Reader Favorite Hot Chocolate in Greenville, SC

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Looking for an amazing mug full of hot chocolate in Greenville, SC? Hot chocolate can be incredible – warm, chocolatey goodness and if you’re lucky, with a hefty helping of tiny marshmallows. Our Kidding Around Greenville readers recently revealed where their favorite places to find hot chocolate in Greenville.

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Delicious Hot Chocolate In Greenville

Kilwin’s Greenville

220 North Main St, Greenville
This cozy place is right next to the Hyatt on Main Street. They serve really good ice cream and make their own waffle cones. You should really treat yourself to some fresh chocolate fudge to go with that hot cocoa! You have our permission.

Kilwins Greenville has THE best hot chocolate I’ve ever had. The seaside caramel hot chocolate is my go to

Stefani P

STEAM Coffee and Cream

113 A South Main Street, Fountain Inn
Readers are recommending Steam Coffee and Cream in Fountain Inn for hot chocolate. They also offer a variety of kids arts and crafts events and games, so you really can’t go wrong.

113A S Main Street, Fountain Inn

Eggs Up Grill

1939 Woodruff Rd, Greenville | 31 August St, Greenville
You can’t really go wrong at a place where breakfast is served all day. For some extra pep in your step, try the mocha hot chocolate!

dog/cocoa/avocado toast

Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery

205 Cedar Lane, Greenville
Everything that Swamp Rabbit Café bakes and brews and sells is amazing. No surprise their hot chocolate is any different. Go get some.

Coffee Underground

1 East Coffee St, Greenville
Located at the corner of Coffee and Main, this chill place is literally underground and serves up great coffee, hot chocolate, and sweet treats.

Barista Alley

101 Trade Street, Greer
This Greer coffee shop offers up grown-up looking hot cocoa with a lovely window to people-watch in Downtown Greer.

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Enjoy more delicious warm beverages at these Coffee Shops in Greenville, SC

Where to Buy Local Hot Cocoa Bombs: Greenville, SC

Pick up Hot Cocoa Bombs from the brick-and-mortar locations. Make sure to order ahead closer to the holidays, as they will sell out and be hard to find unless you plan. *Prices subject to change

Chocolate Dreams Shop | Located inside of Shoppes Off Trade – 410 West Poinsett Street, Greer

  • Prices vary by design, character, and theme. Prices range from $5.50 and up for various chocolate bombs. Coffee, espresso, and traditional bombs are available as well.

Main Street Sweets – 119 Main Street. Woodruff

  • Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and White Chocolate Bombs starting at $7

The Chocolate Bomb

  • $8 Each | Assorted Flavors
    classic, mocha, peppermint bark, and salted caramel 

Hot chocolate bombs are a fun twist on hot chocolate. I love creating flavors and making the bombs a fun surprise with different marshmallows. My husband and kids love trying my creations out. It is also fun watching customers watch my videos at the markets for the first time and seeing the marshmallows come out. We have been working hard this past month on our website and it is finally here! Check out!

Emily Lemieux Yeargin
Photo Credit: White Elm Bakehouse, with permission
About the Author
Kristina Hernandez is a mom of two girls, freelance writer and photographer. Originally from New Jersey, she is in love with the Upstate and could not imagine raising her kids anywhere else. She enjoys hiking to waterfalls, kayaking, camping, cooking, and exploring all that Greenville has to offer. And she really loves baby goats. Follow her on Instagram at @scadventurer.

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8 years ago

Stop in Pink Mama’s Ice Cream & try the hot chocolate float!

Justin George
7 years ago

Have you tried Port City Java’s on Main Street? By far the best hot cocoa in town!

7 years ago
Reply to  Justin George

Not yet, but now we will!

7 years ago

I just tried the hot chocolate at Grateful Brew on Pleasantburg (across from Greenville Tech) and it was delicious! 🙂 I also love Due South’s at the Taylors Mill.

Kathy Young
6 years ago

You have to try Barista Alley in Greer! It has amazing coffee and I am sure the hot chocolate is great too!

J.R. James
5 years ago

Blue Groove Cold Brew has amazing Hot Chocolate!

4 years ago

Vita Nova has amazing hot chocolate! They even have dairy free available.

Christina S.
4 years ago

Treehouse Cafe is another great place to have a cup of cocoa and chat while the kids color or do an art project 🙂