afternoon. It is a cute place to have lunch with friends over some creative and delicious meals in a casual yet inviting atmosphere. It is evident that high end ingredients are used in putting together their recipes. The meals were simple but tasted well above what the average comfort food tastes like.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Here you can find all the comfort foods you need.The Slagel Farm Beef Burger was simply devine. Save plenty of room for the dessert as thats the highlight.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came in to enjoy dinner and were pleasantly surprised. I had the steak which was done to perfection. My wife had the chicken which she also enjoyed. The best part obviously was the hot chocolate, which has thick, rich and huge. You can definitely share a large cup with that special someone.

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Thank Angel R
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I really wanted to like Mindy's. I think my expectations were so high when I went that I was going to be disappointed no matter what. I had heard fantastic things about Mindy's, but I didn't experience any of it. First, the portions were average. I expected more for the price. And for that price, I expected better quality. Dessert... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This little cozy spot is a delicious find for anyone who likes food. Every dish was absolutely amazing. Adults and teens alike loved the food, which was high quality, locally produced (as much as possible) and farm to table fresh. The wine by the glass that was available was of unbelievable quality, and the beers that were available were interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5508
    (Willow St)
  • Public Transportation: Damen Blue Line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: 773-489-1747

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