Bittersweet Chocolate Cafe

5427 College Ave (at Kales Ave)
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7159
8:00am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 7:00pm



  • have a spicy hot chocolate! or a milkshake!
  • The Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate is mind-numbingly good. Very addictive!
  • their chocolate pudding is divine! Get Blue Bottle Coffee or the Spicy
  • Salted caramel hot chocolate and red velvet cupcakes are so good here!
  • Not known by many students, nor is it used as a study place because it's so far away from campus. But that makes it great because there are few people and a nice atmosphere. And chocolate of course.
  • For people that like a little espresso with their chocolate. Possibly the best mocha in the bay area.
  • Bittersweet (its now called Chocolate Dragon) has the best hot chocolate I have ever had ever. And Im a huge hot chocolate fan so thats saying a lot. It also has gluten free pastries. Cute place!
  • Exquisite brownies. Tasty espresso.
  • Try the Bicerin
  • Iced chocolate on a hot day.
  • Spacious for working or catching up in conversations. Nice folks.
  • Best (only?) hot chocolate around. The coffee, pastries and cookies are excellent, too. Lots of expensive gift-worthy chocolate bars as well. Good for reading/working.
  • You need to come get their cold brew and then an iced hot chocolate. It is the fucking best.
  • Ask for the off-menu Nutella milkshake. A-mazing.
  • Get the salted caramel hot chocolate with a homemade Oreo. #heaven
  • The Mocha is great, with delightful bitter chocolate
  • Amazing hot chocolate!
  • The WiFi password is: Chocolate
  • I come here to tame my nagging sweet tooth. If I'm splurging, I'll get a St. George's whiskey gelato bar AND a gluten-free chocolate pumpkin/zucchini bread.
  • Great variety of premium hot chocolates. The GF lemon cornmeal pound cake was delicious too.

Nearby places

5433 College Ave
5418 College Ave (btw Manila & Kales)
5727 College Ave (at Oak Grove Ave)