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La Casa del Cacao

Calle 11 | Entre Avenida Central Y Segunda, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 9287
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  • Very good12%
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International, Costa Rican, Caribbean, Cafe, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 11 | Entre Avenida Central Y Segunda, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Angel is truly a divine chocolatier, whose workshop reveals his enthusiasm and thorough understanding of the best cacao beans, the best processing, and the best arts to practice for turning cacao and dark chocolate into divine bars. The proof is in the taste buds. Not...More

Thank melissannreed
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My hub and I stumbled upon this place on the map after visiting the national museum and opted for the chocolate making class. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The owner and his staff are very friendly, very knowledgeable and passionate about chocolate and it...More

Thank Jingting L
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Cedric is so personable and friendly. This cafe and chocolate shop is really quaint and quite good. Plus they do a chocolate making class and you get to keep the chocolate bar that you make. It goes from grinding the cacao beans all the way...More

Thank lemarq
Reviewed 14 June 2018

My wife and I were told about this place and that we could learn and make our own chocolate for about $15, so we decided to give it a try. Cedric had a class already scheduled for later that day, and told us we could...More

Thank PayM90
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We didn't have the chocolate-making experience others describe here, but we did go upstairs after wandering in to see the tiny museum and kitchen which demonstrate the chocolate-making process, and we enjoyed our samples of the liquid chocolate, one with coffee, the other pure chocolate....More

Thank tiggerflute
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Found this by chance. Interesting chocolate making workshop. Get to grind cacao, taste lots of chocolate, and make your own chocolate bar with your favourite toppings

Thank TravellerDWM
Reviewed 23 May 2018

While looking for fun things to do with kids within walking distance of our San Jose hotel, I stumbled across this amazing shop. My boys, ages 10 & 12, are not all that keen on museums, but absolutely loved this hands-on workshop. Cédric, the owner,...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I took a cocoa class here. Staff was nice and the place was clean including the bathroom. The class was $15 usd we got some background history about the cocoa fruit, seeds, tool and folklore. The instructor made us a hot cocoa...More

Thank Campusanoo
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We came to this store and chose to do the cocoa activity. This activity was very funny and very interesting, and made us enable to discover the history of chocolate and cocoa in a entertaining way by the activities proposed, dealing with working on cocoa....More

Thank EloLo86
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We just bumped into this lovely store where the owner took the time to explain us about the chocolate making process. Sweet and interesting. We actually wanted to buy some chocolate gifts for our friends and relatives back home, but learned and tasted much more....More

Thank Roosje86
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USD 4 - USD 20
International, Costa Rican, Caribbean, Cafe, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 | Entre Avenida Central Y Segunda, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 9287
Visit the chocolate & cacao workshop museo and learn how to make your own chocolate bar. An autentic place in San Jose to try a real artesanal chocolate made from Bean to Bar and some others variety of tipical costa rican food. A new experience. Amazing!
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