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See an award-winning artisan small-batch chocolate maker. Learn how chocolate is made on-site. Learn about harvesting, fermentation, drying, roasting. See cocoa fruit on trees growing in our garden, taste fresh cacao fruit. Walk through our gardens...more
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I have been on chocolate tours before, including a small batch bean to bar place and a short tour in the Amazon, and I still learned A LOT about the process on this tour. I think even if all of it was repeat information I...More
Had a wonderful family tour with Jorge. He was engaging, had a good sense of humor and made the tour so much fun. As a chocolate lover, I had no idea how chocolate was made. Who knew your had to ferment the beans to remove...More
Barbara W, Owner at El Quetzal de Mindo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018
Thank you so much for your great review!
The tour was $10 which I thought was steep, but you get to see the property and how they make their particular kind of chocolates. Then at the end you can try all the flavors.More
Barbara W, Owner at El Quetzal de Mindo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018
Thank you for posting a review. We really appreciate everyone who takes the time to post a review. We find that very few people are familiar with how small-batch chocolate is made. Since there are so few small-batch chocolate makers in the world...More
I honestly did not know that much about chocolate and the production of chocolate before visiting El Quetzal. I had a very nice experience with my friends. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and cracked jokes. The samples were delicious, including a warmed brownie...More
My 13 year old grandson and I took this tour. It was very interesting and my grandson liked it as much as I did. He's not a fan of dark chocolate which is all they make but enjoyed the brownie that was served. Recommend.
We ate at a table on the terrace high above the town. I ate a delicious soup, my husband had a chicken dish with chocolate sauce, and my son a toasted ham and cheese sandwich that was the best grilled cheese he has ever had.
Great tour explaining the entire process of making chocolate! They start you with the beans and take you through to the final chocolate products!! Delicious chocolate! Also you can see coffee, bananas, and passion fruit growing on the grounds. Make sure to try a brownie!...More
Went with friends to do tour and George was our guide. He took us all around the business and we learned about how chocolate. Is made. We got to sample alot of chocolate and then had a fab chocolate brownie for desert. I purchased many...More