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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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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We liked the drinks, and they had great little gift bags for a very reasonable price. This is similar to a starbucks' menu selection, and is a chain, but when in mexico, try something you dont have at home. They helped me make a better gift choice than i wiuld have on my own.

Thank Andrea K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Craving chocolate? This is the place to scratch your itch. Killer cheesecake! Always several great treats to choose from.

Thank Chris H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi I had the chocolate brownies maybe 10 years ago on a visit to playa and loved them! So I was super excited to see they were still on 5th Street in Playa del Carmen. I took my roommate in and shared my love of the brownie with her. We went back many times after that during our visit.

Thank Amysunshines
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ah Cacao was a block from our resort and we went everyday. The brownies, chocolate croissant and chocolate chip cookies are awesome. Everything tastes rich and homemade. So yummy, go here!

Thank Leslee B
Fairfax, United States
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

coffee in the morning, afternoon or evening. Stop by, have a cofee inside or outside depending on how you feel. This would be like a local Starbucks with the added benefits of different varieties of drinks and the benefits of local flavor with an stress on chocolate drinks and flavors. Still very good for a plain coffee.

Thank Jorge I
Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only went into this place because it is one of the few places open early in the morning. Coffee is okay. I don't like coffee very strong so this was fine for me. Limited food choices.

Thank Wendy22Pr
Oxnard, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried this place after my sister recommended it. It's right off avenida constituyentes. Great coffee! I went back several times for more. My drinks of choice were the Machiato and the Espresso Frape, both delicious and strong. Very good prices

Thank danilaura
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious chocolate drinks AND coffees. There are several along Avenida Quinta--always one handy. Try the corn cake and mayan chocolate icecream

Thank trippyyippy
Boerne, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chain in Playa del Carmen. Coffee very weak. Breakfast choices limited. Had the brownie for breakfast....it was mediocre. Place was recommended but it ain't too good. Try another place for coffee and breakfast.

Thank Richard H
Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is must visit in Playa, a bustling little coffee shop that has some lovel surprises, yes chocolate soap! Am still using it, and every morning it takes me back with its amazing smell.

Thank Nancy T

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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
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?