We went to Cacao as part of a food tour and really enjoyed our experience. We got a brief history and education about cocoa and then we got to try quite a few samples. Delicious. Quite an assortment to purchase from powders to bars to...More
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As soon as I heard “drinking chocolate” I knew I would be visiting Cacao. The barista recommended the drinking flight, which included a dark drinking chocolate, one with cinnamon, and one with spices. They are each served in an espresso cup of about 2 ounces....More
We left our hotel to track down some coffee, and Cacao happened to be a few blocks away. We entered the cutest little chocolate shop, and we both ordered the espresso shot floated on drinking chocolate. OH MY GOODNESS. This will forever put all other...More
Not everyone wants their hot chocolate to be overly sweet. At Cacao, one has the option of chocolatey hot chocolate, spiced hot chocolate, or regular hot chocolate. This was a highlight of our visit to Portland.
I'm not a hot chocolate drinker, but this Macchiato (2 espresso shots + hot chocolate foam) was a rich and delicious drink unlike anything I've ever had. Tucked into the corner of the Heathman hotel, this tiny hot chocolate/coffee bar offers an extensive selection of...More
My wife and I went here on our food tour. They explained the different chocolate blends and let us try drinking chocolate. We liked it so much that we bought some to take home. If you would like something sweet, the chocolate coated figs are...More
We love this place and are happy it has stayed in business over the years for our visits. We like it simply for the drinking chocolate -- try the spicy. A dairy-free hot chocolate is also available, and it's very good. The staff is helpful...More
Stopped here as part of a foodie tour. Very disappointing and the chocolate is way over priced. Got some hot cocoa to drink. Proprietor talked a lot but was not impressive.
A lovely, hidden chocolate shop with wonderful selection of drinking chocolate. Highly recommend the European style chocolate... I recommend getting a shot from each flavor, at a reasonable $2 per shot. The iced drinks are well done. Plenty of unusual chocolates as well, but priced...More