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Kakao Chocolate - South City

2301 S. Jefferson Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 | St. Louis - Soulard | 314-771-2310

Location Description:

Brian Pelletier, owner and chief chocolatier at Kakao Chocolate left his career in the corporate world after twenty years to focus on his passion: chocolate. Since 2008, he has been sharing this passion with his patrons. Using all-natural ingredients, Kakao's selection of sweets includes chocolate bark, a variety of bars with different chocolate blends and seasonal offerings such as rose petal in the spring, which is spun from red rooibos tea and rose petals, dipped in milk chocolate and drizzled with white chocolate, and eggnog at Christmastime - white chocolate with rum, bourbon and nutmeg. Kakao also sells gift boxes of its treats.

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  • Cuisine(s): Dessert
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Snack Food
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Free, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Order Online, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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