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Chaqchao Organic Chocolates

Santa Catalina 204 | 2ndo Piso--Second Floor, Arequipa 0000, Peru
+51 54 234572
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Gastropub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Catalina 204 | 2ndo Piso--Second Floor, Arequipa 0000, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hot chocolate, and the restaurant on the ground floor has fabulous food. Perhaps the best meal I had in all of Peru!

Thank wildmom54
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must guys!!! I'm really bad at remembering names so, of course forgot our hosts name. But he was super nice and a trained pastry chef and chocolatier. We happened to just stumble on this as it was a meeting point for a...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We did the chocolate workshop with Adrian and it was very interesting to learn about the different types and we even got to make our own. You get 12 take home chocolates, Chocolate tea, and we tasted 6 different chocolates. Overall, a fun activity! Great...More

Thank Alisha Ying Z
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited this place every single day we were in Arequipa, either for a coffee during the day or lunch or hot chocolate in the afternoon. We heard they served the best hot chocolate and they gave us for free some of it to try....More

Thank Cindy-Rox
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I went to the chocolate workshop with Adrian with a friend of mine, and we both thought it was fantastic. Adrian was super friendly and very passionate and informative about the history of chocolate and it's effect in Peru. He also explained the effect of...More

Thank horatiopepper
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The chocolate workshop at Chaqchao was the perfect respite from all the sightseeing and hiking we'd been doing. Adrian is absolutely the best! We laughed a lot, learned a lot and ate some delicious chocolate. We want him to have his own Food Network show!...More

Thank familytrip17
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The cafe is located on the second floor, while the shop selling various chocolate products is located on the ground floor. We had a mocha, chocolates, a slice of carrot cake and their chocolate cookies with salt. The carrot cake was good, and in fact...More

Thank sharhua
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice workshop from a very energetic guy who can tell really much about chocolate :)! If you like chocolate you should definitely do the workshop.

Thank Erik V
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The chocolate class here is a must for anyone visiting arequipa. The instructor is very knowledgeable and friendly. And you get to make your own chocolates to take home. If you like chocolate you'll absolutely love this class

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The chocolate making here at Chaqchao is an absolute must-do for anyone visiting Arequipa. The guy who runs the classes (in English or Spanish) is SO passionate about chocolate and made the whole process 100x more enjoyable. Would 100% recommend.

Thank Lawrence W
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina 204 | 2ndo Piso--Second Floor, Arequipa 0000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 234572
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Chaqchao is an Organic Bean to Bar Coffee and Chocolate cafe. We offer dessert options to go along with your drink choice which change daily. On site you can see how we make our organic chocolate bars and participate in chocolate making classes. Along with the coffee we have a bar section where we sell Artisinal Peruvian beer in bottles and on tap. Our Balcony is the perfect place to chill and watch the sunset. From 5pm we are also serving Wood Oven Fire Pizza including Vegan, Artisan Bacon, Dairy Free and Quinoa options
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