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Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

5th Avenue | Between 38th and 40th streets, Via 38 Condominium, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:15 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5th Avenue | Between 38th and 40th streets, Via 38 Condominium, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This is my first stop eveytime I get to Playa !! I am hooked on the frozen Mayan Chocolate . Its spicy sweet , cinnamon , chilis and chocolate , whats not to love !!! They have so many options to chose from . I...More

Thank AnnamarieV
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Better than Starbucks! Some chocolate items to buy including 100% cocoa, desserts, oils, etc. I drank coffee from here every day that I was in Playa Del Carmen.

Thank 209CookieMomster
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always visit when in PDC. Great coffee and cakes. Good for people watching as well. Always take home some coffee beans for home brewing!

Thank DonnamarieBoston_MA
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small little store located on 5th Ave in Mexico Riveria Maya Wonderful selection of real yes real chocolate drinks and treats Always busy Located in the middle or the heart of 5th ave A definite must try for anyone venturing this area

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We (3) enjoyed a coffee and hot chocolate, sitting outside, on the 5th avenida. The place was calm, the waiters were friendly and polite. We really liked the place. Coffee was perfect. Only things: hot chocolate is not really hot.

Thank freeky_freeky
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast there once and keep craving their delicious biscuits! Great coffee too.

Thank Laugm22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely something different and better than Starbucks. Outdoor seating options, friendly service.

Thank D24789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here when going on a walk to fifth avenue. Their hot choclate and cappuccinos were amazing. Everyone that works here is so hospitable and friendly. The place is very clean !

Thank A6499VHjohnd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious croissants, coffee and hot chocolate. A few locations available on the 5th avenue. Worth the visit!

Thank Julie-Noelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lattes—including one with soy milk—and they were great! Cool hipster vibe and outdoor seating from which you can watch the world go by. Oh, and cheaper than S’bucks!

Thank Murray M
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Questions & Answers
6 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, in Ah Cacao you can buy whole vanilla beans, natural vanilla extract, and fine flavor cocoa powder in bags of different sizes. Enjoy your visit!
22 October 2015|
Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
The product is recommended for the body only but most people should be able to use on the face as well without any adverse effects. We recommend trying applying a small amount to test the product on your face's skin and only... More
5 February 2015|
Response from Ah_Cacao | Property representative |
We've got you covered! Just send us a message at through the Ah Cacao website (TripAdvisor won't let us place the link here) and we will organize a super-rush FedEx shipment to your home!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
07:15 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue | Between 38th and 40th streets, Via 38 Condominium, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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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.
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