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Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

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5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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7:15 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Quick Bites, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout
Description: Ah Cacao Chocolate Café offers natural well-being with premium coffee...
Ah Cacao Chocolate Café offers natural well-being with premium coffee, chocolate, cacao and vanilla products, direct from the Mexican countryside. The store celebrates the Maya origins of chocolate, Mexico's gift to the world. Specialties include dark chocolate brownies, 100% cacao treats, coffee drinks prepared by professional baristi, and a wide range of packaged gifts (including chocolate cosmetics) for chocolate and coffee lovers.Your purchase in Ah Cacao supports local Mexican families and wildlife conservation projects.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Super little chain of coffee shops

Super Mocha Frappe and Cappuccinos. The melting pot of chocolate is lush. I'd recommend a visit. They also have some products to buy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Super Mocha Frappe and Cappuccinos. The melting pot of chocolate is lush. I'd recommend a visit. They also have some products to buy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The chocolate drinks are awesome as well as the frappes. Great stop early in the morning or late night sweet stop.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The place is small with limited space so sit down inside. The day we went was very hot so we only tried the brownie and ice cream which were good and the service was barely cordial. Maybe it was the heat.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for a couple of pastry's, which even after being warmed up, were as good as a store bought muffin. I also purchased a brownie which I never finished, simply not very good.

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Lachine, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I love chocolate and the chocolate mousse and the brownie are TO DIE FOR!!! I would go there everyday if all those calories would not end up pilling up in my belly. Oh what the hell... just more jogging, that's all! A BIG "must" when you visit Playa. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have to admit that I had to have my latte at Au Cacao no less than twice a day on a recent visit to Playa and sometimes three times a day. I even had my latte at each one of the cafes (there are three that I know of in Playa near or close to Quinta Ave.) Really tasty,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Since my last trip to Europe I've been on a quest seeking the perfect expresso in america.This franchise vary from one to another. The one 5th and 38 has the best expresso in the 5th av. The service is highly polite

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Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Simply, the best you can taste all over the region for a real cup of chocolate or Mexican tasteful coffee. The cakes and other meals are made by the owners of this 4 branches local cafeteria. They do not franchise as of today because they want to keep the original flavoring

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The best of both! We took back 5 - 300g Dark Chocolate Mayan 72% Bars as gifts and everyone wants more!! The Coffee was so smooth and rich we are dreaming of our return! A must on your visit to Playa de Carmen!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great coffee and desserts. Service was not the best, ordered a water and had to walk back inside and remind them. Ordered croissants, took 20 mins for them to bring them out. Overall, bad service good product.

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Additional Information about Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

Address: 5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

Description

Ah Cacao Chocolate Café offers natural well-being with premium coffee, chocolate, cacao and vanilla products, direct from the Mexican countryside. The store celebrates the Maya origins of chocolate, Mexico's gift to the world. Specialties include dark chocolate brownies, 100% cacao treats, coffee drinks prepared by professional baristi, and a wide range of packaged gifts (including chocolate cosmetics) for chocolate and coffee lovers.Your purchase in Ah Cacao supports local Mexican families and wildlife conservation projects.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:15 am - 11:30 pm

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