by Jill P


It’s cold outside! And when it’s this cold you’ll want some hot chocolate to warm you up!

We’ve asked our readers for the BEST hot chocolate places in the greater Kalamazoo area. See some of their top picks (in no particular order) here:


1. Water Street Coffee, Kalamazoo and Portage

2. Java Joint, Mattawan

3. Chocolatea, Portage

4. Food Dance, Kalamazoo

5. The Local Grind Coffee House, Delton

6. Mezzo Coffee House, Otsego

7. Bigby, various locations through SW Michigan

8. Y’OPA (winter hot chocolate bar), Portage


Other mentioned with locations throughout SW Michigan include:

9. Tim Horton’s

10. Dunkin Donuts

11. Barnes and Noble

12. Cherri’s Chocol’art

13. Confections With Convictions, Kalamazoo


Did we miss one of your favorite places to get hot chocolate? If so, let us know in the comment section below and we’ll add them to this list. 









By | 2018-01-02T09:28:32+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Guides, Newly Published|Comments Off on Readers’ Favorite Places for Hot Chocolate

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.