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Cacao Mexican Restaurant

Floor 4,Building B, Building D2, Fortune Center | Beijing Road/BeiChen Road, Kunming, China
0871- 3132021
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Ranked #15 of 587 Restaurants in Kunming
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: Fabulous Mexican Food made by real Mexican chefs in a stylish, modern setting
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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

It was a great afternoon outside on the terrace beer was cold, afternoon warm, very pleasant for sure. Ordered a few dishes, taco with pork, melted cheese with chorizo, both were just warm enough not to complain and cold enough to not really enjoy. The Guacomole was runny and not cold enough, the Nachos were fine. Pity they couldn't get... More

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Bakersfield, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

For non-Chinese food this is my favorite restaurant in Kunming. Not the cheapest place to eat but unless on a backpacker budget very reasonably priced. The restaurant produces modern Mexican cuisine, artfully presented with great taste. As with almost any restaurant in China, service is spotty and requires active solicitation of the servers. Several nights per week they have great... More

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Hangzhou, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I saw some of the pictures on trip advisor of this restaurant and decided it was worth a look. Like one of the other people who has written a review I was also told I had to wait until 4.30 to eat. This was a little bit frustrating but I was in no hurry. I ordered nachos a pork dish... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This place is not that easy to find, but the food is really good. The interior is special, great atmosphere.

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Xiamen, China
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I recently dined at this restaurant with two of my colleagues. The dishes are not authentic Mexican , but for China they are far better than average for what passes here as Mexican food. The owner is quite anxious to please and sent our table three dishes of sauer cream for our nachos and other orders when our original dishes... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
355 reviews 355 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

WOW! Some of the best Mexican food I’ve ever had… and I’ve had a lot. Based on some of the reviews here, we went to Cacao with high expectations, which is normally a recipe for disappointment, but this place did not fail to impress. We tried the Super Nachos, Enchiladas Rojas, Tacos del Pastor and Chicken Mole. Everything was SUPERB.... More

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Seattle, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Excited to eat Mexican food, we biked across the city to get to Cacao. When we arrived at noon, the place was closed, but a woman in the restaurant told us it opened at 2pm. We killed two hours roaming around the boring shops, came back, the door was opened so we sat in their waiting area for service. All... More

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Canton Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Oh, cheese dip.. how I missed you. Sooo good! Everything was good. Did I mention margaritas? Well, they're awsome.

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Beijing, China
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113 reviews 113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Located in the decidedly up-scale Fortune Center (at the intersection of Beijing Road and Bei Chen Avenue), this is one of the classiest Mexican restaurants I have ever seen. Cacao is run by three Mexican nationals who are both creative cooks and excellent hosts. This is an upscale eatery with stylish modern furniture and decor, an outside eating area (large... More

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