With nights closing in faster and days getting colder, nothing hits the spot better than a warm cup of hot cocoa. And while for some the definition of a good hot chocolate might be about whether it’s milk or dark chocolate base, here in Portland, the “bar” is much higher. Portland is home to an abundance of artisan chocolate makers, many of which have storefronts or provide chocolate to cafes throughout the city. With everything from single-origin cacao to handcrafted marshmallows, here’s where to find the most stunning, silky, soul-warming hot chocolates.
Note: A number of Portland restaurants have resumed outdoor dining. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID update page. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More