Top Spots for Hot Chocolate in Fairfield County

Cocoa lovers can find new hot (chocolate) spots to try

Nothing warms the body -- and raises the spirits -- like a rich, creamy mug of hot chocolate. Are you in search of the perfect artisan mug of cocoa for yourself? Or a place to take the kiddos for a hot chocolate treat on a cold day? When it comes to hot chocolate, these "hot" spots in Fairfield County have got you covered (and sprinkled with marshmallows too)! Make it a full day out with other stops at some of our favorite Fairfield family places. If you are interested in touring more local food and restaurant haunts good for the kids, check out 10 Food Trucks Your Kids will Love and Family-Friendly Brunch Places in Fairfield County too.

Cafe Le Rouge - Westport
At owner Aarti's cafe in Westport, Le Rouge hot chocolate is a true luxury, made from fair trade dark chocolate and the freshest ingredients.

Cafe Le Rouge, 190 Main St, Westport, CT 06880  203-293-6106

Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe - Ridgefield
In your hunt for delicious cocoa here, be prepared to be distracted! In addition to gourmet cocoa, Deborah Ann's offers ice cream, gorgeous candy displays (a wall of Jelly Bellys!) on-site truffle making, and more. In season, you can also get a mug of hot apple cider. Yum.

Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe, 381 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877  (203) 438-0065

Cafe Dolce - Norwalk
When you want your kiddo's hot cocoa with a side of warm pastries and (a beautiful cappuccino for you), visit the inviting, family-run Cafe Dolce in Norwalk. 

Cafe Dolce, 345 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT, 06851  (203) 295-8468

Grandma Josie's - Monroe
Whether you want your homemade cocoa to go, or served "with whipped cream in a fancy pedastal mug," a visit to Grandma Josie's will hit the spot. The shop also sells sugar free candy, gluten free candy, lactose free candy, and peanut free candy.

Grandma Josie's, 477 Main St. Monroe, CT  (203) 590-3301

Las Vetas Lounge - Fairfield
There is never any reason NOT to be at the funky, relaxed Las Vetas Lounge in Fairfield, alone or with the kiddos. Their decadent selection of hot chocolates makes it a no-brainer. Ready to try something beyond the norm? Go for the  Bonnell's Triple Threat Hot Chocolate (Ghirardelli chocolate with white chocolate syrup, semi-sweet chocolate chips, whipped cream and a cherry). Served with a side of board games and outrageous eye-candy ambience. 

Las Vetas Lounge, 27 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824  (203) 255-1958

Isabelle et Vincent - Fairfield
A true French bake shop in the heart of Fairfield, Isabelle et Vincent serves chocolat chaud in the traditional northern French style. Enjoy with a classic pastry.
Isabelle et Vincent, 1903 Post Road, Fairfield   (203) 292-8022
After you've stopped in at Castle Hill to enjoy their signature White Chocolate Hot Chocolate or cinnamon spice sipping chocolate, you can take home a decadent handmade organic treat (in nut-free and gluten-free as well). It's a win-win.

Castle Hill Chocolate, 6 Queen Street, Newtown, CT 06470  (203) 270-1199

NEAT Coffee - Darien
This truly original local coffee shop mixes its own dark Askinosie cocoa syrup to create luscious hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream. 

NEAT Coffee, 20 Grove St., Darien, CT, 06820  (203) 202-7215

Aux Delices - Greenwich, Westport, Darien
Nothing says luxury in hot chocolate than huge, floating homemade marshmallows. This family-run local chain will customize your hot chocolate flavor with with flavors of cinnamon, peppermint, pumpkin, caramel and more.

Aux Delices
​1035 Post Road East, Westport, CT  (203) 557-9600

1075 East Putnam Avenue, Riverside, CT  (203) 698-1066

25 Old King's Highway North, Darien, CT  (203) 662-1136

3 West Elm Street, Greenwich, CT  (203) 622-6644
 
Photos courtesy of author.

 

 

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location: 
Cafe La Rouge
190 Main Street
06880 Westport , CT
Phone: (203) 293-6106
41° 8' 40.092" N, 73° 21' 40.3704" W
Connecticut
Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe
381 Main Street
06877 Ridgefield , CT
Phone: (203) 438-0065
41° 16' 51.1464" N, 73° 29' 55.9824" W
Connecticut
Cafe Dolce
345 Main Ave.
06851 Norwalk , CT
Phone: (203) 295-8468
41° 8' 15.5832" N, 73° 25' 33.7836" W
Connecticut
Grandma Josie's
477 Main Street
06468 Monroe , CT
Phone: 
(203) 590-3301
41° 19' 28.3908" N, 73° 16' 3.9576" W
Connecticut
Las Vetas Lounge
27 Unquowa Rd
06824 Fairfield , CT
Phone: 
(203) 255-1958
41° 8' 30.4944" N, 73° 15' 25.0092" W
Connecticut
Isabelle et Vincent
1903 Post Road
06824 Fairfield , CT
Phone: (203) 292-8022
41° 8' 26.4228" N, 73° 15' 54.4464" W
Connecticut
Catle Hill Chocolate
6 Queen Street
06470 Newtown , CT
Phone: 203-270-1199
41° 24' 44.7156" N, 73° 18' 15.4656" W
Connecticut
NEAT Coffee
20 Grove St.
06820 Darien , CT
Phone: (203) 202-7215
41° 4' 32.628" N, 73° 28' 23.0196" W
Connecticut
Aux Delices (Flagship Store)
1075 East Putnam Ave.
Riverside , CT
Phone: 
(203) 698-1066
41° 2' 27.2364" N, 73° 35' 8.5956" W
Connecticut