Our Picks | Best Hot Chocolate in Paris


There is nothing better in the cold winter than warming up with some hot chocolate and Paris knows how to brew a spectacular cup of hot cocoa. Whether it is pre-made or comes with the pure melted chocolate and milk for you to mix together according to your preference, Paris is filled with quality hot cocoa spots to sooth your sweet tooth and your soul.

Here are some of our favorites:

226 rue de Rivoli, 75001
If you can brave the tourists and snag a table at this famous baroque-style dining room dating back to 1903 across from the Tuileries gardens, you will be treating yourself to the most decadent hot cocoa experience in Paris. Choose from their three different kids of hot chocolate and melt away into the beautiful dining room in the heart of Paris.

 Charles Chocolatier
15 rue Montorgeuil, 75002
You will think you have traveled back in time when the chocolatier at this small chocolate shop serves you a cup of their hot cocoa from their big copper pot. The modern shop serves up a rich hot chocolate that isn’t too sweet and is perfect for providing refuge from the cold while shopping on rue Montorgeuil.

Jacques Genin
133 rue de Turenne, 75003
The Jacques Genin hot chocolate is simply made by melting Valhrona chocolate in whole milk. It comes with a small plate of their famous handmade chocolates and candies or you can order one of their famous mille-feuille if you are feeling extravagant!

Jean Paul Hévin
3 rue Vavin, 75006
Head upstairs to the chocolate bar and indulge in all kinds of exotic chocolate drinks infused with ginger, matcha and more or stick to their standard chocolat chaud for an anything-but-standard cocoa experience.

Un Dimanche à Paris
4-8 Cour du Commerce Saint André, 75006
Nestled in a small pedestrian passage off the busy Odéon is this chocolate-lovers dream. Un Dimanche à Paris is so much more than a chocolate shop but rather more like a chocolate concept store with a boutique, restaurant, tea salon and chocolate bar. Needless to say their house hot chocolate is a worthwhile experience.

La Maison du Chocolat
8 boulevard Madeleine, 75009
Chocolate chain, La Maison du Chocolat, has some serious hot cocoa to serve up alongside their famous chocolates and ganaches. Their creations range from the standard rich dark chocolate to spiced to hot chocolates with a shot of rum! Only a few of their locations offer tasting bars like the one at Madeleine so research a bit before making the trip.



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