• Best hot cocoa in Jersey City

    Sweet Sips in Jersey City: Best Places for Hot Cocoa

    After a very mild fall, it’s finally starting to get chilly outside!  What better way to get into the winter spirit than with a cozy cup of hot chocolate? We’ve looked high and low for the best places in Jersey City to get your cocoa fix. Read on for all the yummy details!


    Sam A.M.

    About: This rustic café is known for its specialty hot drinks including coffees, lattes, and macchiatos. Sam A.M. makes a classic hot chocolate with Hershey’s syrup and steamed whole milk that’s delivered fresh from a local farm daily.  Guests can enjoy this treat in a large mug or as an infused shot to sweeten up your coffee.

    Price: $3.00

    Address: 112 Morris St., Jersey City

    Hours: Weekdays: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm, Weekends: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Website: www.sam-am.com 

    Phone: (201) 432-2233 

    Sam A.M. hot cocoa in Jersey City 


    Cocoa Bakery

    About: One cup of the thick, frothy hot chocolate from Cocoa Bakery in Jersey City will have you in sugar-heaven. This drink features a hand-mixed base of organic 70 percent chocolate and Valrhona cocoa with a spoonful of unsweetened vanilla bean whipped cream to top it off.

    Price: $3.50

    Address: 275 Grand St., Jersey City

    Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

    Website: www.cocoabakerycafe.com   

    Phone: (201) 830-3430





    About: Voted number 16 on the list of best hot chocolate in the U.S. by Food&Wine, this Latin-American restaurant puts a fun twist on your typical hot chocolate. The chocolate Venezolano caliente is made with bucare chocolate and cinnamon, resulting in a nicely balanced taste. The flavor can be enriched and texture thickened with máchica, a toasted barley flour that’s used in Ecuador. Don’t forget to ask for a side of churros de yucca!

    Price: $6.00

    Address: 301 Willow Ave, Hoboken

    Hours: Weekdays: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm, Weekends: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

    Phone: (201) 610-9801 



    Cookies N’ Crepes

    About: This café and bakery took two sweets we all love and brilliantly combined them to create the perfection that is Nutella hot chocolate. Their hazelnut flavored hot cocoa is a favorite among Jersey City residents!

    Price: $3.49

    Address: 195 Newark Ave., Jersey City

    Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Friday: 3:00 pm – 2:00 am, Saturday: 11:00 am – 2:00 am

    Website: www.cookiesncrepes.com

    Phone: (201) 434-7943 




    Gia Gelato & Café

    About: Get into a festive mood with a peppermint hot chocolate from the dessert paradise Gia Gelato & Café. Their signature drink blends decadent chocolate with peppermint and is topped with whipped cream and peppermint shavings.

    Price: $3.49

    Address: 281 Newark Ave., Jersey City

    Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

    Website: www.giagelato.com


    Looking for other places to grab a bite or drink in the Jersey City area? We have plenty recommendations to share for the best restaurants in Jersey City and best bars in NJ! Enjoy the winter months by getting out experiencing the great food and dining experiences that Jersey City has to offer!