It's that time of year! We have winter on our minds and have rounded up 15+ of the best hot chocolates in Dallas. From cocoa happy hours, to boozy concoctions, and even fun flavors like strawberry - there are plenty of delicious options to sip on this season!

Updated November 2022


 

Ascension Coffee

ascension

 

Ascension is known and loved for their quality coffee drinks! Their hot chocolate is no different, keeping it simple with steamed milk and delicious chocolate. If you're looking for a pick me up, we recommend adding a shot of espresso!

Multiple locations | Find a location

 

Astoria Caffe

Astoria Caffe Hot Chocolate

 

This cozy cafe serves up their hot chocolate hot or frozen, topped with whipped cream. You can also add cinnamon for a spicy version, or if you’re feeling boozy you can add Pinnacle Whipped Vodka!

Addison | Directions

 

Baldo’s Ice Cream

baldos gourmet ice cream

 

If you like your hot chocolate extra sweet, Baldo’s is the place to go! They offer hot cocoa bombs, with your choice of milk or coffee poured over. You can even go all out and ask for any flavor of ice cream to be added too, affogato style!

Park Cities | Directions

 

Buon Giorno Coffeehouse & Roastery

Buon Giorno Hot Chocolate

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Say Buon Giorno to the fully customizable hot chocolate you didn’t know you needed! Here, you can choose the type of milk, add espresso shots, latte art, or flavored syrup. They offer over a dozen flavor add ons, including amaretto, Irish creme, lavender, peppermint, and even strawberry!

Fort Worth | Directions
Grapevine | Directions

 

Chocolate Secrets

Chocolate Secrets

 

It’s no secret that chocolate is the main ingredient here, and they make an amazing cup of hot chocolate! Their menu offers four flavors: dark chocolate, English toffee, white chocolate peppermint, and Mexican spice. All are best enjoyed with any of their chocolate desserts!

Oak Lawn | Directions

 

CocoAndre Chocolatier & Horchateria

CocoAndre Chocolatier

 

Spiced drinks and chocolate go hand in hand at this Mexican-American-family owned shop. CocoAndre’s Iced Mexican Hot Chocolate is a combination of all the things they do best. It’s spicy, chocolatey, and can be made with dairy or vegan milk!

Bishop Arts | Directions


 

Dude, Sweet Chocolate

Dude, Sweet Chocolate

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Pick up a jar of Drinking Chocolate to make at home! Combine with water or milk to make your hot chocolate as thick and rich or light and creamy as you like. Each 23 ounce jar serves six to ten cups, depending on how much you use per cup. We love this as a gift idea!

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

Dr. Sue's Chocolate

Dr Sue's Hot Chocolate

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Hot chocolate happy hour, anyone? Stop by between 3pm and 6pm every day for a rich hot chocolate with a low price. Flavors offered are traditional, peppermint, and Mexican cocoa. If you really love it, you can purchase a bag of mix to make it at home!

Grapevine | Directions

 

Halcyon

halcyon

 

This relaxing hangout is a coffeehouse by day and bar by night, serving hot chocolate anytime! While wonderful on its own, you can also add coffee or booze to fit the time of day and vibe!

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

Kate Weiser Chocolate

Kate Weiser Chocolate Snowman

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If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas, or just love hot chocolate, check out Kate Weiser! Her hot chocolate bombs, “Carl the Snowman”, are both adorable and delicious. Each snowman makes five to eight cups, or they’re available in a mini size. Only available during the holiday season!

Multiple locations & online | Find a location

 

La Duni Latin Cafe

La Duni Hot Chocolate

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This restaurant, bakery and coffee bar has a European and Latin version of hot chocolate! Both are made with melted Belgium chocolate and assorted cocoas, and are served with fresh whipped cream & chocolate shavings. The French version is creamy and intense, made with half and half, while the Latin way is served extra foamy. Both are delicious!

Knox | Directions

 

La La Land Kind Cafe

La La Land Hot Chocolate

 

This adorable coffee shop has great vibes and delicious drinks! The La La hot chocolate is made with just cacao, milk chocolate shavings, and your choice of milk. Add flavors vanilla, caramel, cacao, lavender, cardamom, honey and maple.

Multiple locations | Find a location

 

Lattes on Location

Lattes on Location

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If you’re hosting a party during the holidays or cooler months, you need to check out this mobile hot chocolate bar! This fun and festive service will travel across the metroplex. Guests can choose their own base, flavor add-ins, and gourmet marshmallows!

Across DFW | See service area

 

Mallow Box

Mallow Box S'mores Hot Chocolate

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This gourmet marshmallow bar has elevated one of the best parts of hot chocolate! Try their S'mores Hot Chocolate, made with Hershey's chocolate, graham crackers, and toasted marshmallow fluff. Sweetness and nostalgia in a cup!

Plano | Directions

 

Mudleaf Coffee

Mudleaf Coffee Hot Chocolate

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This coffee spot has quite the following in Plano! They add dark chocolate mocha to their hot chocolate, along with vanilla and steamed milk. If you're wanting something extra festive, they have a rotating seasonal menu with items like the Fireman's Hot Chocolate, made with cinnamon, cayenne, and chili pepper.

Plano | Directions

 

Sablon Chocolate Lounge

Sablon Chocolate Lounge Hot Chocolate

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This might be the biggest hot chocolate menu in Dallas! Sablon’s cozy lounge offers six flavors of hot chocolate: classic, dark, tiramisu, hazelnut, caramel, and strawberry. Our favorite flavors are tiramisu and strawberry, which is pink! The chocolate in all their drinks and desserts is made in house, so you'll definitely want to try a few things.

West Village | Directions

 

Summer Moon

Summer Moon

 

If you haven’t tried Moon Milk, Summer Moon’s signature sweet cream, you’re missing out! Their hot chocolate features steamed Moon Milk with Ghana single origin dark chocolate, topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of dark chocolate.

Multiple locations | Find a location

 

White Rhino Coffee

White Rhino Holiday

 

Known for their sweeter drinks, White Rhino makes a delicious cup of cocoa! Their hot chocolate is made with your choice of milk, Ghirardelli chocolate and a touch of vanilla. Keep an eye out for seasonal versions too!

Multiple locations | Find a location

 

Xaman Caf​​é

Xaman cafe

 

Everything here is inspired by the flavors of Central Mexico, including the hot chocolate! The classic hot chocolate is made with real cacao, and we recommend adding a splash of horchata. We also love their Oaxaca chocolate mocha, the coffee infused version of hot chocolate! Available hot or iced.

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

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