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Fundacion Casa Cortes

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Address: 210 Calle San Francisco, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-523-4642
11:00 - 17:00
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Thu 11:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Casa Cortés, located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the...

Casa Cortés, located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the place to experience the Chocolate Cortés Collection, showcasing works by the Caribbean's contemporary art masters. Currently on exhibit; CCC Caribes, features 58 paintings by 50 artists from 10 countries. Free Admission.Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 11:00am - 5:00pm.

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Chocolate :)

Awesome Hot Chocolate! I've tried the Embajador :) . Also the Hazelnut Croissant is great. I'll come back to the churros !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Francisco José R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Hot Chocolate! I've tried the Embajador :) . Also the Hazelnut Croissant is great. I'll come back to the churros !

Thank Francisco José R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service Order mallorca (sweet bread) with ham cheese and egg or serrano ham croquetas Add chocolate with almond milk and a real latino type coffee with milk and you are in heaven, sorry Startbucks, add Mark as your server and you may think are a king

Thank Alfredo G
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an afternoon snack at Casa Cortes. We tried the frozen Mochas and the fresh made churros. The chef was busy creating a christmas tree made from chocolate, and we watched him pass our table with sheets of tempered chocolate as he added layers to his creation. The restaurant was a nice mix of locals and tourists. It was... More 

Thank 217quincyh
Hockessin, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant and bar. But it also has chocolate in many forms at the front counter. We stopped in and bought a few pieces and watched their video on making the chocolate. Nice place to visit with in Old San Juan - even if it is just for the Chocolate.

Thank DiAlJo
Humacao, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Staff was so friendly, the breakfast was really good. The hot chocolate was awesome. The concept is unique and very nice.

Thank RoxyC07
Cozumel, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you want authentic and you want sweets, this is the place. Ask for Mark, he will take care of you.

Thank Jacque D
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Theverything waiter Marc was sweet and tried to make sure we got everything we needed. You'll need an acquired taste for the place, but over all good experience.

Thank Sierra V
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for a late breakfast .. all the food was great, but the drinks were amazing! Definitely recommend the Chocolate Coquito with Rum and Chocolate Martini!

Thank Kirstin N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Waited to be seated for 20 minutes, no employee came to the reception desk, a couple of them walk in and out of the restaurant, passed beside us and not even looked at us. We were not the only ones that left because of the same treatment.

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Elaine S, Owner at Fundacion Casa Cortes, responded to this review

Dear Dasb01: We truly appreciate that you have reported this to us. We will promptly have a meeting to find out what happened as greeting our customers is of utmost importance at ChocoBar de Casa Cortes where we want our customers to feel greeted and receive warm and friendly service which is customary at our space. Be certain that this... More 

New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We thought it was going to be a chocolate themed museum, but it was a normal exhibit of local art, which was fine. The food all had a chocolate twist on it, which was cool. The atmosphere was great and service at the restaurant and shop were awesome.

Thank redxmatchstick
Elaine S, Owner at Fundacion Casa Cortes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! At ChocoBar de Casa Cortés our mission is "To delight your palate with our passion for chocolate". I hope we have accomplished our mission. Our mission at the Foundation is: "To educate and inspire with our passion for contemporary Caribbean and Latin American Art".Hope to see you back again soon @ ChocoBar... More 

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