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Ain't Nothin' Like The Real Thing, Baby........

1st of all, get all those Willy Wonka visions out of your head (although, one of my all-time... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
PamelaL450
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Chocolates and Cigars

Happened to spot this place and so glad we stopped in. They manufacture some great chocolates... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
OldManDoc
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Amesville, Ohio
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Cata Chocolate is a tree to bar chocolate maker, producing 100% natural chocolate bars, bon bons and truffles. We offer tours of the chocolate making process on an individual basis, and offer private chocolate making classes.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Second floor, Souvenir Sussy, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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+506 2670 0254
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Completely overpriced chocolate shop with very slim selection. A huge disappointment. The young man had the audacity to ask for $16 for two smallish 55% chocolate bars. Don’t bother to visit this shop.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a chocolate store that also sells cigars and coffee. Nothing special but worth a walk up the stairs in you’re visiting Playa De Coco. I’d never recommend going to playa De Coco *just* to visit here, but if you’re there you may enjoy it...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

1st of all, get all those Willy Wonka visions out of your head (although, one of my all-time favorite movies). My experience with Cata Chocolates goes way beyond the chilled "deli case" (remembering Macy's Cellar, in NYC), and straight to the finca (farm), where I...More

Thank PamelaL450
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We visited Cata Chocolate one afternoon that we were souvenir shopping in Playas del Coco. I had read a little about this place before stopping-in but I was surprised at what I actually found. Yes, this place is a small-batch chocolate maker but I was...More

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CataChocolate, Owner at Cata Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

All our truffles and bon bons are $2, and are 30-40 grams each. There is a large picture window in the back of the store that views our chocolate making facility, which is in operation Monday thru Friday 9 am to 5pm.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My daughter (a chocoholic) and I stopped in 4 different times. It was closed once, once there was no chocolate and we were told there would be some that afternoon, twice there was a small liquor-filled selection available and we were told they'd be making...More

Thank Lorie W
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Happened to spot this place and so glad we stopped in. They manufacture some great chocolates, they were just wrapping up some new bars, we loaded up. They also have some terrific cigars they wrap themselves, a good value. These people are really nice and...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Saw this place driving past with a tour. There is a glass window where you can see the chocolates being made and they you give samples to try. There is not much choice and there is very little is you want alcohol free chocolates but...More

Thank N H
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This teensy chocolate shop on the second floor is definitely worth visiting if you're in Coco Beach--especially if you like dark chocolate. And they offer free samples!!

Thank Lynda N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Clean and compact bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer. Chocolate is excellent quality, service is great. The woman running the shop was super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. You can see the entire chocolate making operation behind a glass wall.

Thank BorysP
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign for this place right before we were to catch our cab back to the resort. Thank god because it's the most incredible chocolate I've ever had. I bought 3 bars. It's so good that 2 were stolen from our mini fridge the...More

Thank Alyssa P
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We are open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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