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“Good not great” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cacao

Cacao
Ranked #2 of 22 Dessert in Ljubljana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
UK
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248 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
“Good not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

It's worth starting this by saying we enjoyed our visit to the cafe and would suggest a visit to people visiting the city who love all things sweet.
Our hotel recommended a visit suggesting that was the best place for ice cream.

First the positives
It's a nice location on the river close to the three bridges so you get a good atmosphere
Less chaotic than other ice cream cafes on the other side of the river
Nicer for anyone not wanting pumping music so they can sit and talk
Huge menu of deserts, ice creams and drinks
Friendly staff
Nice decor

Negatives
A little expensive for what you get and by comparison to all other similar cafes near by
Service can be slow due to low staff numbers and high demand
The ice cream is no better than the other cafes we visited

  • Visited August 2012
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Bhubaneswar, India
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Chocolate Cakes and Coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

You must try out their brand chocolate cake - smooth, light and dreamy. While sipping coffee, watch the people strolling by and the occassional traffic on the river.

Visited July 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Best ice cream ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2012

This is my favorite place in the world for ice cream! I went back to it two years later and it was even better. They have so many flavors and it melts it your mouth it is so smooth. It has comfy chairs and is great for meeting up with friends for coffee- which is also excellent. The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable. Beautiful location along the river with views of the Three Bridges and the Market, a must if you are in Ljubljana!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Irvine, California
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“Place is more famous than plates...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is one of the best know place to enjoy an icecream downtown Ljubljana. Seating area is very nice, next to the river. But the ice cream themselves are not so tasty, despite the effort in presentation. My favorite when visiting them is not an icecream but a classic godfather cocktail. It remains a bit price though to Ljubljana standards...

Visited July 2012
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Spa, Belgium
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“Cacao, yeah, but not really what I call good chocolate”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

Everything in the place suggests good chocolate: the name, comfortable brown seats, the menus. So I had an XL ice cream cup that I intended to be my diner. Creative, big indeed, but I was disappointed by the taste. I maybe a little picky on that, but hey I am Belgian, so I know how real chocolate should taste... Apart from that, great location, nice staff.

  • Visited July 2012
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