It’s time to warm up and enjoy some warm drinks! Here is where you should go for the best hot chocolate on the Upper West Side.
Best Hot Chocolate on the Upper West Side
Jacques Torres Chocolate
285 Amsterdam Ave
Try their classic hot chocolate or “Wicked Hot” Chocolate, made with 60-70% dark chocolate, allspice, cinnamon, ground ancho chili peppers, and smoked, ground chipotle chili peppers! Just add milk!
Great all-around dessert place.
221 West 79th Street
Made by hand in their Upper West Side store, using either 72% cacao dark chocolate or 31% white chocolate.
Voila’s hot chocolate comes in the following varieties:
- Classic dark house blend
- Daredevil spiced
- Matcha green tea white hot chocolate
- Pumpkin spice white hot chocolate.
274 Columbus Ave and 518 Columbus Ave
Birdbath Green Bakery is the eco-minded little sister of City Bakery. Their hot chocolate is made from pure melted chocolate bars and with giant marshmallows!
Aroma Espresso Bar
161 West 72nd Street
Rich steamed milk poured over milk chocolate pralines and topped with cocoa powder.
Aroma is also a great spot for free wifi.
10 Columbus Circle
Made with three kinds of chocolate (milk, dark and cocoa powder), whole milk and heavy cream, plus hints of coriander, cinnamon and vanilla bean.