Hot Chocolate
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Hot Chocolate

1747 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 489-1747 serving: Wicker Park, West Side
open:Monday To Sunday From 10:00 AM To 03:00 PM Tuesday To Wednesday From 05:30 PM To 10:00 PM Sunday From 05:30 PM To 10:00 PM Thursday From 05:30 PM To 11:00 PM Friday To Saturday From 05:30 PM To 12:00 AM

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
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Categories:

Restaurants, Group Dining, $, Traditional American, Open 7 Days, People Watching, Lunch Spot, Mastercard Accepted, New American, Notable Chef, Local Favorite, Dessert Shops, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Candy Stores, Hidden Find,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

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 she…
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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