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Cacao

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414 sw 13th ave, Portland, OR
503.241.0656
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Seating

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent but very pricey

This was a lot of fun, however it isn't cheap! Nevertheless it is so good at doing what it does that it would just be mean not to reward it five stars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mkhUK
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Washougal, Washington
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Washougal, Washington
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lot of fun, however it isn't cheap! Nevertheless it is so good at doing what it does that it would just be mean not to reward it five stars.

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Thank mkhUK
San Francisco
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd never heard of Hot Chocolate on tap but here it is. Smooth, rich, full-bodied chocolate is served in cute little demi tasse cups. On a rainy, cold Portland day, this is the perfect guilty pleasure; and at $1 an ounce, it's also the deal of the day. My companions had to cut theirs with milk...amateurs. Haven't tried the candy... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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175 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love chocolate then this is the place. They've got a variety to choose from and if you can't decide, best to order the sampler (Rivoli - Cinnamon Infused - Spicy). They're served in a demitasse so you can have a little bit of everything.

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Thank RinaBlue13
Portland, Oregon
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A huge array of chocolates from around the country and the world; fun for window-shopping, but even more so for buying. The hot chocolate is expensive, but quite good. Closes early some nights.

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Thank mcspringy
Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

If you love chocolate, this is THE place to go! They serve hot chocolate, with or without a shot of espresso. Great atmosphere in the small shop in the Heathman Hotel. GO!

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Thank SteveSzi
Stephentown, New York
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206 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The drinking chocolate and ice cream were superb... and the selection of chocolates exquisite! We found a large number of items to take home with us... all of which turned out to be just as amazing as the items we tried in the store.

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Thank KimMcMann
Durham, North Carolina
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I tried all the different drinking chocolates and each one was uniquely delicious. The atmosphere is very cozy and it seems like a nice place to have some quite time and enjoy drinks!

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Thank Jay P
Vancouver, Washington
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Cacao is a chance to do something other than get coffee (or beer) in Portland. Drinking chocolate is exactly that- super rich, dark and delicious. It's not cocoa diluted by tons of milk and sugar. This is worth a visit, you'll be hooked!

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Thank ALookingbill
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stopped in off the recommendation of a family member that lives in Portland. She highly recommended the drinking chocolate, so my friends and I ordered the sampler trio and gave the sipping chocolate a try. It was pretty tasty, definitely a unique experience. I'm not sure we would order it again, but if you like chocolate and hot chocolate,... More 

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Thank Curious1991
New York
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The store is great. I stopped by on a Friday night and grabbed a dark hot chocolate. I wish I spent more time browsing the menu - I probably would have ordered drinking chocolate instead. Here is a brief run down of why you should stop by too: -Central location -Open until 10 on Fridays and Saturdays -lots of choice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 414 sw 13th ave, Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 503.241.0656
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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