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“A local Option” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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.
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A local Option”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Sure Playa has got Starbucks, but I prefer Ah Cacao as a local choice. Their brownies and sipping chocolate are to die for!

Visited March 2013
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“Good Drinking Chocolate”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Mayan Hot Chocolate was very good, and up to par for drinking chocolate. Not impressed with the to go coffee we ordered. Service was a bit slow inside and pretty cramped for waiting. Outside seating is large and comfortable. Would have liked to try some other menu items.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
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    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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“MMMMM... Chocolate :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I go to Ah Cacao very often. Actually so often that the staff knows me there :) I LOVE the brownies, the chocolate mouse and the chocolate frappe, and if YOU also love chocolate you should visit Ah Cacao as soon as possible :)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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“Dark Chocolate”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I personally loved the Mayan hot chocolate, but it failed to impress my three teens. They're not dark chocolate lovers. There is a plain hot chocolate on the menu. Didn't get a chance to sample it. I suspect if the plain hot chocolate is not as rich as the mayan chocolate, the kids would have been happier.

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“We stopped here every morning . . .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

. . . and most evenings as well. Great coffee, lattes, expresso, and cappuccino, as well as brownies that were so good, we were glad we didn't find out about them until later in the week, because we all would have gained a few extra pounds. Seek out this coffee shop instead of Starbucks . . . you'll be glad you did!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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