Savor Fall With the Best Hot Chocolate Around Kingstowne

hot chocolate from Kingstowne shops

If you want to treat yourself to a steaming hot cup of cocoa with fluffy marshmallows, several local restaurants in Kingstowne prepare this cold weather favorite to perfection. When you’re ready for a cup no matter the temperature outside, try these eateries near our apartments in Alexandria, VA.

La Madeleine 

For three decades, La Madeleine has brought a taste of France to the United States. On the menu, you’ll find dishes made from time-honored recipes. The meals feature the finest, freshest ingredients, and there’s something for everyone. In addition, the chefs create a delicious hot chocolate with creamy steamed milk. They top every cup with cocoa and a generous helping of whipped cream. You can enjoy your hot chocolate at the restaurant or order online for easy pickup. 

The Sweet Lobby 

Nestled on Capitol Hill, The Sweet Lobby serves some of the tastiest treats in town. Winnette McIntosh Ambrose won Cupcake Wars soon after opening the bakery. She’s self taught and creates every dessert using her love of science and baking. Be sure and try the European-style hot chocolate. It features a deep, rich chocolate and is made in the tradition of Europe’s finest cafes. Enjoy with a red velvet cupcake or pecan praline macaron.

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana 

A local fixture since 2004, Oyamel is one of DC’s top dining destinations. It’s where Jose Andres and his team showcase the regional diversity of Mexico. They also offer a vibrant dining experience, and strangers often leave as friends. Don’t miss the boozy hot chocolate. It features a rich Mexican hot chocolate with Crema de Mezcal. It is a drink that you won’t soon forget. 

After enjoying some hot chocolate in Kingstowne, take a self-guided walking tour and discover the colorful murals in the vibrant Del Ray neighborhood. Finally, when you would like to call our apartments in Kingstowne, VA, home, please contact us. We’d love to show you firsthand everything that The Elms at Kingstowne has to offer.

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