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Manjar de Oro

Av. Las Americas 440, Santa Cruz 00000, Bolivia
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Ranked #2 of 4 Shopping in Santa Cruz
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Owner description: Manjar de Oro are the most famous artisan chocolates in Bolivia. They are really exotic and delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My man travels to Bolivia a couple of times a year and he is under instruction to always bring back some Manjar De Oro. I especially like the nutty ones in the paper wrappers - so much more interesting than Cadbury and more exciting than Lindt. AND the added bonus of supporting an emerging country. I'm doing my bit

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

The chocolates are ok some. some are just bad. there is better chocolate in Sucre. a lot are the same texture the picante is not too spicy and the salty one is just bad. I've had good salty chocolate before. the coins are good but i think this place has been over rated on here. check out para mi of... More

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Stivito, Gerente at Manjar de Oro, responded to this review

Dear Simon, Thanks for your feedback, we will try our best to meet your expectations on your next visit. Our chocolates currently appeal to a large variety of palates, but it is our aim to appeal to all of them, including yours. Best regards, Manjar de Oro info@manjardeoro.com More

San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Now that my wife and I are living in Santa Cruz, we have received quite a few Manjar de Oro chocolate presents. For Santa Cruz, this is practically the same as gifting a bottle of wine in France or a live chicken in Haiti. Cambas love Manjar de Oro. We appreciate that these are "artisan" chocolates, not the mass produced... More

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Stivito, Gerente at Manjar de Oro, responded to this review

Carolina, Thanks for your comments. We work hard everyday in order to improve our clients´ chocolate experience. Our aim is not to produce chocolates similar to those known around the world, but to express through our products the local flavors and shades of the Bolivian culture. If there is anything we can do for you on your next visit, please... More

Houston, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I was down in Santa Cruz with my wife and kids during the Christmas season and we visited Manjar de Oro after one of the locals recommended it. They make artisan chocolates and all of their chocolates taste amazing! There's nothing more to be said than amazingly delicious chocolate! They are also very artistic and stylish. We bought a bunch... More

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