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Cho.co

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While we didn’t have a chance to try pairing of wine and chocolate I bet it could only be great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melrosian500
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Chocolate and Wine Pairing was PERFECTO!

We popped into owner Martin’s shop and soon was provided with a detailed and delectable pairing of... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
brendannebraska
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Local chocolate boutique, coffee shop and bar. Located in the heart of the village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cho.co is a concept bringing together different local producers of artisanal chocolate. At once a boutique, an information centre and a...more
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Calle 217 | behind the Pizzaria Esquina Boruca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While we didn’t have a chance to try pairing of wine and chocolate I bet it could only be great. Cho.co offers up chocolate from all the local producers and very knowledgeable staff. We bought a lot of chocolate.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words! No choice, you'll have to come back to try our chocolate and wine pairing!

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We popped into owner Martin’s shop and soon was provided with a detailed and delectable pairing of 3 different wines to 3 kinds of chocolate from among the local cacao farms. The individual pairings were thoughtful and the wines brought out the true flavor of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thank you so very much for the kind words! Very happy you liked it and it was super nice talking with you!

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stumbled upon this place by chance and we are so glad we did. The whole atmosphere is amazing. The owner was very knowledgeable about the different farms and the different chocolates. The experience was amazing we got to read about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thanks Laurie for your great review. We are really excited that you have enjoyed your time in our space. It has been already one year that we are working with all those chocolate makers from Talamanca and it's still amazing to share their stories with...More

Reviewed December 17, 2018

This place had AMAZING chocolate! My friends and I did the rum and chocolate pairing and it did not disappoint. The owner gave a great explanation of the chocolates and rums we tried and we super knowledgeable. I had the best chocolate I've ever tasted....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Wow, thank you so much for the kind words Stephanie. Super happy you had a great time with us!

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend walked passed as we where staying near by and the disigen drew us straight in. The owners are adorable and super friendly and are happy to talk about the story of the shop(witch was all very interesting) They use local products...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thanks for your visit Dana and Cat, super happy you had a great time!! Nelson and Martin

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We discovered this place when googling gay Puerto Viejo as the its owned by a Canadian gay couple. We decided to go as wanted to explore different things to do in the area. It’s a beautiful chocolate boutique bringing together the chocolate from the various...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tamoor
Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you very much for your review Tamoor. We are really happy that you liked your experience! We can understand that paying around 20$ for 3 x 2.5 oz. of wine and 6 pieces of chocolate can appear pricy. But this is more than just...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Great fun with delicious chocolate and rum pairings. All chocolate and alcohol are locally sourced. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your feedback Charlotte! We are very happy you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

we wandered into this little place just by chance. Wow - the chocolate they sell tastes so fantastic and you can sit and enjoy it with a delicious coffee. The staff are very friendly. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We're very happy that you liked it!

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited twice in a week and did both the coffee and the beer tasting menu. Excellent service and loads of information about the local chocolate products. Great place to visit before or after dinner to have a couple of drinks and try something different....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Super happy you had a great time! Thanks for your multiple visits and for the kind words!

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Me and three friends went in by accident in truth and we didn’t realise they did wine and chocolate tastings. I personally went for the beer option which was four beers and four chocolates for about $16. I really enjoyed it and my favourite beer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Martin L, Owner at Cho.co, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Accidents are not always a bad thing ;) Thanks for the kind words and we're very happy you had a good time with your friends!

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