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The Chocolate Bar

#3 of 156 Dessert in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Neartown/ Montrose
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1835 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098-2647
+1 713-520-8599
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Cypress, Texas
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I've been here several times with my husband. It's a good place for treats. There are a variety of fudge, chocolate pieces, ice cream, slice of pie, cake by the slice, and holiday themed treats. There is also hot/cold drinks available including coffee or hot chocolate. Our favorites: Deep dish pecan pie - He loves the deep dish pecan pie.... More 

Thank Lorelai84
Houston, TX
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183 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I always take out of town guests to this place. I love the selection and the cake always delivers on taste. I have tried some other places - do not compare.

Thank kelley34HoustonTexas
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Only go here if you afford the calories because your best intentions will be thrown out the door after the chocolatey smell hits you. Delicious decadence, huge pieces of cake, ice cream, candy. Not cheap - but so worth it. Be sure to share, too much for one person.

Thank DJMcDonald
Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I moved away from the area and had not been to this place for around five years. After moving back to Houston, I had the opportunity to visit again after dinner one evening. The shop was as attractive as ever (I remember when it was just one room before they added the coffeehouse area). I really wanted to have some... More 

Thank EB-n-JG
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I went to visit The Chocolate Bar in Houston and just first impression walking in was amazing. The staff was super friendly and the treats so insane good!! Even my 9 year old loves it!

Thank Melissa F
Houston, Texas
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Picked up a "Candylicious Junkyard" Cake for the team. Delicious although need another layer of candy to be called Candylicious! Great service with a smile.

Thank AAHou
Houston, Texas
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359 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place is for those serious about chocolate. 4 layer cakes of monstrous proportions. My family of 5 struggled to finish just one slice. It was worth every penny. They offer chocolate bon bons, ice cream, real hot chocolate, cookies, and even deep dish pecan pie. Perfect place to take a date or for an after dinner treat!

Thank BevoBurn96
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Third visit wasn't as good. My 'bodacious brownie' had quite dry and stale ends. Wife and kids had better luck with 'Strawberry cheese cake' and ' Flantastic cheese cake'. Nice and bustling atmosphere with new freshman class at Rice village.

Thank Imran M
San Antonio, Texas
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130 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The cakes we ate tasted pretty good except the deep dish chocolate pecan cake. It was dry in the center and I am not sure what type of crust they used. The Boston Creme pie cake and Turtle chocolate cheese cake tastes pretty good along with some of the ice cream samples. They have tons of other chocolate candies to... More 

Thank Tim133
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149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I am not a big fan of chocolate but my wife is, the only reason we go back here is for the snowberry icecream - strawberry ish icecream with chocolate chips. I would rate the snowberry icecream a 4 star and the other offerings are just average

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-520-8599

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?