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Reviewed July 12, 2020

A cake plate was full of gems!! It came with today’s cake, homemade granolas and ice cream and seasonal fruits. Everything was dedicatedly terrific!! I ordered hot cacao tea as well. The smell firstly whipped me up much and the taste also completely blew me...away! Both should be worth trying. My bestie isn’t vegan but she adored all and wants to go back to try others! Beyond that, ethical and environmental consciousness of the owner is one of significant points. We totally enjoyed talking with her a lot. She highly encourages us to bring our own containers and bottles for takeaway, which is still difficult to do in Japan. Without a further ado, can’t recommend you enough!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 26, 2020

I am from the United States, however, the owner of the cafe provided smoothies and chocolates during a Kyoto Yoga Teacher Training Retreat that I attended a few months ago. Each day we had a completely different flavor of a beautifully delicious smoothie that was...made from fruits or vegetables! Her creativity and passion for good tasting, healthy food is obvious when you talk to her about her food and the quality ingredients she uses! While I did not visit her cafe, I intend to next time I am in Japan. I would highly recommend visiting her to try her chocolates as well!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019

日本でローチョコ&ローケーキの専門店って珍しくないですか? 他にもヘルシーなメニューいっぱいです。 グラノーラやスムージーなど。 私はローチョコとローケーキのプレートを頂きました。 プレートはアートの様に美しくバジルとペッパーのアイス付き。 綺麗な日本的なお庭を眺めながら、、、 ケーキのサイズはジャパニーズサイズでないですよ。 オーナーの方はECOに取り組んでいらっしゃる様子が店内から感じられたこと良かったです。量り売りもされています。 素敵な時間を特別な雰囲気のデトックスカフェでどうぞ! I've been to detox cafe. The menu is vegan and use many super food. The owner is thinks nutrition & zero waste, too. trying not to use bad for earth. I had a dessert plate. it...was nice plating. raw cake & raw ice cream. cake was vanilla & lemon I never had before. size is not small. raw ice was basil & black pepper. wonderful  taste. Raw chocolate are simple but, one is really satisfied. If you miss granola you must go. The garden is authentic Japanese. take off shoes.  You will love it. Highly recommended!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

We saw this place online and decide we had to come. I was blown away by the cake set. This was also our first time having kombucha since moving to Japan. You must come here if you’re in Hikone.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

If you are in the area, you must go here. Has a great selection of raw vegan smoothies, cake, chocolates, and kombucha. The owner is very friendly and speaks English.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

Rie's Cafe is absolutely cozy and I felt comfortable immediatley. You have a nice view on the green garden while you are listening to very relaxing music. But of course, the best are the vegan food and drinks. Everything tastes totally natural and and is...just good! It will make you feel happy :-)More

Date of visit: May 2019
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sard0r, Manager at Hareto-Keto Raw Chocolate & Detox Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Dear Rebecca, I appreciate you stopping by my vegan cafe near Osaka. Thanks for trying my vegan food and drinks. As you said, everything in my cafe is totally natural and good. Whether you are a vegan, vegetarian or just health conscious, Hikone is a...More

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We traveled half of the world to discover place like this. It is amazing and authentic samurai house. When we were sitting inside and looking at the garden we could feel like moving 200 years back in time. Quiet, peaceful without tons of tourists like...in Kyoto. We tried some raw chocolate and chocolate tea. Both were tasty and full of flavors. But most importantly Rie, the owner, explained us all nutritional values of raw chocolate, its origin, and the process of preparation. After this visit we became raw chocolate lovers. This super-food can change your mind. Thank you.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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sard0r, Manager at Hareto-Keto Raw Chocolate & Detox Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review my vegan & vegetarian cafe near Osaka. I hope I scratched the surface in presenting you with some of the health and wellness benefits of raw chocolate -- science still hasn't revealed all of them! I hope...More

Reviewed February 14, 2019

Last Day, I planned to give some chocolates for my friends as Valentine's DAY, Rie(the owner of this shop) is very kind to wrap some chocolates in a lovely package, and chocolates were soooo lovely, as well. Of course, taste is Marvelous. Shop is in...the area of SAMURAI HOUSE(ASHIGARU YASHIKI) we can feel Japanese lifestyle atmosphere in it. I'd love to go again! - - - - - - - - - - - - - 店主がとてもやさしく、明るく、親しみやすい人です。それでいて、チョコレートへのこだわりと、丁寧な形・味・ラッピング、全てにおいて心地よい場所でした。足軽屋敷というのも良いですね!More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

落ち着いた感じのいい雰囲気のお店。また、彦根ではまだ数の少ないオーガニックやヴィーガンを意識した店なので、ありがたいです。 まだチョコレートの購入だけでの利用しかしてないのですが、欲を言えば、季節の野菜や果実などを使ったチョコレートをもっと揃えてほしいな、と思いました。(もしかしたらたまたま売り切れてたのか、たまたまその日は販売してなかっただけかもしれませんが…) 次回は是非カフェとしての利用をしたいです。 This place has nice Japanese atmosphere. And it's a one of a few shops which have vegan & organic products. It's appreciated for me. If I can say one request, I want this shop to make more products which include seasonal vegetables...or fruits. ( It's possible that just I couldn't find it at the day I visited. ) I really want to visit there as a cafeteria next time.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

If you want to experience Japanese architecture, zen and high sense of aesthetics while eating delicious cake and healthy vegan food, you should come here. This place is all about healthy mind, body and soul. Super close to Hikone castle. You should take a break...here during the day. Easy to access from kyoto, kobe or osaka.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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sard0r, Public Relations Manager at Hareto-Keto Raw Chocolate & Detox Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Dear Client: Thanks very much for reviewing our Vegan cakes and other goodies! We always appreciate it when people can come to Hikone Castle for a little getaway and stop by our little raw chocolate cafe -- right by the castle. Pretty soon, we will...More

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Hareto-Keto Raw Chocolate & Detox Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5