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The Bar of Chocolate Cafe

38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
+1 207-773-6667
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a chocolate martini and glutinous free chocolate hazelnut something. It was fabulous! If you love chocolate, don't miss this!

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting was amazing and their chocolate martini was superb. Fun and friendly.

Thank MotherBurns
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem. Cozy little place with lots of choices. Great drinks ( heavy poor) and great service. Must visit when you go to Portland.

Thank Nora S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were visiting Portland and it was raining and I had seen the ad in the paper. Couldn't find Wharf Street so we called. The owner actually answered the phone and gave directions. So glad we didn't give up! We were the only ones there...More

Thank Jamsam12
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The drinks are pretty good and the desserts were good, although quite heavy and sweet. What stood out as a negative was the atmosphere. We have been to similar places in other cities and the atmosphere so often soft and almost romantic, especially as you...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you want a dessert bar, this is your place! Beautifully done truffle chocolate cake & Creme Brulee. Decadence all the way around. Excellent choice of ports and dessert wines. Service was very good. Treat yourself!

Thank thethymesavor
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a nice place to come for an after dinner cocktail and dessert. Fun time talking to bartender and the people at the bar.

Thank OTNY
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The highlight here are the many delicious martinis. My favorite was the peanut butter martini. Nice and strong, too. Good desserts as well. Skip dessert at your restaurant and go here. Right in the middle of everything.

Thank dgoren
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a fabulous dinner at Street & Co. walked across the alley to the Bar of Chocolate and had the as good of yummy desert martini's as we have ever had. We all had somehting different and of course like a desert we all...More

Thank BOSOX18
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We've been coming to this address for around 15 years for our after-dinner or after-theater night cap. We were disappointed when they closed our first favorite venue here, which was the goofily designed upstairs room with benches designed like piano keyboards. It was never crowded...More

1  Thank CHARLES G
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
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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