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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, 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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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love going in there to buy high quality souvenirs to bring back home and the coffee is very good also. There are several locations on Quinta Avenida. I recommend the chocolate body oil.

Thank sintia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service is good and plenty of choice on the menu. I recommend the brownie for sure. The menu is broad and prices are on par with other coffee chains In the area (Starbucks). They have a shop so you can take home goodies but...More

Thank Charley041
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee is good. Service is good. Prices are comparable to Starbucks. They do a really good job of anything with chocolate (thankfully, given it is in their name). Always reliable.

Thank Sunsequitur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the best chocolate in the Western Hemisphere, this is the place to get it. Forget about Starbucks and their mocha, this is far, far better. Highly recommend.

Thank DapperDon51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great family break, in the middle of the afternoon, cakes, cold chocolates, coffee..... soft place for a debriefing or meeting with friends or just for family, clean and correct prices

Thank ladycath30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do you enjoy delicious cacao? Whenever you’re in Playa Del Carmen go to Ah Cacao! and purchase their packages of scrumptious cacao. So good in dips, on desserts and in baking!

Thank FineDiningChoice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going here since their very first small cafe opened many moons ago. They have since moved from their original location and now have three on the 5th. We also visited their location in the main mall in Cancun when it first opened....More

Thank West337
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Crepes. Many different flavors to choose from. Or, choose the ice cream selections. Any way, you cannot go wrong!

Thank TJ E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This coffe shop located on 5’th ave north very friendly service Good selections on everything chokolate ice vream sandviches Good place to relax

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there yesterday I had a chocolate croissant and a medium cappuccino, my friend had chocolate shake. They forgot to put swipped cream on top as the pic on the menu shows and I didn’t like the croissant enough. Nice to have a breakfast...More

Thank peterpan0886
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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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