A cup of hot cocoa, with its luxuriant chocolaty flavor can brighten any gloomy day. Long Island Mamas has put together a list of the best places in Nassau to grab a cup of chocolate goodness.
GIRLIE HOT COCOA
The Cupcake Corner
Gourmet Hot Chocolate, along with a variety of drinks and an assortment of baked goods, including – you guessed it – cupcakes. Check their website for special events and days with free crafts for kids.
Where: 61 New Hyde Park Road, Garden City, NY 11530
Info: Website - (516) 328-2253
The Chocolate Lady Boutique
This Oyster Bay chocolate shop has two kinds of hot chocolate, ice cream bar and great auntie’s classico. They are both worth a try.
Where: 49 Audrey Avenue Oyster Bay, NY 11771
FANCY HOT COCOA
Rein at The Garden City Hotel
Afternoon tea is served on Saturdays from 2-5pm and includes “Callebaut” Hot Chocolate, as well as a wide assortment of teas, tea sandwiches, scones, pastries and more. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Where: 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, NY 11530
Info: Website – (516) 877-9352
INDIE HOT COCOA
The Witches Brew Coffee House
This popular, quirky coffeehouse has a bit of a Gothic vibe to it. It offers a variety of hot chocolate drinks, as well as teas and an assortment of dessert
Where: 311 Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, NY 11552
Info: Website – (516) 489-9482
If you are looking for some indie hipster coffee or frozen hot cocoa in Long Island then this is the place to visit. This cozy hip cafe pleases locals daily with their non mainstream drinks.
Where: 69 N Village Ave Rockville Centre, NY 11570
The Cup Coffeehouse
If you really want to spoil yourself with a number of great options for hot chocolate, as well as an impressive selection of desserts – this is the place. Coffee lovers will also appreciate this place and there’s a great selection of all types of food for those who are hungry.
Where: 3268 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793
Info: Website – (516) 826-9533
FRENCH CHOCOLAT CHAUD
Creperie & Cafe
Yum! This place offers hot chocolate that has Belgian Hot Chocolate and milk ropped with whipped cream, as well as a variety of other drinks, salads and sweet & savory crepes.
Where: 150 A. E. Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY 11561
72 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
Le Chat Noir in Rockville Center
As well as a cup of hot cocoa, this French patisserie serves european inspired baked goods daily like freshly baked croissants and brioche, sweet and savory pies, delectable fruit tarts and macaroons.
Where: 230 Merrick Rd. Rockville Center NY
HOT COCOA FOR A CAUSE
Sweet Comfort Bakery and Cafe
Hot cocoa and baked goods are made from scratch, with a twist. This business is involved with a non-profit agency that provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Working alongside our pastry chef and a job coach, men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities will learn marketable skills, earn a competitive wage and produce a scrumptious product.
Where: 5B Irma Avenue, Port Washington, New York 11050