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Petkovskovo nabrezje 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 430 17 71
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (453 reviews)
“gelato” (67 reviews)
“cakes” (178 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Petkovskovo nabrezje 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good place for ice creams and a relaxing evening! Very good location too, by the river. The absolute dessert Ljubljana place!

Thank Marios S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first experience of Cacao was very positive, as we walked along the Ljubljanica River bank on our way back from the Dragon Bridge it was about 10.15 pm and I saw the outdoor counter was still open ( found out afterwards they are open...More

Thank cjudge109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The offer a very large varaiety of ice-cream, including 2 very good sugar-free. Very popular with tourists & locals alike. There is another branch in Portoroz

Thank Elisha G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. Delicious ice cream drinks overlooking the river. Perfect afternoon treat to keep our appetites at bay until dinner.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by here on my Ljubljana trip after seeing a number of positive reviews. Unfortunately, I can't really vouch for the raving reviews. The staff was a young, uninterested group seemingly in a huge rush all the time (seriously...multiple staff members almost ran into...More

Thank Kasey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cacao is always very busy but for good reason. The icecream here is out of this world. Lots of different flavours so lots of choice and the price is reasonable. I couldn't choose between two flavours so got a two scoop in a cone. The...More

Thank Laurenmaree22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The closest ice cream to an Italian gelato. Big variety of tastes, well made and presented. I'm a very central location by the river, a great place to enjoy ice cream seated or just walking around.

Thank alkimadrid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took an icecream there a few times and it was always good and fresh. I am also happy that they have some different lactose free ice creams, because of my boyfriend's allergy.

1  Thank Tezavca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cacao was one of our favourite places in Ljubljana. It's ice creams are delicious and all made from fresh ingredients. There are so many to choose from! It has a great atmosphere and is a lovely place to sit alongside the river. The staff are...More

Thank FayT61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have been better off buying a slice of cake at the "Spar" supermarket and a cappuccino next-door to the "Spar" supermarket at the McDonald's McCafe. But....the service was very good. I have to admit. Such good service at Cacao. Prices were a bit...More

Thank JaysUSA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Petkovskovo nabrezje 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 430 17 71
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