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Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream

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341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
+1 828-526-3788
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AGS
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Right in the center of town this is definitely the place to get your little sweet tooth satisfied... one of the few places that actually carries rum-raisin ice cream :-) Yummy ! Kilwin's never disappoints. This location is nestled into a cute little plaza with boutiques, elevated flower beds and lovely benches. Great place to sit outside, snack on your... More 

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Thank cbwms
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful treat shop. Friendly staff and delicious treats. Get the New Orleans praline pecan ice cream and the Carmel apple-apple pie. The BEST. It was so good we went twice in one day. Go get it right now.

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Thank Megrock12
Seneca, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What can be better than a couple of scoops of great tasting ice cream. This place always has a line but it's worth the wait. They have plenty of chairs outside to enjoy a nice day. They have public restrooms at the back of the food court.

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Thank Bill Y
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Cute little shop with extensive array of fudge, chocolates and ice cream in the historic section of town.

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Thank chrisdente
Brandon, MS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Small and crowded during our visit. You stand in line and order. There were several small tables but were all taken. There are several benches outside also. Good variety (maybe 20+) of ice cream flavors. Typical ice cream store pricing.$5 / cone.

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Thank dcbnb
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Amazing, colorful, and friendly store chock-full of every kind of fudge or chocolate treat you can imagine. The peanut butter chocolate fudge was the best I've ever had!!! You also score a pretty sweet deal if you buy 2 slabs of 1/2 pound fudges by getting your third free.

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Thank Sarah M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband Henry and I have lived here full time for about sixteen years. A few weeks ago we went for an ice cream cone and had a really great time eating our cones, sitting on a bench outside, watching visitors strolling down Main St. We had a blast! Kilwin's ice cream is top notch and their chocolates, popcorn and... More 

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Thank Elizabeth S
Birmingham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The candies, much of which are made on site, are delicious. Pralines, candies apples, nuts and chocolate and many petit fors. The ice cream is good, but a bit too sweet for my taste.

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Thank Thomas D
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great selections and good quality. All kinds of chocolates and assorted candies. We will return here next trip.

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Thank chuckwhite2016
Franklin, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk after dinner and grab dessert. Had live music outside when we went. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3788

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?