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“Must stop”

Kakawa Chocolate House
Ranked #1 of 28 Dessert in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, 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!
Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Must stop”
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here before continuing our road trip across the US. It was fantastic. 8 chocolate "elixirs" to choose from, and you can try each one, perfect! Amazing range of chocolates, truffles and brownies (for the road of course). Good stop for those with allergies, lots of gluten free. The owners were incredibly nice and helpful too. We also went to C.C Higgins. Kakawa was nicer and better priced FYI

Visited August 2014
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Don't Miss It!”
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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161 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Didn't realize they had ice cream!”
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic chocolate!”
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.

  • Visited July 2014
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing CHOCOLATE Treats”
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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