Activities, Services

Warm Up With Hot Cocoa in Wisconsin Dells

While February might be coming to a close, March and April are still a plenty chilly, so why not warm up with a delicious cup of hot chocolate? What makes hot cocoa even better is a warm, friendly atmosphere, fun flavors, and some sweet treats to add an extra pep in your step as we eagerly await those summer months. Here are some of the best spots to get hot chocolate in Wisconsin Dells:


With two convenient locations in The Dells, both with drive through, you can grab a tasty cup of cocoa anytime! The perk to stopping at a Starbucks is the variety of flavors for those seeking a new hot chocolate experience. Choose from: original, peppermint, or white hot chocolate for sips of something extra tasty. Don’t forget the whipped cream! Add chocolate sprinkles, or swirls of caramel or chocolate syrup, for even more flavorful twists.

Dunkin’ Donuts

Also with two Wisconsin Dells locations (The Lake Delton store is open 24 hours!) Dunkin’ Donuts is easily accessible for those needing a piping hot pick-me-up. Those who love classics will enjoy Dunkin Donuts original hot chocolate flavor. Chocolate lovers, the turbo flavor is for you; a rush of chocolaty goodness, you can’t go wrong here! Have a sweet tooth? Try the white chocolate hot cocoa for a kick of savory sweetness that will last all day.

Cheesecake Heaven (Seasonally in the Summer)

Hot chocolate AND cheesecake! Need we say more? Known obviously for their unbeatable cheesecake, Cheesecake Heaven has several locations across the state. Their Wisconsin Dells restaurant is conveniently situated right on the main street (Broadway) Downtown Dells. Stop on in and warm up after strolling around downtown with a rich cup of hot chocolate or choose one of their flavorful steamers. Pair that with a slice of their cheesecake and you really will be in heaven!

Cindy’s Café and Gifts

With a fresh and delicious café menu and an adorable shopping area, Cindy’s Café and Gifts is a lovely destination for anyone visiting The Dells. Warm up a bit with a cup of their incredible hot chocolate while sitting in on their cozy booths. Don’t forget a dollop of whipped cream! Order a slice of their homemade apple pie or other homemade desserts and you’ll never want to leave. Afterwards, peruse the gift shop for adorable, often handmade, souvenirs to treasure yourself or bring home to a loved one.

Swiss Maid Fudge

Where else can you find hot chocolate on a stick?! Handcrafted from a premium chocolate made with extra cocoa butter, you will be rushing home to make a cup of this unforgettable hot chocolate. Poured around a homemade marshmallow, you can drool over the savory smell as you watch the marshmallow form a sweet topping to the perfect cup of hot cocoa. Located Downtown Dells, stop in Swiss Maid Fudge and pick up a pack of four of these delicious little devils. Be sure to check out the rest of the products, as you won’t want to miss out on any of these handcrafted chocolates, caramel apples, and other delectable sweet treats.

From Downtown Dells to restaurants and stores nearby the waterpark resorts, there’s multiple prime locations to warm up this winter/early spring with a cup of hot chocolate in Wisconsin Dells!