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“Ahhhhddictive Cacao” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe
Ranked #1 of 47 Dessert in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Markham, Canada
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32 reviews
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“Ahhhhddictive Cacao”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

The chocolate there is just amazing. Definitely one of the best, especially the "Chocolate Tradicional" and "Chocolate Maya". I never got to try their coffee, as I couldn't get enough of their chocolate everytime I went. I also recommend bringing back their cacao powder and cacao beans to enjoy when back home, or to offer as nice gifts. The atmosphere is relaxed, with a very friendly staff. They also have free wifi.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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“Ah Cacao”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

really healthy chocolate and wonderful brownies chocolate mouse and great hot chocolate all made from natural cocao beans

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Denver, CO
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“Wonderful Hot Chocolate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

For years I have gone to Ah Cacao for brownies - very rich, very good. I don't like coffee (Ah Cacao is also a coffee spot) and never thought of myself has having a chocolate thing like many. Then one cool evening I decided to try the hot chocolate. It is wonderful! There are two locations on 5th Ave. now so it's easy to get to. The brownies are still good and they sometimes have very nice and affordable gifts. There is a really nice jewelry store across from the one on 5th and Constituentes.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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england
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“Yum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Sat here now after amazing cake and ice cream shake and ice tea. Staff are attentive and ensure you are served quickly and timely . The staff are friendly and the cafe is clean and tidy and a really lovely place to sit and watch the world go by

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank shellsina
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Melbourne, Australia
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“OMG chocolate to die for”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Located on 5th Ave this is a MUST on your visit to Playa!! The best hot chocolate I have EVER had. The traditional Mayan hot chilli chocolate just slides down the throat like silk with just a little kick from the chilli as an after effect. I loved the hot choc so much I bought some cacao to take home and the very friendly staff were more than happy to explain how to make it. I will be back! Highly recommended

Visited September 2013
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