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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:15 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5th Avenue | Between 38th and 40th streets, Via 38 Condominium, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 1,451 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the spicy hot chocolate here. We always stop by this place when we're in Cancun. Very friendly staffs also. Wish I have more space in my suitcase to bring some chocolate from here back home.

Thank Claire Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The carrot cake is great, and the chocolate bars that you can find there are good, but the drinks can improve.

Thank Ariadna S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I only bought one box of chocolate to take home and I regretted not buying more. If you haven't tasted it, Mexican chocolate is some of the best in the world as, since it has the cacoa bean has been cultivated and made into chocolate...More

Thank ivoyager
Reviewed 1 week ago

They make very ancient Cocoa drinks, like the maya did, good service, have wifi, good staff, recommended

Thank richard m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited several times during our short stay in Playa del Carmen. Did not eat anything there but food looked delicious. The coffee (espresso and also soy lattes) was very good. Excellent 5th Ave location, ambience and service.

Thank Liesbet58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love every single item on the menu, coffee, cappuccino, iced drinks and one of my favorites ... ham and chesse croissant .. local Mexican coffee and very nice staff

Thank Liliana S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best banana bread! Best hot cocoa! Best cup of herb tea! My kids said they had the best latte on the planet. We walked down for one every morning. We were greeted by the greatest employees that were delightful and helpful. They made recommendations for...More

Thank hollihb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a coffee and chocolate lover! This place focuses on Mexican chocolate but the coffee was so good and well balanced. Cheaper than Starbucks and better!!! My family of 5 spent around $14 and we all ordered something! Mostly outdoor seating but with a small...More

Thank KendallsWife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! The coffee and chocolate are of amazing quality and reasonable prices. I recommend the chocolate expresso (you'll thank me later) and the mayan chocolate (has chili peppers!). Must try!

Thank LosMeninos28
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Chocolate was pure and it tasted so good. They offered samples of chocolate. Had outside seating area so that you could people watch on 5th street as you ate.

Thank Tracy F
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Questions & Answers
6 November 2015|
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
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
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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