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Yumbos Chocolate

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A small artesanal chocolate factory using fine ecuadorean cacao. We welcome visitors 7 days a week to tour of the factory and learn the secrets of fine dark chocolate making. Tours include a full demonstration and a tasting of our favourite...more
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Av. Quito | 1 block from central Place, Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

He was really nice and gave us a short tour of how they make chocolate. And then he was really knowledgeable to answer all our questions. Unfortunately I don’t know his name - thank you! Just increased my love for chocolate. Chocolates are a bit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judita S
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

The tour was nice, the process of chocolate is well explained. You also get a nice hot chocolate and a delicious brownie, then it's worth the 8$. Elizabeth was really friendly and her english was good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravellerCAN123
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We finished a terrific tour with Elisa Suarez! She was very kind and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions about cacoa and the chocolate making process. We learned quite a bit and enjoyed all the samples, the hot chocolate and the brownie and fruit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabriela d
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour, very educative and very tasteful. They explained me in Spanish and English. So I could understand very well. They offered me a chocolate milk and a very nice brownie and you could taste a lot of other chocolate tastes. So happy I did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaeltheunis82
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Very nice Tour of about one hour which includes an explanation of the production process and lot’s of tasting. Elisabeth did a great job as guide and spoke very Well english!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A good chocolate tour which included lots of things to taste including the best brownie I have ever eaten! No kidding! Wish I had bought a whole slice but chose the tiramisu instead which was disappointing. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the chocolate making...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank helsbebangin
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My partner and I arrived at Yumbos, and we were able to do the tour straight away with just ourselves. The lady doing the tour was really informative, friendly and welcoming. The chocolate isn't actually made in Mindo because it's not the right climate, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Yumbos is probably the best of the three chocolate tours in Mindo. Our guide was well informed and happy to answer questions as she guided us through the chocolate making process with samples at every stage. Try the candied ginger as well as the scrummy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john_on_road
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Small chocolate factory (something like 750 bars a year). The tour was nice. You get to see each stage of the process in action. It lasts about 15 minutes. I bought some chocolate and cocao powder in the gift shop. It doesn't taste very good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Amir was so friendly and super knowledgeable about all of the products to start they provide a huge cup of hot chocolate. A history of caocao in Ecuador is Followed by a tour of the gardens and a sample of how chocolate is produced. Amir...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leigh J
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helsbebangin
26 September 2018|
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The tours cost $8 per per person and last about an hour, it includes a brief history of cacao and a hot chocolate drink at the start followed by a visit to each of the areas of production with an explanation of the process... More
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