Indulge in New York's Chocolate Destinations

New York's Chocolate Haven: From Romantic Dates to Casual Treats

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For chocolate lovers, New York City offers no shortage of cocoa-filled pleasures. From old-fashioned soda fountains to avant-garde tasting rooms, here are the latest and greatest chocolate bars, restaurants, and shops to satisfy your cravings.

Perfect for Date Nights

  • Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar

    11 West 31st Street, Manhattan - website

    Elevating Manhattan happy hours with chocolate martinis and truffle flights. Their new line of chocolate-infused cocktails provides after-dinner drinks a sophisticated spin. Sip an Espresso Negroni or a spiced Aztec Elixir for a supremely chocolate-rich experience.

  • The Chocolate Room

    51 5th Ave, Park Slope - Brooklyn

    The Chocolate Room A gem that has perfected the art of chocolate since 2005. Beyond signature brownie sundaes and chocolate fondue, they now offer artisanal bonbons and truffles—adding a refined touch, snuggle by the fireplace at this cacao-filled oasis.

  • ChikaLicious Dessert Bar

    NYC 203 East 10th Street, Manhattan - website

    Drawing Manhattan crowds with avant-garde sweets like their two-person Chocolate Avalanche. Alongside bonbons exploding with unexpected flavors, they now offer dairy-free indulgences like their signature hot chocolate—reimagined with almond milk. Those craving creamier creations can still enjoy ChikaLicious’ decadent chocolate cakes and tarts.

  • Spot Dessert Bar NYC

    13 Saint Marks Place, Manhattan - website

    Spot Dessert Bar Led by world-famous chef Ian Chalermkittichai, The Spot Dessert Bar is a whimsical wonderland of luxurious flavors and textures. Yuzu, Kobacha, and matcha fuse with chocolate, caramel, and seasonal delights, forming avant-garde sweets for the senses.

    Their crowning jewel is the Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake—a molten dark chocolate cake oozing with vibrant green tea ice cream. From bubble teas swirling with fruit pearls to macarons bursting with unexpected fills, The Spot reinvents dessert in technicolor.

  • Max Brenner

    841 Broadway, Manhattan - website

    Indulge in a chocolate-lover's paradise at Max Brenner, New York City's premiere cocoa hotspot. This eclectic chocolate bar envelops you in velvety cacao decadence from the moment you walk through their cocoa-colored doors.

    Awaken your inner chocoholic with their signature Chocolate Shot - pure liquid bliss bottled in a tiny glass guaranteed to send you reeling into choco-euphoria. Or sip your way through their global hot chocolate menu - from the bracing Mexican Spicy to the luxurious Swiss Whipped piled high with shavings of chocolate perfection.

  • Taureau NYC (sweet fondue)

    558 Broome Street, Manhattan

    Taureau NYC Fondue, chocolate lovers and cheese aficionados unite. Taureau offers fondues to suit every taste and craving. With an inclusive fondue menu, Taureau brings people together over piping hot pots filled with cheese, chocolate, and sweet treats galore. For those seeking something sweet yet not cocoa-based, delight in their rainbow marshmallow or decadent caramel fondues bubbling away.

Casual Chocolate Escapades

  • Sugar Hill Creamery: Harlem's old-fashioned ice cream parlor serves up unique flavors like the vegan "Sweet Socialism" chocolate sorbet.
  • Breads Bakery: Sink your teeth into chocolate babka, black & white cookies, and buttery chocolate chip hamantaschen at their several locations.
  • Levain Bakery: These gigantic, gooey chocolate chip walnut cookies are worth the trek to the Upper West Side.

Quick Delights for Chocolate Connoisseurs

  • La Maison du Chocolat: Their European-style ganaches and thick sipping chocolates now come in unique Paris-New York flavors.
  • Läderach: This Swiss import on 5th Avenue wows with its proprietary chocolate made from cacao beans of 4 different origins.
  • Royce' Chocolate: Indulge in chocolate-covered potato chips and Japanese Nama chocolates at the legendary Tokyo chocolatier's NYC outpost.

With choices from old-world to cutting-edge, salted caramel to vegan, hope you discover your own personal cocoa paradise.