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Came for the chocolate, bought other things

I love quality chocolate, this place has a wide variety of dark and milk chocolate. They also have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anthony D
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Eugene, Oregon
Excellent Chocolate, Cigars & Coffee

We had an excellent experience at Cata Chocolate. The gentleman who helped us, gave us chocolate... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
RobTee0802
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Yakima, Washington
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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 6 days ago

I love quality chocolate, this place has a wide variety of dark and milk chocolate. They also have coffee . These are in the back of the store but after I picked my chocolate I was walking to the front and found refrigerator magnets (...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We had an excellent experience at Cata Chocolate. The gentleman who helped us, gave us chocolate samples and shared his knowledge of the coffee and other products they sell. We purchased chocolate and coffee - we are very satisfied and highly recommend Cata Chocolate.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobTee0802
Reviewed August 13, 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrea L
Reviewed April 19, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KneeNine
Reviewed April 2, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PamelaL450
Reviewed March 16, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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CataChocolate, Owner at Cata Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 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 March 4, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lorie W
Reviewed January 11, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank OldManDoc
Reviewed December 11, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 798nh
Reviewed November 14, 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!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lynda N
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We are open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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