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“Don't Miss It!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kakawa Chocolate House

Kakawa Chocolate House
1050 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-982-0388
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Ranked #1 of 23 Dessert in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Gluten Free
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are a specialty chocolate company with a passion for historic drinking chocolate elixirs and hand crafted truffles, caramels, baked goods and more! Come in daily for tastings of our warm elixirs or cold organic ice cream- Eat in or take out for the best sweet treat in Santa Fe!
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“Don't Miss It!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Past reviews have pretty much said it all. Near the entrance to the Canyon Road gallery area, this makes a great stop for a pick me up before or after surveying the amazing art on display in Santa Fe. We splurged and had the large sized (6 oz) hot chocolate and we were glad we did. Tempted to lick out the cups once we had finished the thick, silky blend. They use almond mike and coconut sugar in addition to a tremendously rich chocolate and flavors like chili or citrus, so it's unlike any other hot chocolate you're likely to have had. Their candies (we shared a caramel, chocolate, chili square) are delicious too. You can buy various flavor chocolate powders as well as other items to take out. A great excuse to go back!

Visited August 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Didn't realize they had ice cream!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Most of the reviews focus on the chocolate and the hot chocolate in demitasse cups. However, it was pretty warm when we got there and guess what! They had ice cream. It was really delicious. So welcome after walking around in the afternoon. Well worth the walk though!

Visited June 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic chocolate!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We tasted a few of the hot chocolates here - varied and delicious! The chocolates are outstanding. Well worth the visit and very friendly and helpful staff.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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“Amazing CHOCOLATE Treats”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went to visit the chocolate house today. It is not a big place, but like a boutique tea house. I'm not a "chocolate" person, but have to admit the chocolate treats (drinks and sweets) are pretty amazing. Incredibly indulgent and tasty smooth. The owner is very gracious, hospitable and friendly, and overall a very pleasant experience, offering a nice break for the day. If you like sweets and chocolates, this is the place for you

  • Visited August 2014
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“A chocoholic's nivana”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Top quality chocolate in a old adobe bungalow with seating for enjoying the best chocolate ice cream ever. Don't miss the optional fudge sauce..yummy!

Visited July 2014
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