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Antica Dolceria Bonajuto

Corso Umberto I 159, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 941225
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You just have to try the chocolate in Modica

Had a brief tour in the lab behind the shop and an explanation of the origins of the chocolate and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Cold chocolate paradise!

Chocolate shop with many different flavors. They make chocolate using the "cold" making process... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Kostas N
via mobile
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Corso Umberto I 159, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 941225
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had a brief tour in the lab behind the shop and an explanation of the origins of the chocolate and the way in which it is still produced. The chocolate really is something else, and unlike any other. Fantastic flavours and tastes. The chili is...More

Thank Derek272
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Chocolate shop with many different flavors. They make chocolate using the "cold" making process. Really really fine taste! If you visit Modica (protected by unesco), pay a visit to this shop and get yourself unique chocolate bars!!!

Thank Kostas N
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very interesting tour in the lab and yummy tasting of several different products. Never tasted a chocolate like theirs! Delicious!

Thank Alice F
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were booked into here today as a part of our self drive food of Sicily tour. Our GPS took us directly there which was just as well as the shop is in a tucked away alley which could be missed. The shop was very...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you ever visit Sicily you must take a little trip to the oldest chocolate maker in Modica. Antica Dolceria Bonajuto has been featured on a couple of TV programmes in the UK, and it's famous for a reason as the company still uses the...More

Thank BelsImage
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The shop with a work area behind is up a charming alley of off Corso Umberto 1. The place has a great olde world feel and the products good and priced at an okay level. Whilst the chocolate of Modica is famous I would say...More

Thank Epo19
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We booked this "factory" tour which was a two houjr drive away and not really knowing what to expect. We were treated to a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable presentation of the history of chocolate, how it came to Sicily and how it is made. We...More

Thank Lincolnintheuk
Reviewed 27 November 2015

You may have heard that Modica is famous for its chocolate, made the way the Aztecs did. I bought several small chocolate bars at Bonajuto, which sells chocolate in a variety of sizes and flavors. You can try free samples before deciding what to buy....More

Thank niteed
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stumbled upon this place from the sign 'Authentic Cannoli's' - They were awesome but the chocolates - Wow. There are samples of each type to try - they are not expensive and they speak English.

Thank Reginald S
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We visited the store selling the traditional grainy chocolate of Modica. The staff were very helpful, allowed us to sample lots of the different chocolate varieties and the chocolate liquor. You can also see through to the back of the store where they are making...More

Thank Espresso74
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