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This cafe is in a strange location - inside a tourist information centre on the main square in... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Peter S
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
The Best Chocolate in the World

While I was traveling in Quito, I visited Pacari to participate in a truffle making course with a... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Jonathan L
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Apr 30, 2018
“Worth a visit”
Feb 2, 2018
“The Best Chocolate in the World”
Vive una experiencia unica haciendo tus propias trufas, descubre la historia detras del mejor chocolate del mundo y deja volar tu imaginacion creando nuevos y exquisitos sabores!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Venezuela N3-153 y Espejo | Esquina Plaza de la Independencia, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-600-1004
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This cafe is in a strange location - inside a tourist information centre on the main square in Quito, but it is worth a visit. Their speciality is hot chocolate, and there are several variations. Their cakes are worth a go. Pacari chocolate is considered...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

While I was traveling in Quito, I visited Pacari to participate in a truffle making course with a few of my classmates from MIT. Gustavo, our instructor walked us through how to make truffles using only jungle peanuts, raspberry jam and chia. We also had...More

2  Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Shop downstairs sells really good products, we went upstairs for a coffee which was just ok. Although their selection of tea and beans was great the coffees were a bit on the weak side. I recommend the cold drip but maybe ask for a double...More

Thank London B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Pacari are just simply the BEST CHOCOLATE IN THE WORLD!! When we were in Quito we booked in for this workshop and made a basic truffle and lots of more interesting little truffles with many flavours that they add on. We were playing around with...More

2  Thank doglover002
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We did the Truffle class and enjoyed learning about why their chocolate is #1 in the world, how it is made and trying the various flavors. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. We enjoyed the class and got to try some of the different...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Oh wow, what gorgeous chocolate and in so many unusual flavours. No wonder it won the Gold award for the best chocolate in the world. I particularly liked the lemongrass flavour. If visiting Quito, you must go here.

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I went in here to pick up some chocolates before I flew home. The ladies working in the store were very helpful and extremely friendly. Top notch customer service. While checking out I also found painted wooden coasters of scenes from Ecuador, so I picked...More

2  Thank Natalie E
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a hot coffee and to buy some chocolate to take home dark of different strengths milk and coffee

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good chocolate, and upstairs dining area for a hot chocolate or beer near plaza grande. Nice place for a pit stop.

Thank BWilliam392
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Organic supplies of both are available in bountiful supply and produced by a coop of small, independent farmers....good for them, good for the Earth, yum-yummy for us. Learn how it's made (if you like). Sample endlessly before you buy; but be prepared to overspend. We...More

1  Thank Zha-MD
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3 August 2016|
Response from pho4me |
You can sign up on their pacarichocolate website. Append /trufas to the homepage URL.