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My new favorite hang-out

Hidden in an industrial park, this delightful coffee-and-chocolate bar offers incredible, spiritual... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Fe, New Mexico
An afternoon well spent!

My mother and I took the Food of the Gods class with Melanie. What an interesting class and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeanne W
Olean, United States
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the Art of Chocolate /Cacao Santa Fe is Santa Fe's only Bean to Bar Craft chocolate maker.Come experience chocolate made fresh from the bean, sourced from Peru, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Brazil and Hawaii. We have a complete lineup of Chocolate...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3201 Richards Ln, Ste B, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2932
+1 505-471-0891
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden in an industrial park, this delightful coffee-and-chocolate bar offers incredible, spiritual experiences in the realm of gourmet treats. I could spend all day, sitting at the counter, sipping on flights of exotic flavors prepared by friendly bartenders, but I get so high I have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I took the Food of the Gods class with Melanie. What an interesting class and fascinating woman! We started out learning about the origin of chocolate, from the history of it to harvesting... we got a hands on experience with the beans,...More

Thank Jeanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really a confectionary, and not for the broad range of good chocolate. No "real" chocolate or truffles, only their own version of confections -- alleged chocolate mixed with hibiscus, lavender, chile, cactus, and whatever else they throw into the piece of sugar....More

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MauiChocolate, Owner at Cacao The Art of Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow , your review is so off base from what we actually produce here we are seriously wondering if you reviewed the wrong business or actually came in the door. Or maybe you just stopped at the kids table where we keep a few small...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go! Take one of their classes. Try their own in house made chocolate. Listen to Mark’s passion for all things chocolate! Located within walking distance of Meow Wolff museum and only 5 min drive from downtown. Highly recommended.

Thank shari l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny shop roasting cocoa beans and coffee beans on site. Located in an industrial park but not far off the beaten path--you will likely need nav to find it. Espresso beans are FRESH! Very intense flavor. Good selection of coffee beans. Chocolates are crazy good...More

Thank Safarmikenlauri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I brought my Brother and Sister-in-law here for an interesting excursion. It turned out to be even better than I had expected. We took the Food of the Gods workshop, led by owner, Melanie. Using experience, knowledge and humor, she provided a...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here wanting to do their chocolate tour, but were disappointed that their time schedule did not fit ours. So if that is something you'd like to do, plan ahead by calling to make sure they have what you want on the days you'll...More

Thank AmyC3785
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting the place regularly for the past few months, trying different elixirs, brownies and now sipping hot cacao with goats’ milk! Tucked away in a small business park not too far from Meow Wolf, the place is relaxed and conducive to wonderful...More

Thank Poki P
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We spent three hours here today and learned so much about one of our favorite foods. Owners Melanie and Derek are both fun and informative, and the time just flew by. If course, the chocolate products are exceptional, including the soap. Yep, they make and...More

Thank fstallons
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is an excellent class. The instructor, Melanie, has worked in the chocolate industry for decades and really knows her stuff! We learned so much about how chocolate is made and tasted and smelled so many different aspects of the chocolate making process. We drank...More

Thank Anna T
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