Where to Get Hot Cocoa in Kansas City (YUM!)
Everyone knows that Starbucks has yummy, creamy hot cocoa with all the flavors, there are SO many other places. Do you want to know where to get hot cocoa in Kansas City?
We’ve got your complete guide to hot chocolate in KC! Some of them are hidden gems that you just have to try. We love being able to recommend some small, local shops that serve up some AMAZING hot chocolate!
Whether you are in the north, south, east, or west part of the Kansas City area, there’s a delicious cup of cocoa nearby to warm you up on these cold mid-western winter days…
Check out our favorites below:
8002 North Oak Trafficway Gladstone, MO 64118
This Northland diner has several rave reviews with many mentioning their “amazing hot chocolate”. They are also said to serve the best from-scratch biscuits around, and the brisket omelet is a must if you are there for breakfast!
1819 McGee St. KCMO
Located in the Crossroads, this quaint shop offers a wide array of delicious hot cocoa flavors. Their signature Venezuelan Spiced hot chocolate is made with steamed milk, dark chocolate, nine spices, two kinds of chiles, homemade whipped cream, and marshmallows – a must-try!
Union Station: 30 W Pershing Rd #100 Kansas City, MO
Downtown Overland Park Cafe: 7261 W. 80th St Overland Park, KS
An excellent cafe owned and run by a proud Sicilian family with Kansas City roots. The hot chocolate here, cioccolato, is extra special! Treat yourself and indulge in a cup of this rich, molten chocolate with house-made marshmallow.
1615 W 39th St (between Wyoming & Genessee St), Kansas City, MO
Lovely coffee and cocoa house for you and your littles! Located in a beautiful big yellow 19th-century Victorian house, the upstairs has comfy beanbags, toys, books and a chalkboard to keep your kiddos happy while you enjoy your cocoa or get some work done. Choose from coconut milk hot cocoa, iced hot cocoa, and hot and spicy Mexican hot cocoa.
6223 Brookside Blvd (at W 62nd Ter), Kansas City, MO
2250 W. 47th Pl Westwood, KS
1204 W. 27th St. KCMO
4511 W. 199th St. Leawood, KS
2663 Southwest Blvd KCMO
This famous Kansas City coffee company was started in the basement of a Brookside home in 1993. Now with nine unique Kansas City cafes, they are said to serve “The BEST hot cocoa in town”! Supporting another local small business, the Roasterie uses Shatto milk in their cocoa. People say the coffee is great, but the cocoa is AMAZING!
107 South Main St. Independence, MO
Located on the Historic Independence Square, Main Street is the perfect Christmas movie coffee shop. Sip on a delicious cup of one of their specialty seasonal hot cocoas while you take in the cozy, relaxing atmosphere. You can customize your cup with a variety of options.
307 SE Douglas St, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Located in charming downtown Lees Summit, Poppy’s is a delightful shop with heavenly hot cocoa. Warm up with a cup while Christmas shopping at nearby local small business shops.
813 SW Lemans Lane Lee’s Summit, MO 64082
A small, local business with a big heart, Love Coffee is your go-to place in southern Lee’s Summit for that perfect cup of cocoa! With many flavors to choose from and excellent service, you will return again and again!
201 E. Wall St. Harrisonville, MO
Take in the Historic Harrisonville Town Square while enjoying a rich hot chocolate from the Brick House. Warm and friendly, this establishment is also generous, giving a portion of every dollar spent at The Brick House to charitable ministries.
P.S. You Gotta try the Cinnamon rolls!
1800 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64108
Specialty mugs paired with a delicious Cocoa Bomb. They also offer a variety of chocolaty treats.
11555 Ash St. Leawood, KS
Come into their Park Place location in Leawood and try a cup of hot chocolate made with their proprietary blend of Colombian and Belgian cocoas.
5012 State Line Rd. Westwood Hills, KS
A quaint coffee shop just south of the Plaza area that serves amazing Aztec Hot Cocoa and you can bring your pooch along to chill on their patio.
2718 W. 53rd St. Fairway, KS
400 E. Gregory Blvd KCMO
Delicious hot cocoa. This is a Western, mountain-themed coffee shop serving locally sourced products, as well as a bar with your favorite spirits, draft beer, and wine. Their rustic cafe has fresh cocoa and other spirits to warm you up.
12815 West 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa KS
This eclectic coffee house offers fresh hot cocoa and delicious treats.
227 SE Main St. Lee’s Summit, MO
This Lee’s Summit staple has been serving up gourmet hot cocoa for years. They also offer delicious pastries and a variety of freshly roasted coffee.
No matter where you choose to grab a cup of hot chocolate, we hope it’s extra chocolatey! If you know of other fun places that serve hot cocoa, EMAIL us the details so we can add them to our list and share them with the rest of KC.
…everyone could use some hot chocolate this season…
From our family to yours, iFamilyKC