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Delightful local chocolates

Van's Chocolates is a little off the beaten path in Hendersonville, but well worth a visit for any... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Local delight

I’ve been enjoying Vans for years, as it is sold in some spots in Saluda, NC...but this was my... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Ellen R
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11 Aug 2018
“Delightful local chocolates”
11 Mar 2018
“Local delight ”
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202 Chadwick Ave, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5711
+1 828-697-2120
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Van's Chocolates is a little off the beaten path in Hendersonville, but well worth a visit for any chocolate lover whether you are local or just visiting the area. Van's makes a large variety of all of the traditional chocolate confections. I especially like many...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been enjoying Vans for years, as it is sold in some spots in Saluda, NC...but this was my first time at the store front...a delightful experience, the smell, the taste, and the counter service. A wonderful variety of homemade goodies. Yum!!

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Van's Chocolates really are the best in the Hendersonville/Asheville area. I ordered a small box of assorted truffles for a gift and the recipient (a chocolate lover) raved about the truffles. I've sampled both the truffles as well as several of their creams and they...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Homemade candies and a large selection new types old types you will definitely find something you want

Thank Scoobstoy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Always great chocolates and friendly service. The best chocolate in western North Carolina. Why travel to Asheville for chocolates when you can get Van's chocolate. Excellent taste and varieties.

Thank Virginia B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My wife really enjoys chocolate. She likes the dark but they have milk chocolate also. They have every price range. I'm not a candy fan but when I tried this chocolate troufel, my mind sorta changed. Awesome.

Thank Horseshoejoel
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I'm not sure we ever would have known about this wonderful shop if it hadn't been listed on tripadvisor.com. It is a couple of blocks off the main drag...turn right just past the new Planet Fitness...(the old Harris Teeter) and go a short distance and...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was suggested by the friend I was with and we we both had large salads for lunch - different from each other - and each of us thought the one we had was very good. The only thing I would've enjoyed was to...More

Thank jagmom2151
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A sales room large enough to accommodate a large crowd all at once. The supply and diversity of milk chocolate and dark chocolate would tempt anyone, as it did me. The prices and selections would satisfy even the most discriminating palates, and nearly all in...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The people that own this place are great. But so are the goodies. We like to buy stuff from them to send to our friends for various occasions. As a matter of fact, the owner is beginning to recognize us. Last time we were there...More

Thank John E
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