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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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“brownie” (32 reviews)
“cocoa beans” (4 reviews)
“chocolate drink” (11 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM 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 1 week ago

Can't really rate this place on its chocolate-making activities (not a side I visited) but on its upstairs cafe/ bar. You enter through a courtyard, then up a steep, rickety staircase to the second storey. There it opens out to several different rooms where you...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This chocolate making class was an amazing experience and made me appreciate what real chocolate and white chocolate actually takes like. Adrian has an infectious personality and his knowledge and teaching abilities were unbelievable. This was one of my favourite activities while in South America.

Thank Anni K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite cafes ever!! This place is super cute and their coffee and food is so good! It sits on the 2nd floor. The free walking tour of Arequipa starts in this courtyard. They have over 50 bottled beer options and all of...More

Thank jd3sai
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The chocolate making course was one of my highlights of the whole trip to Peru! Adrian was an incredible teacher and cook - extremely knowledgeable, engaging, fun and friendly. Highly recommended as something to do in Arequipa if you have a few hours spare, plus,...More

Thank poutonuk
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Had coffee and hot chocolate stop in this upstairs restaurant and what an experience. The seating ares in the courtyard provide a comfortable and relaxing environment and a sun trap. Good coffee and chocolate served by friendly staff. Will return. Highly recommended.

Thank Goldenoldies8
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I tried two types of coffee in this place and was satisfied both times. Also the atmosphere is nice. I was sitting there when there was a chocolate class, haven't done it but it was sounded interesting.

Thank Ofek O
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Nice views from the balcony. Coffee is a little watery but very strong. But the view is nice so it makes up for it.

Thank Michellejlkjasf
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The hot chocolate is fantastic. It is a bit rich though so I’m glad I ordered a small one. The pastries in the case look really good. I saw a chicken salad sandwich on focaccia being delivered to a table and wished I had time...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 May 2018

All about chocolate is amzing here. The class, the quality of chocolate and chocolate cake was great but coffee, wifi, carrot cake and the not confi sofa need really to be improve !

Thank Samsam2014
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is the first chocolate shop I've visited in Peru (in 16 days) where I've thought the price to be reasonable. A lot of the chocolate bars are lactose free and you can taste a sample of the chocolate. Chocolate making tours are available here...More

Thank MagicDawn
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
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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View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
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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