Today is a Hot Chocolate Kind of Day

The best way to warm up on a freezing Chicago winter day? With a cup of hot cocoa, of course! From the simple classics to those with a twist, hot chocolate is like a hug from the inside and will get you through those chilly moments while exploring The Magnificent Mile.

  • Allium Restaurant and Bar

    The seasonal sippers at Allium Restaurant and Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel are the ultimate pick for a cold night. Menu items include The Haute Chocolate, filled with spiced marshmallows and house tea cookies, and the Chocolate Caliente Mexicano, full of with spices, dulche de leche and guajillo chilies. Options to booze it up are also available.

    120 E. Delaware Place
    (312) 799-4900

  • Dylan's Candy Bar

    The brightly-decorated Dylan's Candy Bar store may be full of sweet collections but the store has one more treat waiting for guests at their cafe: mouthwatering hot chocolate. With both cold or hot chocolate options, Dylan's Candy Bar is sure to-be a crowd-pleaser for kids and adults alike. 

    445 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 702-2247

  • Eataly Chicago

    In Italy, rich hot chocolate is the perfect drink to savor in the coldest months of the year. Now, as temperatures drop toward winter, Eataly is bringing the tradition to Chicago!

    As the snow falls, warm up with their all-new Italian hot chocolate. At the seasonal counter, they're pouring the highest quality white, milk, and dark hot chocolate made by Eraclea.

    43 E. Ohio Street
    (312) 521-8700

  • Fannie May Fine Chocolate

    The newly remodeled cafe section inside the Fannie May flagship store serves a hot chocolate drink you won't regret. Don't make that the end of your sweet deal though; try pairing it a dessert from their expanded ice cream and treats section, including cake pops and slices!

    343 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 543-0010

  • Ghirardelli Chocolate

    The luxuriously deep flavor of Ghirardelli Premium Hot Cocoa starts with cocoa from the finest cocoa beans and is then blended with just the right amount of sugar, real vanilla and real chocolate for a rich, perfectly balanced chocolate taste. Stir up some decadence with this velvety-smooth Hot Cocoa and savor the chocolate intensity you expect from Ghirardelli. 

    400 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 923-0168

    830 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 337-9330

  • Starbucks

    Hot chocolate is always delicious, especially when it's from a go-to place like Starbucks. With steamed milk and both vanilla and mocha-flavored syrups, a cup of hot cocoa from Starbucks is a city staple. Top your treat with whipped cream and chocolate-flavored drizzle while you sip in sweetness.

    Various Locations

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