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Kakawa Chocolate House

1050 E. Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-982-0388
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Ranked #6 of 78 Activities in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours
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Boise, Idaho
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This is a chocolate lover's dream! You can try samples of all of the many hot chocolates available for that day. I can't remember which ones we tried now that a few months have gone by, but if this place was in my neighborhood I would get to know the menu well. We also had some yummy truffles. The staff... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you are shopping on Canyon Road, you can't miss a stop a few blocks away at Kakawa Chocolate House. They offer small cups of their chocolate elixirs ranging from mild to spicy. Their handmade truffles have some really unique flavor combinations and include things like chili or lavender. This is a good spot for both your average chocolate lover... More

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Black Forest, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The visit can be short, but make sure you do visit Kakawa Chocolate House in Santa Fe. Have an elixir or two and sit for a bit in the nice atmosphere while you decide what you're taking home with you. I recommend trying the different chile elixirs for a different spin on chocolate.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We're huge fans of the movie Chocolat and going to Kakawa was like our favorite movie come to life. "Chili pepper in hot chocolate" was exquisite as were the truffles we took home (and are still enjoying!) The service was excellent, the hosts treated us like we were family. All around a wonderful experience, we'll definitely be back!

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From the inviting staff and owner to the decor and the warm atmosphere Kakawa is the perfect destination for anyone. We stopped here every day of our visit and enjoyed our experience both times. Delicious decedent chocolate in liquid form is just the perfect pick me up. Kudos!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family and I love visiting Kakawa when "eating" our way through Santa Fe! I love the American chocolate drink and recently fell in love with the crispy chocolate chip cookies! (Yes, I even went back two days in a row for the cookies.) My husband and son loved the caramel brownie and my daughter loved the ice cream. There... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Who knew chocolate had such subtlety, range and potential. This small cafe-like building houses a variety of warm, smooth, blissfully complex chocolate drinks served in small mugs. The basic order is about the size of a double espresso. The store's chalk menu contains flavors that are bitter, sweet, spicy, earthy ... whatever you're in the mood for. And the owner... More

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Roswell, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

SO worth stopping for! They are so nice and inviting. We loved it so much, we went back the next morning! Get "the American"!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was the perfect way to finish our Santa Fe Food Tour. The chocolate tasting was as much fun as a wine tasting and the staff friendly and informative. After enjoying the myriad of flavors we were given a 3 oz cup of the elixir of our choice as part of our tour. My sister and I sat at a... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped by here after a long day exploring Santa Fe. I don't know if I will ever be able to eat any other chocolate after tasting something this amazing! The people there were all so friendly and they let us sample anything we wanted. They have wonderful chocolate elixirs which are like hot chocolate with better flavours. The truffles... More

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