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Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

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5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:15 am - 11:30 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So happy to be back in Playa and sip a cup of my favorite Mexican chocolate! I look forward to this guilty pleasure each time we visit the area!

Thank radmoo
Santa Monica, California
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ah Cacao offers a great spot for buying souvenirs and gifts for friends to bring back home. I generally get a new Chocolate drink each time I visit and never had a bad experience here.

Thank Justravelin86
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ah Cacao restaurants are located in several locations along Avenida Cinco in Playa del Carmen. We stopped in for some Mayan hot chocolate, and gifts. They sell roasted cacao beans, chicle (gum) and chocolate bars. I purchased one of their 300 gm. bars as a gift. But, I realized that dark chocolate has excellent antioxidant properties - and ate the... More 

Thank richardlh2016
Lewisville, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ran in on our out and will definitely be back. The vanilla flapper very good. We broke into the chocolate last night really good. Can't wait to go back. Friendly staff as well!

1 Thank Lesley M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here every morning for lattes and capaccino. We are from Los Angeles and this coffee shop puts every Starbucks and Pete's Coffee to shame. We even took some beans home to grind ourselves. The prices are amazing too $3 latte, how can you beat that? Staff is friendly and helpful. They also offer croissants and patries to have... More 

Thank Barbara G
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the iced cappuccinos from here and the staff was very friendly and helpful! I went here every morning for a week when I was visiting and was never disappointed!

Thank Amanda M
Dallas, Texas
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in the Ah Cacao while on a recent trip to Playa. Our visit was to the location at 5th and Calle 30. There are many chocolate themed items to choose from including candy, pastries, and even cosmetics. Their coffee is very good it's a great place to visit for dessert or a quick snack before... More 

Thank Ron C
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here during our vacation to Playa deal Carmen on the recommendation of our hotel concierge. We enjoyed it so much we went again the next day! They have a pretty large selection of coffee and chocolate. I really enjoyed sitting at one of the tables in the little open area. It was so relaxing to sit back and... More 

Thank jaarenas
Ottawa, Canada
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here with friends while staying in the area. Coffee was fabulous, smooth and rich flavour. Highly recommended!!

Thank Matthew P
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a coffee and was tempted by the cakes and had chocolate and carrot cake and was very impressed. Made a second visit because of the first and found it just as good. Staff were very friendly and service great

Thank Scunnyinplym

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $20
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
7:15 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Ave & Constituyentes | Or 5th Ave & Calle 30 Or 5th & Calle 38, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 529841474092
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?