America's Best Hot Chocolate

We’ve pinned 15 shops and restaurants where we’ll be indulging in cocoa. And we want to know where you’ll get your chocolate fix! We invite you to pin your favorite chocolatiers to our board. Once you follow us on Pinterest, please send a request tweet to @FodorsTravel or an email to with a link to your Pinterest profile to become a board collaborator.
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15 shops and restaurants with the best hot chocolate in America.

In San Francisco, Chocolate Lab's hot drinking chocolate is made with beads of pure chocolate and topped with a vanilla bean marshmallow.

Hot Chocolate, San Francisco Style A trip to Ghiardelli Square reveals the secret to sumptuous cocoa.

Hot chocolate and churros at Le Churro in NYC at 1236 Lexington Ave.

Don and Katy Kilwin began hand-crafting chocolates in the late 40's and they used only the finest chocolate and other ingredients. Today, Kilwin'schocolates are still hand-crafted in their kitchen using only the finest ingredients.

The place is so interesting. It is possible to watch how the chocolate it is made. It has so many kinds of chocolate to chose from and the display of delicacies is so wonderful.

For one of the best cups of hot chocolate in #CapeMay, NJ, come visit the Winter Wonderland Village and Blue Pig Tavern at Congress Hall. Made with decadent #Ghiradelli chocolate, this seasonal sipper will surely warm your spirit.

Try the spicy mayan or classic dark hot chocolate. Incredible!

Adam Turoni has a way with chocolate! Stop by his #Savannah, #Georgia shop for a dark chocolate covered pretzel - each one hand dipped and covered with silver sugar crystals.

Chicago winters aren’t for the faint of heart, so fortify yourself with the perfect remedy at Katherine Anne Confections.

For a drink that'll warm your tongue and your stomach, visit Cacao in Atlanta.

A day on the slopes is best finished with a piping-hot mug of chocolate at Aspen’s The Little Nell.

The Seattle chocolate shop, Chocolopolis offers a variety of drinking chocolates served with house-made vanilla marshmallows.

Boston’s Caffe Vittoria serves up some of the finest hot chocolate in the country.

At Mindy Segal’s namesake spot in Chicago, hot chocolate takes center stage. Ingredients are perfectly proportioned to create unique blends.

Putting a spin on traditional hot chocolate, Artfully Chocolate in Alexandria, Virginia serves up delicious surprises.

For hot chocolate that has stood the test of time, visit Kakawa Chocolate House in Santa Fe.

For authentic Mexican hot chocolate, look no further than Rick Bayless’s XOCO in Chicago.

The biggest dilemma guests will face at New York’s Serendipity 3 is whether to order their hot chocolate warm or frozen.

Compartes Los Angeles shop was frequented by celebrity chocoholics Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and is still home to some of the country’s best hot chocolate.

For one of the best cups of hot chocolate in Manhattan, visit City Bakery.

For authentic French hot chocolate look no further than Bozeman, Montana's La Châtelaine Chocolat Co.

Visit French Broad Chocolates in Asheville, North Carolina for a taste of “liquid truffle.”