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Cacao

# 210 X 48 Sisal 41A, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 999 406 0868
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This visit was part of our tour to Chichen Itza, but it turned out to be very interesting. We... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Marie S
The best Chocolate store

This is a must when visiting Valladolid! The best tasting chocolate in all of Mexico! Don't forget... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Fernando L
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We are the only chocolate factory in the entire state of yucatan who rescue the mayan traditions of the cacao is for us an effort to be show to the people who visit us, and we are glad to share with them how cacao is convert in chocolate in a natural organic way. we give a free tour and free degustation.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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# 210 X 48 Sisal 41A, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

This visit was part of our tour to Chichen Itza, but it turned out to be very interesting. We discovered how chocolate is made from Mayan cocoa beans. The tour is not that long (around 30min) and you get to taste different chocolate flavours (some...More

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a must when visiting Valladolid! The best tasting chocolate in all of Mexico! Don't forget the chocolate cookies! Buy a dozen! You wont regret it!

Thank Fernando L
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

I visited this place since the reviews were really promissing and I am a big fan of chocolate. Unfortunatelly there was only one woman showing me around with only little enthusiasm and maybe it was me but I had the feeling she would have liked...More

Thank Meikala
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We may have hit it at a bad time but cacao wasn't as we remembered. The staff was very nice but seemed inexperienced and unsure. The hot chocolate was watery and the flavors limited. We were very sad as we had been looking forward to...More

Thank Agamashs
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diamantedechocolate, Propietario at Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2017

hello, we are very sorry of the inconvenience you have in your last visit, we have been experiencing some problem in the way to find the right staff after we have to do a major change of our people for diferent motive. but we will...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We went there and a guy just showed us a few types of cacao mixes and that was the degustacion mentioned! But the cacao was good.

Thank Alexandra A
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

The "museum" has little to no interest. We got through it in less than 6 minutes with little explanations. There is no more production here (all is in Merida) so come here to taste and buy chocolate not to visit a museum. Interesting chocolates to...More

Thank Eausalee
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

Yummy Yummy real Maan Chocolate made from SCRATCH & the origins from the COCAO PODS. Very informative + FREE SAMPLES! Te offer a wide variety of Flavors after showing you exactly how its made.

1  Thank Whale Shark D
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

This is a chocoholic's dream! Inside its colourful colonial facade, you will find warm and friendly people eagerly awaiting to guide you through a short free museum tour to learn about the origin of mayan chocolate (the birthplace of chocolate), a demonstration of how it...More

2  Thank JayVivaItalia
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The tour wasn't long but it was informative. Seeing the Mayan lady actually using a stone to grind the chocolate beans was really cool! Tasting all the different chocolates was fun. And it lead us to buying a ton of it to take home because...More

Thank Caleb N
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

This is what I was looking for. While walking around in Merida I stop by in the Cocoa shop, the place, people and info is very nice. You can try different flavors and buy some at the end of the tour. Tasty plane cocoa,no sugar...More

Thank Karina M
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