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Mindy's Hot Chocolate

#133 of 7,466 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Northwest Side
American, Contemporary
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1747 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 (Willow St)
773-489-1747
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Thank delgadomv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Jennycrystalwaters
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank KU90
Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Patti E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will never forget you first sip of the affogato, a dark chocolate beverage with coffee cocoa ice cream. Strong, dark and bold, this drink will remind you why chocolate and coffee is the gods nectar. The drinks are the perfect temperature to slide down the throat, even on a summer day. For vegan drinkers, they can make a dark... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We visited Mindy's Hot Chocolate as part of our Bucktown and Wicker Park Food Tour and was offered a sample of her Frozen Hot Chocolate compete with a Homemade Marshmallow. WOW! The combination of milk and dark chocolate, coupled with caramel and the marshmallow (and I don't typically care for marshmallows at all!) was sooooo very good. It was also... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This is a very special place and they have excellent iced and hot chocolate. Worth a trip for this alone. They have a menu, a dessert bar, and pastries. You can't go wrong dining here. There is a nice large room upstairs for seating.

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Thank Teri F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I just went for a dessert. A bit of wait and we were sitting at the bar. We opted for one of the hot chocolate. We wanted to share one and we could pay more to split it. Which made no sense so we did not ask to split it. The thing was an explosion of chocolate and a really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I have been to Chicago 5 times and love this city. It has great food!! First time to Mindy's Hot Chocolate but not the last. It is in the details and they are spot on. Not sure how they could disappoint every thing we had was so good and I watched other table food come out and was just beautiful.... 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
Families with children, 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
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

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