5 Raleigh spots to get hot chocolate

Swap that second coffee for a sip of chocolate — candy canes optional.

A top-down shot of a matcha peppermint mocha latte with two candy canes forming a heart.

Here’s where to get your hot chocolate fix.

The secret to recreating the holiday movie moment of your dreams? Having a cup of hot chocolate in hand. Here are some of our favorite spots to grab hot cocoa around the Triangle:

🍫 Black & White Coffee, 327 W. Davie St. | Order a hot chocolate from this cafe inside Videri Chocolate Factory and choose whole, skim, or oat milk.

🍫 The Dessertery, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St. | There are 50+ toppings for hot cocoa available at this seasonal sweets cafe.

🍫 Milklab, 526 N. West St. | Himalayan salt hot chocolate and a hot chocolate + Thai tea combo are on the menu.

🍫 Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Rd. | We believe in housemade chocolate made with steamed milk.

🍫 The Optimist, 1000 Brookside Dr. | Grab a classic hot chocolate or go crazy and order the peppermint and mocha matcha latte.

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