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“Delicious chocolate!”

Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed July 12, 2013

I can only speak for the chocolate and the ice cream, and holy cow, is it delicious! Once you have a bite of their chocolate, you'll understand. We never miss a trip to Ah Cacao when we are down in Playa and if we know that one of our friends is traveling to the area, it's the one thing that we request that they bring back for us. My husband absolutely loves the dark chocolate, I personally prefer the milk chocolate. Oh, how we wish there was an Ah Cacao here in the US....

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Thank Soniebaloni
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

This place is delicious, but while they take credit cards, their machine was down one night and the server hadn't told us. Didn't have enough cash so I had to walk three blocks, pay a ridiculous amount in fees and return to pay.

Thank Courtney R
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Ah_Cacao, General Manager at Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2013

Thank you for visiting Ah Cacao and taking the time to write a review.

We apologize for the problem you experienced with our credit card terminal, and the fact that you were not informed that we were experiencing problems before ordering. The problem was due to a failure with the communications link between the terminal and the bank and is unfortunately outside of our control (apart from pressuring our bank for a resolution). Again, our apologies that your experience at Ah Cacao was less than what we aim for.

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Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Had the brownie here. It is very good. It is a mix of dark and rich milk chocolate. You really can't go wrong. I will be back again to try one of their drinks. There's so many choices! Prices are cheaper than a drink back in the US from Starbucks.

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Thank 363hollyw
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Ah Cacao is has the best hot chocolate and coffee I've ever had. They has so many options from espresso, lattes, hot chocolate, Mayan chocolate, sipping chocolate, you name it. We stayed in Playa del Carmen for eight days and this was a number one coffee spot for an afternoon latte. The hot chocolate is my absolute favorite and I even bought a bag of cocoa to take home with me. I highly recommend the brownie. It's super fudgy, gooey, and has a hint of coffee beans in it. Great outdoor seating for people watching and free wifi. Don't waste your time going to Starbucks when this place is a couple of blocks down.

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Thank Regina K
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

Love the chili laced thick Chocolate Maya - vegan! And, the Sipping Chocolate, and espresso cup of thick melted dark chocolate drink, also vegan. DON'T LOVE: On 5th av & 30th calle café - the next door fast food restaurant ruining the ambience with LOUD video TV invasion when they start up - no accounting for noisy insensitive neighboring businesses.

Thank smilinglotus
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