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The Bar of Chocolate Cafe

38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
+1 207-773-6667
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by only for a couple of hot drinks and a late night treat, but that was enough to get the jist of what this place is all about. Certainly a neat concept for a watering hole. Our drinks (hot toddy and a “booze-a-chino”)...More

Thank JPankratz
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

While the place was packed full of patrons, the hostess was pleasant and attentive to those waiting. Our waitress was amazing and you could tell she enjoyed working there and knew the menu! So many great dessert and drink options it’s hard to chose; but...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Had the chocolate martini and chocolate mouse cake. Bother were delicious! The only down side was that we had about a 20 minute wait for a table and they do not allow you to purchase desserts for take-out.

Thank Dan717
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I’m not a fan of martinis, I’ve tried them a few times and it just wasn’t my thing. My friend told me how amazing this place and she comes here all the time so she dragged me down to give it a try. Well apparently...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

If only this was closer to home!!! Enjoyed a fantastic after dinner dessert visit here. Great concept, great food and great service - and popular, so it does get crowded. Tried carrot cake and dessert martinis - simply wonderful!!

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place to hit after dinner, especially with 22°F. Great decor & atmosphere. The blueberry pie is to die for. If you're in the area, do yourself a favor.

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely, rustic restaurant/bar right in the heart of the Old Port. Small, but it wouldn't be so charming if it was larger. My friends and I all chose different desserts and were very happy with our choices. I had the chocolate cheesecake with raspberry sauce....More

Thank sorrylaurie
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a 45 minute wait for the restaurant across the way. We stopped in to have a cocktail at Bar of Chocolate. It is a small establishment for drinks and deserts. Jim, the bartender was very nice. We ordered Cocoa Martinis. They we delicious....More

Thank boston-iggy
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best after dinner desert places ever. My wife and I have gone here two nights in a row after dinner. I have had the Moccha Latte while she had Tequila Cosmos. We have tried the carrot cake, chocolate cake with...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have stopped by whenever in Portland. Alcohol and dessert? What can be wrong with this! So far every dessert has been very good to great. Then sip a port or other libation and relax in a very casual atmosphere.

Thank Dave S
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
My 18 year old grand daughter was with us. It's not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-6667
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