It's that time of year! If you're looking for a warm and cozy drink this season, head to these 15+ spots for the best hot chocolates in Dallas. From cocoa happy hours, to boozy concoctions, and even fun flavors like lavender - there are plenty of delicious options to sip on this season!

Updated December 2023


Armor Coffee Co.

This cozy neighborhood coffee shop has several delicious winter drinks, including a Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate! Pair this rich and creamy sip with their amazing breakfast tacos, sandwiches, or waffles for the perfect morning pick-me-up!

Allen | Directions


Ascension Coffee



Ascension is known and loved for their quality coffee drinks, and their hot chocolate is also top-notch! Try their seasonal Winter Spice Cocoa, infused with warming spices, rich cocoa, whole milk and topped with whipped cream. Or, keep it simple with their classic Hot Chocolate, available year-round. If you're looking for a little extra oomph, 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

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


Berni Bean

This Costa Rican coffee company served up high-quality, authentic sips in a stunning space. It's the perfect dose of island vibes year-round! Stop by and warm up with a Peppermint Hot Chocolate made with Ghiradelli chocolate, whipped cream, and candy cane pieces!

Deep Ellum & Downtown | Find a location


Buon Giorno Coffeehouse & Roastery

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 & Grapevine | Find a location


Chocolate Secrets

Chocolate Secrets Hot Chocolate

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


Cocoa Lounge at The Adolphus Hotel

Located in The French Room, Cocoa Lounge is one of our favorite holiday pop-ups. This season they're serving up delicious Spiked Hot Chocolates! The lounge is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11am to 5pm until January 8th, so stop by for a can't miss cup of cocoa! (Featured header image)

Downtown | 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


Collective Coffee

If you have a sweet tooth, try Buddy the Elf’s Hot Chocolate! It's made with rich chocolate and creamy milk, then topped with whipped cream, sprinkles, and peppermint.

McKinney | Directions


Dude, Sweet Chocolate

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

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


Duino Coffee

This spot was inspired by a small coastal town in Italy, and brings a piece of European cafe culture to the DFW 'burbs! Warm up this winter with a Campfire Cocoa, made with homemade toasted marshmallow syrup. This is our go-to for kind and nostalgic vibes, especially in the cooler months!

McKinney | Directions



This bright and airy cafe serves hot chocolate year-round, and seasonal flavors during the holiday season! They offer a Vosges hot chocolate with black salt coconut caramel marshmallow, and your choice of whipped cream or frothed milk.

Knox | Directions


Good Boy Cafe

This adorable coffee stop is located inside Hēy Konēko thrift store! Stop by to shop with a side of hot cocoa -- they have both a Mint Mocha Hot Chocolate and a Fancy Hot Chocolate with dark chocolate and coconut whip.

Deep Ellum | Directions



This relaxing hangout is a coffeehouse by day and bar by night, serving hot chocolate anytime! They offer a Mayan Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate. While wonderful on its own, you can also add coffee or booze to fit the time of day and vibe!

Lower Greenville | Directions


Herb's House

Herb's House Hot Chocolate

Go for the cocoa and stay for the company! More than just a coffee spot, Herb's House is also a coworking space. During the colder months, it's a great place to grab a cup of their rich house-made hot chocolate and get some work done!

Northeast Dallas | Directions


Hola Cafe

Hola Cafe Hot Chocolate

This tiny and Instagrammable coffee shop serves up some of the most delicious and creative cafe drinks in town! Try their Marshmallow Fluff Hot Coco and Mexican Hot Coco, which are both spiced to perfection.

Oak Cliff & Uptown | Find a location


Kate Weiser Chocolate

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 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

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


Magnolias Sous le Pont

This quaint French cafe in the Harwood District is serving up Mexican hot chocolate this season! It's made with abuelita and a cayenne kick, sure to keep you warm in the winter. Pair a delicious pastry or sandwich with your cocoa for the perfect European-style breakfast!

Harwood District | Directions


Mudleaf Coffee

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 want 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


Native Coffee Company

This spot is known for its unique coffee drinks, and the hot chocolate here is no different! It's infused with lavender, making it the perfect evening wind-down drink!

North Dallas | Directions


Neuhaus Cafe

This chocolate shop served dozens unique of sweet treats, all hand-crafted in Belgium! Their Belgian hot chocolate is super rich, definitely perfect for chocolate lovers.

Preston Royal | 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

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! 

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Xaman Caf​​é

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