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El Quetzal de Mindo Chocolate Tour

De Octubre 9, Mindo 170751, Ecuador
+593 98 626 3805
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Incredibly nice guide with great knowledge guided by a small chocolate factory. You can try, touch... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Warsaw, Poland
via mobile
Wow. What a great way to experience how chocolate comes to be

A very small operation that is all organic, small batch, single origin ingredients. We got out of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave D
Vancouver, Canada
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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De Octubre 9, Mindo 170751, Ecuador
+593 98 626 3805
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incredibly nice guide with great knowledge guided by a small chocolate factory. You can try, touch, test. Revelation, worth the price of $ 10.

Thank JustinExplores
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very small operation that is all organic, small batch, single origin ingredients. We got out of the car and could smell the ginger in the air. They grow ginger, cocoa, aji peppers and coffee. Take the tour, stay for lunch and definitely order a...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived and had some chocolate food, was ok not the best. The gem was in the tours. We did the standard tour which was very interesting. We then did the evening tour. Evening tour! What a lovely experience. We had entertainment while making our...More

Thank awaywiththefae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour is nice to do as we saw different steps of the proces. It's rather well explained by the portugeese guide. He was alright, but sometimes seemed to be annoyed/irritated by the questions we had as he did not answer them directly but then made...More

Thank KuipHuisje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this tour but what really made us mad was we paid for this event and before the tour ended several people had just walked up and joined and started tasting the chocolate and they did not pay or have tickets for the...More

Thank hawk506
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We did the tour 2 weeks ago and it was guided by an intern which in general is not a bad thing, however, their was little actually shown. she was pointing on machines that were behind a glass window and explained what they would be...More

Thank Tina P
BWElQuetzal, Owner at El Quetzal de Mindo Chocolate Tour, responded to this review

Hi Tina, I am really sorry that you didn't find our tour interesting. We have overwhelmingly positive responses to our tours. We will work harder to have more consistently great tours. If you are still in Ecuador and have a chance to go to the...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I discoverd this wonderful restaurant just last December (2016) and I keep enjoying my meals and drinks every time I visit Mindo. I love desserts and El Quetzal is good at chocolate brownies, cookies, and icecream. Their unique cocoa juice is very tasty. It is...More

Thank michaelayala
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My tour guide suggested going to the chocolate factory while in Mindo. El Quetzal is a quaint chocolate factory off the beaten path in Mindo. Here, I joined a Norwegian/Italian group taking the tour of the place. So much cacao and macadamia enveloped the fields...More

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We showed up around 3, and they said there was a tour beginning right then so we were able to get in on that tour. It was $10/person and well worth it. Our guide Sergio was funny and very informative. We not only got to...More

Thank Cesamos
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It was very interactive. We learned a lot. Our kids loved it. Jorge was a great guy and super nice. Bought a bunch as souvenirs for family back home.

Thank C M
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Jack M
Does anyone have the recipe for their chocolate fudge? It is the best, EVER. We lost the recipe and would appreciate a copy from anyone who may have it available.
30 November 2015|
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Response from BWElQuetzal | Property representative |
Email me for the recipe. Our email address is on our website for Mindo Chocolate. Sorry Tripadvisor will not allow me to post email addresses or website links. Barbara
Hola Natalia .me podrías indicar cómo llegar al lugar ,estaremos en Quito ,gracias y buenos viajes .
27 May 2015|
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Response from BWElQuetzal | Property representative |
Nuestro lugar se llama El Quetzal y es un edificio grande de ladrillo. Es dos cuadras del parque central arriba con un letreo grande y cerca de casa de cecilia. Ofrecemos tour en Ingles y en espanol. Barbara
Hola Alex ,serias tan amable de decirme cómo llegar allá ,estaremos en Quito .Gracias y felices viajes
27 May 2015|
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Response from sdiazb | Reviewed this property |
Hola! Puedes alquilar un auto y tomar la vía mitad del mundo vía calacalí como para ir a Puerto Quito y en la carretera vas a ver a mano izquierda letreros que dicen Mindo. El viaje es de 2 horas y media. Otra opción es... More
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