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Kakawa Chocolate House

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Address: 1050 E. Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: +1 505-982-0388
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Description: Be sure to visit Kakawa Chocolate House for your custom "Chocolate...
Be sure to visit Kakawa Chocolate House for your custom "Chocolate experience" with daily tastings of our world famous drinking chocolate elixirs. Stay in or take out a selection from our unique artisanal hand made chocolates, elixirs, baked goods and gifts.
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A Chocoholics delight

Based on trip advisor reviews, we stopped in to try the chocolate elixirs. So glad we did! A professed chocoholic, the elixirs were as good as I had hoped. We were invited to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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South Portland, Maine
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South Portland, Maine
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238 reviews 238 reviews
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Based on trip advisor reviews, we stopped in to try the chocolate elixirs. So glad we did! A professed chocoholic, the elixirs were as good as I had hoped. We were invited to sample and I tried the 100% Zapoteca - very good but strong so if you want more of a sweet fix, I suggest the Americano at 70%.... More 

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This morning, I took Kawaka proprietor Tony Bennet's (no relation to the famous crooner) advice and sprinkled some of the gourmet cacao destination''s Mexican chocolate granules (mixed with chili and cinnamon) on my morning breakfast of steel-cut oatmeal. Truth be told, I added some maple syrup too - call it NE meets SW. Wow! An ordinary breakfast now has new... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The hot chocolate "elixirs" are incredible. Especially the new orange-rum hot chocolate. My favorite treat, however, are the sage goat cheese pralines. Have one and you will die happy. Small local place that makes me oh so happy every time I stop by. I will definitely be back!

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Don't miss this tiny bit of chocolate heaven tucked into a corner of Santa Fe. We visited as part of a food tour and would return again and again. So many varieties of chocolate that you will find it difficult to limit your choices to one or two. A perfect place to indulge

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Eagle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had a lovely conversation with 3 friends while sipping chocolate. The staff offered samples before we chose our favorite to enjoy. I bought some sipping chocolate mix, cup and chocolate truffles to take home. When I unpacked my mug at home, I discovered that it was cracked. I called Kakawa and they immediately and kindly sent a replacement. It... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Kakawa Chocolate House is a local favorite here in Santa Fe, and it is easy to see why. They have a wide range of handcrafted chocolates for you to eat and drink. One of their specialties are chocolate elixirs or drinks which range from sweet to spicy and have elements of ancient recipes dating back to the Mayans. “Kakawa” is... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely chocolate shop, that should definitely be on the list if you're visiting Sante Fe. We had never had Mexican sipping chocolates (or Drinking Elixirs as they have them displayed), and they were an unexpected treat. We were able to taste several of them so we could more easily decide on which one we wanted to purchase a cup of.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you like different types of chocolate, especially dark, this is a must for you! The hot chocolate options are all fantastically unique. The chocolates match the hot chocolate in diversity. Try either with some chili powder, or go for the prickly pear chocolate

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

What a charming, friendly shop to visit and enjoy! The friendly owners were welcoming and the sipping chocolate wonderful; we also enjoyed luscious, homemade chocolate ice cream. Can't wait to share the chocolate at home!

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Missoula, Montana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you love chocolate, you just gotta go! Especially loved the sipping chocolate and the brownies! Nice to combine with gallery across the street.

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