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Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
$2 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Mexican, Cafe
Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must in Playa del Carmen . Try the traditional, prehispanic ‘Chocolate Maya’ !! Excellent and no sugar nor milk added. Completely different to any other chocolate you have tried.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aracestgod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good coffee shop, with assorted coffees, teas and chocolate drinks, all served hot or cold. Nice baked goods, too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 488traveller022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop for hot chocolate and dessert and do a little people watching. I had corn cake for the first time and have to say it is a fantastic dessert. The hot chocolate was robust. My wife bought a small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brucel65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local tour guide took us there. Good coffee, good chocolate in variety of flavors. We saw their chocolate at the airport in much higher prices so if you are looking to bring home good local Mexican chocolate you may want to go visit their...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HagitaNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watch out Starbucks! This shop is put together very well and is just as packed as any Starbucks. I do love Starbucks. I just like the ambiance her better, along with the choices of edibles.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dickinson G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cappuccino, chocolate milk and ice mocha are all great. The chocolate "croissant" was more of a soft pastry. Not bad but not a croissant. Service is friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SoCalJJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please try this coffee shop I guaranty you will be satisfy with be Mexican coffee flavor they offer. They have several location on 5th avenue.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Erika R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Yulunga to get authentic handmade Native American Jewelry a couple stores next to Cacao-this is the best local coffee shop that you must try when in Playa, caffeine is a serious drug and they know how to make an exquisite double expresso...!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karimexicogdl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there two times and the espresso was very good, also the brownie and chocolates. It's not easy to find a decent espresso if you like to drink it neat, service was good and friendly and so definitely recommend it

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gustavo M
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

This is the best place for coffee at any time of the day. It has the best desserts and nice large seating spaces to just relax and people watch if you want to.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sassysista05
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November 5, 2015|
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Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, in Ah Cacao you can buy whole vanilla beans, natural vanilla extract, and fine flavor cocoa powder in bags of different sizes. Enjoy your visit!
October 22, 2015|
Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
The product is recommended for the body only but most people should be able to use on the face as well without any adverse effects. We recommend trying applying a small amount to test the product on your face's skin and only... More
February 5, 2015|
Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
We've got you covered! Just send us a message at through the Ah Cacao website (TripAdvisor won't let us place the link here) and we will organize a super-rush FedEx shipment to your home!
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