Where To Get Hot Chocolate Near Your Sagamore Apartment

It may be cold outside, but one of the tastiest ways to get warmed up on the Upper West Side is to enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate. In this neighborhood, we have lots of bakeries and cafes known for their hot chocolate which will have you more than happy to go out into the cold to get it!

Ready for the perfect way to get warmed up in this chilly weather? Visit some of these local establishments and give their hot chocolate a try. Afterwards, there’s no way you will be able to go back to microwaved hot chocolate!

Jacques Torres Chocolate, located at 285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY which is seven minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a European-style shop featuring its namesake chef’s chocolates, caramels, cookies and other sweets.

Sip on their famous hot chocolate, paired perfectly with a chocolate chip cookie, at Jacques’ third location in the Upper West Side. Featuring interior designs based on the great cafés of Europe, their shop will be a mini vacation from the hustle and bustle of your day.

Cafe Lalo, located at 201 W 83rd St, New York, NY which is a seven minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a sweet spot that’s famed for a starring role in “You’ve Got Mail” as well as its cakes, pies and tarts.

Cafe Lalo has become known as the place to go before and after the movies, the theater or dinner to enjoy a great dessert and an expertly-made hot chocolate. With their unique European design and open air atmosphere by floor-to-ceiling French windows, Cafe Lalo is the place to see and to be seen!

Jacques Torres Chocolate

285 Amsterdam Ave #1, New York, NY 10023

(212) 787-3256

Cafe Lalo

201 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

(212) 496-6031

Enjoy Homemade Hot Chocolate in Your Sagamore Apartment

Cozying up with a warm drink and blanket can be a picture of perfection for the cold winter months. If you enjoy settling down in your Sagamore apartment after a long day with something sweet that will keep you warm, hot chocolate is the perfect wintertime treat! Here are some savory hot chocolate recipes you can make in your Sagamore apartment for a cozy night in, or if you’re craving something sweet on a cold January day.

Slow Cooker Deluxe Hot Chocolate: For an extravagant hot chocolate mix that will make your taste buds come to life, try this recipe by Betty Crocker. It combines both milk and condensed milk, vanilla, unsweetened chocolate and chocolate chips. The toppings are what make this recipe great for after a long day or a treat to warm up with. Add whip cream, marshmallows, cinnamon sticks, peppermint candy sticks, cookie crumbles, syrup and chocolate chips for the ultimate hot chocolate mix!

Coconut Hot Chocolate: Coconut milk gives flare to this hot chocolate recipe by combining with cocoa powder, brown sugar, bittersweet chocolate and vanilla extract. You can see the full recipe and step by step instructions by checking out the link above.

Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate: Snickerdoodle flavor isn’t just for your holiday cookies! Make a cold night in a little more warm, sweet and fun with this delicious hot chocolate recipe. Flavors include cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla for that snickerdoodle taste. Add to white chocolate and top with whip cream and cinnamon sugar for the perfect snickerdoodle hot chocolate!

Don’t feel up to making your own? Here are some of the best places around the Upper West Side where you can grab some hot chocolate on the go to bring back to your Sagamore apartment!


Levain Bakery

Jaques Torres

Cafe Lalo

Sugar and Plumm

Alice’s Tea Cup

Aroma Espresso Bar