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Mink - A Chocolate Cafe

) #23 of 137 Dessert in Vancouver #278 of 3,299 Places to Eat in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Cafe
863 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3N9, Canada
+1 604-633-2451
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  • Average5%
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07:30 - 18:00All hours
$$ - $$$
863 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3N9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would fly to Vancouver to visit Mink again--it was that good. I had the drinkable chocolate with expresso. You have to really like chocolate, of course, because it was so thick and rich. They also sell incredible chocolate bars in unusual flavors.

Thank Smith294265
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

If your in the area go here for a hot chocolate or coffee. The hot chocolate is so creamy and the 38% cacao was enough for my partner. I had a mocha which was creamy and full of flavour. They give you a little taster...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is seriously a must try because it will be the best hot chocolate you've ever tasted. It's like drinking pure milk chocolate but without being too sweet or causing a coating on the inside of your mouth. I WISH I COULD HAVE ONE EVERY...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This place is literally around the corner from the Auberge hotel, the only thing it really has is devine drinking chocolate- that's enough. If you like chocolate of good quality and quantity - this is your place Of course it has coffee and pastries which...More

Thank john a
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing coffees, chocolates, even drinking chocolate....really neat little coffee shop. It is close to Gastown and the waterfront. Plenty of tables to sit down and enjoy or take it to go. Affordable, lots of small gift choices, and take home containers

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I have long waited to try this cafe and I was not disappointed. It was the drinking chocolate that I had not had since traveling to Europe and this local cafe has chocolate at its best. I will definitely be back to try the coffee...More

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Must get the dark hot chocolate! Absolutely the best I've had anywhere! They also have these dark chocolate covered orange peels that are delicious. Wish I bought more!

Thank JN194
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had a double espresso, an espresso macchiato and a cappuccino. Together with 3 truffles. It is not the cheapest coffee bar, but the taste is great, the service warm and it gives you a real European feeling.

Thank Viander
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We came here twice for hot chocolate and for boxed chocolates on Valentines Day. The dark hot chocolate was good and the downtown cafe is a nice place to people watch. The boxed chocolates are expensive, similar to other specialty chocolate suppliers (Bernard Callebaut and...More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I stopped by this place for a hot chocolate. It was rich and creamy, very nice. However, I do have to say I really did not enjoy the vibe of the café- a hot chocolate place should be warm and welcoming, this felt more like...More

Thank LA K
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
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We are hot chocolate lovers and will be visiting in August, cannot wait!
27 April 2017|
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Response from karen187061 |
Sorry, forgot to ask my question, is it within walking distance of the Fairmont Pacific Rim as my husband cannot walk very far, thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 863 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-633-2451
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Mink Chocolates is an award winning chocolate company in Vancouver, BC. We make more small batch ganache chocolate bars than any other chocolate company in the world. We sell our chocolate online, or in our Mink chocolate cafes. Our cafe menu includes hot and cold chocolate and coffee drinks, as well as chocolate fondue.
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