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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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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 today via mobile

good coffee. Free Wifi, wifi password is on receipt. They also accepts US $. Price are reasonable as compared to other cafe. You will find many on 5th Avenue.

Thank Tauseef P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I purchased some nice gifts at Ah Cacao. Got some bath sets, chocolate (one is lactose free) and coffee.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed yesterday

Best coffee in town. There is several Ah Cacao shops in Playa Del Carmen. We tried 2 of them and their coffee is for sure the best coffee to get in this city. They do furthermore have really good cakes - especially their carrot cake...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My absolute favorite coffee shop in Playa del Carmen! Real caco and delicios Mexican coffee. Best place to buy artisan chocolate, vanilla and soaps! Love, love, love.

Thank Novak_pauline_1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great location to sip some coffee and indulge in a little desert. They have a lot of coffee options and a nice desert menu.

Thank sandinmyfeet
Reviewed 4 days ago

The chocolate is delicious and the coffee is great! They make lovely croissant sandwiches for breakfast!

Thank Darrell R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very nice place to stop for a coffee or a cold chocolate milkshake while walking down 5th Avenue in Playa. Great spot to watch the cruise ship tourists!!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are a couple of these restaurants on 5th Ave, in Playa... and I went to them BOTH! The chocolate is fantastic. Much better quality than you'd typically get in any store. The coffee is very good too. I'm a Starbucks person, and I preferred...More

Thank jkjr2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great start to our day in a quiet part of 5th avenue..... Some great pastries for a simple breakfast - good seating inside and out.

Thank jadedincalgary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noon on a hot humid day my husband and I found an air conditioned gem. Locally grown cacao, brownies that melt in your mouth and the best cappuccino we’ve had in Playa. Relaxing music chocolate, coffee wifi connection and air conditioning, who could ask for...More

Thank dshell36
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Questions & Answers
6 November 2015|
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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
6 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
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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
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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