The Low Down
When to Go: You'll have an easier time getting a table on weeknights, but the time to see and be seen is during weekend brunch, when the pretty people of Bucktown flock here for Segal's warm cinnamon doughnuts with homemade raspberry preserves.
What to Drink: Choose from five different tempting hot cocoas, from creamy white chocolate to a "black & tan" with one-third hot fudge and two-thirds medium hot chocolate--all served with house-made marshmallows.
What to Drink: Choose from five different tempting hot cocoas, from creamy white chocolate to a "black & tan" with one-third hot fudge and two-thirds medium hot chocolate, all served with house-made marshmallows.
The Extras: During the summer, the restaurant will run a lemonade stand out front.
Parking: Valet parking will be offered during the evenings only.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
by at Gayot
Close quarters don't allow for privacy at this small, high-volume restaurant---that's the bad news. The good news is that the food is, more often than not, first-rate. Mindy Segal (formerly the pastry chef at mk) is the chef-owner, and sheâ¦
Amazing Experience, More than just Desert
By NorthsideWicker at Citysearch
Last Friday I took my girlfriend to Hot Chocolate for her birthday and she had an amazing time. We started with the pretzels and a couple specialt... Read More
So delicious! My favorite date place
By Caitlintw at Citysearch
Hot Chocolate is my favorite special date place in Chicago. My boyfriend and I have been several times, and it's always fantastic! The dinner entre... Read More
great date night
By Mrs A at Insider Pages
Rather pricey but if you want a great find for a date night, this is cute. Chocolate is obvoiusly what they are known for so make sure you visit af... Read More
Hot Chocolate for Winer
By jinkwell at Menuism
So, I'm a bit promiscuous when it comes to dining out. I'll have a one night stand with a restaurant and... Read More
Tasty & rich
By Wes A at Insider Pages
Pretty tasty hot chocolate. But be warned: it's like a dessert in and of itself. Expect to pay $8 for a big cup of hot chocolate. The homemade mars... Read More