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Jacques Torres Chocolate

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Neighbourhood:
Upper West Side
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285 Amsterdam Ave, # 1, New York City, NY 10023-2103
+1 212-787-3256
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time we had at Jacques Torres Chocolate today! The museum was interesting, the demonstrations were good, the samples were yummy but the class was really fun! And the best part was that Jacques, himself, led it!!! It was just dumb luck that we went on a Saturday- the day he leads the classes! He was funny, entertaining,... More 

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Thank Jodi W
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is our neighborhood 'go to' place for made-to-order hot chocolate (we usually order it 'kids temperature' so we can drink it right away). Get a large one, and be prepared to share this rick concoction with a friend; we rarely finish ours. The store has a few seats and other sweets, but this is what we always pick up... More 

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Thank Lori M
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Seriously good hot chocolate! Jacques Torres' is very creamy and not too sweet so you can actually enjoy it.

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Thank María P
Cuenca, Ecuador
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Chocolate lovers delight! Tried nine different flavors of chocolates and loved all of them. Beautiful shop! The shop was offering free samples of brownies during our visit and they were decadent and divine!

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Thank Sammi C
New York, New York, United States
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This chocolate is devine. I especially like the chocolate covered ginger. The hot chocolate is rich and creamy and amazing. Anything you buy will be amazing.

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Thank Kathleen A
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It's always fun to go into this store and see what they have. Sometimes when I am walking by I stop in to see what fun things they have! I actually have not bought any chocolates for myself, but I've done so as a gift. What I have personally tried is the chocolate chip cookie. OMG. Heat it up and... More 

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Thank MyThoughts_10
Redding, California
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a desert with chocolate. The line at Levain bakery was a bit long. So I stopped in at Jacques Torres and purchased a chocolate cookie. Let's just say next time it would be worth the wait time at Levain. The cookie does not have the normal Jacques Torres chocolate flavor. I would return it if I... More 

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Thank pickygirl13
NYC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Their cookies are BETTER than Levain Bakery! Don't believe it..go in and get one of their chocolate chip cookies. $3. Go to the Chocolate bar and get a hot chocolate with peanut butter!!! So rich you need to SHARE a small with someone.

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Thank KimbaK_12
Vancouver, Canada
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574 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

In most other cities, Jacques Torres would be awesome. It's tough when you have Kee's, Maison Chocolate and Laduree in NYC. But, that being said this is really tasty chocolate in the neighbourhood. Good luck and enjoy!

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Thank LHOVancouver
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Just stopped in to buy my Easter chocolate and was very impressed with the creative display and assortment. A wide selection at various price points and it passed my taste bud test. Really fresh and delicious chocolate.

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 Amsterdam Ave, # 1, New York City, NY 10023-2103
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-787-3256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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