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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 good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (330 reviews)
“ice cream” (102 reviews)
“iced mocha” (24 reviews)
Open Now
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5th Avenue | Between 38th and 40th streets, Via 38 Condominium, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has the best vanilla, but it is overpriced. You will love the chocolate and drinks, but again too expensive, once you add Canadian exchange of 1.35.

Thank MeowMeow5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best coffee shops in playa, their chocolate is excellent so anything you get with chocolate will be delicious, they also use local coffee which is yummy.

Thank Katia Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every one of their locations is great. Americano and Mochas are delicious along with all of the desserts. We sit outside and enjoy people watching here in the mornings. So fun and enjoyable

Thank lmhilliard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a friend to have a post Bday dessert. It was really nice the drinks and dessert were delicious 😋 and the staff was really great they sang “las mañanitas” to my friend and we had a really nice time. Good prices, great...More

Thank VIctor_Playa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the mocha coffee. was really good. i heard a lot about the place and deicded to visit. casual place.

Thank Anonymoustravel2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to Ah Cacao when in Playa del Carmen! The staff is so nice at the one located on Constituyentes! Highly recommend!

Thank melaniebourassa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is wonderful. The ice cream and coffee drinks are so yummy. We even picked up some great gifts - Mexican drinking chocolate, chocolate face mask, and a cute chocolate shampoo, lotion, and soap set.

Thank Jordanna_Christensen
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

In this coffe place you can make breakfast all days every time you desire. Cakes, coffee, milk , all you want. They have no gluten free too. I love it.

Thank rosalia c
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing coffee, with an awesome terrasse, I prefer the location close to the 38th, bigger terrasse and less busy. The chocolate mousse is too die for ❤️

Thank SilviI6
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

If you like trying different coffee shops this one is one of them, go for more than a Starbucks. I really like it the coffee is very nice.

Thank karina l
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
7:15 AM - 11:30 PM
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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