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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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Caribeans is the origninal bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Puerto Viejo. Chocolate is made right in the cacao forest. Tours of our factory include: all-you-can-eat gourmet chocolate, the chocolate forest hike, and the "see how we do it" factory...more
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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+506 8341 2043
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

The tour was amazing. We walked around and saw the trees, got a little history lesson, got to taste the cacao straight from the trees, saw the processing, and of course got to taste the chocolate! I don't hate chocolate or anything, but I loved...More

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank HH_Badger
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit with the tasting and matching ( eg chocolate and garlic a particular surprise success!) being the highlight. Great to be shown the full process of chocolate making from getting a fruit off the tree and tasting it fresh.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank MMacd
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I met the owner years ago while looking for coffee/breakfast, I stopped at Caribbeans and because of their excellent coffee, I found my daily breakfast stop. . I went back last month and much to my dismay, the place is no longer there, luckily I...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank ahvolare
Reviewed 17 October 2012

We saw the sign for a chocolate tour and tasting and decided to go on a whim. We were surprised that the tour was 3 hours long and was kind of pricey...but we were pleasantly surprised! Paul is so passionate about his work and we...More

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank KelBren
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Visit their new place just off the main road, got several different kinds of chocolate here and a wonderful iced coffee chocolate too!

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 October 2012

We went twice for a tour and they didn't have tours as the tour guide was gone, sad since I planned a day around it. We just bought some chocolate and coffee in the restaurantMore

Date of experience: October 2012
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caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2012

Thank you for reviewing our tour even though we were unable to provide that service during your trip. We considered using another guide while I was out of town representing Costa Rican made chocolate in Seattle. Our feeling was it is better to be closed...More

Reviewed 28 September 2012

The food was great. I usually wouldn't go to a "all natural place". The coffee and natural treats were delicious...

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank totoinoz
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I wish the coffee in CR were as uniformly superb in the US. Strong and dark. It will wake you up. Drank it all day after jet lag. Everywhere I went it was perfect. Didn;t try chocolate. Next time.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Loved this place! The owner and guide of this chocolate factory was so passionate about what he does, that the rains didnt bother him in giving us a tour. We had a nice hike, tasted good chocolates, learned a valuable lesson... that the kids got...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank AshaPgh
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Paul did a wonderful job explaining the process of bean to bar chocolate and the tasting choices were generous and delicious.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Philippa M
30 August 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Our tours serve only vegan chocolates. We also serve vegan coffee and smoothies and vegan chocolate drinks! The only non vegan part of the tour is we add honey to the ceremonial drink. If you do not do honey we can make... More
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Mihaela M
14 May 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Pvjeanne at gmail. Reservations are not required. See our website for tour schedule.
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yifeixli
11 April 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Parking lot is small but parking on the street is fine.
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