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The Bar of Chocolate Cafe

38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
+1 207-773-6667
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“chocolate cake” (18 reviews)
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38 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 bostoniggy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 6 September 2017 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 September 2017 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 24 August 2017

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 13 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
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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
USD 5 - USD 10
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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