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Hot Chocolate Sparrow

5 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653-3213
+1 508-240-2230
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (51 reviews)
“sandwiches” (40 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653-3213
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited 2 times during our trip to Cape Cod. The facility was usually very busy which indicates popularity with the local people.

Thank Frieda P
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My Sister-in-law recently moved to The Cape and she knew I would love this place and took me here one day while we were just driving around. Naturally I had to try the Iced Chocolate Sparrow, a nice blend of espresso and cold hot chocolate...More

Thank CT5-starSeeker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

hot fudge is especially special - dark chocolate, a little bitter, not too sweet and sugary like most. been very crowded every time i've been there.

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped by in the afternoon with a friend as we both needed a pick up. I got the Frozen Mocha with coconut. Tasted like a liquid Mounds bar. They also see all kinds of candy at another counter and lots of different kinds of coffee's....More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is GREAT. Super croissants, bagels, muffins and other pastries in the morning, great coffee and fresh made candy all day long. The breakfast sandwiches are delicious and the inside areas are just great hangout areas. There's no Starbucks in Orleans, so this is...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Coffee is great. You can get an ice cream from Richardson’s Dairy, Wonderful. Chocolates and candies….you pick by hand or grab a bag or box. Delicious. Need a hostess gift? My gripe: noisy; kids grab seats after school and hang out…well behaved, but seats are...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ice cream, very imaginative espresso drinks, not to mention lots of interesting coffee blends, tea blends, fabulous home made chocolate ang great atmosphere. WE loved it!

Thank KiddieLit1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. They have a wide variety of coffee, espresso, and ice cream drinks. Also bakery snacks and sandwiches. Also ice cream. Also, there's a candy shop with great chocolates and fudge. The employees were very helpful. There's plenty of parking for...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little gem on our bike ride on the cape cod rail trail. I was in need of a coffee and this place not only had great coffee but ice cream, lots of chocolate and yummy baked goods! You could even watch them...More

Thank mrsparlee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hot chocolate on the cape. Had a wonderful apple desert! So many to choose from! A really cute place to sit and have a cup of coffee.

Thank Lynn F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-240-2230
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Description
With the love of chocolate and a loan, we started The Chocolate Sparrow, a simple candy shop, in 1989 in North Eastham. Gradually we learned the art of making fine chocolate and the business of selling it. In 1991 we opened a summer shop in Wellfleet. Two years later in Orleans, we opened The Hot Chocolate Sparrow, a cafe complete with coffee from around the world, desserts of every indulgence, and our own hand-dipped chocolates. Here we could offer specialty coffee drinks in a sophisticated but welcoming atmosphere. We have grown into a local institution, open early morning to late night, every day of the year except Christmas. We created a place where people can connect. Our cafe is recognized Cape-wide, our chocolate is sent all over the country, and our coffee, desserts, and fudge have been voted #1 numerous times in various local surveys. No wonder we are recognized as "The Best on the Lower Cape."
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