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Chocolates La Soledad

Calle Mina no. 212, Oaxaca 86000, Mexico
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Ranked #8 of 16 Shopping in Oaxaca
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

One a street where there are several chocolate merchants. Remember that chocolate is native to this part of the world so they have had thousands of years to perfect their blends. We bought several pounds to take home. It's not cheap, but it's not expensive and soooo worth it. They also sell pre-mixed mole, some varieties contain chocolate, of course.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

This place is very special. You can smell the chocolate a block away. When you get there you see the specialty chocolate grinding with spices - each family can have their special blend made up. There are tastings. The chocolate is coarse but potent. I brought some home for mole.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2004

I lived in Oaxaca City during 4 years (1991-1995) The first day I was there I visited La Soledad and The Mayordomo chocolate factories. La soledad outstanded for its personalized service by owner Mrs Pombo, who is also a hotel owner. They grind the ingredients being you there watching what grains and what proportions are put in the mill, while... More 

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