Branson Blog
Branson Blog

Informative and entertaining, read all about the experiences in Branson on our blog. There’s so much in Branson to see and do!

Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Branson

With colder weather comes warmer drinks, holiday nostalgia and a constant craving for all things sugar and Christmas treats! It’s here, folks. It’s that time of the year to bring back the classic, the all-time favorite, the family staple…Hot Chocolate! There’s nothing better than a warm cup of hot cocoa in your hands topped with marshmallows as you walk along the Branson Landing, drive through Branson’s Christmas lights, or just cozy up to a fire at home. Here in Branson, you deserve to experience everything good this Christmas season. To help, we’re providing you with a list of the BEST places to find hot chocolate in town this season. Bundle on up, grab your hot cocoa, and explore all that Branson has to offer during the Christmas season!

1. Expresso

With Hot Chocolate on the menu all year-round, Expresso’s drive-thru in the middle of the Branson 76 strip is ready to fuel the rest of your day in Branson! Available in white, milk and dark chocolate, you can make the hot chocolate exactly to your liking. And make sure you don’t miss out on their specialty lattes, holiday drinks, and amazing treats like Thunder Muffins, Protein Pancakes, and more!

2. Sugar Leaf Coffee & Espresso

Located in the Grand Village shops, Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe has extended their shop and gives you…Sugar Leaf Coffee & Espresso! Decorated as the holidays change, Sugar Leaf changes up their menu year-round to grant you the best holiday-themed drinks, too! But don’t worry – they always have your classic hot chocolate on hand – with a GIANT marshmallow on top! Make sure you keep the lid off if you get your drink to-go so you can take in the spectacle that their giant marshmallows are. It really is the perfect place to take a break during your shopping in Grand Village, or to get you in the Christmas spirit with a hot chocolate before you stop into Kringle’s and do all your shopping for Christmas decorations!

3. Starbucks

We know everyone knows about Starbucks, but you can’t deny that their sugar-packed hot chocolate will give you the pep in your step that you need to explore downtown Branson, the Branson Landing, or even take a ride on the Branson Scenic Railway!

4. Sweet Bay Coffee Co

The perfect place to stop for a pick-me-up during all of your holiday shopping on the Branson Landing is Sweet Bay Coffee Co! They have everything from black coffee to lattes, signature mochas to Red Bull smoothies, and breakfast croissants to cookies! With something for everyone and conveniently located, this stop is a must-visit on your trip to the Landing!

5. White River Coffee Company

A little out of the town limits of Branson, White River Coffee Company in Rockaway Beach is the perfect place to get out of the busyness of the 76 Branson Strip and enjoy the serenity of the Ozarks. With specialty drinks, homemade paninis, delightful pastries and the perfect patio to enjoy the weather, this is the perfect place to take a break and enjoy good conversation with the friends and family you came to Branson with.

There may not always be singing waiters and rotating train chairs, but we can guarantee that Branson’s hot chocolate options will have you just as happy as the kiddos on the Polar Express. See you soon!

Recent Articles

March Events in Branson 2020

Celebrate the new season with new experiences in Branson this March! From special events, to festivals and celebrations, to sports tournaments and of course, endless

Read More »

Social Media

Subscribe to Blog Emails

Updating your results
Book Online or by Phone

Why call?

Just a single call will give you free, personal service from a local Branson expert who will maximize discounts as well as arrange a worry-free vacation.

Call: 1-800-785-1610

MENTION WEB CODE: ---

- OR -

Book Online Now

How do we compare?

When comparing prices between different web sites, please make sure you are comparing apples to apples. Most web sites display individual prices before taxes and hidden fees, which they surprise you with at the last step in the check out process. And when you see a package price on our web site, it is the total price for all people in your party (not per person).

In many cases, when comparing our price to the total price including taxes and any hidden fees that you might get charged on other web sites, our prices will be lower. To learn more and to make sure that you are getting the best deal on your Branson vacation, please call us toll-free at:

WEB CODE: --- | 1-800-785-1610