5 to Try: Chocolate Desserts

From sky-high cakes to overflowing pastries, your chocolate fix awaits.

Updated: March 21, 2003

5 to Try


Asylum Cafe

253 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103

The reason this neighborhood favorite was voted "Best Dessert" two years in a row: the warm, ooey-gooey chocolate torte served with homemade caramel.


Elbow Room

986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107

Indulge your chocolate fantasy--dive into a simmering pot of rich milk chocolate fondue at this trendy West Hartford eatery.


Grants Restaurant & Bar

977 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107

Delight in the Classic Chocolate Mousse Birthday Cake--layers of rich, buttery mousse sandwiched between moist black-velvet cake.


Timothy's Restaurant

243 Zion St, Hartford, CT 06106

Topped with pillowy cream or slathered with white-sugar frosting, the Black Magic cake bewitches chocoholics with the most discerning palates.


Aby's Bakery

765 Farmington Ave# A, West Hartford, CT 06119

Treat yourself to the renowned Caramel Kiss, a sweet, caramel-drenched cookie dipped in homemade dark chocolate.