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Amara Chocolate & Coffee

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Latin, Cafe, Venezuelan, Deli
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Churros are a day old.... too hard and a bit burned with sugar. Wish they had an option of no sugar since I ordered it with hot chocolate and was way too sweet. You get 6 pieces per order. I ended up wasting the 5...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank trd45
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were excited to find the churros are gluten free and dairy free- and they are amazing! Hot , crispy outside and fluffy inside, with yummy dips. We also had vegan venezualan hot chocolate, tostones ( again gluten and diary free , with beef chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Beth H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This place has received raven reviews and awards ever since they opened their doors 5-6 years ago, and they just keep getting better every year. Their Venezuelan cuisine has a mosaic of flavors with an arrangement of top quality ingredients that I would eat there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alejandroRT
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Someone recommended Amara for breakfast and we were delighted. A taste of Venezuela in the heart of Pasadena. They have excellent coffee and hot chocolate, and arepas for breakfast or brunch. Lots of other goodies too, like churros and empanadas, so much to choose from....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leprof2015
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Order at counter type but they bring food to you as it is ready. Large groups (9+) so some got meals first while others waited. To their credit, everybody got what they ordered and it was all delicious. Maybe 10 tables inside and 6 small...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roland Y
Reviewed September 29, 2018

In the center of Pasadena. Great coffee, good cakes. relaxed vibe. Friendly service. Can sit also outside.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed April 29, 2018

A small cafe with so much deliciousness! As far as understood from their website, its a Venezuelan cafe and that's something first time for me....Loved it...specially Chicken Pesto sandwich and the Chocolate-bites and definitely my cuppa coffee. The staffs are supercool and provides excellent service...I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank JUNI-BANERJEE
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Best pastries in town, the arepas are delicious, several gluten free options on desserts and lunch items

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Aligrat
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Everythingchocolate the serve or sell is superb. Try the hot chocolate or take home some powdered chocolate. You’ll love it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mlwFortLee_Nj
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

This place serves Venezuelan style hot chocolate, pastries, and quick bites. We ordered 8 empanadas and 4 cheese sticks; the bill came to be $50, which is definitely on the pricier side. Empanadas came in three flavors, beef, chicken, and salmon. The transitional cheese one...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank RachtheMage
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