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Taza Chocolate Factory Tours

561 Windsor St, Somerville, MA 02143-4131
+1 617-623-0804
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Great tour

This was so much fun! Interesting and educational as well as delicious. The staff is wonderful and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
saltripper
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boston
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Factory Tour

Nice factory tour. Samples are very good. They give a thorough overview in a meeting room before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davidhale22
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Acton, Massachusetts
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At Taza,our mission is to make and share stone ground chocolate that is seriously good and fair for all. Why stone ground? Because bolder is better! We grind cacao beans using hand-carved millstones. The result? Stone Ground Chocolate with bold flavor and satisfying and gritty texture. Join us for a Taza factory tour to learn about our unique chocolate making process, and sample the results!
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561 Windsor St, Somerville, MA 02143-4131
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was so much fun! Interesting and educational as well as delicious. The staff is wonderful and very knowledgeable. A great experience - definitely recommended!

Thank saltripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice factory tour. Samples are very good. They give a thorough overview in a meeting room before the tour.

Thank davidhale22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something fun and a bit out of the ordinary. Interesting to learn about this company and the manufacturing of their wonderful product. Oh... and the samples...

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was a fun Sunday afternoon take-in. We went for my birthday. It's about 45 mins in total. Short power point about history of Taza along with some sampling. Then tour of the very small facility...and MORE tasting! You can purchase chocolate there as well...More

Thank WorrywartBoston
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Check Groupon to see if tour tickets are available. Very inexpensive and fun/informative activity. And who doesn’t like free chocolate?! Tour guides are great! Very informative with a cool back story!

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is such a great little company; I'm so glad my Google Maps took us the back-roads so that we stumbled upon this little hidden gem! We looked them up as we drove by and saw they offered tours so we figured we would...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I know $8 isn't "a lot" of money, but for that price, I expected more than to just be shuffled from a classroom where we watched a video to a bench looking into the factory for about 30 minutes. Yes, you do get a few...More

1  Thank vickyMA18
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I recommend this tour for those who want to learn the basics of farm-to-bar chocolate production, or know the kinds of dark chocolate you enjoy. Part 1: Guide explained Taza's history and cacao harvesting and processing on the farm as we viewed photos, videos, and...More

Thank mitchxmack
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Becca was an excellent tour guide! The info she shared was very informative - learned a lot about the history of Taza Chocolate, the farms from where they get their cacao beans, the processing of the beans, how they add the other flavors, etc. The...More

Thank May A
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I enjoyed the tour and information in the classroom. I learned a lot. My only suggestion would be to offer a senior discount and child rate for the tours-even just $1 off would be appreciated. Niw that I know the story of Taza, I'll probably...More

Thank mlklingmeyer
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susanporr
31 January 2018|
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Response from LJK0308 | Reviewed this property |
On street parking; There is a lot nearby though I think it belongs to another nearby establishment; Read signs before leaving your car
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ChristineL1231
28 March 2017|
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Response from sharday_girl | Reviewed this property |
None of their chocolate has dairy. Some of the chocolate has nuts, but not all of it. There are plenty of samples that should be fine for your children. I'm sure the tour guide and shop staff could tell you which ones to... More
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992charlesw
1 February 2017|
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Response from l b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make an online reservation.
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