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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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Open Now
7:15 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
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 2 days ago

This is a must stop when we are in Mexico. I always have their Chocolate shake and my husband has their chilled coffee. this place is so good for people who have a sweet tooth

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tried a couple of ah cacao branches by Quinta Avenida for coffee, chocolate & gelato. for dine in they put your coffee in a ceramic mug, for takeout on a styro cup. U get a tote bag for purchase of chocolates, the chocolate cake is...More

Thank NQuoryo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seems like a regular coffee shop, but they really specialize in chocolate. It was warm, I was tired so I was the lone person to have a Frappe, but everyone else had sipping chocolate and loved it. My drink was good, and everyone enjoyed the...More

Thank mspreh
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

The best coffee place in town, and the staff is so friendly. I lived in Playa del Carmen over 6 years ago, and came back to Ah Cacao on my first trip back and to my big surprise the same guys still worked there, still...More

Thank RGMex
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Darrell R
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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
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
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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
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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