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The Bar of Chocolate Cafe

38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
+1 207-773-6667
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a hidden gem! The bar of chocolate has the best espresso martini ever. The atmosphere is casual, happy hour is the best deal in town. I am told that their desserts are outstanding although, I have never indulged.

Thank U8320WYcarolyns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!!! The best chocolate berry torte I have ever had!!! It is vegan if you are vegan. I had a chocolate martini as it is my favorite martini!!!! Yummy!! Made to perfection!!!😋 If you are a fan of chocolate and everyone loves chocolate this is...More

Thank GirlyGirlTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as we were waiting to have dinner and what a cute little place. We had some wine and cheese. The cheese platter was great was surprised with what a great job they did with it. The dessert menu looked amazing and watching...More

Thank allsmiles039
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a popular / crowded spot with few tables - but worth the wait. My drink was lovely (classic Manhattan made with a house-marinated cherry) but it had NOTHING on the AMAZING espresso chocolate torte I had; it was the silkiest, melt-in-your mouth chocolate... I'm...More

Thank rachael f
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband loves dessert and we didn't want to go back to the hotel yet. Found this place and he was able to get a wonderful chocolate cake with caramel icing. Wonderful time.

Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We has an espresso martini, mocha martini, and a chocolate martini. All of the were great!! We also had the cheese board. It was really tasty and well sized. It made for a great afternoon.

Thank JHerron
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 14 July 2017 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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