These are 9 of Toronto's most epic hot chocolates right now

Nov 12 2018, 6:13 pm

While chocolate is always in season, the hot and drinkable variety is arguably one of winter’s greatest gifts.

Here’s a roundup of 9 of Toronto’s most special cups of the sweet stuff. Any of these options are sure to bring a grin to your mug.

Sweet Jesus

 

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Known for its devilishly delicious soft-serve creations, Sweet Jesus also brings a hot chocolate to the masses. (Try to) choose from their three options: dark chocolate, s’mores or cake batter. Good luck.

Address: 106 John Street
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 11 pm; Sunday & Monday 11 am – 10 pm

Address: 416 Bloor Street West
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11 am – 10 pm; Friday & Saturday 11 am – 11 pm

Delight Chocolate

 

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These hot chocolate options are delightful. With flavours ranging from original to peanut butter to bittersweet orange, and vegan choices available, there’s something sweet here for everyone.

Address: 3040 Dundas Street West
Hours:
 Sunday – Thursday 11 am – 7 pm; Friday & Saturday 10 am – 9 pm

SOMA

 

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SOMA brings the ancient tradition of drinking chocolate to modern city life. Try the creamy cacao creation at one of the shop’s locations, fall in love, and bring it home to blend up yourself. Heart-opening tonic, anyone?

Address: 443 King Street West
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 am – 8 pm; Friday 9 am – 9 pm; Saturday 12 pm – 9 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm

Address: 32 Tank House Lane
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 8 pm; Sunday 11 am – 6 pm

Bobbette and Belle

 

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This Toronto bakeshop makes their own marshmallows in-house, and they toast them with a blowtorch, right in front of your eyes. A combination of intense and sticky sweet, just like this chocolatey treat should be.

Address: 1128 Queen Street East
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

Address: 3347 Yonge Street
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

OMG Baked Goodness

 

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Serving up another torched-marshmallow option, OMG’s sugary topping is more of a marshmallow fluff than a cube. Taking up plenty of the cup’s surface-area, you’ll get a bit of ‘mallow with every sip.

Address: 1561 Dundas Street West
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 8 am – 7 pm; Sunday 9 am – 5 pm; closed Mondays

ChocoSol Traders

 

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Drink like the gods with the drinking chocolate from ChocoSol traders. The bar of cacao, mixed with cane sugar and various spices, melts down into the creamiest of hot drinks. Stop into their mid-town location or find them at various farmers markets throughout the city.

Address: 1131 St. Clair Avenue West
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm

Peace Treats

 

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You may come in peace, but this hot chocolate will bring you to pieces. Topped with whipped cream, a s’mores sandwich, sprinkles, cookie crumbs and a chocolate drizzle, the S’mores Hot Chocolate is also available as a latte.

Address: 131 Ossington Avenue
Hours: Monday – Thursday 11 am – 8 pm; Friday & Saturday 12 pm – 9 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm

FIKA Cafe

 

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This cozy nook in Kensington is the ideal spot to snuggle in with a good book or snack on pastries with pals. They’re serving up a lavender white hot chocolate that you don’t want to miss out on.

Address: 28 Kensington Avenue
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm

Happy Place Snack Bar

A Happy Place

“I want you to be happier,” and that’s why you’ve got to get to Happy Place Snack Bar before it’s gone. Visiting Toronto for a limited time, this snack spot is tucked inside Happy Place and will be at the Harbourfront until January 1.

Address: 245 Queens Quay West
Hours: Until January 1: Wednesday – Monday 11 am – 8 pm; closed Tuesdays

For a sneak peak inside Happy Place Snack Bar, check out the video below:

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